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User reviews: Overwhelmingly Positive (6,183 reviews)
Release Date: Jul 30, 2012

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Recommended By Curators

"A 3rd person "trap defence" game in which you must slay many orcs with your weapons, magic and a devious set of traps. Best played co-op."
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Reviews

IGN: 9/10 - Editors Choice - "A qualified triumph for veterans of the first game and newcomers alike."

Gamespy: 4.5/5 - Editors Choice - "Just as a good sequel should be, Orcs Must Die! 2 is everything I love about the original and more: great art and personality, clever puzzles and green meat-grinding traps, and now with the added bonus of easy-to-use, Steam-powered co-op."

Destructoid: 9.0 - "A year ago, I couldn’t imagine another game mixing tower defense and third-person action as well as Orcs Must Die! Clearly, I was wrong."

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Modify and share your own Spellbook items like traps, trinkets, weapons, and character costumes. Create custom waves of enemies for Orcs Must Die! 2 fortresses.

Steam Exclusive Offer

Unlock 10 co-op classic levels in Orcs Must Die! 2 by purchasing the original Orcs Must Die! on Steam!

About This Game

You’ve tossed, burned and sliced them by the thousands – now orcs must die more than ever before! Grab a friend and slay orcs in untold numbers in this sequel to the 2011 AIAS Strategy Game of the Year from Robot Entertainment.

Leap back into the fray as a powerful War Mage or crafty Sorceress. Defend new fortresses and dwarven mines, laying waste to thousands of orcs and other monsters with a dizzying array of weapons, spells, guardians, traps, and trinkets. Play co-op with a friend and continue the battle in a brand new campaign mode, or fight to stay alive in the challenging new Endless Mode!

Unlock new defenses and old favorites, upgrade them like never before, and unleash them on the nearest pile of slobbering orcs!

Key Features:

  • Co-Op! - Play as the War Mage, the headstrong hero who charges into danger, or play as the more strategic Sorceress who keeps the mob at bay with mind-control and magic.
  • Story-based Campaign – Pick up where the original game left off with a brand new story-based campaign that you can play in Single-Player or Co-Op!
  • New Endless Mode - Play alone or join a friend to put your skills to the test against endless waves of increasingly difficult enemies.
  • Classic Mode - Steam players who own the original Orcs Must Die! will automatically unlock co-op versions of 10 levels from the original game featuring new enemies!
  • Over 20 Deadly Enemies - Face an army of vile new creatures like Earth Elementals, Trolls, and Bile Bats. And they’ve brought all of your favorite trap-fodder from the original Orcs Must Die! along with them!
  • More than 50 Traps, Weapons, and Guardians – Choose from an enormous armory of new and classic defenses, including an all new assortment of magical trinkets.
  • Massive Upgrade System – With more than 225 persistent trap and weapon upgrades to unlock, you can build an arsenal perfectly suited to your slaying style.
  • Extensive Replayability – Multiple game modes, “Nightmare” difficulty, and an enormous skull-ranking system provide hours of replayability
  • Scoring System and Leaderboard – Compete with your friends for supremacy on single-player and co-op leaderboards!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
    • Processor:2GHz Dual Core
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:NVIDIA GeForce 6800 or ATI Radeon x1950 or better with 256MB VRAM
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:9 GB HD space
    • Additional:Broadband Internet connection recommended for co-op play.
    Recommended:
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
    • Additional:Broadband Internet connection recommended for co-op play.
Helpful customer reviews
16 of 16 people (100%) found this review helpful
63.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
MINI REVIEW – ORCS MUST DIE! 2

Details
Developer: Robot Entertainment
Genre: Tower defense / Co-op
Release year: 2012

The Good
☺Ability to play with a friend is just so much fun
☺A lot of new maps with new environments
☺Even more traps, weapons, spells, enemies, and more!
☺Survival mode and every week new 'weekly challenges'!
☺The humor still holds up
☺A huge replayability

The Bad
☹Graphics still haven't really changed
☹Feels more like an expansion than a whole new game

Worth Noting
  • Most of the levels are designed for two people, but they are still very playable alone on the single player.

The Verdict
Personal Rating: "Worth playing"
Traditional Rating: 8/10

"I think it's safe to say that this game is better than its predecessor in every possible way. Get it now!"
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11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
41.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
Hmmm....Where to start. This game is so simple and easy to play. I love how I can just pick it up for a quick round anytime or spend a few hours. Co op is great and alot of fun with the right person. I highly recommend this for anyone who wants a good Defense game. Nothing like building a giant killroom and watching hundreds of orcs get torn to shreds.
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
80.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 16
Nice game to play, easy when you start, but harder when you near the end. All the weapons are good balanced, no overpowered weapons. Sometimes when your playing you hear a charater saying something about a weapon or trap, most of the time something funny. I really like this game, funny and easy gameplay. You can't be serious playing, you are most of the time trying something stupid, also when you are playing with someone else.
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10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
111.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 6
Awesome combination of action and tower defence gameplay. Highly recommended.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
98.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 26
Been playing this game hard for two days! Cant get enough right now. Im sure at some point there is the burnout factor. Must play a co-op with a friend, it makes all the difference.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 26
Tower Defence game where u play as a really strong warrior or a mage against a horde of weaklings. The enemies aren't very strong it's only the fact that they have alot of hp that some of them manage to switch through. Cartoony art syle gore and humourous content. The game gets boring really easily but it's not a bad game to grab whilst it's on sale. The dlc is alright. This game tried to be like dungeon defenders but isn't as fun. It's always more fun to play with a friend so if you have a friend who has it play with them. stop the orcs from going through a portal by genocide. You sometimes feel like a lord of the rings character killing Orcs 7.5/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
28.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 3
Orcs must Die 2 is the sequel that fans of the first game (which I also recommend that you play first) were waiting for. It keeps all of the fun aspects of the previous game while adding plenty of new things as well as addressing the criticisms of the original, the largest of which was lack of multiplayer. The game now has full Co-Op, as well as a new character in the form of the Sorceress. The game adds new levels new enemies, and an arsenal of new weapons and traps to massacre the hordes of orcs with, all while keeping the theme of the original, including the FANTASTIC soundtrack. I would say this feels more like an expansion pack than a sequel, but then you also to take into account that both this game and the original were very cheap in price on release, and both have been on sale countless times since then. A great deal of fun, and if you like the idea of slaughtering huge hordes of orcs with hilarious trap combinations, you NEED to buy this game.
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 31
Quite a bunch of fun, especially with friends.
7/10
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
28.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 14
Orcs get hit by traps, Orcs die. You can't explain that.
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 9
It's the most butifull thing I've evah seen my entire life! It's Watahmalone INSIDE A WATAHMELONE!
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 14
Kill orcs. Have fun.
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6 of 12 people (50%) found this review helpful
17.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
ya bought this and 2 days later it goes on sale, thx steam.
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
28.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
Really fun game, in my opinion atleast

Good Wave defens game

works whit workshop also which is very fun to experiment whit although Play it out normally first, second time more fun :D

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0 of 4 people (0%) found this review helpful
7.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 26
hey get here start now hmm see ha ha orecs must die 2 go
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0 of 5 people (0%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 26
they wouldn't ♥♥♥♥ing die
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0 of 5 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 26
I need somebody to play this with!
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0 of 6 people (0%) found this review helpful
41.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 14
shiiittttt
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1 of 10 people (10%) found this review helpful
23.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 19
THIS SUCKS, 11/10
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1 of 11 people (9%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 8
I know I'm definitely going against the grain in not recommending this game, but personally, I just felt that it didn't offer me anything to really keep me playing. The idea of the game sounded incredibly fun at first, so I bought the two pack for my wife and myself. Neither one of us found it to be all that exciting. Great idea and principle behind the game, but I feel the execution was somewhat poor. 4 or a 5 out of 10 from me.
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2 of 15 people (13%) found this review helpful
18.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 11
game is not working and er is not fix to find for it
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