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A recent blog post written by Robot Entertainment CEO Patrick Hudson reveals that Paul Hellquist has left Gearbox Software to join the Orcs Must Die! developer as its new lead designer. Hellquist then confirmed the news in a tweet a few hours later. Along with his work as lead designer on Irration...

January 7th 2015 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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The servers for freemium real-time strategy game Age of Empires Online shut down this week. Published by Microsoft, the online RTS entered beta in May 2011 before its full launch that August for Games for Windows Live. Gas Powered Games took over the game's development from Robot Entertainment prio...

July 2nd 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Orcs Must Die! Unchained, the free-to-play "fortress siege game" (aka MOBA), will begin its closed beta on June 27. "To celebrate the start of the closed beta, free-to-play hero rotations will be introduced and players will be able to get their hands on one of the new heroes each weekend throug...

June 18th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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While last weekend saw a surprising lack of noteworthy announcements at PAX East 2014, one panel gathered several industry veterans to answer a not-so-simple question: How does the future look for the MMO industry as a whole? The panel, titled Next Generation MMO Games: What's Next for Multiplayer...

April 20th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Orcs Must Die! is back, but this time the tower-defense action series is a lot more League of Legends. Orcs Must Die Unchained! is a free-to-play, team-based, 5v5 multiplayer game like the MOBAs flooding the market, with elements known to the series, and adding a card collecting element. "We've...

April 10th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Between consoles, PC, mobile and everything in between, there are so many games released today that it's impossible to keep up with everything that's coming out – and it's even harder to keep up with the studios behind them. Even with a gaming public that's grown accustomed to following big d...

December 27th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Robot Entertainment's next game, Echo Prime, is now available on iOS and will arrive on Android in the near future. The Orcs Must Die and Hero Academy developer describes Echo Prime as a sci-fi action RPG, and has players participating in turn-based combat and "uncovering the secrets of the multive...

October 24th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Robot Entertainment's deck-building and turn-based strategy game, Hero Academy, is now available on Google Play, expanding its mobile reach for the first time since its launch for iOS platforms in 2012. Available as a free download, Hero Academy features an asynchronous multiplayer component, allo...

October 12th 2013 at 6:30am 0 Comments
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Orcs Must Die 2 has added Steam Workshop functionality today, allowing war mages to share custom weaponry and traps, modified from existing in-game items, through Steam. Players can also create and share their own custom onslaught levels by modifying creature behavior and sets today. Developer Rob...

July 11th 2013 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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Robot Entertainment is celebrating four years of game development with a sale highlighting library of releases: Orcs Must Die, Orcs Must Die 2, and Hero Academy.Purchase of any item from the studio's official store will net you a Steam key to activate the item on Valve's digital distribution platfo...

March 2nd 2013 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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For another four-ish hours the Orcs Must Die franchise is 75 percent off on Steam. Robot Entertainment's original third-person tower defense splattertacular is currently $2.49, while the cooperative sequel is $3.74. Grab the whole franchise and its DLC for $8.74.Although the sequel can be played al...

January 28th 2013 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Hero Academy, already available on iOS and PC, is now available on Mac via Steam. The addictive turn-based strategy game from Robot Entertainment (Orcs Must Die) pits two teams of various units against one another, tasking players with either destroying the opposing team's crystals, or eliminating...

December 12th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments