The 9 Best Oculus Rift Games That You Can Play Right Now

08/31/2016 by Joe Durbin | Source: UploadVR

The 9 Best Oculus Rift Games That You Can Play Right Now

Combine that satisfying gameplay with hours of content, deep replayability, and a genuinely entertaining voice cast, and you my friend have a recipe for one of the best VR games on the market.

The Oculus Rift Is The Surprising Antidote To Technology Overload

06/07/2016 by Dave Thier | Source: Forbes

The Oculus Rift Is The Surprising Antidote To Technology Overload

I realize that there’s something ironic about escaping from technology by strapping a VR headset connected to an overcharged gaming computer to my face. But damn if the Oculus Rift doesn’t work.

AMD Moves Aggressively to Drive Virtual Reality at an Amazing Computex

06/03/2016 by Rob Enderle | Source: Techspective

AMD Moves Aggressively to Drive Virtual Reality at an Amazing Computex

Let’s talk Virtual Reality and Computex this week.

The best VR games

06/02/2016 by Will Shanklin | Source: Gizmag

The best VR games

We're only just scratching the surface of what virtual reality will eventually be able to do.

eff Pobst talks to OK Games about Defence Grid 2 and VR

05/23/2016 by Julian Rzechowicz | Source: OK Games

eff Pobst talks to OK Games about Defence Grid 2 and VR

I thought it about time to talk to someone about one of my favourite franchises ever. This is what Hidden Path’s Jeff Pobst told me about VR development!

The 5 Best Games On Oculus Rift

05/18/2016 by Dave Thier | Source: Forbes

The 5 Best Games On Oculus Rift

If you’re staring at that Oculus storefront, pretty though it may be, with no idea what to buy, here’s some guidance on five games worth picking up.

Seattle tech world ‘on pins and needles’ as virtual reality hits the market

04/11/2016 by Matt Day | Source: The Seattle Times

Seattle tech world ‘on pins and needles’ as virtual reality hits the market

Virtual reality is making the leap from the drawing board to the living room.

‘Defense Grid 2: Enhanced VR Edition’ Review: Taking Back The Tabletop

03/29/2016 by Joe Durbin | Source: Upload

‘Defense Grid 2: Enhanced VR Edition’ Review: Taking Back The Tabletop

Defense Grid 2: Enhanced VR Edition should be considered a role model by any studio that is looking to port an existing franchise onto a virtual reality platform.

These Are the 5 Best Oculus Rift Launch Games

03/28/2016 by Matt Peckham | Source: Time

These Are the 5 Best Oculus Rift Launch Games

When the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset finally becomes available March 28, it’ll sport a catalogue of 30 games.

Oculus Rift Review: The Beginning Of The Age of VR

03/28/2016 by David M. Ewalt | Source: Forbes

Oculus Rift Review: The Beginning Of The Age of VR

Even though VR technology has repeatedly been over-hyped and under-delivered, this time it actually works: VR is one of the ultimate “you have to try it for yourself” experiences.

Seven games for Oculus Rift owners to seek out now

03/28/2016 by Kyle Orland | Source: Ars Technica

Seven games for Oculus Rift owners to seek out now

These are the titles that have kept us diving back into VR so far.

Review: Defense Grid 2: Enhanced VR Edition

03/28/2016 by Peter Graham | Source: VR Focus

Review: Defense Grid 2: Enhanced VR Edition

Test your defensive skills against waves of enemies.

Defense Grid 2 Dev Talks VR Enhancements, Defense Grid 3 and More

03/28/2016 by Jamie Feltham | Source: VR Focus

Defense Grid 2 Dev Talks VR Enhancements, Defense Grid 3 and More

Studio CEO Jeff Pobst discusses the work that’s gone into bringing Defense Grid 2 to VR. He also talks about the company’s relationship with Oculus VR and a potential future for the franchise with VR.

The Oculus Rift Review

03/28/2016 by Ben Kuchera | Source: Polygon

The Oculus Rift Review

Retail virtual reality is here.

REVIEW: The Oculus Rift is like nothing you've ever experienced before

03/28/2016 by Ben Gilbert | Source: Tech Insider

REVIEW: The Oculus Rift is like nothing you've ever experienced before

On Monday, after four years of hype, the Oculus Rift finally arrives as a consumer product — something you can actually use, easily, at home on your own computer. Really!

Oculus Rift review

03/28/2016 by Chelsea Stark | Source: Mashable

Oculus Rift review

After years of development, the virtual reality headset is finally here...

Oculus Rift Isn't Just Coming for Hardcore Gamers; It's Coming for Your Mom Too

03/17/2016 by Grant Burningham | Source: Newsweek

Oculus Rift Isn't Just Coming for Hardcore Gamers; It's Coming for Your Mom Too

Oculus Rift, the device that kicked off the current rush on virtual reality (VR), was really invented in 2011, when 18-year-old Palmer Luckey made a prototype that wowed the world.

10 Incredible Experiences I Had Playing the Final Oculus Rift

03/16/2016 by Matt Peckham | Source: Time

10 Incredible Experiences I Had Playing the Final Oculus Rift

The long-awaited virtual reality headset arrives Mar. 28

Tower Defense In VR? 'Defense Grid 2: Enhanced VR Edition' Made Me A Believer

03/16/2016 by Rexly Peñaflorida | Source: Tom's Hardware

Tower Defense In VR? 'Defense Grid 2: Enhanced VR Edition' Made Me A Believer

The goal of each level in Defense Grid 2: Enhanced VR Edition is simple: Stop the aliens from taking materials from your core by installing a series of turrets to take out the threat.

Oculus Begin Developer Showcase Series with Defense Grid 2 Trailer

03/09/2016 by Kevin Eva | Source: VR Focus

Oculus Begin Developer Showcase Series with Defense Grid 2 Trailer

The spotlight for this debut week of the Developer Showcase is being shone on tower defense strategy game Defense Grid 2, which received a new trailer for its ‘Enhanced VR Edition’ today. The narrated

‘Defense Grid 2’ Dev Thinks Tower Defense Games Will Thrive On The Oculus Rift

03/09/2016 by Joe Durbin | Source: Upload

‘Defense Grid 2’ Dev Thinks Tower Defense Games Will Thrive On The Oculus Rift

Hidden Path’s Jeff Pobst connected with UploadVR to shine some light onto the specifics of his new game and explain the ways VR will enhance the tower-defense experience for players.

Bringing a Trailer to Life for VR with Defense Grid 2

03/09/2016 by Patrick Moynihan | Source: Oculus

Bringing a Trailer to Life for VR with Defense Grid 2

As Defense Grid 2: Enhanced VR Edition raced towards completion, we found ourselves faced with a challenge: how do we create a great trailer for a VR game?

What makes a VR version of a familiar genre worth playing?

03/08/2016 by Colin Campbell | Source: Polygon

What makes a VR version of a familiar genre worth playing?

Defense Grid 2 takes the core genre and represents it in a flashy and highly competent package with some surprisingly fresh additions to the basic formula.

3 game genres that are surprisingly awesome in virtual reality

10/04/2015 by GIANCARLO VALDES | Source: Gamesbeat

3 game genres that are surprisingly awesome in virtual reality

Tower defense doesn’t seem like a natural choice for VR, but playing Defense Grid 2: Enhanced VR Edition made me a believer.

Best Tower Defense Game By Far

12/03/2014 by Eza Ezamie | Source: WhaTech

Best Tower Defense Game By Far

Although tower defense game are few and far between, Defense Grid 2 is in a class of its own.

Classic Game Room reviews Defense Grid 2

11/28/2014 by Lord Karnage | Source: Classic Game Room

Classic Game Room reviews Defense Grid 2

Published on Nov 28, 2014 Defense Grid 2 review! http://www.ClassicGameRoom.com Classic Game Room reviews DEFENSE GRID 2 for Xbox One (also available for PC, PS4, PS3 and Xbox 360). Create and upgrad

Defense Grid 2 Review by Brash Games

11/13/2014 by Rosh Kelly | Source: Brash Games

Defense Grid 2 Review by Brash Games

You’ll spend longer on this game then you realize at first, but once you understand the strengths and weaknesses of each tower, and all the modes to choose from you’ll love every second of it.

Defense Grid 2 Builds Success

11/10/2014 by Chaz Miller | Source: Twinfinite

Defense Grid 2 Builds Success

All told, Defense Grid 2 packs in a vast amount of stuff, all with a great finish.

DG2 Review by Gamer Assault Weekly

10/27/2014 by Alex R | Source: Gamer Assault Weekly

DG2 Review by Gamer Assault Weekly

For a Tower Defense game Defense Grid 2 does a fantastic job of standing out as a more engaging and fast paced experience.

10 out of 10 – Perfection!

10/16/2014 by Chris Boots-Faubert | Source: Cape Cod Online

10 out of 10 – Perfection!

With a replay score that goes off into orbit, we have no troubles giving DG2 a BUY rating – or in recommending that you add this one to your regular game play rotation.

IGN's Defense Grid 2 Review

10/14/2014 by Dan Stapleton | Source: IGN

IGN's Defense Grid 2 Review

"If you have too much time, this game is the solution."

Probably the only tower defence game you need to play this year

10/06/2014 by Chad Sapieha | Source: Financial Post

Probably the only tower defence game you need to play this year

If you play just one tower defence game this year, Defense Grid 2 ought to be it. I wouldn’t be surprised if you find yourself coming back to it well into 2015.

The Tower Defense King Returns

10/01/2014 by Matt Heywood | Source: Entertainment Buddha

The Tower Defense King Returns

The Tower Defense King returns with boatloads of new features and content.

Console Caliber Tower Defense

10/01/2014 by D'yani Wood | Source: PlayStation Lifestyle

Console Caliber Tower Defense

Defense Grid 2 does a good job creating a high quality console tower defense game with tons of features that greatly increase the replayability of the title, while...

Defense Grid 2 Review by Softpedia

09/26/2014 by Andrei Dobra | Source: Softpedia

Defense Grid 2 Review by Softpedia

After launching different expansions, the independent studio organized a Kickstarter for Defense Grid 2, so that fans could crowdfund the development of the sequel.

Defense Grid 2 Review: Hold the Line

09/26/2014 by Janelle Bonanno | Source: Game Front

Defense Grid 2 Review: Hold the Line

At its core, Defense Grid 2 is your standard tower defense game that manages to get everything right and almost nothing wrong.

Defense Grid 2 Review: Tower Warders, Under Orders

09/26/2014 by Marshall Honorof | Source: Tom's Guide

Defense Grid 2 Review: Tower Warders, Under Orders

Defense Grid 2 offers tight strategic gameplay with a wealth of options and a story that's much better than it needs to be.

The Making of Defense Grid 2: The End

09/19/2014 by Russ Pitts | Source: Polygon

The Making of Defense Grid 2: The End

The screen is a blur of motion. I'm sitting in the conference room at Hidden Path Entertainment. It is now the end of August, 2014.

PAX Prime 2014 Defense Grid 2 Preview: Yes, the Grid Still Needs Defending

09/10/2014 by Mike Crump | Source: Indie Game Insider

PAX Prime 2014 Defense Grid 2 Preview: Yes, the Grid Still Needs Defending

“We want to make Defense Grid 2 the best tower defense game out there.”

Who Stole the Power Cores from the Power Core Jar?

09/04/2014 by Daniel Bischoff | Source: Game Revolution

Who Stole the Power Cores from the Power Core Jar?

All in all, Defense Grid 2 felt extremely balanced with a mind for the kind of tactical warfare that gets simplified in the tower-defense genre without being completely dumbed-down.

Defense Grid 2 Gives Everyone a Niche

09/02/2014 by Joshua Vanderwall | Source: The Escapist

Defense Grid 2 Gives Everyone a Niche

With 21 maps and several modes and game types per map, DG2 will feature literally thousands of leaderboards, offering players of all stripes the ability to show off their particular set of skills.

Inside a Video Game Voiceover Studio

08/27/2014 by Russ Pitts | Source: Polygon

Inside a Video Game Voiceover Studio

Jennifer Hale asks a few questions about the character. That's less than 30 seconds after she walks in the room.

What is Defense Grid 2? - Video Preview

08/20/2014 by Eurogamer | Source: Eurogamer

What is Defense Grid 2? - Video Preview

DG2 is due for release sometime in September on PC and consoles. In this preview, Jeff Pobst from Hidden Path Ent talks us through the beta and shows us what we can expect from the full release.

Defense Grid 2 Release Date Announced

08/14/2014 by Katie Williams | Source: IGN

Defense Grid 2 Release Date Announced

"Defense Grid 2 will be released on September 23, Hidden Path Entertainment announced today."

The front lines: How a beta makes a game better

07/30/2014 by Russ Pitts | Source: Polygon

The front lines: How a beta makes a game better

"More than a year after it started, development on Defense Grid 2 is in the final stage."

Defense Grid 2 Up for Pre-order – Can It Raise the Tower Defense Bar Again?

07/24/2014 by Joey Davidson | Source: Techno Buffalo

Defense Grid 2 Up for Pre-order – Can It Raise the Tower Defense Bar Again?

"I’ve got a soft spot for tower defense titles, especially good ones, so this is on my radar."

Defense Grid 2 pre-order rewards grow as orders stack

07/21/2014 by Thomas Schulenberg | Source: Joystiq

Defense Grid 2 pre-order rewards grow as orders stack

"The first tier has already been surpassed, which includes the Containment expansion for Defense Grid: The Awakening and a digital art book."

A-Mazing: Defense Grid 2 Reducing TD Clutter

07/16/2014 by Alice O'Connor | Source: Rock, Paper, Shotgun

A-Mazing: Defense Grid 2 Reducing TD Clutter

Continuing to look like one of the most polished TDs, Defense Grid 2 has shown off a fancy multipurpose mazing block and oh, the aliens’ holiday will be awful.

Kill Ten Rats: Windborne Interview with Michael Austin

06/04/2014 by Ravious | Source: Kill Ten Rats

Kill Ten Rats: Windborne Interview with Michael Austin

"I snagged some of Michael Austin’s time in the middle of a crazy, crazy week to discuss Windborne. He is the Chief Technology Officer of Hidden Path as well as the lead designer on Windborne."

Defense Grid Makes #1 Spot On GamesRadar's Top 10 Tower Defense Games List

05/27/2014 by GamesRadar Staff | Source: GamesRadar

Defense Grid Makes #1 Spot On GamesRadar's Top 10 Tower Defense Games List

"A polished, well-rounded package if we've ever seen one."

Defense Grid 2 and the Refinement of Tower Defense

04/22/2014 by Michael McWhertor | Source: Polygon

Defense Grid 2 and the Refinement of Tower Defense

"Hidden Path's Defense Grid 2 builds upon the well-established, but consistently addictive tower defense formula that has engrossed players for more than a decade."

Defense Grid 2 Receives DESTRUCTOID's Editor's Choice Award at PAX East

04/14/2014 | Source: DESTRUCTOID

Defense Grid 2 Receives DESTRUCTOID's Editor's Choice Award at PAX East

"Here were our top ten games that everyone at the show needed to get their hands-on:"

How Game Creators Find the Fun

04/08/2014 by Russ Pitts | Source: Polygon

How Game Creators Find the Fun

"Nearly a year into development of Defense Grid 2, Hidden Path Entertainment turns its attention to the most important and elusive element of making a game: creating fun."

Windborne and the Soul of Games

03/13/2014 by Ravious | Source: Kill Ten Rats

Windborne and the Soul of Games

"Communication is why I funded Windborne, and thus far I’ve been pleasantly surprised."

The making of Defense Grid 2, part five

03/13/2014 by Russ Pitts | Source: Polygon

The making of Defense Grid 2, part five

"I've been reporting on the development of Hidden Path's Defense Grid 2 since April of 2013. I've read all of the design documents and industry reports."

Soothing Breeze: Windborne Early Access

02/24/2014 by Ben Barrett | Source: Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Soothing Breeze: Windborne Early Access

"It’s tranquil in the extreme, expanding the theme of creation and peaceful co-habitation to encompass not only the mechanics but the world as well."

Save Game Online's Windborne First Impressions

02/18/2014 by Jen | Source: Save Game Online

Save Game Online's Windborne First Impressions

Windborne is something I’ve been really excited about ever since I got to sit down and have a look at the most recent PAX Prime.

DG2 Makes Gamer Horizon's Top 5

02/13/2014 by Alex Inigo | Source: Gamer Horizon

DG2 Makes Gamer Horizon's Top 5

See why Ari chose Defense Grid 2 as one of his Top 5 games he's looking forward to in 2014!

To Delay or Crunch: The Making of Defense Grid 2, Part Four

01/28/2014 by Russ Pitts | Source: Russ Pitts via Polygon

To Delay or Crunch: The Making of Defense Grid 2, Part Four

It's a Monday in December 2013 and I'm in Bellevue, Wash. to visit Hidden Path Entertainment. Since May I've been following the development of Defense Grid 2 from start to finish...

True PC Gaming's Windborne Preview

01/14/2014 by Thomas Faust | Source: True PC Gaming

True PC Gaming's Windborne Preview

"I really like this hassle-free method of resource collection. It’s noticeably faster and allows you to focus on the game’s other, more interesting aspects." - True PC Gaming

The entire experience, even in alpha, was very charming, colorful and vibrant.

09/02/2013 by Landon Robinson | Source: Inside Gaming Daily

The entire experience, even in alpha, was very charming, colorful and vibrant.

If it’s not evident already, the world of Windborne is brimming with high-fantasy and lore galore.

Review Fix Exclusive: Michael Austin Talks ‘Windborne’

08/29/2013 by Patrick Hickey Jr. | Source: Review Fix

Review Fix Exclusive: Michael Austin Talks ‘Windborne’

Review Fix chats with Michael Austin, Chief Technical Officer at Hidden Path Entertainment, discusses “Windborne,” a society-creating sandbox title set for release in the first half of 2014.

Hidden Path’s Windborne Looks Lovely

08/14/2013 by Jim Rossignol | Source: Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Hidden Path’s Windborne Looks Lovely

"You will probably be most familiar with Hidden Path via Defense Grid or Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, which are games quite unlike what they are working on now, which is Windborne."

Craft, share and civilize in Windborne's 'social sandbox'

08/12/2013 by Dave Tach | Source: Polygon

Craft, share and civilize in Windborne's 'social sandbox'

Windborne, a "social sandbox creation" game from Hidden Path Entertainment, is in development and headed for Steam Early Access in late 2013, according to the developer's official website...

Defense Grid Dev Announces Sandbox Creation Game Windborne

08/09/2013 by Chris Pereira | Source: IGN

Defense Grid Dev Announces Sandbox Creation Game Windborne

Hidden Path Entertainment has revealed the first details of its newest title, a sandbox creation game for PC called Windborne. In it, players will explore a game world set on an island...

Catch the Wind with Hidden Path Entertainment

08/06/2013 | Source: Hidden Path Entertainment

Catch the Wind with Hidden Path Entertainment

The Independent Developer Announces Its Second Self-published Title, Windborne

This is Game Development: Defense Grid 2

06/20/2013 by Russ Pitts | Source: Polygon

This is Game Development: Defense Grid 2

Part one of an exclusive year-long report behind the scenes of creating a modern video game.

Hidden Path finds an angel to finance the final development of Defense Grid 2

05/20/2013 by Dean Takahashi | Source: Venture Beat

Hidden Path finds an angel to finance the final development of Defense Grid 2

“I’m not in this to make my fortune,” he said. “This gets a game out there that people want to play."

Defense Grid 2 finds angel investor for final development

05/20/2013 by Rachel Weber | Source: GamesIndustry International

Defense Grid 2 finds angel investor for final development

"We are going to change this industry, one awesome game at a time. Developers are going to make most of the money from their own games," he tweeted yesterday.

Kickstarter dev finds investor to finish Defense Grid 2

05/20/2013 by Craig Chapple | Source: Develop

Kickstarter dev finds investor to finish Defense Grid 2

Hidden has now found an angel investor in the shape of entrepreneur Steven Dengler to complete the game’s development.

Defense Grid 2 funded by Double Fine’s angel investor

05/20/2013 by Brenna Hillier | Source: VG24/7

Defense Grid 2 funded by Double Fine’s angel investor

“I’m extremely excited to be working with Hidden Path to help make Defense Grid 2 a reality. I’m a huge fan of the original game."

Mystery Investor Revealed

05/16/2013 | Source: Hidden Path

Mystery Investor Revealed

Bellevue, WA (May 16th, 2013) – Hidden Path Entertainment is pleased to announce that it has teamed up with Steven Dengler of Dracogen Inc. as its mystery investor...

Defense Grid 2 achieves required funding

05/09/2013 by Kartik Mudgal | Source: Gaming Bolt

Defense Grid 2 achieves required funding

Hidden Path Entertainment have revealed that they have found an investor for Defense Grid 2, and the game is now under development.

Powstanie Defense Grid 2, czyli kontynuacja popularnego tower defense

05/09/2013 | Source: GRYOnline.pl

Powstanie Defense Grid 2, czyli kontynuacja popularnego tower defense

Zespół Hidden Path Entertainment ogłosił, że trwają prace nad Defense Grid 2, czyli kontynuacją popularnej gry tower defense.

Zweiter Teil der Tower Defense angekündigt - mit Multiplayer und Level-Editor

05/09/2013 by Marcel Kleffmann | Source: 4Players.de

Zweiter Teil der Tower Defense angekündigt - mit Multiplayer und Level-Editor

Hidden Path Entertainment hat soeben Defense Grid 2 (PC, Mac, Linux) für Anfang 2014 angekündigt.

'Defense Grid 2' Officially Announced

05/01/2013 by Rainier Van Autrijve | Source: Worthplaying

'Defense Grid 2' Officially Announced

Hidden Path Entertainment has been listening to the community and will continue to do so throughout the development process making sure players have a voice during the making of the game.

Defense Grid 2 si farà nonostante Kickstarter

05/01/2013 by Paolo Sirio | Source: Eurogamer.it

Defense Grid 2 si farà nonostante Kickstarter

Hidden Path Entertainment ha annunciato che, nonostante il kickstarter non sia andato a buon fine, Defense Grid 2 vedrà comunque la luce grazie all'intervento di un finanziatore privato.

Defense Grid 2 Gets New Financing, Due in 2014

05/01/2013 by Daniel Chenoweth | Source: AusGamers

Defense Grid 2 Gets New Financing, Due in 2014

Hidden Path's Kickstarter project was slightly unorthodox, as its primary goal (which was achieved) was for an expansion to the original Defense Grid...

Defense Grid 2 development under way, coming first half of 2014

04/29/2013 by David Hinkle | Source: Joystiq

Defense Grid 2 development under way, coming first half of 2014

Hidden Path Entertainment has announced development of Defense Grid 2 is currently underway, with a targeted launch on Steam for PC, Mac and Linux in the first half of 2014.

Hurrah! – Defense Grid 2 Funded By Secret Investor

04/29/2013 by Nathan Grayson | Source: Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Hurrah! – Defense Grid 2 Funded By Secret Investor

Last summer, with our wallets combined, we nearly came together to form Defense Grid 2. But not quite. The cruel genie-in-a-bottle that is Kickstarter gave us most of what we wanted, but not all of it

Defense Grid 2 lives on despite Kickstarter falling short

04/29/2013 by Alasdair Duncan | Source: Destructoid

Defense Grid 2 lives on despite Kickstarter falling short

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.

Despite Kickstarter shortfall, Defense Grid 2 development now under way

04/29/2013 by Robert Purchese | Source: Eurogamer

Despite Kickstarter shortfall, Defense Grid 2 development now under way

It's due out during the first-half of 2014 on PC (Windows and Linux) and Mac, and will have multiplayer, a level editor, a richer story, new characters, new towers, new aliens, a new engine...

Defense Grid 2 in development, coming to Windows PC, Mac and Linux next year

04/26/2013 by Alexa Ray Corriea | Source: Polygon

Defense Grid 2 in development, coming to Windows PC, Mac and Linux next year

According to a statement from Hidden Path, the game's community helped catch the eye of an unnamed investor, under which the game is "successfully being developed."

Defense Grid 2 funded by secret investor after Kickstarter fell short

04/26/2013 by T.J. Hafer | Source: PC Gamer

Defense Grid 2 funded by secret investor after Kickstarter fell short

The devs have also confirmed that the new funding will allow them to go ahead with Mac and Linux support, as well as a level editor.

Hidden Path Entertainment Announces That Defense Grid 2 Is On Its Way

04/25/2013 by Hidden Path | Source: Press Release

Hidden Path Entertainment Announces That Defense Grid 2 Is On Its Way

Bellevue, WA (April 25th, 2013) – This morning Hidden Path Entertainment informed its Kickstarter backers that it has raised the funds needed to make DG2, Defense Grid 2.

More Towers Of Power

03/14/2013 by John Breeden II | Source: Game Industry News

More Towers Of Power

The original Defense Grid really pushed tower defense to the max, and Containment is more of the same. It earns 4.5 GiN Gems.

Age of Empires 2: HD to launch with improved visuals, Steam Workshop on April 9

03/12/2013 by T.J. Hafer | Source: PC Gamer

Age of Empires 2: HD to launch with improved visuals, Steam Workshop on April 9

AoE2 was already one of the nicer-looking games of the 2D isometric era. With the HD release, a fresh coat of paint and a vastly expanded resolution will make it look even nicer.

Age of Empires II HD arriving April 9

03/07/2013 by Eddie Makuch | Source: Gamespot

Age of Empires II HD arriving April 9

Microsoft today announced Age of Empires II HD Edition, a reimagining of the 1999 real-time strategy game...The updated version is being done by Hidden Path Entertainment (Defense Grid series, CS:GO).

Defense Grid: Containment Review

03/04/2013 by Omar Khan | Source: True PC Gaming

Defense Grid: Containment Review

"Containment leaves you with a well-rounded feeling of fulfillment rarely achieved by games these days." - True PC Gaming

GotGame Reviews DG: Containment

02/28/2013 by Josh Boykin | Source: GotGame

GotGame Reviews DG: Containment

GotGame's Josh Boykin calls Defense Grid: Containment "a love-letter to current fans."

Defense Grid: The Awakening and Containment (PC) Review

02/19/2013 by Alec Levine | Source: Gaming Illustrated

Defense Grid: The Awakening and Containment (PC) Review

"For fans of the genre, Defense Grid: The Awakening and Defense Grid: Containment are solid entries. They do the genre justice and are fantastic games."

Tower D fan? Get Defense Grid: Containment for endless fun!

02/19/2013 by NuAngel | Source: NuAngel.net

Tower D fan? Get Defense Grid: Containment for endless fun!

"Defense Grid: Containment knows its audience – they funded it. And they won’t be disappointed with it."

Review: Defense Grid Containment

02/19/2013 by kwynn | Source: Popchix.com

Review: Defense Grid Containment

"I think this DLC is totally worth it. It's a great new addition to an already fantastic game."

Revisited: Defense Grid

02/07/2013 by Matt | Source: Tap Repeatedly

Revisited: Defense Grid

"Containment’s eight-mission span is, for my money, the very best level design we've seen yet in Defense Grid, a special compliment given how good all the missions are." - Matt Sakey, Tap Repeatedly

Defense Grid: Containment DLC Review

01/31/2013 by Robert Allen | Source: Tech-Gaming

Defense Grid: Containment DLC Review

Tech-Gaming.com checks out Defense Grid: Containment and shares their impressions of the gameplay and value.

Defense Grid: Containment: Valiantly holding the line

01/29/2013 by Justin Last | Source: Snackbar Games

Defense Grid: Containment: Valiantly holding the line

Snackbar Games' Justin Last reviews Defense Grid: Containment.

Alienware Arena Interviews Hidden Path

01/28/2013 | Source: Alienware Arena

Alienware Arena Interviews Hidden Path

Alienware Arena interviews Hidden Path CEO Jeff Pobst just before the release of Containment. Find out what he had to say about Defense Grid: The Awakening, expansions, and what the future holds.

Tap Repeatedly Interviews CEO Jeff Pobst

10/08/2012 by Matt | Source: Tap Repeatedly

Tap Repeatedly Interviews CEO Jeff Pobst

Tap Repeatedly features a Q&A with our own Jeff Pobst about Hidden Path, Kickstarter, and the future of Defense Grid.

PC Gamer Reviews CS:GO

09/20/2012 by Evan Lahti | Source: PC Gamer

PC Gamer Reviews CS:GO

GO is a $15 ticket to reconnect with those sensations; it retains Counter Strike’s spirit as a competitive game driven by careful tactics, cooperation, and individual heroics alike.

CS:GO Better than "Call of Duty"?

09/11/2012 by CBS News Staff | Source: CBS News Tech Talk

CS:GO Better than

Rather than leaning on a variety of match types to change the core game (*cough* "Halo" *cough*), "Counter-Strike's" match types aim to reward skilled players or to tip the scales.

Defense Grid 2 and the Publishing Gap

07/26/2012 by Lawrence Sonntag | Source: Inside Gaming Daily

Defense Grid 2 and the Publishing Gap

Defense Grid 2's appearance on Kickstarter says volumes about the awkward state of downloadable games publishing...

Defense Grid 2′s Kickstarter: Our Interview With Jeff Pobst of Hidden Path

07/19/2012 by Isaac Sher | Source: Threat or Menace

Defense Grid 2′s Kickstarter: Our Interview With Jeff Pobst of Hidden Path

My wish is about to be granted, and I couldn’t be happier. Hidden Path has opened a Kickstarter for funding even more new content for DG, and also to fund the game’s first true sequel!

Hidden Path Entertainment places the fate of Defense Grid 2 in the fans’ wallets (interview)

07/14/2012 by Giancarlo Valdes | Source: VentureBeat

Hidden Path Entertainment places the fate of Defense Grid 2 in the fans’ wallets (interview)

The developer has struggled to find publisher support for creating a sequel to its popular tower defense title. So it’s hoping that the game’s loyal following will help make Defense Grid 2 a reality.

Griddle Me This: Defense Grid 2 Kickstarter

07/13/2012 by Adam Smith | Source: Rock, Paper Shotgun

Griddle Me This: Defense Grid 2 Kickstarter

Defense Grid is probably my favourite tower defence game and by pledging any amount the original is yours, before funding even closes. There’s not much else for me to say

More Defense Grid! Hidden Path Entertainment Launches Kickstarter to Create Defense Grid 2

07/10/2012 by Mike Nelson | Source: Gamespy

More Defense Grid! Hidden Path Entertainment Launches Kickstarter to Create Defense Grid 2

When you launch a Kickstarter that has Ken Rolston singing and playing a ukelele in your pitch video, I start paying attention. That's exactly what Hidden Path Entertainment has done with their...

Defense Grid 2 launches Kickstarter, includes Radeon HD 6870 for $325-tier backers

07/10/2012 by T.J. Hafer | Source: PC Gamer

Defense Grid 2 launches Kickstarter, includes Radeon HD 6870 for $325-tier backers

Add Defense Grid: the Awakening developers Hidden Path to the pile of game creators diving into the scrum for a piece of the Kickstarter pie. They’re looking to raise a full million as a stretch goal

Defense Grid: You Monster (Xbox 360 review)

02/02/2012 by Calvin Kemph | Source: Thunderbolt

Defense Grid: You Monster (Xbox 360 review)

Sometimes a crossover feels right. That’s how it is with Defense Grid: You Monster. It’s that rare kind of crossover project – one that’s sure to please fans of either property in equal measure.

Defense Grid: You Monster review

12/12/2011 by Cameron Lewis | Source: Official Xbox Magazine

Defense Grid: You Monster review

Defense Grid has expanded its absorbing and accessible tower-defense trials since it launched more than two years ago, but You Monster is no mere map pack. It has GLaDOS — the rogue-A.I. mistress...

Defense Grid: You Monster Review Update

12/11/2011 by Keith Murray | Source: Console Arcade

Defense Grid: You Monster Review Update

Michael Corleone in The Godfather III uttered the immortal line “just when I thought I was out… they pull me back in!” and many will feel the same way about Defense Grid, Hidden Path’s exemplary...

Defense Grid: You Monster Review

12/11/2011 by Ned Jordan | Source: The Gamers' Temple

Defense Grid: You Monster Review

I think that playing through the story mode alone is well worth the price of admission. ... Final Rating: 95%. This is one mash-up that will have Portal and Defense Grid fans singing with glee.

Defense Grid: You Monster

12/10/2011 by John Apostol | Source: Gamelitist

Defense Grid: You Monster

Immediately, the game charms you by offering little pieces of the Portal design. The levels act as testing rooms and features numbered wall posters and Portal-style doors for aliens to enter...

Defense Grid DLC: You Monster Review (PC-Steam, XBLA)

12/09/2011 by Jim Cook | Source: Gamers Daily News

Defense Grid DLC: You Monster Review (PC-Steam, XBLA)

Regarding spoilers: Unlike some Defense Grid expansions, You Monster has a significant storyline. Because a meaningful review must discuss at least the basic story tone and cover a few...

Defense Grid: You Monster: Tower defense, for science

12/07/2011 by Justin Last | Source: Snackbar Games

Defense Grid: You Monster: Tower defense, for science

All that being said, it should not surprise you that I love the You Monster DLC pack. Being a big fan of Valve’s Portal series adds to the expansion quite a bit...

Defense Grid: You Monster - Tower Defense Joy

12/07/2011 by Isaac Sher | Source: Threat or Menace

Defense Grid: You Monster - Tower Defense Joy

Run, do not walk, to your computer, and order this immediately. Even if you’ve played Defense Grid but felt that you’d played it enough, and unlocked all the achievements you’d ever cared about...

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Arsenal modes make Gun Game official, new screenshots out

09/22/2011 by Tom Senior | Source: PC Gamer

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Arsenal modes make Gun Game official, new screenshots out

Valve are incorporating the immensely popular Gun Game mod as official modes in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Arsenal: Arms Race and Arsenal: Demolition are the two new modes.

Hidden Path Entertainment Interview – Defense Grid: The Awakening

09/21/2011 by Adam Ames | Source: True PC Gaming

Hidden Path Entertainment Interview – Defense Grid: The Awakening

Released three years ago, Defense Grid: The Awakening is still one of the best tower defense games ever to grace a PC. TPG had the honor of interviewing Jeff Pobst, CEO of Hidden Path Entertainment.

Intel Extreme Masters E-Sports League Comes to New York

09/21/2011 by Pete Davison | Source: Gamepro

Intel Extreme Masters E-Sports League Comes to New York

Counter-Strike players are in for a particular treat at the competition, as Valve's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive developers will be in attendance.

Six Reasons Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is More Than Just a Port

09/11/2011 by Billy Berghammer | Source: Gamepro

Six Reasons Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is More Than Just a Port

Here's why Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is more than just a port, and may at last be ready to make a splash on consoles.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Stays True to the Source

08/27/2011 by Scott Bullock | Source: The Escapist

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Stays True to the Source

The first new addition to the much-loved Counter-Strike franchise in almost 8 years drew throngs of fans at this year's Penny Arcade Expo.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive preview: Ready, set

08/27/2011 by Justin McElroy | Source: Joystiq

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive preview: Ready, set

It doesn't hurt that Counter-Strike: GO is getting a lot of tuning to make sure that playing with controllers feels right. As I discovered during my PAX East demo, Valve's already made

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive First Look

08/25/2011 by Charles Onyett | Source: IGN

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive First Look

The good news is the core gameplay feels just as satisfying as ever – it feels exactly like Counter-Strike, only with a Molotov cocktail and an updated art style. It's especially refreshing to play

An Hour with Counter-Strike: GO

08/25/2011 by Stephen Totilo | Source: Kotaku

An Hour with Counter-Strike: GO

I've played Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and can now say it's for me, too. Valve and Hidden Path are attempting to expand the Counter-Strike audience with CS:GO, roping in more console players

Interview with Hidden Path Entertainment

08/24/2011 by Isaac Sher | Source: Threat or Menace

Interview with Hidden Path Entertainment

In my opinion, DG:TA has become the defining game of its genre, without question. Thus, I could not have been happier when three of the founders of Hidden Path agreed to speak with us.

Defense Grid Interview

07/28/2011 by Brad Cook | Source: Virtual Programming Blog

Defense Grid Interview

Virtual Programming published Defense Grid for the Mac this past July. We sat down for a chat with Jeff Pobst, co-founder and CEO of Defense Grid developer Hidden Path Entertainment, to learn more.

DG Earns a Glowing One Sentence Review

04/29/2011 by Xarlor - No Heroes Gaming Community | Source: Gaming Reviews In One Sentence

DG Earns a Glowing One Sentence Review

Excellent presentation, easy-to-learn, hard-to-master gameplay, Steam friend scoreboard bragging rights, multiple game modes, ... makes this THE benchmark for all tower defense games.

Copius Flamethrowers: Defense Grid on OnLive

04/07/2011 by InecomCompany | Source: Classic Game Room

Copius Flamethrowers: Defense Grid on OnLive

A video review by Classic Game Room of Defense Grid on the OnLive service. The "big budget tower defense game." More Flamethowers!

Gamasutra's Best Of 2009: Top 5 Console Downloadable Games

12/16/2009 by Ryan Langley | Source: Gamasutra

Gamasutra's Best Of 2009: Top 5 Console Downloadable Games

the controls for Defense Grid fit great with a console controller. The stages were challenging without feeling unfair, and the game is filled with plenty of modes to keep me interested.

A Masterpiece is Born

09/16/2009 by Sean Ely | Source: GamePro Arcade

A Masterpiece is Born

...this title restores what you originally thought about tower defense games. With a little polish and a crew (Hidden Path Entertainment) who knows what it's doing, a masterpiece is born.

Editor's Choice - 9 / 10

09/04/2009 by Tom Price | Source: Team Xbox

Editor's Choice - 9 / 10

All told, Defense Grid: The Awakening is the pinnacle of design for tower-defense games, and not just because of its fancy Gamebryo-powered 3D graphics.

One of the Best Tower Defense Games is now one of the Best XBLA Games

09/01/2009 by Daemon Hatfield | Source: IGN Xbox LIVE

One of the Best Tower Defense Games is now one of the Best XBLA Games

Defense Grid is a great value on Xbox Live Arcade. Even if you aren't a tower defense fan, Defense Grid may convert you. 8.9 - Great Game

PC Gamer Editors' Choice!

02/05/2009 by Dan Stapleton, PC Gamer US | Source: Games Radar

PC Gamer Editors' Choice!

Defense grid is such a charming and challenging experience that shouldn't be missed by tower defense fans. Even if you're not a fan, it may turn you into one.

Defense Grid: The Awakening Wins 2008 Game of the Year: Puzzle

01/28/2009 | Source: GameIndustry.com

Defense Grid: The Awakening Wins 2008 Game of the Year: Puzzle

100,000 Readers of Game Industry News had their voices heard when the winners were announced. "Best Puzzle Game of the Year?" Yes! Defense Grid: The Awakening.

9 / 10 - Most Addictive Game in Ages

01/09/2009 by Brian Edey | Source: Game Focus

9 / 10 - Most Addictive Game in Ages

I never would have expected such as basic game as "Tower Defense" to be given such a great make over with some gameplay tweaks and be such a worth while and addictive game.

Deep Challengine Compelling and Pretty Darn Good Looking

01/06/2009 by James 'modeps' Hunter | Source: Evil Avatar

Deep Challengine Compelling and Pretty Darn Good Looking

With twenty levels, three difficulty modes, leaderboards, and a high level of replayability, I can't help but recommend Defense Grid to any fan of the strategy genre.

9.0 Editor's Choice & Game of the Month

01/05/2009 by Michael Scarpelli, Pany Haritatos, Coby Utter, Russ Carroll | Source: GameTunnel

9.0 Editor's Choice & Game of the Month

It feels like the tower defense game that Blizzard would make if they made one. I mean intentionally. It [is] the perfection of so much in the genre that it really stands apart while being similar.

Best of the Rest: Kevin's Picks of 2009

01/02/2009 by Kevin Kelly | Source: Joystiq

Best of the Rest: Kevin's Picks of 2009

Hidden Path added new levels, game modes, and the ability to play it in high definition instead of on my laptop monitor, so I was sold.

Top Casual PC Games of 2009

01/02/2009 by Bob Mandel | Source: Adrenaline Vault

Top Casual PC Games of 2009

Now there is an action/strategy game in this niche that is better than anything that has ever appeared before and never gets boring—Defense Grid: The Awakening.

Ludicrously Compelling

12/23/2008 by Jim Rossignol | Source: Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Ludicrously Compelling

The game itself is ludicrously compelling. Even the really tough maps have had me repeat and repeat, rather than quit to do something else – no mean feat with an attention span as gnat-like as mine.

Building a Better Alien Trap - 8.0 Great Game

12/22/2008 by Jason Ocampo | Source: IGN

Building a Better Alien Trap - 8.0 Great Game

Defense Grid is set in a distant future where you must protect the last remnants of a mighty civilization from an alien menace. To make a long story short, it all comes down to protecting power cores.