The Tower Defense King Returns

The Tower Defense King Returns

Hidden Path’s Defense Grid 2 is the sequel to 2008’s Defense Grid: The Awakening, which went on to be the de facto standard for killer tower defense (TD) gameplay on consoles and PCs. In fact, thanks to DG:TA, many console-only gamers finally got a chance to experiment with the tower defense genre, which has now […]

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DG2 Makes Gamer Horizon’s Top 5

DG2 Makes Gamer Horizon’s Top 5

Ahoy there, Gamer Horizon fanatics! It’s Thursday, which means a brand new Top 5 segment is upon us! This week, we look into our crystal balls and into the future and see what games tickle our fancy that are coming out within the next coming months! Next thing you know, June will roll around and […]

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Defense Grid 2 and the Publishing Gap

Defense Grid 2 and the Publishing Gap

We don’t cover a lot of Kickstarter projects here on the IG blog , mostly because all of the projects we see on Kickstarter fall into a profile. Typically they’re strange ideas from an unproven team, or some revival project from a developer with a rocky financial past that’s banking on nostalgia rather than sound […]

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Defense Grid 2 development under way, coming first half of 2014

Defense Grid 2 development under way, coming first half of 2014

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. When the Defense Grid 2 Kickstarter campaign launched, the team at Hidden Path Entertainment didn’t know exactly if they’d be able to produce a sequel. […]

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Defense Grid 2 Builds Success

Defense Grid 2 Builds Success

I’ve been a fan of the tower defense genre for quite some time. From dozens of Flash titles to a collection of more fully-featured PC titles, it’s one I’ve had a lot of experience over the years. My love for this game style has taught me that they must be remarkably easy to make, given […]

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Defense Grid 2 Release Date Announced

Defense Grid 2 Release Date Announced

Defense Grid 2 will be released on September 23, Hidden Path Entertainment announced today. The sequel to 2008’s tower defense game Defense Grid: The Awakening will be available as a digital download on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It’s currently available to pre-order on Steam for 10% off, at $22.50 USD. This price includes […]

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‘Defense Grid 2’ Dev Thinks Tower Defense Games Will Thrive On The Oculus Rift

‘Defense Grid 2’ Dev Thinks Tower Defense Games Will Thrive On The Oculus Rift

A couple months ago, video game studio Hidden Path Entertainment announced that it would be releasing a virtual reality version of its popular tower-defense game: Defense Grid 2. The updated game is called Defense Grid 2 Enhanced VR Edition, and the title will be released exclusively for the Oculus Rift. Hidden Path’s Jeff Pobst (not […]

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