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Defense Grid 2

A project in Bellevue, WA by Hidden Path Entertainment, AMD & Razer

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Defense Grid set the standard for tower defense games and now we're giving you the power to make Defense Grid 2 real for everyone.
Backers: 6290
Average Pledge Per Backer: $43

Funded: $271,711 of $250,000
Dates: Jul 10th -> Aug 14th (35 days)
Project By: Hidden Path Entertainment, AMD & Razer
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Reviewing My Kickstarter History

March 20th - via:
With some Kickstarter campaigns of interest running of late, like the Massively Overpowered funding campaign and the much-talked-about Crowfall campaign, I decided to look back at the projects I had funded to see how the whole Kickstarter thing has treated me. (Read More)

2014 Games That Flew Under the Radar

January 1st - via:
2014 has been a great year for video games, but there are plenty of excellent games that flew under the rader and didn't get the recognition they deserve. Here are ten games that might have passed you by, but are well worth checking out. (Read More)

Report: Defense Grid 2 constructing lines to defend Xbox One, PS4

March 9th - via:
After Hidden Path Entertainment found funding for Defense Grid 2 with Kickstarter and an investor, the studio scheduled its tower defense game to reach PC, Mac and Linux for the first half of 2014. However, a recent Polygon report revealed that defensive positions will also be held on Xbox One and PS4 consoles, due to a partnership between Hidden Path and publisher 505 Games. (Read More)

Defense Grid 2 January Update

January 22nd - via:
Here's a quick update on what the DG team is currently working on, and where Defense Grid 2 is currently at in development: What is the Defense Grid team currently working on? The DG2 team has been very busy! Some major features are in progress, and... (Read More)

Defense Grid 2 December Update

December 11th - via:
The holidays are approaching, and we wanted to to give you the 411 on Defense Grid 2 before they arrive!  In this update we fill you in on the status of DG2, what our team is currently working on, and talk about our "12 Days of Defense Grid 2"... (Read More)

Shall We Play (Another) Game (While Waiting)?

November 20th - via:
Hi Team, Hopefully we've made it very clear that we're extremely thankful for your backing and support of Defense Grid: Containment and Defense Grid 2.  Thank you so very much for your support. While DG2 is going through all the necessary... (Read More)

Multiplayer & PAX - Polygon Article

September 20th - via:
Hi Team, I just wanted to take a quick moment and point out the release of Part 3 of Polygon's behind-the-scenes coverage of the making of Defense Grid 2.  This article not only goes in depth on our preparation for PAX, but this time around, they... (Read More)

DG2: Gamescom & PAX Update - Completing First Playable

September 5th - via:
Hi team, As always we are grateful for you and your support as we make additional progress on DG2. Because of your initial support and then with the backing of Dracogen, we're well on our way to making a great DG2 game that will go to all backers and... (Read More)

DG2 Show and Tell: GameTrailers & PAX

August 8th - via:
Hello again, and thank you again for being a backer of DG: Containment and DG2. Today we’re excited to partner with GameTrailers to show you and the rest of the world a first-look early alpha peek at DG2. Here is the link to the trailer:... (Read More)

Our First DG2 Development Update

July 24th - via:
Producer Jeff Pobst and Lead Designer John Daud catch you up on all the things that have been happening in the Defense Grid world since the DG2 announcement, and then tell you more details about some of the new features in DG2. Learn more about the... (Read More)

A Quick DG2 Kickstarter Housekeeping update - your Steam keys

July 15th - via:
Hi Team, Happy DG2 Kickstarter Anniversary!  A year ago today, we were 5 days in to the DG2 Kickstarter campaign and the future was unknown. Now, a paid-for and built expansion and one new investor later, and we've delivered Defense Grid:Containment... (Read More)

Kickstarter success leads to full Defense Grid sequel

April 26th - via:
After its Kickstarter funding drive for a Defense Grid expansion pack barely scraped over the line last year, the prospect of a full sequel seemed rather remote. After all, a full Defense Grid 2 was offered to the expansion’s Kickstarter followers as a ‘stretch goal’, but fell almost $750k short of the mark. End of story? Not quite. (Read More)

Despite Kickstarter shortfall, Defense Grid 2 development now under way

April 26th - via:
Hidden Path Entertainment took to Kickstarter to fund a beefy expansion for renowned PC tower defence game Defense Grid, asking $250,000. Hidden Path succeeded, raising $271,726. The real hope, however, the real goal, was to go well beyond that and raise $1 million to fund a sequel, Defense Grid 2, and so the campaign appeared to be a muted success. (Read More)

DG2 Kickstarter: Exciting News to Share with You!

April 25th - via:
Hidden Path Entertainment thanks the DG2 Kickstarter backers for their support and announces some exciting news. Watch now! (Read More)

Defense Grid 2 finally a reality, due early 2014 and free for all Kickstarter backers

April 25th - via:
Last summer, Hidden Path Entertainment launched a Kickstarter page for an expansion pack to Defense Grid: The Awakening, as well as a sequel. The initial goal was just for the expansion, with stretch goals to cover the rest. Unfortunately, only the expansion was funded, but thanks to an investor, Defense Grid 2 is now a reality. Hidden Path founders Jeff Pobst and Jim Garbarini made the announcement earlier today, with DG2 due to arrive in the first half of next year. (Read More)

Poster Signature Key and the Latest News in a Post-Containment Defense Grid World

March 1st - via:
Hi, Just a quick March 1st post to let you know that things appear to have gone smoothly with much of the reward fulfillment, many people have been playing Containment, and we're really excited to have taken the journey so far with you. First -... (Read More)

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