Published on September 20th, 2011 | by Cameron Woolsey
Orcs Must Die! Release Date Announced
The release dates for the Xbox LIVE Arcade and Steam versions of Orcs Must Die! was announced today by Texas developer, Robot Entertainment. Xbox gamers can look forward to slaughtering thousands of orcs Oct. 5, 2011 and PC gamers will soon do the same when the game is released via Steam on Oct. 12, 2011.
“The slaying hour is nigh upon us,” said Patrick Hudson, CEO of Robot Entertainment. “We can no longer restrain the enemy at the gate. We will soon turn the riftdefense over to Xbox and PC gamers to beat back the mob and save the Order!”
Orcs Must Die! is an action strategy game that challenges players to defend against waves of oncoming orcs.
Details on the game:
• Play as the War Mage and defend 24 fortresses from an enraged mob of orcs and 11 other villainous monsters.
• Choose from a selection of 6 weapons and magic spells and 17 traps that hack, launch, flatten, gibletize, and incinerate your enemies.
• Upgrade your traps, spells and weapons to cater the game to your personal play style.
• Cleverly combine traps and spells for higher scores on the leaderboards.
• Expertly wield your wits and your weapons through the story-driven campaign and unlock a brutal “Nightmare” campaign.
• Replay fortresses endlessly, combining different defenses and tactics every time!