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Defense Grid 2 Official Release Announced as September 23

Newest assets showcase gameplay and DG Architect mapmaking tool

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — August 14, 2014 —  505 Games and Hidden Path Entertainment today announced that Defense Grid 2, the sequel to the 2008 tower defense critical hit, will launch on September 23, 2014. The game is currently available for pre-order on Steam and will be released for digital download on PC, Mac, Linux, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Hidden Path Entertainment is hosting demos of Defense Grid 2 this week during Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, to showcase the game's user-created content tool, DG Architect. New art assets for Defense Grid 2, including screenshots and gameplay footage, have been released for Gamescom and can be downloaded below.

Gamers interested in Defense Grid 2 will find a robust pre-order campaign on Steam. In addition to receiving ten percent off of the launch price, consumers who pre-purchase  Defense Grid 2 now will receive immediate access to the beta (currently only for Windows users). As more people pre-order, additional incentive tiers will be unlocked, including the original  Defense Grid digital art book, a free copy of the  Containment expansion to  Defense Grid: The Awakening*, and much more. Visit http://store.steampowered.com/app/221540/ for more details.

For more information on Defense Grid 2, please visit   http://www.hiddenpath.com/games/defense-grid-2/

About Hidden Path

Hidden Path Entertainment is an independent video game company established to develop and produce interactive entertainment software for current and future generations of PCs, video game consoles and other computing platforms. Hidden Path focuses on immersive, fun, and well-designed game experiences that allow players to express themselves creatively as well. The company is currently working on independently funded and partner-funded projects with some of the most popular companies in gaming. For more information visit: http://www.hiddenpath.com/

About 505 Games

505 Games is a global video game publisher focused on offering a broad selection of titles for players of all ages and levels.  The company publishes games on leading console and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks. Product highlights include: Sniper Elite V2, PAYDAY 2, Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons, Terraria, How To Survive, Tiny Brains, and the upcoming Sniper Elite 3 and Defense Grid 2.

505 Games has offices in Los Angeles, Milton Keynes, UK, Lyon, Munich, Milan and Madrid and a network of distribution partners within the Nordic territories and Australia.  For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit www.505games.com.

*The  Containment expansion requires  Defense Grid: The Awakening to play, and is available solely for Windows.  

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