Bellevue, WA (May 16th, 2013) – Hidden Path Entertainment is pleased to announce that it has teamed up with Steven Dengler of Dracogen Inc. as its mystery investor...
Hidden Path Entertainment have revealed that they have found an investor for Defense Grid 2, and the game is now under development.
Zespół Hidden Path Entertainment ogłosił, że trwają prace nad Defense Grid 2, czyli kontynuacją popularnej gry tower defense.
Hidden Path Entertainment hat soeben Defense Grid 2 (PC, Mac, Linux) für Anfang 2014 angekündigt.
Hidden Path Entertainment has been listening to the community and will continue to do so throughout the development process making sure players have a voice during the making of the game.
Hidden Path Entertainment ha annunciato che, nonostante il kickstarter non sia andato a buon fine, Defense Grid 2 vedrà comunque la luce grazie all'intervento di un finanziatore privato.
Hidden Path's Kickstarter project was slightly unorthodox, as its primary goal (which was achieved) was for an expansion to the original Defense Grid...
Hidden Path Entertainment has announced development of Defense Grid 2 is currently underway, with a targeted launch on Steam for PC, Mac and Linux in the first half of 2014.
Last summer, with our wallets combined, we nearly came together to form Defense Grid 2. But not quite. The cruel genie-in-a-bottle that is Kickstarter gave us most of what we wanted, but not all of it
There's no word on who the investor is (we're told it's not Batman), whether it's private investment or a publisher, but Kickstarter backers will be happy to hear that their enthusiasm was worth it.
It's due out during the first-half of 2014 on PC (Windows and Linux) and Mac, and will have multiplayer, a level editor, a richer story, new characters, new towers, new aliens, a new engine...
According to a statement from Hidden Path, the game's community helped catch the eye of an unnamed investor, under which the game is "successfully being developed."
The devs have also confirmed that the new funding will allow them to go ahead with Mac and Linux support, as well as a level editor.
Bellevue, WA (April 25th, 2013) – This morning Hidden Path Entertainment informed its Kickstarter backers that it has raised the funds needed to make DG2, Defense Grid 2.
The original Defense Grid really pushed tower defense to the max, and Containment is more of the same. It earns 4.5 GiN Gems.
AoE2 was already one of the nicer-looking games of the 2D isometric era. With the HD release, a fresh coat of paint and a vastly expanded resolution will make it look even nicer.
Microsoft today announced Age of Empires II HD Edition, a reimagining of the 1999 real-time strategy game...The updated version is being done by Hidden Path Entertainment (Defense Grid series, CS:GO).
"Containment leaves you with a well-rounded feeling of fulfillment rarely achieved by games these days." - True PC Gaming
GotGame's Josh Boykin calls Defense Grid: Containment "a love-letter to current fans."
"For fans of the genre, Defense Grid: The Awakening and Defense Grid: Containment are solid entries. They do the genre justice and are fantastic games."
"Defense Grid: Containment knows its audience – they funded it. And they won’t be disappointed with it."
"I think this DLC is totally worth it. It's a great new addition to an already fantastic game."
Tech-Gaming.com checks out Defense Grid: Containment and shares their impressions of the gameplay and value.
Snackbar Games' Justin Last reviews Defense Grid: Containment.
Alienware Arena interviews Hidden Path CEO Jeff Pobst just before the release of Containment. Find out what he had to say about Defense Grid: The Awakening, expansions, and what the future holds.
Tap Repeatedly features a Q&A with our own Jeff Pobst about Hidden Path, Kickstarter, and the future of Defense Grid.
GO is a $15 ticket to reconnect with those sensations; it retains Counter Strike’s spirit as a competitive game driven by careful tactics, cooperation, and individual heroics alike.
Rather than leaning on a variety of match types to change the core game (*cough* "Halo" *cough*), "Counter-Strike's" match types aim to reward skilled players or to tip the scales.
Defense Grid 2's appearance on Kickstarter says volumes about the awkward state of downloadable games publishing...
My wish is about to be granted, and I couldn’t be happier. Hidden Path has opened a Kickstarter for funding even more new content for DG, and also to fund the game’s first true sequel!
The developer has struggled to find publisher support for creating a sequel to its popular tower defense title. So it’s hoping that the game’s loyal following will help make Defense Grid 2 a reality.
Defense Grid is probably my favourite tower defence game and by pledging any amount the original is yours, before funding even closes. There’s not much else for me to say
When you launch a Kickstarter that has Ken Rolston singing and playing a ukelele in your pitch video, I start paying attention. That's exactly what Hidden Path Entertainment has done with their...
Add Defense Grid: the Awakening developers Hidden Path to the pile of game creators diving into the scrum for a piece of the Kickstarter pie. They’re looking to raise a full million as a stretch goal
Sometimes a crossover feels right. That’s how it is with Defense Grid: You Monster. It’s that rare kind of crossover project – one that’s sure to please fans of either property in equal measure.
Defense Grid has expanded its absorbing and accessible tower-defense trials since it launched more than two years ago, but You Monster is no mere map pack. It has GLaDOS — the rogue-A.I. mistress...
Michael Corleone in The Godfather III uttered the immortal line “just when I thought I was out… they pull me back in!” and many will feel the same way about Defense Grid, Hidden Path’s exemplary...
I think that playing through the story mode alone is well worth the price of admission. ... Final Rating: 95%. This is one mash-up that will have Portal and Defense Grid fans singing with glee.
Immediately, the game charms you by offering little pieces of the Portal design. The levels act as testing rooms and features numbered wall posters and Portal-style doors for aliens to enter...
Regarding spoilers: Unlike some Defense Grid expansions, You Monster has a significant storyline. Because a meaningful review must discuss at least the basic story tone and cover a few...
All that being said, it should not surprise you that I love the You Monster DLC pack. Being a big fan of Valve’s Portal series adds to the expansion quite a bit...
Run, do not walk, to your computer, and order this immediately. Even if you’ve played Defense Grid but felt that you’d played it enough, and unlocked all the achievements you’d ever cared about...
Valve are incorporating the immensely popular Gun Game mod as official modes in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Arsenal: Arms Race and Arsenal: Demolition are the two new modes.
Released three years ago, Defense Grid: The Awakening is still one of the best tower defense games ever to grace a PC. TPG had the honor of interviewing Jeff Pobst, CEO of Hidden Path Entertainment.
Counter-Strike players are in for a particular treat at the competition, as Valve's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive developers will be in attendance.
Here's why Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is more than just a port, and may at last be ready to make a splash on consoles.
The first new addition to the much-loved Counter-Strike franchise in almost 8 years drew throngs of fans at this year's Penny Arcade Expo.
It doesn't hurt that Counter-Strike: GO is getting a lot of tuning to make sure that playing with controllers feels right. As I discovered during my PAX East demo, Valve's already made
The good news is the core gameplay feels just as satisfying as ever – it feels exactly like Counter-Strike, only with a Molotov cocktail and an updated art style. It's especially refreshing to play
I've played Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and can now say it's for me, too. Valve and Hidden Path are attempting to expand the Counter-Strike audience with CS:GO, roping in more console players
In my opinion, DG:TA has become the defining game of its genre, without question. Thus, I could not have been happier when three of the founders of Hidden Path agreed to speak with us.
Virtual Programming published Defense Grid for the Mac this past July. We sat down for a chat with Jeff Pobst, co-founder and CEO of Defense Grid developer Hidden Path Entertainment, to learn more.
Excellent presentation, easy-to-learn, hard-to-master gameplay, Steam friend scoreboard bragging rights, multiple game modes, ... makes this THE benchmark for all tower defense games.
A video review by Classic Game Room of Defense Grid on the OnLive service. The "big budget tower defense game." More Flamethowers!
the controls for Defense Grid fit great with a console controller. The stages were challenging without feeling unfair, and the game is filled with plenty of modes to keep me interested.
...this title restores what you originally thought about tower defense games. With a little polish and a crew (Hidden Path Entertainment) who knows what it's doing, a masterpiece is born.
All told, Defense Grid: The Awakening is the pinnacle of design for tower-defense games, and not just because of its fancy Gamebryo-powered 3D graphics.
Defense Grid is a great value on Xbox Live Arcade. Even if you aren't a tower defense fan, Defense Grid may convert you. 8.9 - Great Game
Defense grid is such a charming and challenging experience that shouldn't be missed by tower defense fans. Even if you're not a fan, it may turn you into one.
100,000 Readers of Game Industry News had their voices heard when the winners were announced. "Best Puzzle Game of the Year?" Yes! Defense Grid: The Awakening.
I never would have expected such as basic game as "Tower Defense" to be given such a great make over with some gameplay tweaks and be such a worth while and addictive game.
With twenty levels, three difficulty modes, leaderboards, and a high level of replayability, I can't help but recommend Defense Grid to any fan of the strategy genre.
It feels like the tower defense game that Blizzard would make if they made one. I mean intentionally. It [is] the perfection of so much in the genre that it really stands apart while being similar.
Hidden Path added new levels, game modes, and the ability to play it in high definition instead of on my laptop monitor, so I was sold.
Now there is an action/strategy game in this niche that is better than anything that has ever appeared before and never gets boring—Defense Grid: The Awakening.
The game itself is ludicrously compelling. Even the really tough maps have had me repeat and repeat, rather than quit to do something else – no mean feat with an attention span as gnat-like as mine.
Defense Grid is set in a distant future where you must protect the last remnants of a mighty civilization from an alien menace. To make a long story short, it all comes down to protecting power cores.