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Orcs Must Die! 2 is getting a third booster pack this Thursday, November 1 for $4.99. Puntastically titled 'Are We There Yeti?', it introduces three icy levels along with new enemies, costumes, and Endless Mode conversions. An extra trinket, trap, and weapon are also bundled in. %Gallery-169643%

October 30th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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A second booster pack breeches the defenses of Orcs Must Die! 2 tomorrow, releasing on Steam for $4.99. The 'Family Ties' DLC includes three new levels, the new Stone Staff and Teleportation Ring weapons, the Jar of Ghosts trinket, new costumes, a new enemy and bonus skull definition, and Courtney...

September 26th 2012 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Robot Entertainment's delayed Steam edition of Hero Academy will be available today. The developer tells us it should be available "around midday Eastern time.""The price for the base game on Steam will be $4.99. For that, players will get the core game without ads – the ios base game is free...

August 10th 2012 at 11:48am 0 Comments
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Robot Entertainment's Hero Academy for Steam has been delayed, missing yesterday's launch date."We ran into an unexpected issue at the last minute. The issue only seems to affect a small portion of players, but we're not comfortable shipping the game until we've resolved it," Justin Korthof of Robo...

August 9th 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Somehow, they're through. Despite my spike traps, acid sprayers and brimstone, a small contingent of the orc horde is now within hugs-n-kisses range. The blunderbuss shotgun smears some of the frontrunners, but their numbers are simply too great. With my life bar on its last pixel, an orc, axe rais...

July 31st 2012 at 6:45pm 0 Comments
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After announcing that Hero Academy would soon be making its way to Steam, developer Robot Entertainment has now revealed details surrounding the PC version's special Team Fortress 2 team. One thing Hero Academy players will notice right away is that there are a lot of different units. The Team Fort...

July 18th 2012 at 11:20am 0 Comments
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Tony Goodman, creator of Age of Empires and founder of Ensemble Studios, has started a new studio focused on mobile and "other emerging platforms," named PeopleFun. We assume that's opposed to those other types of fun, "BearFun" and "HamburgerFun." Goodman previously founded Orcs Must Die and Hero...

July 18th 2012 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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I've had a great run here at Joystiq. It's been a wonderful six years but, this morning, Senior Reporter Ben Gilbert informed me that Hero Academy will soon be coming to Steam. It will feature a special Team Fortress 2 team of heroes, will be cross-platform compatible with the iOS version and all p...

June 29th 2012 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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Robot Entertainment's semi-genocidal sequel, Orcs Must Die! 2, will launch on July 30, a blog post on Robot Entertainment's site reads.The anticipated follow-up to last year's tower defense success adds a full co-op campaign and plenty of more unlockables into the Spellbook. And if you played the p...

June 20th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments