XIII Remake

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XIII Remake


XIII is a remake of the cult first-person action game that was initially released in 2003. You play as “XIII”, a man without an identity, in a solo campaign with numerous twists and turns. Inspired by the eponymous graphic novel, the game features a completely reinvented and unique cel-shading design. In XIII, players can also take part in fierce multi-player fights. * The remake of the 2003 cult FPS initially released on PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox and Nintendo Gamecube. * A new artistic direction that respects the original work and its iconic cel-shading design. * Numerous references to the eponymous graphic novel, with onomatopoeia, speech bubbles, panels and more. *Music and voices from the original version. * A conspiracy-based plot with numerous twists and turns. * Varied gameplay with action, infiltration and exploration phases. * A breathtaking solo campaign with 34 levels. * A brutal arsenal of 15 weapons to get your memory back. * Fierce multi-player fights.

Who we are?


PlayMagic is a game studio that design and develop games based on high profile licenses and original IP across a wide range of formats for the hard-core market segment. With a studio based in Malta, and one in Kyiv, the company is currently working on the Remake of Ubisoft’s XIII for Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch FPS, PC and Mac and on an Original IP for next-gen consoles and PC. The team at PlayMagic has designed and worked on top selling console and PC franchises such Halo, Call of Duty, Crysis, Hunt Showdown, Condemned, Sonic, Rome Total War, Operation Flashpoint, Colin McRae, Virtual Reality Games such as The Climb, Robinson. MMO titles include Lords of the Rings Online and Mobile Games like Forge of The Empire, CMR, F1 Challenge.

Careers Opportunities

We have a number of open positions at PlayMagic and are constantly expanding our amazing staff. 


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​This is the description of our open positions. Concisely we describe the role, the main requirements, and the type of candidate we’re looking for. Then we wait for the resumes to roll in!



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Microids and PlayMagic are delighted to announce that XIII – the remake of the cult classic cel-shaded FPS – will be released November 10th 2020 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC/Mac. With this announcement comes the premiere of the first gameplay trailer filled with action and adrenaline, as well as some cel-shaded screenshots.

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Playmagic and Microids partner together to remake the thrilling cel-shading FPX XIII

Valletta – April 18th, 2019 – PlayMagic Ltd announce a partnership with the French publisher Microïds to bring back the cult classic XIII, a cel-shading FPS initially released in 2003.  The game is being developed for multiple platforms including PlayStation 4, Xbox one, Nintendo Switch, PC and Mac and it will be available on the 13th of November 2019.

PlayMagic expands its operations in the Ukrainian region with the opening of a new Kyiv Studio

PlayMagic, the game development studio behind the upcoming Remake of Ubisoft’s XIII that will be published by French publisher Microïds, is proud to announce the opening of a new Studio in Kyiv that will expand the development capacity and skills of the Malta Studio, which recently reached an headcount of 45 full time professionals.


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