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Old 05-06-09, 11:58 PM   #1
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Default Defense Grid: The Awakening - $5 on Steam until May 13 - 75% off!



Defense Grid: The Awakening is a unique spin on tower defense gameplay that will appeal to players of all skill levels. A horde of enemies is invading, and it's up to the player to stop them by strategically building fortification towers around their base. Beautiful environments, spectacular effects, and a dynamic, engaging soundtrack bring the world to life. The controls are intuitive and the gameplay is deep the special attacks and properties of each tower work together to provide many ways to succeed.

-High Replayability There are approximately 8 hours of gameplay in the main storyline, and many hours of play in challenge modes that give players unique starting conditions and objectives. Each game level is very replayable, and can be solved in many different ways, with increasing rewards for improved efficiency.

-Wide Variety of Enemies Over the course of the game, players battle 15 different enemy types that become increasingly stronger, and employ a variety of strategies in an attempt to bypass the player's defenses. As the levels progress, the enemies become tougher and more difficult to defeat.

-20 Unique Levels Defense Grid: The Awakening has 20 unique environments, each with a different placement of roads, tower build locations, and open areas to plan a strategy around.

-Numerous Tower Options and Upgrades There are 10 different tower types with 3 levels of capability each. Each tower has unique trade offs that affect ideal placement, such as line-of-sight attack or ballistic trajectory fire. Some towers improve other nearby towers, and some are ideal at specific locations, such as a rear guard tower that unleashes a devastating attack.

-Steam Achievements Successfully completing each level provides a bronze achievement award. Additional goals provide silver and gold awards for a particular level. A novice player may be able to survive the onslaught, but only an experienced player will be able to get all of the gold achievements.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/18500/
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Old 05-06-09, 11:59 PM   #2
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Default Re: Defense Grid: The Awakening - $5 on Steam until May 13 - 75% off!

I just played the demo.

It seems like a decent tower defense game. For $5 its worth buying.

EDIT: Purchased.
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Old 05-07-09, 10:01 AM   #3
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Default Re: Defense Grid: The Awakening - $5 on Steam until May 13 - 75% off!

I wanted this game, but $20 just seemed like too much. $5 is perfect. I might have even gone as high as $8.
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Old 05-07-09, 10:25 AM   #4
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Bought it . I was on the fence about buying this game for more than $10 but $5 it was well worth it.
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Old 05-07-09, 11:22 AM   #5
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Bought it . I was on the fence about buying this game for more than $10 but $5 it was well worth it.
Same. Not sure when I'll crack it open (too many games atm), but I played the demo and thought I'd pick it up when it seemed reasonably priced. Besides free, there's nothing much more reasonable than five bucks.
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Old 05-07-09, 01:11 PM   #6
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Default Re: Defense Grid: The Awakening - $5 on Steam until May 13 - 75% off!

Sooo... is this like Pixel Junkie Monster on the PS3 and Tap Defense on the iPhone? It sounds like it is

Let me know lads. Is it worth the moolah
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Sooo... is this like Pixel Junkie Monster on the PS3 and Tap Defense on the iPhone? It sounds like it is

Let me know lads. Is it worth the moolah
There is a demo.

Try it out.
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I bought it.
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meh its $5

Purchased.


Now: Whats the game about?
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Old 05-07-09, 04:52 PM   #10
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I think I'm buying it too
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Default Re: Defense Grid: The Awakening - $5 on Steam until May 13 - 75% off!

Bought it the other day. Looks fine and love the $5 price
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