publisher of last year's tower-defense genre-bender Orcs Must Die!,
has just announced it's preparing the game's sequel for release later
this year. Orcs Must Die! 2 will bump up the offensive and defensive
items available to players, overhaul the game's upgrade system, and
add a second playable character, the Sorceress, for co-op runs
through the sequel's new campaign mode.
The original Orcs Must Die!
made our list of the best downloadable games of 2011, and the sequel
looks to contain plenty of potential improvements on its predecessor.
The game's so far only been confirmed for PC (Robot says the game's console port didn't kill enough orcs to justify a sequel), and while it's not due for release until this Summer, it'll be
playable at this weekend's PAX East in Boston. To make sure you have orcs to
kill between now and the sequel's release, Robot Entertainment
promises the second game will contain exclusive unlocks for owners of