Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Defense Grid 2  



Defense Grid 2 lives on despite Kickstarter falling short


3:15 PM on 04.25.2013
Defense Grid 2Defense Grid 2 lives on despite Kickstarter falling short photo



The Kickstarter campaign for Defense Grid 2 was an odd one; instead of pitching purely to make a full game, there were rewards to expand the original Defense Grid at various tiers. So although the team only received enough backing to create a DLC expansion pack, that success was enough to entice an investor to back a full sequel.

In a new blog post, developer Hidden Path has revealed that Defense Grid 2 is set for release sometime in the first half of 2014 and will be available for Windows, Mac, and Linux via Steam. There's also going to be the ability to make custom levels and a new co-op and multiplayer mode, both of which were potential goals for the Kickstarter campaign.

There's no word on who the investor is (we're told it's not Batman), whether it's private investment or a publisher, but Kickstarter backers will be happy to hear that their enthusiasm was worth it. It's interesting to see that despite the Kickstarter failing in its goal to raise enough money for a sequel, that a third party would still see enough potential to invest in a new game.








Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






timeline following:
Defense Grid 2



4:45 PM on 08.18.2014
Get your tower defense on this September with Defense Grid 2

505 Games and Hidden Path Entertainment have announced that the sequel to the 2008 tower defense hit Defense Grid: The Awakening will launch on September 23. Hidden Path Entertainment hosted demos of Defense Grid 2 during gam...more



4:00 PM on 04.17.2014
Defense Grid 2 will welcome user-created content

Hidden Path Entertainment sure does know how to make some good videogames. Defense Grid and its expansion are a blast for any tower defense fan, but they've also done Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Age of Empires I...more




Indie

9:30 AM on 03.25.2015
Slender: The Arrival is out on PS4 and Xbox One today

Do people still think Slenderman is scary? I don't really know; it seems like the well-dressed humanoid has faded from the collective consciousness lately. Maybe it's just that I don't visit meme websites any more. Slender: ...more



6:30 PM on 03.24.2015
Everyone has a tail in The Song of Seven

The Song of Seven is a beautiful adventure game, I mean just look at it! The art style reminds me a bit of Okami or The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. It's trying to get funded on Kickstarter for the low amount of $8,...more



5:00 PM on 03.24.2015
Escalator Pitch: Nina Freeman argues for perpetual Sailor Moon cosplay

Indie developers make some cool as heck games, but they're not always so great at selling them. We want to them work on their pitch game until they're at Bumgarner levels and we want to take advantage of the the horrible, ho...more



View all Indie






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more