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User reviews: Positive (14 reviews)
Release Date: Dec 7, 2011
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This content requires the base game Defense Grid: The Awakening on Steam in order to play.

Buy Defense Grid: The Awakening DLC: You Monster!

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Packages that include this game

Buy Defense Grid: DLC Bundle

Includes 6 items: Defense Grid: Containment DLC, Defense Grid: Resurgence Map Pack 1, Defense Grid: Resurgence Map Pack 2, Defense Grid: Resurgence Map Pack 3, Defense Grid: Resurgence Map Pack 4, Defense Grid: The Awakening - You Monster DLC

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Buy Defense Grid: Containment Bundle

Includes 7 items: Defense Grid: Containment DLC, Defense Grid: Resurgence Map Pack 1, Defense Grid: Resurgence Map Pack 2, Defense Grid: Resurgence Map Pack 3, Defense Grid: Resurgence Map Pack 4, Defense Grid: The Awakening, Defense Grid: The Awakening - You Monster DLC

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About This Content

In this first full-story expansion to the award-winning Defense Grid, GLaDOS, the menacing AI from the awesome Portal franchise, guest stars and shakes up the Defense Grid world. Players will battle not only alien hordes, but the deviousness of GLaDOS as she tests the player’s skills and changes all of the rules that you have come to know. Can you protect the cores in spite of her intrusive testing?
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. Beautiful environments, spectacular effects, and a dynamic, engaging soundtrack bring the world to life. The controls are intuitive and the gameplay is deep — the special attacks and properties of each tower work together to provide many ways to succeed.

Key features:

Defense Grid: You Monster adds:
  • 8 new maps with an all new story.
  • 35 challenge missions.
  • 7 new achievements.
  • Over 15 hours of new gameplay.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Supported OS: Windows XP, Vista
    • Processor: 1.8GHz CPU or higher
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Hard disk space: 1GB available space
    • DirectX version: DirectX 9.0c or higher, June 2008 version or later
    • Video: Video: DirectX 9 video card with shader 2 support such as the following:
      ATI Radeon 9600 or newer (9600-9800, X300-X1950, HD 2400-HD 4870)
      NVIDIA GeForce 6100 or newer (6100-6800, 7100-7950, 8300-8800, 9600-9800, or GTX 216-280)
    Recommended:
    • Supported OS: Windows XP, Vista
    • Processor: dual core 2.0GHz CPU or higher
    • Memory: 1GB RAM XP, 1.5GB RAM Vista
    • Hard disk space: 1GB available space
    • DirectX version: DirectX 9.0c or higher, June 2008 version or later
    • Video: DirectX 9 video card with shader 3 support and 256MB VRAM such as the following:
      ATI Radeon X700 or newer (X700-X1950, HD 2400-HD 4870)
      NVIDIA GeForce 7600 or newer (7600-7950, 8300-8800, 9600-9800, or GTX 216-280)
    • Controller: Optionally supports Microsoft Game Controller for Windows
Helpful customer reviews
1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Posted: December 17
Loved the dlc! <3 Add's more Challenges to defense grid and also Bring's in one of the most loved Robotic voice over ever GLADOS! Very challenging and good and you won't be dissapointed =D
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
Posted: January 2, 2012
I just finished the story modes of this new DLC and cannot recommend it enough if you already like Defense Grid. And if you are a Portal fan (who isn't?), then I recommend it all the more! This DLC is different from all the previous ones (aside from the Portal theme), in that every level throws in some new and interesting twist unlike anything seen in the main game. I guarantee you will be surprised at some of the unique wrenches GLaDOS throws into the works. It's really fun, and also challenging. Definitely pick this one up if you already own DG, or maybe even if you don't. And now, if you'll excuse me, I must get back to playing all of the alternate game modes :) ...
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
Posted: March 12, 2012
Thankfully, not just "more of the same"!
The new missions successfully shake up existing strategies, at least on the first playthrough. The enemy waves are also more challenging - definitely not DLC for beginning players.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Posted: April 28, 2013
Brings GLaDOS to Defense Grid, what more do I have to say? The humor from Portal ported to Defense Grid, awesome!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Posted: December 7, 2011
Best tower defense game gets better! Ups the challenge quite a bit, thank god for the rewind button.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Posted: July 15, 2012
A great addition to the already outstanding Tower Defense. GLaDOS will be mocking and taunting you throughout all the levels, as you cope with the alien invaders. The missions themselves are pretty varied; you will be dealing with arbitrary 'tests' GLaDOS imposes on you. She'll sell your towers, ban certain tower types, change the rules and generally behave like an ♥♥♥.

It doesn't take too long to finish the DLC, but it's really worth the money.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Posted: December 11, 2011
One of the best gaming cross overs ever, combining the strategy of defense grid, pushing you to think outside your strategy box all the while being heckeled by Glados. It's a bitter sweet combination that leaves a replayable and fun exerience.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Posted: July 15, 2012
Excellent addition to an awesome tower defense game.
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8 of 15 people (53%) found this review helpful
Posted: July 15, 2012
For Science. You monster.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Posted: December 21, 2011
Hey! You can hear another lines from GLaDOS just for 4.99$!
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4 of 10 people (40%) found this review helpful
Posted: December 9, 2011
GLADOS!
ARGHAGHGRGASGDHGASHDGASHDG~!
^If this review has not made you want to buy this game, you need to be tested.
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1 of 4 people (25%) found this review helpful
Posted: October 15
its ok
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