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!
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Mixed (137 reviews) - 56% of the 137 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (9,691 reviews) - 92% of the 9,691 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 18, 2011

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Includes 25 items: Dungeon Defenders, Dungeon Defenders - Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards Part 4, Dungeon Defenders - Etherian Holiday Extravaganza, Dungeon Defenders - Karathiki Jungle Mission Pack, Dungeon Defenders - President's Day Surprise , Dungeon Defenders - Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards Part 1, Dungeon Defenders - Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards Part 2, Dungeon Defenders - The Tinkerer's Lab Mission Pack, Dungeon Defenders Anniversary Pack, Dungeon Defenders Halloween Costume Pack, Dungeon Defenders Halloween Mission Pack, Dungeon Defenders Lucky Costume Pack, Dungeon Defenders New Heroes DLC, Dungeon Defenders The Great Turkey Hunt! Mission & Costumes, Dungeon Defenders Warping Core Challenge Mission Pack, Dungeon Defenders: Assault Mission Pack, Dungeon Defenders: Barbarian Hero DLC, Dungeon Defenders: City in the Cliffs Mission Pack, Dungeon Defenders: Etherian Festival of Love, Dungeon Defenders: Jester Hero DLC, Dungeon Defenders: Penny Arcade Character Pack, Dungeon Defenders: Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards Part 3, Dungeon Defenders: Series EV Hero DLC, Dungeon Defenders: Summoner Hero DLC, Dungeon Defenders: Talay Mining Complex Mission Pack

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

 

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April 23

New DD1 Community Event: Dark Elf Hunting!



The Community Development Team is hosting a brand-new community event this weekend! For more details, check out the official thread!

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April 12

CDT Update 2 Teaser

A word from Acen and the Community Development Team:

"Greetings Defenders,

While things didn't go according to our original schedule, we are still moving forward and closing out the last items to get the beta ready for you. So today the CDT would like to present this teaser video for your viewing pleasure as we continue to work to get the beta out to you. We hope you will enjoy the new content and improvements and will keep you informed when the beta is ready for you to test.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BfRekaUKPJ4
Thanks and Happy Defending!!"

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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

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + 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
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Mixed (137 reviews)
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raptor
( 80.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
why did i buy this game?
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ThoriN | kickback.com
( 25.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
tbh, this game is very good
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shiny
( 55.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 2
Hacker Universe, just get Dungeon Defenders 2, better graphics and a lot more secure.
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-W-i-t-a-k-
( 21.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 1
9/11 WOULD ♥♥♥♥ THE SUMMONER AGGAINgfd
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Dog
( 227.6 hrs on record )
Posted: April 30
Game runs poorley, audio is screwed. It's not playable. I would do a more detailed review but there's nothing to review because it's broken.
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Zach
( 4.6 hrs on record )
Posted: April 30
Don't listen to negative reviews. They are just whiny ARK fanboys. The game is great.
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w3bsiteninja
( 1.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 29
Buy this game
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Bell
( 304.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 29
Fantastic Game if you want to have a tower defense, both fun solo and with your friends
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Xilo The Odd
( 502.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 29
more of a buisness practice complaint than anything against the game itself.

just let it be known the developers behind this title basically wanted to shut down wild card studios, developers behind ark, for very petty reasons. dont believe me? read up on Kotaku about Trendy Sueing Wildcard studios.

as a result of such a silly legal case, i may never buy from trendy again. grow the hell up.
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Ssor22
( 162.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 29
As far as I am concerned, this is the first and best RPG tower defence game out there.

+Pro
Easy to play and learn
Leveling up is strait forward
Good merger of the RPG and Tower defence

+Con
Can feel repetitive
Limited skill diversity between characters
DLC is not that great for the cost.

Overall, if you like tower defense games and RPs, this is a good game to play with friends.
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Beans
( 69.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 28
Read this before downloading this game, you will know if you want it or not.

Pros:
- It is not Pay to win, you can easily get just as good as people who did buy some dlcs.
- Even without dlcs, this game can provide you with HOURS upon HOURS of gameplay. (Im at 47 hours atm and I'm not even close to being satisfied.)
- The graphics are great for a game of such age, not so great that you need a super computer to play though.
- (Opinion) The concept is truly amazing, a 3d tower defense were you can help your towers get the job done.
- 4 default characters (No dlc), and many more added with dlc.
- Trendy Net (The Multiplayer Provider) is still keeping an eye on the community and banning modders.
- There is an infinite amount of content to play on steam workshop.
- Deeper well on Insane Survival HC mode. <3

Cons:
- Some (NOT ALL) of the community is filled with horrible trolls who can ruin hours of your gameplay.
- Some grinding is required at higher levels, may result in boredom.
- Some characters (Monk) are practically impossible to play solo, you must have a team.
- Some bosses are imbalanced.
- Dungeon Defenders II is garbage.
- The story kinda leaves off on a big cliff hanger.
- ^^^ You can't finish the entire story without a DLC.
- Some of the (Recommened level) recommendations are extremely incorrect. Some levels are either way easier or harder than the requested.

BIGGEST CON OF ALL:
Nightmare Ogres..... they sooo beautiful.... til u see dat health bar..... >.<
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thorfoinn
( 2.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 28
Me and my wife just wasted quite some time trying to play together. Everything we tried lead to: "Failed to join game from invite".
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Fru ino
( 188.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 27
Fun with friends... Best version of them all please dont buy the others this one is really fun and colorful
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Arty
( 1,096.0 hrs on record )
Posted: April 26
Sometimes a song from this game comes up on my iPod and I get that nostalgic feeling and think to myself:

"Remember that time you spent over one thousand hours playing dungeon Defenders? Yeah, those were good times. Maybe I should play a round or two when I get home for old times’ sake"
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Tsukasa (司)
( 19.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 25
Great solid fun game to play with friends.
Engaging and strategical.

Without friends? This game sucks balls.
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TwitchNuB
( 319.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 24
Fun, but easy to get bored of.
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Sydys
( 368.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 24
Ridiculously fun, especially with friends. In my honest opinion Dungeon Defenders 1 > Dungeon Defenders 2 & anything else that possibly will come after. It is that good.
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Snowlet
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
I love it!
You will always stay grinding for better gear.
It never ends.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
12 of 15 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
106.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
Great game if you have friends to play with, but all the people salty at Trendy for sueing the devs of ARK for a legit reason(not some ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥t) pisses me off.
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11 of 14 people (79%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
174.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 11
The number of people ♥♥♥♥♥ing about this game and giving it a negative positive is ridiculous. This review section is meant to let others know whether this game is worth buying or not. It's a good game, but the company is ♥♥♥♥. So...? It's a good game. You ♥♥♥♥ing degenerates need to shut the ♥♥♥♥ up about this being a ♥♥♥♥♥♥ game if your only argument is the bad decisions made by Trendy. Especially if the argument isn't even relevant to Dungeon Defenders.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 30
Don't listen to negative reviews. They are just whiny ARK fanboys. The game is great.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
129.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 15
Best game ever, 10 times better than ♥♥♥♥ing P2W Dungeon Defenders II.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
17.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 9
Would be nice if I could actually play with other people...
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
188.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 27
Fun with friends... Best version of them all please dont buy the others this one is really fun and colorful
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
304.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
Fantastic Game if you want to have a tower defense, both fun solo and with your friends
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
55.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 2
Hacker Universe, just get Dungeon Defenders 2, better graphics and a lot more secure.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 23
I love it!
You will always stay grinding for better gear.
It never ends.
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 7
I do not know the whole back story behind the studio and ARK and I do not care. I am reviewing this game purely as a game by itself.

I picked this up through Humble Bundle almost a year ago and didn't actually play it till recently. Its a creative tower defense game that is more or less designed to be played with multiple people. You could, in theory single player it but then you would be grinding a LOT to get your characters to a certain level.

Online play I do not think I can recomend, there is basically no servers....but you get that a lot with some older steam games.

Local Co-Op (or Lan, or playing with people you personally know online) I can definately recommend. Me and my wife and some of my friends head over to my house to play this as a couch co-op game all the time and its a butt tonne of fun. My wife ussually doesn't play video games "unless you can raise a baby in them" (sims, harvest moon, pokemon (yeah I don't get that last one either)) and she loves playing this game with me.

All in all, not a terrible game. Not an amazing game for full price. But not a terrible one. I recomend doing what I did and waiting till its on a bundle, or through a steam sale and treating it as a "Local Couch multiplayer game"
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
Recommended
100.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 14
Seriously people? Enough with Trendy and ARK get over yourselves and quit just following others with your lame reasoning of rating a GAME! and not the COMPANY! This game is really fun it is enjoyable and challenging. If you get bored of the levels play the challenges and get mods for new places and challenges.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
34.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 7
Best Game Ever. So addicting and extremely fun!
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
211.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 5
A classic worth playing for the experience.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 10
Beautifully stylized and colorful world. Exciting gameplay driving you all around the map. Wonderful merge of tower-defense and action combat. I've had wonedrful times playing this game with one of my best friends from childhood.
All around great game, highly reccomended.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
79.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
Suing a company for 600 million dollars, when you are about to go bankrupt. Pretty low, wouldn't you say? Hope I won't see this garbage company around in a few years.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 90 days
179 of 273 people (66%) found this review helpful
11 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
24.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 23
Company is garbage
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166 of 265 people (63%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 24
Stop harassing the ARK devs!
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117 of 190 people (62%) found this review helpful
24 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
11.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 24
Tries to brighten up the tower defense genre but only ends up being another tower defense game in the end.

Also does not contain tameable dinosaurs, -100/10
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