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The first game in Microsoft's Games with Gold promotion is Defense Grid: The Awakening. Hidden Path's 2009 XBLA tower defense game is normally priced at 800 MSP, but will be free for Gold subscribers starting today and until July 15. Games for Gold, unveiled at E3, sees Microsoft make two Xbox 360...

July 1st 2013 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Defense Grid: Containment, originally expected in December, now has a solid release date of January 23. Containment is an expansion to the tower defense game Defense Grid: The Awakening. It includes 8 levels that bridge the gap between The Awakening and its upcoming sequel, and features voice work...

January 16th 2013 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Last April, Valve launched a guerrilla marketing effort for Portal 2 and promotion on select indie titles. This week Valve remembers its ARG campaign with the Potato Sack Reunion sale, which knocks half off the price of 13 individual indie titles.Games include Super Meat Boy, The Ball, Cogs, Amnesi...

June 12th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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The Indie Royale "April Fool's" bundle includes Defense Grid: The Awakening, Hack, Slash, Loot, Alien Zombie Megadeath, Astro Tripper, and Explodemon. It also includes, as a bonus, exclusive access to the past.A new surprise unlocked for the bundle yesterday is a 2005 prototype for Explodemon, used...

April 7th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Defense Grid's first story-expansion add-on drops for science on Dec. 7. Titled "You Monster," the DLC features Zoey from Left 4 Dead, who has to navigate various traps and -- just kidding. It features Portal's GLaDOS, and if you really want to play this piece of DLC, you'd better learn to not...

December 4th 2011 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Okay, this is it: The penultimate batch of offers in the long-running Steam Holiday Sale. For the final day of the long-running promotion, Valve has elected to re-encheapen some of the games that sold like hotcakes in the sale's earlier one-day discounts. Until 9 a.m. PST tomorrow, the following ga...

January 3rd 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Halo Wars Yeah, that's right, Halo Wars. I've already caught enough flak for putting this on my best-of list for 2009 (it's hard to even remember that it came out way back in February), but it deserves to be recognized ... so pay attention once your laughter has died down. Ensemble Studios (RIP) pr...

January 2nd 2010 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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This week's XBLA offerings are a pair of 800 ($10) titles, reports Major Nelson: Defense Grid: The Awakening and Yo-Ho KaBlammo. Each title is a bit heavy on the combat, with Defense Grid offering plenty of tower defense action, and Yo-Ho KaBlammo taking to the seas for some free-for-all naval comb...

August 31st 2009 at 2:51pm 0 Comments
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Developer Hidden Path has shown the way to Defense Grid: The Awakening's release: it hits XBLA on September 2. The tower defense title was well received in its PC incarnation and will cost 800 ($10) on the console.The Xbox version of the game includes the Borderlands (not be confused with the other...

August 25th 2009 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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The personal com-pu-ter's Defense Grid: The Awakening will make its way to Xbox Live Arcade in late summer. Developer Hidden Path's tower defense game was well received after release and even made our "best of the rest" list last year. There's currently no price for the game, but hopefully it won't...

July 23rd 2009 at 3:45pm 0 Comments