When Defense Grid: Awakening launched in 2008, it sort of defined the path for what a great tower defense game could be. Rather than just placing a ton of towers at choke points and watching enemies melt away, Awakening forced players to be more deliberate and strategic.
In 2012, Hidden Path took to Kickstarter in order to raise $1,000,000 for Defense Grid 2. That crowdfunding campaign missed its goal, though the studio was able to take some funds and produce an add-on for the original game.
Fast-forward a bit, and you'll learn that Hidden Path eventually got help from the likes of 505 Games, and Defense Grid 2 was slated for an actual release. That launch is nearly upon us, and Hidden Path has just opened up the Steam pre-order reward tiers in order to spread the word, gain some funds and sell copies of the game.
Pre-order the game with a 10 percent discount right now and you'll get a beta version of the game to play on your Windows PC immediately. The press release expands on what happens if more folks pre-order.
As more people pre-order, additional incentive tiers will be unlocked, including the original Defense Grid digital art book, a free copy of the Containment expansion to Defense Grid: The Awakening*, and much more.
I've got a soft spot for tower defense titles, especially good ones, so this is on my radar. We'll have more on Defense Grid 2 as it comes.
The Galaxy S20 Ultra's Space Zoom camera is amazing and a bit creepy
The Galaxy S20 Ultra supports up to 100X zoom, which Samsung calls Space Zoom, but is it any good? Can a phone really product usable photos at 100x zoom? We've got our Galaxy S20 Ultra already so join us to find out!
Win an iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch with the Reader's Choice giveaway!
What's the best phone of 2019? Is it the iPhone 11 Pro, Pixel 4 or OnePlus 7T? What about the best laptop, games console, tablet and more? Vote NOW in the Reader's Choice awards and win BIG in time for the holidays!
Here are the best products from IFA 2019!
Here are the products announced at IFA 2019 that were worthy of our Best of IFA 2019 awards. Also featuring MrMobile's single best product at the show!
The Dungeons and Dragons loot you always wanted
These are the accessories you need to be at the most prepared D&D player at your table.