The lights are on
I guess the title to the original Orcs Must Die was too passive for fans of the action-tower defense game to get the picture. Despite players' valiant efforts in the first game, developer Robot Entertainment still has more orcs that need extermination, so they've decided to release a sequel.
The biggest news is the new Sorceress character, who teams up with the first game's Apprentice, now called the War Mage. These characters can team up in a 2-player co-op mode for maximum orc-killing action. Other new features include a redesigned spell book, new upgrade system, new enemy types, and a fresh campaign to blast through. Also, by the sounds of the trailer below, the series' fantastic Castlevania/metal-esque soundtrack returns in spades.
The good news is that Orcs Must Die! 2 will be arriving this summer. The bad news for Xbox 360 fans is that the sequel will only be coming to PC. Sorry XBLA fans, but according to Robot Entertainment the first game just didn't do good enough numbers. I guess the 3.4 billion orcs slaughtered in the first game just wasn't up to snuff for Robot. High standards indeed.
Source: Robot Entertainment
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Well thats cool!
My friend and I were just talking about how this game needed multi.
Couldn't they put it on PSN too :/
Great! This looks like it'll be- oh wait there isnt a version for PSN. NOOOOOOOO!
Another reason why 2012 is a great year for the number 2!
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! (Xbox port). :(
Yay for sequel! My friends and I had lots of fun playing this game and was amazed at how differently we can play. Here's hoping that Steam has a 2 pack for sale!
I never played the original Orcs Must Die! but I have to say the game looks pretty fun. It's a shame Orcs Must Die! 2 is for PC only.
I need to play the first one...
"The bad news for Xbox 360 fans is that the sequel will only be coming to PC."
No worries, I'm a die PC fan and PC just keeps leaping forward leaving consoles behind even further.
Curses! I really wanted this to be out for my Xbox... Lets just hope I have my new graphics card by the time this is out, that way I can actually play it!
You know, no offense I really hated this game.
Looks sick. I have the 1st one downloaded, but have yet to play it. I should at some point haha.