Dungeon Defense: Crypt Edition in Review – Tower Defense: The Undead Way

dungeondefense1Tower Defense has just gotten a very promising upgrade in the form of InMotion Software’s Dungeon Defense:Crypt Edition. This Tower Defense game has come out of seemingly nowhere. The graphically excellent game has a lot of TD fans excited with good reason but can it compete with the “big boys”  like Field Runners and the even newer ElementalMonster TD?

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geoDefense in Review – Tower Defense gets an Old Facelift

geodefense1It seems like vector-esque graphics are the new vogue. With the rise in popularity of games such as Vector Tanks and Blue Attack!, it was only a matter of time before developers brought this visual style to the arena of Tower Defense (aka) TD games. This seems a no brainer given the fact that one of the better Flash TD games out there is Vector TD, a TD game that is done in vector graphics. Yet, despite the fact that the TD genre has a growing number of entries and that vector graphics may one day be passe, geoDefense does make a strong case in justifying its presence in your iDevice and within the TD genre in general.

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Fieldrunners: one of the best tower defense games on the iphone?

The Tower Defense genre has been picking up steam in the last several years. Desktop Tower Defense, an internet flash game released in 2007, was played almost 16 million times after only four months of release. A simple search on google will yield countless websites devoted to the genre. It was only a matter of time before developers started pumping out such games on the iPhone.

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Towers vs. Dragons 1.1.1 for iPhone Offers Unique Defense Game Fun

Moscow, Russia – Announcing Jury Shortki, the developer of Towers vs. Dragons, proudly releases a new product for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The app is a new launch and a unique game that combines tower defense and line drawing to offer users an amazingly fun gaming experience. Users can draw traps, build towers and harvest mana as they work their way through the game, killing as many flying dragons as they can. Each of the game’s fifteen levels introduces new elements for slaying hordes of dragons and defending the kingdom. A player’s high scores are recorded on the game center leaderboards.

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Star Defense – Tower Defence’s True 3rd Dimension

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As has been mentioned before, Tower Defence is a crowded genre at the App Store – very crowded – and full of great games. When ngmoco announced Star Defense, a true-3D TD game to hit App Store shelves around June, an almost audible groan could be heard from many gaming fans who have tasted the best already and are wanting something different for dessert. Well, Star Defense is not just another TD, it is another TD that has enough new gameplay to warrant a new genre.

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Fantasy Defense: Deeper Discount Makes Top Game a Freebie

Seoul, Korea, Republic Of – Fantasy Defense, a tower defense strategy game which has built a worldwide fan base since its recent launch, is available free for a limited time only. The app, sold in the iTunes App Store by Play Bean Co, Ltd, retails at $2.99.

Fantasy Defense has built its popularity on game design and its sophisticated fusion of castle defense and RPG elements, giving it broad appeal which transcends genre. Five evocative fantasy worlds support fifty stages of no-holds-barred us-against-them strategy based combat. Ambitious players can rack up 64 achievements to prove their ultimate fantasy warrior status. Adjustable difficulty as well as three play modes give Fantasy Defense incredible replay value.

Lauded for its use of upgradeable skills, its variety of special items, and the game’s consistent ability to provide entertainment through flawless pacing, Fantasy Defense is destined to be a gaming phenomenon. The current sale will likely contribute to increasing the game’s fan base, as well.

Fantasy Defense ranked as the #1 tower defense game in Korea shortly after its initial launch there. Following this success, it has captured #1 rankings in Indonesia, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore and top ten designations in 28 other countries. Its debut in the United States has followed the same strong pattern, and those interested in trying the game capturing imaginations across the globe are encouraged to do so during this special limited time sale. Download the premium version of Fantasy Defense in the iTunes App Store at no charge – but hurry, it won’t be free for long:

5 Enchanting, Terrifying Environments:
Bring order to chaos in the forest of darkness, fiery volcano, devil’s dungeon, infinite wilderness and the infamous swamp of desire!

A Vast World With 50 Stages:
Hours of game play are guaranteed! Each of the five environments offers ten challenging stages to conquer.

Hero And Unit System:
Control your ultimate heroes and 12 mythical units in this new RPG style tower defense game!

Exciting Upgrades:
Improve your heroes by earning upgrades to enhance their performance and attain ultimate strength.

Special Items:
Twenty-four items and counting improve your heroes and increase the power of your army.

3 Game Modes:
3 modes of play let you experience Fantasy Defenders the way you want to, when you want to!

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.2 or later
* 72.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
For a limited time only, Fantasy Defense 1.3.0 is now free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

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Artem Kotov announces the release of Defense Zone: Kepler-22b 1.1

Chelyabinsk, Russian Federation – Stunning detail of levels, in-depth gameplay, finely tuned balance of all levels and turrets. During the game you will hold your defense with your turrets against the massive hordes of enemies.

With every level you will have the use of new weapons at your command. It is up to you, commander, how to spend the resources: restore and upgrade your veteran units or to purchase some new ones. Different types of weaponry and landscape provide you with a variety of choices of defence tactics.

Choosing the right weapons and the correct placement is key to any successful defence. The weapons have different firepower, rate of fire, firing range, blast radius and price.

OpenFeint support allows posting all level results in a consolidated database. You can compare your skills with other players and show off your best score.

Experience the true Tower Defense.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* 161 MB

What’s New in Version 1.1
* Bug fixed: crash on iPod.
* Reducing the size of the application.

Pricing and Availability:
Defense zone 1.1 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

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Artem Kotov announces the release of Defense zone 1.0

Chelyabinsk, Russian Federation – Stunning detail of levels, in-depth gameplay, finely tuned balance of all levels and turrets. During the game you will hold your defense with your turrets against the massive hordes of enemies.

With every level you will have the use of new weapons at your command. It is up to you, commander, how to spend the resources: restore and upgrade your veteran units or to purchase some new ones. Different types of weaponry and landscape provide you with a variety of choices of defence tactics.

Choosing the right weapons and the correct placement is key to any successful defence. The weapons have different firepower, rate of fire, firing range, blast radius and price.

OpenFeint support allows posting all level results in a consolidated database. You can compare your skills with other players and show off your best score.

Points for a leaderboard develop from:
* Points for units
* Points for fast passage of level
* Points for passage lost-free lives

All is a sum of points which at all will differ, so it is possible to make always better the result. Experience the true Tower Defense.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* 273 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Defense zone 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

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Dino Palooza – The ultimate action-based defense game

Florianopolis, Brazil – Independent development studio Cat Nigiri today is proud to announce the release of Dino Palooza for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, a touch-based tower defense game with great focus on action, precision moves and tactics. Dino Palooza aims to put another spin in the popular tower defense genre.

Set in the late Cretaceous Period, the game tells the story of a small team of scientists (from the future), imprisoned in a prehistoric jungle, struggling to both fix the timeline they broke and surviving the wrath of Professor Nigel Racik, to whom dinosaurs should have ruled the earth forever. In Dino Palooza, the player does more than watch the guns take care of the bad guys. Players actively fire the cannons, place the barricades, slow the enemies down, and much more.

Feature Highlights:
* Gather resources, build mazes and place traps on more than 18 levels
* 16 dinosaur species
* Earn credits and unlock tons of new weapons
* Game Center leaderboard support
* Full Retina Display support
* Amazing soundtrack
* In-game comics

Device Requirements:
* iPhone 3GS or later, iPod touch 3rd gen or later
* iOS 3.2 or later
* 44.5 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Dino Palooza 1.0.1 costs only $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and will be available worldwide on the App Store in the Games Category. Launch Special Price $0.99 USD is being offered for a limited time.

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Located in Brazil, Cat Nigiri is a startup indie games development studio focused on quality mobile apps. Copyright (C) 2011 Cat Nigiri. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.