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Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten  



Tower defense meets RPG in ambitious Defender's Quest


7:00 PM on 01.20.2012



Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten feels like it was designed by people who really understand what makes the tower-defense genre enjoyable, and how it can be improved. Elements normally found in role-playing games are present here, and there's an intriguing story -- yep, this one is dangerous.

If you're vaguely compelled by the trailer, be sure to try the in-browser demo, which allows you to export save data. Defender's Quest is being sold for $6.99 and that includes all future game updates. The developers were even nice enough to offer a coupon code (DESTRUCT). Use it this month to knock a dollar off the price tag.








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2:30 PM on 11.05.2014
Defender's Quest HD coming as free update

Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten is one my favorite tower defense games, right up there with Immortal Defense, but I haven't gone back to play it again. That'll have to change soon -- there's an HD re-release with ne...more



5:45 PM on 07.02.2013
Long tail: How Defender's Quest is doing better than ever

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9:00 PM on 10.24.2012
Defender's Quest headed to Steam and other platforms soon

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2:00 PM on 01.28.2012
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