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Defense Grid: The Awakening (TD Game)

Defense Grid: The Awakening is a tower defense game developed by Hidden Path Entertainment for Xbox Live Arcade on the Xbox 360 and Windows.

The player must defend his power cores using ten different tower types from the invading enemy.Some of the tower types in the game include:Defense grid logo

  • Gun: machine gun tower
  • Cannon: long-range projectile weapon
  • Inferno: flamethrower weapon
  • Laser: laser weapon
  • Tesla: a gauss-type weapon

Each tower has unique trade-offs that affect ideal placement, such as line-of-sight attack or ballistic trajectory fire; a large area of effect or damage over time; and minimum and maximum ranges.

Killing enemies earns resources, which can be used to:

  • Build more towers
  • Upgrade towers toward three different levels
  • Save the resources for the next level

Over the course of the game, the player battles 15 different types of enemies, each with their own unique capabilities and strategies.