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DG2: Defense Grid 2

Rating Summary

Based on 31 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

81

Top Critic Average

80%

Critics Recommend

Based on 31 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Sep 23, 2014
Xbox OneSep 24, 2014
PCSep 23, 2014

Developer: Hidden Path Entertainment

Publisher: 505 Games

Genre: Strategy

Setting the bar as the definitive tower defense game, Defense Grid 2 introduces new worlds and threats to test your tower placement strategies. With a bold new look and the addition of new game modes, player-versus-player and multiplayer co-op, every play brings fun new opportunities and challenges.
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Defense Grid 2 Launch Trailer

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As someone that simply waits and arranges the location of towers, I felt as if I was incidental. Any other character in the game could just as easily have replaced me, and the plot would remain largely the same. Still, there's something special about waiting. About that patience. As I saw wave after wave of alien soldiers ground to shreds by my turrets, I was sad. I wasn't out for blood. I wasn't revelling in the destruction of my enemies. I was defending myself. I was waiting.

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Defense Grid 2 isn't just another tower defense game, it's the best​ tower defense game.

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Defense Grid 2 is just as addictive as 2008's Defense Grid: Awakening, but lacks the original's surprising heart.

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While Defense Grid 2 does offer quite a few different options and plenty of gameplay for the cost of admission, players might find themselves a little bored with the action after they excel beyond a certain point of the game.

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