Defense Grid 2, DG2, is the highly-anticipated sequel to Hidden Path Entertainment"'s 2008 Defense Grid: The Awakening. Setting the bar as the definitive tower defense video game, Defense Grid 2 introduces new worlds and dangers to test your tower placement methods. With a vibrant new look, a compelling single-player project, and the addition of new video game modes, online player-versus-player and multiplayer co-op, every play-through brings enjoyable new chances and difficulties. DG2 features a story project featuring 21 stunning maps, vibrant level motion, a broadened story and cast of characters, numerous challenge mode experiences, new multiplayer modes, a procedurally driven audio score and the capability for players to develop their own levels. DG2 also introduces players to DG Architect, a level creation tool set linked to Steam Workshop where players can develop their own special levels to share and potentially even sell if chosen. DG2 for the PC was funded in part by Dracogen, a private financier after a 2012 Kickstarter project funded the initial video game's DLC, Defense Grid: Containment. DG2 is developed by Hidden Path Entertainment and released by 505 Games. Unique Edition purchasers will get the digital book, The Art of Defense Grid 2, plus the ebook, The Making of Defense Grid 2: The Complete Story Behind the Game by Russ Pitts, and "A Matter of Endurance" audiobook composed by Hugo award-winning author Mary Robinette Kowal and performed by the English cast. THE ART OF DEFENSE GRID 2 digital art book celebrates the skills and efforts of individuals responsible for producing the visuals of the video game. It is an insight of the principles and variable instructions that the group explored during the video game's creation. The journey in visual expedition is a winding and strange path sometimes. This book reviews that journey, occurred and enjoy it. THE MAKING OF DEFENSE GRID 2 brings you behind-the-scenes of the creation of a modern-day video game. Over almost 2 years and numerous hours of interviews, veteran video game journalist Russ Pitts (Polygon, The Escapist) has actually been provided total access to every stage of advancement, and dives deep into the technological innovation, innovative artistry and hard-nosed company that integrate over weeks, months and years to make a game. From moments of startling motivation to times of squashing tension, the author has actually existed for every single element of production "'significant turning points, important beta tests and often controversial design conferences. THE MAKING OF DEFENSE GRID 2 is based on the post series composed by Pitts for Polygon, with broadened interviews and never-before-seen material. The result is an appearance unlike any other into the covert world of video game advancement and the high stakes gamble of making video games. A MATTER OF ENDURANCE: Written by two-time Hugo award winning author Mary Robinette Kowal and performed by the English cast, A Matter of Endurance is an audio play gazing the characters from Defense Grid: Containment (AI General Fletcher, AI General Cai, and Commander Simon Ritter) and introduces Maralon"'s Governor Teydell as you (the Commander) and your AI companions journey from the damage on Maralon to the location of the Outer Colonies where the events of DG2 take location.
| System Requirements||: Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor (2GHz or better)|
|RAM: ||4 GB RAM|
|Tough Disk: ||2 GB available space|
|Video Card: ||Radeon 2400/GeForce 8600/Intel HD 3000 256MB+|
|Additional Requirements: ||DG2 needs Steam.|