Summary: Defenders of Ardania is set in the rich fantasy world of Majesty, but with a twist. Besides the addictive core mechanics of placing towers to stop advancing enemy units, Defenders of Ardania also allows players to take on the role of the attackers seeking to conquer the enemy base.
Summary: As I said above, the concept is awesome, but the game is riddled with issues, multiplayer being the biggest one. I hope some patches are in the works for this game which could drastically improve the score once they fix the issues hampering gameplay.
Excerpt: The Majesty series has been around for a while and known and loved for adding a fun twist to the real time strategy genre. I enjoyed their RTS games since the units usually don’t obey you unless they are bribed. While there are some RTS elements in Defenders of Ardania, I didn’t find this game as ground breaking as I was hoping for.
Excerpt: When it comes to tower defense games, the discerning consumer has a lot of options these days. Whether or not there are a lot of good options is the subject of debate. In choosing what tower defense games to play or avoid, gamers of refined taste often take into consideration such aspects as graphics, enemy […]
Conclusion: The Tower Defense genre is perhaps one of the more saturated in gaming at the moment. Because of this, if a game wants to stand out from the rest of the pack, it has to do something a little different. Defenders of Ardania does this by attempting something so simple that it’s frankly amazing it hasn’t caught on more: it gives you the chance to attack your enemy.
Excerpt: Never having played the Majesty games until recently, I had zero clue as to the lineage of this tower defence style spinoff, but now that I do? It changes little. I still have my opinion of this game pretty fixed, and not much can shake me from it. What's my opinion? Read on...