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.


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 ...


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...


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


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.


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.


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...


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

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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...


"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,...


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

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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


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


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

- Arcanum see all 18 comments