Fight off hordes of goblins in this VR smack and smash tower defense hybrid! Punish the invading goblins by using your mighty chained hammer and your wide arsenal of traps and structures.
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Positive (40) - 90% of the 40 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Mar 28, 2022

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“With the goal to create the ultimate hack 'n slash and tower defense hybrid in VR, both satisfying and with depth, we set out to create Now There Be Goblins! As we're just a 3-man team its even more important to receive feedback from you for balancing and creating more content. We're now finally at a stage where we're ready to release a portion of the game to the public!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The game will be in early access for approximately 6 months to a year, we'll continuously be adding new content to the game during this period”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?


What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“We made sure to only release in early access with a fully playable game with enough content to keep you busy for a while, that's why the current version has:

  • 5 unique hammers with unique passive and active abilities
  • 16 different structure variants, each with their own niche and synergies
  • Ability to upgrade and repair structures
  • Tons of grabbable goblin weapons
  • 3 completely different levels with their own environmental mechanics, special enemies and interactables
  • Combat with hammers, swords, maces, bows and much more!
  • Highscores
  • Three save slots

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The price of the full version will increase depending on the amount of content added while in early access. We set the current price as appreciation for you willing to support the game while in development!”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We are already very active in involving the community in development updates, getting suggestions and listening to feedback on the discord server and our other social media platforms. We plan to continue to do so even more!”
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About This Game

Where did these come from?! Hordes of goblins are coming your way and you’re the only thing standing between them and total destruction. Use your mighty hammer and your arsenal of structures to fend them off!

Smack, bash and stomp the goblins with your chained blacksmiths hammer and see them flying! Charge your hammer to unleash your active ability and cause a world of devastation, or grab one of the many weapons to give them a taste of their own medicine.

Explosive cannons, slowing glue, spike traps, huge piercing bolts and much more are at your disposal. Place them anywhere you desire and find out which spots wreak the most havoc. Observe, learn and change your strategy to find new ways to take advantage of your structures.

Use anything you can find to dispose of these vile goblins: grab a torch, throw a bottle or use dynamite to get rid of multiple goblins at once! You can even grab their dropped weapons and use those against them! Every level has its own unique mechanics and interactables, use your environment and gain the upperhand.

Kill hordes of goblins, set new high scores, level up and unlock new difficulties, levels, hammers, structure variants and bolster your arsenal with new and unique means of destruction!

Mix, match and experiment to find hidden synergies. Plan ahead, use the most unique strategies and come out on top! With over 16 different structure variants to choose from you'll never run out of options!

Put on your VR headset and get ready for hours of smacking and smashing, however be aware, the goblins keep coming back with new surprises. Attempt more levels and higher difficulties, discover badass hammers and unlock a variety of structures, to ultimately defeat all the goblins once and for all!

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel i5 or AMD Ryzen 5
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1060 6GB / AMD RX 580 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • VR Support: SteamVR
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel i7 or AMD Ryzen 7
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1080 / AMD RX Vega 64 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 5 GB available space

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