Create a hero from one of four classes to save Etheria in this 4-player coop Tower Defense Action-RPG. Includes Steam exclusive Portal gun & TF2 familiars!
User reviews: Very Positive (6,259 reviews)
Release Date: Oct 18, 2011

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Includes 24 items: Dungeon Defenders, Dungeon Defenders Halloween Costume Pack, Dungeon Defenders Halloween Mission Pack, Dungeon Defenders Warping Core Challenge Mission Pack, Dungeon Defenders New Heroes DLC, Dungeon Defenders The Great Turkey Hunt! Mission & Costumes, Dungeon Defenders - Etherian Holiday Extravaganza, Dungeon Defenders - Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards Part 1, Dungeon Defenders - Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards Part 2, Dungeon Defenders: Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards Part 3, Dungeon Defenders - Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards Part 4, Dungeon Defenders: Assault Mission Pack, Dungeon Defenders: Barbarian Hero DLC, Dungeon Defenders: Etherian Festival of Love, Dungeon Defenders - President's Day Surprise , Dungeon Defenders Lucky Costume Pack, Dungeon Defenders - Karathiki Jungle Mission Pack, Dungeon Defenders: Penny Arcade Character Pack, Dungeon Defenders: Series EV Hero DLC, Dungeon Defenders: City in the Cliffs Mission Pack, Dungeon Defenders: Summoner Hero DLC, Dungeon Defenders: Talay Mining Complex Mission Pack, Dungeon Defenders: Jester Hero DLC, Dungeon Defenders Anniversary Pack

Buy Dungeon Defenders Lost Eternia Shards Complete DLC

Includes 6 items: Dungeon Defenders - Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards Part 1, Dungeon Defenders - Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards Part 2, Dungeon Defenders: Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards Part 3, Dungeon Defenders - Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards Part 4, Dungeon Defenders: Assault Mission Pack, Dungeon Defenders - Karathiki Jungle Mission Pack

 

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"Game is fun, but you gotta get all the dlc or you will just feel leftout. Standard towerdefence type game like orcs must die."

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July 22

Dungeon Defenders Eternity Out Now!

Surprise! Today marks the release of Dungeon Defenders Eternity, the definitive version of the original Dungeon Defenders. Eternity takes the best missions from the original game and includes a host of new features, content and anti-hacker security as requested by our loyal Defenders!

Visit the Steam page to learn more!

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July 10

Dungeon Defenders II - The Ambient Sounds of Etheria

So far we’ve given you quite a bit of insight into how our levels are developed visually from start to finish. There is, however, one final element that greatly contributes to the atmosphere of our beautiful maps: audio. Once our level designers have finished building and scripting a map, and our VFX artists have gone through to make sure everything is appropriately shiny, it’s finally time to implement sound.

When a map is ready for sound, my first step is to generate an audio asset list for our talented sound designer, Afshin Toufighian. It is during this process that I decide which environment pieces and effects will require an audio element and which areas of the map will require their own stereo ambient sound waves.

Read More (And Listen To These Sounds!) Here

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Reviews

“…raises the bar for downloadable titles.”
9.5/10 – Destructoid
“...countless hours of entrancingly addictive gameplay”
85/100 – http://pc.ign.com/articles/121/1211303p1.html
“Blend DotA-style crystal defending with the strategic building of a tower defense title and the loot-whoring aspect of a Diablo-like action-RPG and you have a genre fusion that will keep you coming back.”
4.5/5 – GamePro

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Steam Exclusive Offer

  • The Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device for the Huntress hero class. Constantly consuming energy when active, this device allows it’s user to open portals from one location to another and can be used to greatly extend a trap’s range, quickly teleport across the map, or confound enemies!
  • Four Team Fortress 2 Familiars:
    • The Heavy: Uses his Gatling gun to shoot at enemies from afar.
    • The Engineer: Repairs groups of nearby towers while you’re on the offensive.
    • The Medic: Heals a group of nearby allies amidst battle.
    • The Pyro: Uses a flame-thrower to set your foes on fire.

About This Game

Dungeon Defenders is a Tower Defense Action-RPG where you must save the land of Etheria from an Ancient Evil! Create a hero from one of four distinct classes to fight back wave after wave of enemies by summoning defenses and directly participating in the action-packed combat!
Customize and level your character, forge equipment, gather loot, collect pets and more! Take your hero through multiple difficulty modes and challenge/survival missions to earn more experience & even better treasure. Join your friends with 4-player online and local (splitscreen) co-op to plan your strategies together or compete in PvP Deathmatch.

Key Features

  • 4-player Online and Local Co-Op - Team-up with up to 3 friends to defend cooperatively, with character classes that support each other’s strengths and weaknesses. Dynamically combine local (splitscreen) and online players and leave/join any time, so that the game’s always full.
  • Tower-Defense Meets Action-RPG - Choose your class, customize your character & equipment, strategically assemble your defenses, and participate directly in action-packed battle to preserve your castle against the invading horde!
  • 4 Distinct Character Classes - Each character class has a different skill tree, set of towers, and even basic attacks! You can choose if you want to play stealthy, turn invisible, and plant traps behind enemy lines with the Huntress or go all out, block off choke points, and brutally beat your foes into submission with the Squire!
  • Loot and Level-Up - Grab the mounds of money and items that your defeated foes drop and trade them or store them for later use in your Item Box! Getting kills and completing waves earns you experience points, which can be used to upgrade your characters, skills, equipment, and towers on a per-statistic basis. Do you want to enhance Hit Points, Attack Rate, Damage, etc? The choice is yours... Store your massive overflow of money in the 'Mana Bank' and then spend it to improve your equipment or trade with other players. Proudly show off your best equipment in your own 'Adventurer’s Tavern', without fear of item theft!
  • Tons of Enemies and Huge Boss Fights - Over 100 simultaneous enemies will attempt to tear through your defenses and gigantic Boss Monsters will appear to rain down havoc upon everyone. Only by employing the most effective defensive strategies, teamwork, and strong characters will you defeat such devilish foes! Many enemy types run the gamut from big dumb Orcs swinging huge axes, to lithe Dark Elves that strike from the shadows, to crazy kamikaze goblins! Can you defeat the epic boss battles and collect the special loot while still defending your crystals?
  • Mission & Game Play Variety - Each level has a different visual setting, layout, enemy types, traps, and distinct surprises. To collect all the loot and reach the highest levels you must take your character through 4 difficulty modes, survival missions, challenge maps, and more! Some maps force you to have mobile defenses, guarding a crystal which warps around the map. Others have YOU attacking enemy encampments!
  • Collect and Trade Pets Online - A variety of pets exist to assist you in the land of Etheria, each with distinct behaviors. These pets can be leveled-up and customized to match your unique play-style. They can even be traded online with other players!
  • Secure Trading System - Afraid another player won't live up to their word? Use our secure trading system to trade your precious weapons, armor, and pets with other players online! Watch your name and fame spread online, as people seek out the best pet raisers or item forgers!
  • A Mountain of Stats - Every shot you take, kill you make, and defense you build is logged and recorded for posterity. Pore over the voluminous charts and graphs at the end of each session to analyze your team’s performance, quickly review your best statistics for each level, and compare your data online with other players to see who is the greatest hero of all. Furthermore, your Achievements are visible for all to see within your very own Adventurer’s Tavern, and the highest scores for each of your heroes are ranked on the worldwide leaderboards!
  • Dungeon Defenders Development Kit - Dungeon Defenders includes a free development kit where you can create and edit new Dungeon Defenders missions and more utilizing all of the existing Dungeon Defenders assets. Download and share these user created levels via Steam Workshop for an endless Dungeon Defenders experience!

System Requirements

PC
Mac
Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1 Ghz Dual-Core CPU
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 2GB
    • Video Card: Graphics Card with Shader Model 3 support, 256 MB video memory
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Sound: DirectSound-compatible sound device
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 2Ghz Dual-Core CPU
    • Memory: 2GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 2GB
    • Video Card: Graphics Card with Shader Model 3 support, 512 MB video memory
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Sound: DirectSound-compatible sound device
    • Additional:
    • OS: OS X version Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    • Processor: 1.3 GHz Intel CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 3 GB
    • Video Card: Open GL 2.1 / Shader Model 3 capable graphics card with 256 MB video RAM
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    • Processor: 2 GHz CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB
    • Hard disk space: 6 Gb
    • Video Card: ATI Radeon HD 2400 or NVIDIA GeForce 7600, equivalent or greater
    • OpenGL: 2.1
Helpful customer reviews
114 of 144 people (79%) found this review helpful
3,603.1 hrs on record
Completely addicting. Can't stop. My friends are starting to wonder about my sanity. My life is Dungeon Defenders. My ringtone, my texts, my cosplay, my evenings, my Saturday Nights, my facebook...MORE. I NEED MORE.
Posted: June 24
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42 of 60 people (70%) found this review helpful
253.5 hrs on record
This game is great! Very addicting. You should try it if you have an hour or 50.
Posted: June 19
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27 of 38 people (71%) found this review helpful
839.7 hrs on record
A much better game in every aspect than Dungeon Defenders Eternity.
Posted: July 23
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22 of 32 people (69%) found this review helpful
44.9 hrs on record
After playing it for quite some time, the game is extremely simple, addicting and fun. It does look like Orcs Must Die 2 but this tower defense game is even better which is geared more towards multiplayer.

The good thing about this game is that it has a good community, easy controls, amazing gears although they look the same except for the weapons, and graphics are quite outstanding which is suitable for the game. I also liked the screaming kobolds the one with bombs rofl.

The only bad thing about this game is that I didn't really liked the mod which is in open/local It really does spoil the game, although you're not forced to use them in the game. So If you're buying this game make sure you start playing on ranked online and not on local/open.

A must have game. 9/10

Posted: June 30
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
131.2 hrs on record
One of my favourite games, kept me entertained for ages.

Dungeon Defenders is a tower defense game where you play with 3 other people (Or by yourself) to defend the Eternia crystals.
What makes this game more fun than some ordinary tower defense game is that its creative. There are many different characters each with their unique towers and abilities, (Except the hero's from the more heroes pack.) many different maps and challenges, many different enemies and many different equipment.

The cons:
It can get boring if your stuck at a specific point.
Not many people play on it these days.
Easy to suck the game dry. (Not in that sense)

Other than that this game is very fun, but its more fun with multiplayer. 10/10.
Posted: September 1
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267 of 299 people (89%) found this review helpful
3,295.5 hrs on record
Colorful graphics addictive game play and fun all around.
I have amassed over 3000 hours in Dungeon Defenders. ALL PLAY NO AFK SHOP! I am not even close to done with it yet.
Dungeon defenders 2 is on the way but DD1 still has lots of life left to it of this I am certain. At a mere $15 for the base game it is a great deal. When it goes on sale you can even find the complete bundle for under $13!
Not sure if you will like it? Try the free demo you have nothing to lose!
Posted: November 25, 2013
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