Defense Grid: The Awakening

PC, XB360, MAC / Strategy / Release: Dec 8, 2008 / ESRB: E10+

Xbox Games with Gold continues with Defense Grid

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 01, 2013 10:50am PDT

Like PlayStation Plus, Xbox Live Gold now offers subscribers free games. Last month, gamers were able to get Fable 3 gratis. What's on tap for today? Not Halo 3 or Assassin's Creed 2 as promised.

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Defense Grid 2 secures funding

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 26, 2013 7:30am PDT

Development on a sequel to splendid tower defense Defense Grid: The Awakening will indeed go ahead, Hidden Path Entertainment has announced. The developer tried to crowdfund Defense Grid 2 last summer and fell short, but has now landed an investor to shake out their pockets ...

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"Are you unfamiliar with the notion of dominating the leaderboards. Okay, so I'm top 20 on a ..."

- Toraz Chryx see all 34 comments

Defense Grid: Containment DLC released

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST

Defense Grid: The Awakening developer Hidden Path may have fell short of its Kickstarter dream of funding a sequel to the tower defense, but it did raise enough money to make new DLC. That expansion, Containment, is out now on PC for $4.99, bringing eight new maps with a new...

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Indie Royale launches 'April Fools' bundle

By Steve Watts, Apr 04, 2012 5:15pm PDT

Indie Royale has taken the wraps off of its April Fools bundle, offering five games for (currently) about five bucks, plus a bonus album for paying above the minimum. This bundle's titles include Defense Grid, Explodemon, Alien Zombie Megadeath, Astro Tri

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Defense Grid getting GLaDOS-infused DLC December 7

By Steve Watts, Dec 02, 2011 9:15am PST

Defense Grid is getting its first full story expansion next week, titled "You Monster." It features GLaDOS from the Portal series, and will cost $5 on Steam and Xbox Live Marketplace.

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Valve hides ARG in Potato Sack sale

By Steve Watts, Apr 04, 2011 10:15am PDT

Valve launched a Potato Sack bundle on April Fool's Day, and it didn't take long for fans to notice potato-themed easter eggs hidden in various games.

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Morning Discussion

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 04, 2010 5:00am PDT

Defense Grid's 99¢ two-map DLC packs are just the sort of downloadable content I like to see. I picked up the first pack last night, gave one...

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"Shack, a friend of mine thinks he got a virus on his iPhone. Is that possible? He ..."

- treefingers1 see all 6323 comments

Defense Grid 'Resurgence' DLC Map Packs Incoming

By Alice O'Connor, May 28, 2010 6:40am PDT

Defense Grid developer Hidden Path has announced an "expansion" titled 'Resurgence' for its PC and Xbox 360 tower defense, to be released in June...

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"this game is fun, but only like 4 towers are worth building. the lazer n fire turrets are crap"

- sanewave see all 23 comments

This Week on Xbox Live Arcade: Yo-Ho Kablammo, Defense Grid

By Chris Faylor, Aug 31, 2009 11:44am PDT

Canalside's piratical action game Yo-Ho Kablammo and Hidden Path's strategy effort Defense Grid are this week's two Xbox Live Arcade releases,...

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"I highly recommend defense grid for any tower defense fans. It is very challenging and very ..."

- dmaownsyou see all 3 comments

Defense Grid XBLA Release Date Breaks Through

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 25, 2009 6:43am PDT

Hidden Path has announced that the Xbox Live Arcade release of its tower defence Defense Grid: The Awakening will arrive on September 2 for 800 MS Points ($10). The XBLA version boasts four new levels and a dozen challenge modes over the fine PC

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"Very tempted to get this again when it comes out on XBLA. I had a great time playing through all ..."

- Freezerr85 see all 8 comments

Defense Grid Coming to Xbox Live Arcade

By Chris Faylor, Jul 23, 2009 11:13am PDT

Hidden Path today announced that its strategy title Defense Grid: The Awakening will hit Xbox Live Arcade in "late summer," which is extremely good...

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"Great game but I could never finish the last level, ridiculously hard."

- ShadowGod2 see all 8 comments

Shack PSA: Defense Grid $5 on Steam

By Alice O'Connor, May 07, 2009 10:42am PDT

Hidden Path Entertainment's tower defense Defense Grid: The Awakening is currently on special offer on Steam, massively reduced from $20 to a mere...

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"Good game, well done, no MP, gets old fast once you figure each level out. Outstanding ..."

- zehh see all 37 comments

Defense Grid Demo Offers Taste of Tower Defense

By Nick Breckon, Jan 19, 2009 4:50pm PST

Here's a demo that's worth a look. Tower defense fans may be towered-out after the recent glut in the genre, but developer Hidden Path has done...

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"I've played so many TD games, and this one doesn't really feel too different. The demo was fine ..."

- razorblade79 see all 27 comments

Defense Grid: The Awakening Brings More Tower Defense to PC

By Blake Ellison, Aug 28, 2008 4:40pm PDT

Hidden Path Entertainment, developer of the Xbox Live Arcade trivia game Wits & Wagers, is bringing the tower defense genre back to the PC with...

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"I've come to dislike Tower Defense. It seems like it's really cutting down on the variety of ..."

- Arcanum see all 18 comments