Dungeon Defenders II Summary
Trendy Entertainment announced today that Dungeon Defenders 2, the four-player co-op Action Tower Defense sequel, will be available on Early Access in conjunction with the 2014 Gaming Awards through Steam on December 5th.
"With over six million Dungeon Defenders players across PC, Console & Mobile, we're thrilled to be able to offer them the chance to play Dungeon Defenders II," said Darrell Rodriguez, CEO of Trendy Entertainment. "At Trendy, we believe the best games are made in a partnership with their communities. For the last 12 months we've been quietly developing Dungeon Defenders II with a limited group of community members we call the Defense Counsel, and we are incredibly proud of our joint accomplishments. Now the time has come to bring the game to Steam and open it up a whole new channel of feedback through Early Access."
Trendy Entertainment has announced they've "hit the reset button" on their development of Dungeon Defenders II, which will be removing the MOBA-style elements of the game and returning it to its tower defense/RPG roots.
The decision was influenced by fan feedback, according to studio marketing director Philip Asher.
The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) has reacted to reports that Trendy Entertainment practiced abusive and sexist practices during the development of Dungeon Defenders and Dungeon Defenders II. Not surprisingly, the organization is disturbed by the reports.
<UPDATE: Kotaku is that Stieglitz will no longer supervise staff on Dungeon Defenders II.>
In a story reminiscent of the Team Bondi Dungeon Defenders developer Trendy Entertainment has been accused of abusive workplace habits.,
Trendy has announced a sequel to their action-RPG tower defense game, Dungeon Defenders II. The sequel will be PC-only free to play, featuring both co-op gameplay and MOBA-style competitive PvP. To support the game, Trendy will use microtransactions to purchase heroes and items; 24 heroes will be available at launch.