Orcs Must Die! 2 – Are We There Yeti? – Booster Pack
17 November 2012
Excerpt: And the hits just keep on comin’! Here we are another month gone by from the Orcs Must Die! 2 release, and there is yet another Booster Pack. This time, we get a little winter chill in the Horde and some new traps and trinkets to put them on ice. With the OMD!
Pros: Old and new content infuses new content into the game, Cool new offensive tools
Cons: If you’re allergic to challenges, that would be the only downside. Great content!
Excerpt: For a game that just release in July of this year, Robot Entertainment has kept the fresh content coming for Orcs Must Die! 2 . This time around, the new Booster Pack introduces more weapons, more maps, but also highlights the Orcs feminine side! If you can call it that.
Pros: More maps, more ways to play, more enemies, it’s great!
Cons: No real complaints, but I’d always like to see more traps :O), Hobgoblin Healers seem a little overpowered
Conclusion: Final Verdict : Robot Entertainment took the laundry list of fan complaints about Orcs Must Die! , addressed every one of them while polishing up the formula to an absolute shine, and threw in plenty of new content with the promise of more to come. If you liked Orcs Must Die!
Conclusion: There is a reason Steam sells this game with a two-pack option. For my money, there isn’t a better PC game to play through with a friend right now. Orcs Must Die! 2 perfectly combines the strategic thinking of tower defense games with the frenetic action of an old-school shooter, with plenty of...
Excerpt: The tower defense genre comes in many shapes and sizes, but there’s no denying that last year’s Orcs Must Die! was by far one of the most refreshing twists to the genre in a long time. The brilliant combination of tower defense with third-person action led to an addictive mix of strategy and skill.
Pros: The same great tower-defense/action blend of the original game. Co-Op is a blast. Endless mode is great for upgrading your favorite weapons.
Cons: Not too much has changed from the first installment. The sheer number of items and upgrades can feel a little daunting.
Excerpt: Things don't usually go very well for game studios when they close. Usually a new studio forms, but it involves years of uncertainty and proving themselves to publishers again. Things went a bit better for the remnants of now-defunct Ensemble Studios, creators of
Excerpt: Things don't usually go very well for game studios when they close. Usually a new studio forms, but it involves years of uncertainty and proving themselves to publishers again. Things went a bit better for the remnants of now-defunct Ensemble Studios, creators of Age of Empires .
Summary: These orcs. They really should just die. That doesn’t sound unreasonable, does it? Orcs Must Die! 2 (PC) Developer: Robot Entertainment Publisher: Robot Entertainment Release: July 30, 2012 MSRP: $14.99 Rig: Intel i5-2500k @3.30 GHz, 8GB of RAM, GeForce GTX 580 GPU (SLI) When Orcs Must Die!
Excerpt: Orcs Must Die is the peculiarly named first project from studio Robot Entertainment, made out of veterans from the long running Ensemble Studios group, which brought PC gamers the award winning Age of Empires franchise, not to mention the Halo Wars real time strategy title for the Xbox 360.
Pros: +Great gameplay mix between tower defense and action, +Variety of traps and weapons, +Awesome crossbow
Cons: -Difficulty spikes towards the end, -Story could have been developed more