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    Some important news for Orcs Must Die! Unchained players in the EU. It has been announced today that from March 14th GameForge will be transitioning Orcs Must Die EU services to Robot Entertainment. This means that on that date it … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: February 28, 2017, 10:58 pm
    Temper is set to return to Orcs Must Die! Unchained after a very long break. The Order hero was last seen way back in phase 1 of the closed beta. Fans have long been awaiting his return and returning he … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: February 18, 2017, 8:10 pm
    Robot Entertainment are back from the holiday break with a new patch for Orcs Must Die! Unchained. This new patch brings new maps for higher account levels, plus leaderboards for all maps, new consumables and various game design tweaks to … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: January 14, 2017, 10:50 pm
    The time has come! The huge Orcs Must Die! Unchained update is now LIVE in North America and Europe. You can open your dashboard to download the new update or head over to www.orcsmustdie.com right now to begin! See you … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: December 6, 2016, 8:52 pm
    The all mighty update to Orcs Must Die! Unchained is now only a few days away. The servers are currently offline as Robot Entertainment prepares for the upcoming release due to land on December 6th. This update will see the removal … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: December 4, 2016, 3:35 pm
    Last week Robot Enterainment achieved its goal of raising over $2000 as part of the 24hr stream in support of Extra Life. Justin “SixOkay” Korthof and “Danger Mike” among other bots stuck with the community on Twitch throughout the duration. … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: November 26, 2016, 11:48 pm
    The bots have been hard at work at the studio on the next big update to Orcs Must Die! Unchained. The next update, version 1.6 will bring major changes with the removal of siege mode and the renewed focus on … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: November 16, 2016, 7:10 pm
    Back in March last year, Petersen Games announced in collaboration with Robot Entertainment to launch the first Orcs Must Die! board game. The project went live on Kickstarter and was quickly funded within 24 hours of going live. The huge … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: October 26, 2016, 9:29 pm
    MMORPG have interviewed Chris Rippy to talk about how things are shaping up with the re-work of OMDU following the announcement to focus on survival gameplay and head back to the OMD 1 & 2 roots. Spearking to MMORPG, Chris … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: October 13, 2016, 4:55 pm
    Things have been a bit quiet over the last month or so, both here and at Robot HQ. The silence is usually a sign of big news to come and this is no exception. Today Robot Entertainment has announced how … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: September 19, 2016, 5:29 pm
    If you are a fan of the infamous Worms series, Team 17 have a treat for Orcs Must Die! Unchained fans. As part of featuring various indie and mainstream games, the new Worms game features three OMDU inspired Worms styles … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: September 9, 2016, 4:02 pm
    Worms W.M.D the next title in the popular and long running Worms series by Team 17 will play host to a number of ‘all stars’ featuring skins and weapons from various indie games. Games such as Rocket League, Goat Simulator, … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: August 12, 2016, 9:28 pm
    Today, Orcs from all over the globe will be celebrating as their majesty Queen Bionka returns to the battlefield to support the Unchained. Players from the closed beta may recognise Bionka as “Ball and Chain” who appeared briefly in closed … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: July 12, 2016, 7:58 pm
    Following on from ‘The Baths‘ the next new smaller survival map heading to Orcs Must Die! Unchained is the ‘Throne Room’. As revealed on last weeks Insider Access the Throne Room is home to one famous Orc in particular.. closed … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: June 26, 2016, 10:24 am
    In case you missed out on last weeks Insider Access, it has recently been revealed that the next survival map destined for OMDU will be a welcome return of an old favourite – “The Baths” from the original Orcs Must … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: June 18, 2016, 5:24 pm
    Ian Fischer, Design Director at Robot, or as you may better know him as “Mother” has taken part in another Reddit AMA to answer fans burning questions! From Orcs Must Die! to the gaming industry there were plenty of questions … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: June 12, 2016, 9:10 pm
    MikeLemmer on the Steam Forums has put together an outstandingly detailed guide on how to play defensively with Smolder. If you play with Smolder alot on either Survival or PvP or are thinking about playing some more with Smolder, this is … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: June 5, 2016, 12:02 am
    The artists at Robot Entertainment have done great work with Orcs Must Die! Unchained. Utilising the Unreal engine, OMDU is the best looking OMD game yet. With so much going on in fierce battles however you can sometimes miss out … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: June 3, 2016, 11:07 pm
    The latest patch for Orcs Must Die! Unchained open beta is now LIVE! Start your OMDU dashboard and the patch will begin to download. This patch contains a huuuge amount of changes including the return of Bloodspike the brutal! You’ll be … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: May 31, 2016, 9:36 pm
    Bloodspike is making a return to Orcs Must Die! Unchained in the next open beta patch. Bloodspike has long been on fans wishlist to make a return to OMDU following his removal at the end of closed beta phase 1. … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: May 22, 2016, 6:05 pm
    Last week Robot Entertainment were out in full force at PAX East in Boston to show off Orcs Must Die! Unchained to the masses. Robot set up camp with a massive display with their OMDU booth along with 30 stations … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: May 2, 2016, 6:25 pm
    Did you catch the new hero reveal from this weeks Insider Access? Our icy friend Tundra is set to make a return to Orcs Must Die! Unchained next patch. A perfect compliment to the new Avalanche survival match also coming … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: April 14, 2016, 10:56 pm
    Last week, Orcs descended upon London for EGX Rezzed, a video games event hosted at Tobacco Dock. The event had over 160 games playable and one of those was Orcs Must Die! Unchained where the Gameforge team had set up … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: April 11, 2016, 9:24 pm
    Just in case you missed out the preview of the new survival map in last weeks Insider Access, below you can view a video tour of the new map. “Avalanche” is a heavily modified version the the Surrounded map. Its … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: April 10, 2016, 7:36 pm
    The Robot Entertainment AMA (ask me anything) series continues on Reddit. The latest bot to take part is Design Director – Ian Fischer, you may better recognise him as “Mother” on the forums. Check out his answers over on his … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: April 4, 2016, 10:39 pm
    Have you been following closely on Facebook and Twitter? If so you may have spotted some very interesting new “Ask Me Anything” features on Reddit. Known as AMA’s players have been asking questions directly to the bots at the studio. … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: March 31, 2016, 4:16 pm
    The Open Beta for Orcs Must Die! Unchained has just kicked off and is now live! Whether you are a previous closed beta tester or a brand new player looking to see what all the talk is about – you … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: March 29, 2016, 5:39 pm
    Following a successful closed beta stress test last weekend, Robot Entertainment have today announced that Orcs Must Die! Unchained is entering its next release phase – Open Beta on March 29th. This is great news and means that anyone who … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: March 23, 2016, 10:20 pm
    Good news – patch 2.8 for Orcs Must Die! Unchained is now live! Commence your downloading and play this weekend to take part in the server stress test. If you play this weekend you will also be rewarded with this … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: March 17, 2016, 7:24 pm
    Orcs Must Die! Unchained will soon be getting its next closed beta patch. Bringing us up to version 2.8 this patch adds a brand new map for Survival gameplay – “Shark Island“. In addition to some changes with survival difficulty … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: March 15, 2016, 7:45 pm
    Great news for Steam gamers this week as Robot Entertainment announces that following Orcs Must Die! 1 & 2 the new PvE and PvP Orcs Must Die! Unchained will also be coming to Steam! This has been much requested on … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: February 23, 2016, 7:14 pm
    Great news to all closed beta players for OMDU the MEGA PATCH version 2.7 is out now in both EU and NA regions simultaneously. The download is a biggie so you will want to get it going as soon as … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: February 4, 2016, 11:32 pm
    The final of three brand new PvE maps coming to Orcs Must Die! Unchained in the next patch due out this Thursday is Frostbite. This map gives us a nice change of scenery, a snowy map with a fortress along the Arctos … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: February 2, 2016, 10:00 pm
    Another new PvE exclusive map that will be arriving in closed beta patch 2.7 for Orcs Must Die! Unchained next week is “The Wall”. The map lives up to its name and is indeed one big wall that connects to … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: January 30, 2016, 8:07 pm
    There is a new map coming to the Orcs Must Die! Unchained closed beta in patch 2.7 which is due to land next week. As revealed on the OMDU blog the new map is “Crogon Keep”, a map aligned to … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: January 29, 2016, 8:01 pm
    The bots at Robot Entertainment are so hard at work getting patch 2.7 they have announced that there won’t be an ‘Orcs After Dark’ stream today unfortunately. The servers will be open as normal for closed beta testing from 6pm … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: January 28, 2016, 9:18 pm
    The Trello board has recently been updated with the forthcoming changes for patch 2.7 for Orcs Must Die! Unchained. You can find the link to the Trello board below, some quick highlights are: Changes coming to player speed Environmental traps … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: January 24, 2016, 7:49 pm
    2016 is in full swing and we now have new closed beta hours for both NA and EU OMDU closed beta servers. North America The servers will now be open all weekend starting from Thursday evening at 6pm CT up … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: January 10, 2016, 8:39 pm
    Good news for those who are part of the Orcs Must Die! Unchained closed beta. The testing hours have been opened up to 24×7 all Christmas holiday season giving you a chance to check out all the great new features … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: December 20, 2015, 4:06 pm
    Patch 2.6 for Orcs Must Die! Unchained is now Live for both North America and Europe regions. Hop on in and check out the new features such as: The brand new survival map “Surrounded” built exclusively for PvE with the … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: December 4, 2015, 10:48 pm
    If you happened to watch the Super Special Live Stream event on the Orcs Must Die! EU twitch channel which took place a few weeks ago, you would have seen a special guest! Indeed, Rimmon from the OMDU EU community … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: December 2, 2015, 8:29 pm
    The patch notes for patch 2.6 for Orcs Must Die! Unchained are now available online, and oh yes, its a big patch!  Robot helpfully provides a super quick bullet point summary: Patch 2.6 New Traits! Crafting! Potions and Scrolls! New … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: November 28, 2015, 6:24 pm
    Did you catch this weeks episode of Insider Access on the OMDU Twitch channel? If you did you missed out on another exciting episode, and this one had alot of big reveals! Designer Jerome Jones was on hand with Community … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: November 24, 2015, 11:17 pm
    Have you been keeping an eye on the OMDU Insider Access streams? If not watching live you can catch up by VOD on the official OMDU YouTube channel. This weeks Insider Access was very interesting. Community Manager, Justin Korthof (SixOkay) … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: November 19, 2015, 10:19 pm
    Some news for both the North American and EU communities currently enrolled in the Orcs Must Die! Unchained closed beta, there are some changes coming surrounding the times that the severs will be available for playing. Currently the OMDU servers … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: November 8, 2015, 9:56 pm
    Have you been keeping an eye on the Orcs Must Die! Unchained Trello? The Trello is where Robot keeps us up-to date with what is coming up in future patches. We’re on 2.5 right now and the details for things … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: October 17, 2015, 12:20 pm
    The latest patch for Orcs Must Die! Unchained closed beta is now live in North America! Go forth and open your game client to begin downloading the latest patch. You can try out the new hero, Zoey the Apprentice, Radial … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: October 7, 2015, 8:45 pm
    The patch notes for the next Orcs Must Die! Unchained closed beta update are now available online. Titled “Chaos Theory” as a nod to Zoey, the chaotic Apprentice who makes her return in patch 2.5. Details about Zoey’s return have … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: October 3, 2015, 10:00 pm
    The next hero to return back to OMDU from phase 1 has been revealed to be the Apprentice. She will be returning as Zoey, the student that Max has under his wing. Zoey retains her uniqueness from phase 1, her … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: September 27, 2015, 9:41 pm
    Rimmon has uploaded a new YouTube video to his channel and this week the focus is on support traps that offensive heroes can use. There are a number of support traps that offensive heroes can use and they can be … Continue reading
    Author: Dean
    Posted: September 19, 2015, 6:15 pm