The next free game that will be available free to Xbox Live Gold subscribers is Defense Grid: The Awakening a Xbox Live Arcade title that launched almost 4 years ago.Defense Grid: The Awakening is a tower defense game that was developed by Hidden Path Entertainment, who have since gone onto work with Valve on Counter Strike: Global Offensive . The game is currently sitting at a Metacritic score of 82 and was quite popular when it launched, however some commentators on Major Nelsons’ blog are not impressed.
“Wow, this sucks.” Said commenter D3Y “I was expecting retail games, not XBLA. Even old retail games would have been better than this.”
Fellow commenter Justin McFarland said “Assuming that this program is trying to compete with PlayStation Plus, Microsoft is doing a terrible job.”
Defense Grid: The Awakening is available to download for free right now, and will continue to be available for free until July 15th, when another free game will become available.
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