Defenders of Ardania gets new trailer, on PC and XBLA March 14

Defenders of Ardania, a tower defense title with a fantasy bent, is coming to PC March 14, says publisher Paradox Interactive. We learned earlier this week that the game will also be released on Xbox Live Arcade the same day. The press release notes that, in addition to setting up their own defenses, players must "fight back and deploy their own armies against cunning AI opponents" or other online players.

Along with the news, Paaradox has released a trailer for Defenders of Ardania showing off some of its features and at least one rather large monster. You can check it out above.
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GDC 2012: Defenders of Ardania Advances upon Xbox LIVE Arcade & PC

iPad's Innovative Tower Defense/Offense Game Consorts with Consoles

GDC San Francisco – March 7th, 2012 - Paradox Interactive and Deep Silver are preparing to unleash the next wave for Defenders of Ardania, a new multiplayer tower defense game, and the publishers' first release for the iPad tablet. Defenders of Ardania, which made its iOS debut in December, has successfully defended its tablet territory with much critical acclaim, and now seeks to conquer the lands of Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft on March 14 and on Windows PC likewise.

The game challenges players to not only manage their defenses against waves of marauding fiends, but to fight back and deploy their own armies against cunning AI opponents – and other players online.

Defenders of Ardania presents a deep, immersive game world to play in, featuring three unique races and the themed environments they inhabit. The strategic tower defense gameplay will challenge players to make use of 24 different upgradeable towers to stop the invading foes, along with 24 varied units to send out for counterattacks. With an interactive environment, an arsenal of magic spells, and multiplayer battles included, Defenders of Ardania has more than enough to intrigue the most seasoned defenders of towers everywhere.

Defenders of Ardania is available now for iPad, and will arrive on Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 and Windows PC on March 14.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.