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Defense Grid: The Awakening

App ID 18500
App Type Game
Developer
Publisher Hidden Path Entertainment
Supported Systems Windows
Last Change Number 23591175
Last Record Update 18 May 2024 – 01:28:57 UTC ()
Release Date 8 December 2008 – 21:00:00 UTC ()

Defense Grid: The Awakening is a unique spin on tower defense gameplay that will appeal to players of all skill levels. A horde of enemies is invading, and it's up to the player to stop them by strategically building fortification towers around their base.

Additional Information

Developer Hidden Path Entertainment
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gamedir Defense Grid: The Awakening
metacritic_name Defense Grid: The Awakening
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controller_support full
metacritic_score 81
NoServers Yes
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GameManualURL http://store.steampowered.com/manual/18500/
developer_url http://www.hiddenpath.com
community_visible_stats Yes
InstallScript installscript.vdf
DLCAvailableOnStore Yes
LaunchEULA http://www.steampowered.com/eula_defensegrid
RetailAutoStart Yes
Publisher Hidden Path Entertainment
eulas
0 ↴
id18500_eula_1
nameDefense Grid: The Awakening EULA
urlhttp://store.steampowered.com//eula/18500_eula_1
SortAs Defense Grid
Store Release Date 8 December 2008 ()
community_hub_visible Yes
Primary Genre Strategy (2)
Store Genres Indie (23), Strategy (2)
Steam Release Date 8 December 2008 – 21:00:00 UTC ()
Original Release Date 8 December 2008 – 08:00:00 UTC () (1228723200)
Store Asset Modification Time 29 October 2022 – 01:24:02 UTC () (1667006642)
review_score 9
review_percentage 96
Steam Deck Compatibility
  • category: Playable
  • test_timestamp: 5 February 2022 – 00:00:00 UTC
  • tested_build_id: 41074
  • configuration:
    supported_inputgamepad
    requires_manual_keyboard_invoke0
    requires_non_controller_launcher_nav0
    primary_player_is_controller_slot_01
    non_deck_display_glyphs1
    small_text0
    requires_internet_for_setup0
    requires_internet_for_singleplayer0
    recommended_runtimeproton-stable
  • This game sometimes shows mouse, keyboard, or non-Steam-Deck controller icons
  • All functionality is accessible when using the default controller configuration
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
  • Note: This game does not default to external Bluetooth/USB controllers on Deck, and may require manually switching the active controller via the Quick Access Menu

Supported Languages

5 Languages Interface Full Audio Subtitles Achievements
English Yes Yes
French Yes Yes
Italian Yes Yes
German Yes Yes
Spanish - Spain Yes Yes

Tags

Categories

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Web Assets
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Steam charts

  • 68 players right now
  • 84 24-hour peak
  • 7,534 all-time peak 18 April 2011
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Store data

  • 7,803 followers
  • 4,742 positive reviews
  • 184 negative reviews
  • 96.26% positive reviews

Twitch stats

  • 0 viewers right now
  • 0 24-hour peak
  • 750 all-time peak
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User reviews history NEW

  • 😍 Overwhelmingly Positive
  • 92.69% SteamDB Rating
  • 4,742 96.3% positive reviews
  • 184 3.7% negative reviews

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Markers

Date Label 30-day Peak
8 December 2008 – 21:00 Steam Release -
28 November 2013 – 17:00 Humble Bundle: Humble Weekly Sale: Nov 28, 2013 -
28 January 2021 – 16:07 🆓 Free key giveaway -

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How many players are playing Defense Grid: The Awakening right now on Steam?

Steam player counter indicates there are currently 68 players live playing Defense Grid: The Awakening on Steam.

Defense Grid: The Awakening had an all-time peak of 7534 concurrent players on 18 April 2011.

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