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  • Blog Post: Orcs Must Die Unchained To Enter Open Beta Later This Month

    Robot Entertainment announced that their upcoming action-tower defense game Orcs Must Die Unchained will move into open beta on PC starting March 29. Players can access the beta by downloading the game from Steam or the Orcs Must Die website and registering for a free account. An open beta has been in... More
  • Blog Post: Orcs Must Die Series Deeply Discounted As Unchained Heads Toward Open Beta

    Robot Entertainment’s action-meets-tower defense Orcs Must Die franchise has grown from a single-player affair to a cooperative experience. With the latest entry, Unchained, the model has changed in a number of ways. The third installment is a free-to-play game that blends the series’ traditional... More
  • Blog Post: Orcs Must Die Unchained Set To Invade Tabletops

    Robot Entertainment has announced plans to bring its in-development MOBA, Orcs Must Die Unchained, to tabletops. Petersen Games is planning a Kickstarter effort to fund the creation of the board game. Board game Kickstarters have had a good run lately, with Monolith Board Games raking in over $3.3 million... More
  • Blog Post: Tencent Invests In Orcs Must Die Developer Robot Entertainment

    Chinese powerhouse Tencent has made another investment in a North American developer. The latest to join the company’s roster is Robot Entertainment, the developer of the Orcs Must Die series. While exact amounts have not been revealed, Tencent’s investment in Robot is a minority one. Tencent... More
  • Blog Post: BioShock Lead Designer Paul Hellquist Joins Robot Entertainment

    Robot Entertainment has announced the hiring of Paul Hellquist, a veteran of Irrational Games and Gearbox Software. Hellquist will serve as lead designer at the studio, which is currently working on Orcs Must Die Unchained, a MOBA-like spinoff to the action heavy, tower-defense series. Prior to joining... More
  • Blog Post: Orcs Must Die Unchained Announced For PS4

    Robot Entertainment is taking its MOBA-style third entry in the series to consoles. This morning at PlayStation Experience, the developer confirmed the title will arrive on PlayStation 4 in 2015. Unlike previous Orcs Must Die games, which were single-player and co-op affairs, Unchained pits two teams... More
  • Blog Post: Robot Entertainment Grants Wish, Makes Child Developer For A Day

    Young Wade Sharp has osteogenesis imperfecta, or brittle bone disease. His wish is to be a video game creator, so Make-A-Wish partnered with Robot Entertainment to make his dream come true. Sharp visited the developer of Orcs Must Die and Orcs Must Die 2 and got a sneak peak at the studio's unannounced... More
  • Blog Post: Orcs Must Die Creators Trademark Something Called Echo Prime

    The developers behind Orcs Must Die, its sequel, and Hero Academy have registered a trademark for something called Echo Prime. According to the trademark , it's definitely an "interactive video game" and it appears to be something for mobile devices. The trademark also outlines specifics... More
  • Blog Post: Orcs Must Die 2 Fire & Water Booster Pack Announced

    Robot Entertainment has announced the first of its post-launch support for Orcs Must Die 2. The Fire & Water booster pack features new levels, enemies, and traps, including the Web Spinner (which trap opponents in a sticky web), Ceiling Darts (fairly self-explanatory), and Floor Portals (which transport... More
  • Blog Post: Orcs Must Die! 2 Demo Now Available

    Can't wait until Monday to play Orcs Must Die! 2? A demo is now available on Steam. The demo contains two of the game’s early levels in single-player or co-op. You can play as either the Sorceress or the War Mage and try out a number of new traps and upgrades. Additionally, developer Robot... More
  • Blog Post: Hero Academy Strategically Moves To PC

    Fans of Robot Entertainment’s mobile strategy title Hero Academy can dig into the game on PC with a group of Team Fortress 2 characters. Hero Academy is a quick strategy title that has addicted more than a few Game Informer editors. Those who buy the game through Steam will unlock an exclusive... More
  • Blog Post: Orcs Must Die 2 Gets Release Date

    Robot Entertainment announced the release date for Ocs Must Die 2. The game is out on July 30. Players can expect a new campaign, more enemies and defenses, and a new upgrade system. If you own the original Orcs Must Die on PC, you'll unlock special content in the sequel. A price was not revealed... More
  • Blog Post: Trion Worlds' Rift & More Coming To EA's Origin

    Electronic Arts is growing its stable of games available on its Origin download service with new partnerships with 11 publishers, including Trion Worlds, who will be bringing Rift to Origin. The MMORPG is the first game officially announced from this deal, which also includes publisher and developers... More
  • Blog Post: You Choose How Orcs Must Die In New Interactive Trailer

    Now here's a cool idea. Rather than having a boring, regular old trailer for the upcoming downloadable game Orcs Must Die, developer Robot Entertainment put together a fun interactive trailer on YouTube where viewers get to decide what happens. Specifically, you'll be choosing which traps, weapons... More
  • Blog Post: Orcs (And Gnolls) Must Die In New Trailer

    Robot Entertainment has unveiled some new baddies for its action/strategy game releasing later this summer. Robot Entertainment is a relatively new studio founded in 2009, primarily by a development crew that migrated over from the now defunct Ensemble Studios (Halo Wars, Age of Empires). Orcs Must Die... More
  • Blog Post: Orcs Must Die!

    It's a good sentiment to live by, but it's also the name of a new downloadable game from Robot Entertainment. You could be forgiven if you've never heard of Robot. The team is largely formed from team members who worked over at now-defunct Ensemble Studios on games like Age of Empires and... More
  • Blog Post: Ex-Ensemble Studio Members Back With Microsoft

    No, ex-Ensemble Studios (Age of Empires) employees won't be playing with D-Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami, but they will be working alongside Microsoft once again. Kotaku reports that Robot Entertainment -- made up of ex-Ensemble people -- is working on a game for its old partner Microsoft codenamed... More
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