The latest piece of DLC for Dungeon Defenders has started to show up for players today and from first impressions it seems to be fairly substantial. The Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards takes players outside of the castle for the first time and offers more of what players have asked for.
Trendy Entertainment is giving players the following with their new DLC:
Ten new weapons
An entirely new campaign map
An additional PVP map
A challenge mission with new story cinematics
New enemies/boss fights as well
Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards is available on Steam right now for $3.99. For a limited time, there is also a season pass of sorts available for $9.75 (which will eventually retail for $12.99). Xbox and PS3 users will have to wait until the 21st before they can join the adventure.
The question for PC gamers, is this: now that it’s the middle of December, the Steam Winter Sale will be starting soon. It’s very tough to buy anything right now with the prospect of savings in the back of my head, but I may have to make an exception on this one.
Trendy Entertainment, Reverb Publishing, and D3Publisher are about to unleash the first part of downloadable content (DLC) for its exceedingly addictive and successful downloadable title, Dungeon Defenders. The DLC will be available on PlayStation®Network, Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft on December 21st, and Steam today for only $3.99 (http://store.steampowered.com/app/204381/). As part one of the Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards, gamers everywhere can now finally take their first look outside of their castle and into the rest of the vivid Dungeon Defenders universe.
Each quest will take players through an entirely new campaign map, a new PvP map, and a new challenge mission with new story cinematics, enemies, 10 all new weapons, a new pet, a new boss, and more! When gamers complete the quest, even more secrets may await.
Check out the trailer for the entire Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards HERE.
A Complete Pack of all 4 parts of the Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards is available now on Steam for a limited time for only $9.75 (retail $12.99). Purchasing this will grant players access to the content as it releases as well as early access to Nightmare Mode. Nightmare Mode is an even harder difficulty mode which will eventually unlock for PC owners of all 4 DLC packs and incorporate all of the new enemies into the full campaign. Complete Pack owners will get to try out Nightmare Mode with these enemies as they are released.
Note: The 10 new weapons and pet will be patched into the Console version in the first patch early next year.
Dungeon Defenders is one of the fastest selling downloadable games of all time. Bringing together the best elements of tower defense and action-RPG progression, it allows players to team up and fight across 15 unique maps, 30 challenges and four difficulty settings in all of the game’s loot-raiding, spell-casting, level-up stacking glory. Players control one of four distinct heroes in an epic bid to fight back an ancient evil. Each character comes with special functions, and players can create and customize/upgrade an armory of weapons and equipment.
Check out the launch trailer for Dungeon Defenders here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KhaA279thk
Dungeon Defenders is rated E10+ by the Entertainment Software Review Board and is available for download now on Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 for 1,200 Microsoft Points, and on PlayStation Network and Steam for $14.99. For more information on the game, visit www.dungeondefenders.com, like the game on Facebook http://facebook.com/dungeondefenders or follow the Trendy team @TrendyEnt.
ABOUT REVERB PUBLISHING:
Founded in 2010, Reverb Publishing offers digital publishing to independent game developers on PlayStation Network, Xbox LIVE Arcade, Wiiware, Steam, iOS and Droid, by combining production and business development support paired with the proven public relations and marketing agency expertise from its parent company, Reverb Communications. Reverb Publishing’s unique business model is form fitted for studios, ensuring that they receive the majority of the game’s revenue and maintain ownership of their titles while Reverb handles all the non-developmental tasks including production support, navigating QA, and preparing for product submission.
The PR veterans at Reverb Communications have worked on recognizable brands like Guitar Hero, Rock Band, The Beatles: Rock Band, Dance Central, Star Trek Online, as well as stellar digital titles like ZEN Pinball, Battle Slots, Army of Darkness, BloodRayne Betrayal, Kung Fu LIVE and many more. For more information about Reverb Publishing, please visit www.reverbpublishing.com.
D3Publisher is a leading video game publisher for all platforms, including: the Wii™ system, Nintendo DS™ and Nintendo 3DS™ handheld systems, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC, and wireless devices. D3Publisher has operations in the U.S., and Japan. The company also owns development studio Vicious Cycle Software, Inc., and its technology platform, Vicious Engine 2™. For more information about D3Publisher and its products, please visit: www.d3publisher.us.
ABOUT TRENDY ENTERTAINMENT:
Trendy Entertainment is an independent Florida studio focused on rapid, low-cost development of broad-demographic games for digital distribution. It is composed of the co-founders of Artificial Studios Inc. and former directors of Ignition Entertainment, who have together released numerous titles for PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 system, including Monster Madness and Cell Factor. For more information, please visit http://trendyent.com/
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