Summary: Super Sanctum TD! A stand alone tie in to the recent Sanctum series! Hyped? Yeah well, it’s okay. All the classic features of a tower defense game are here: place-able turrets, upgradeable turrets, sell-able turrets, a home base to protect and enemies trying to destroy it.
Conclusion: I want to like this game more, especially since it’s the only tower defense/FPS franchise out there. Sanctum 2 ‘s design and balancing problems don’t completely obscure what I think is a sweet core concept, but that just seems to emphasize that I want a better game out of this idea.
Excerpt: Sanctum Review Platform: PC exclusive Publisher: Coffee Stain Games UK Price as reviewed: £9.99 Incl. VAT US Price as reviewed: $14.99 excl. Tax At first glance, and even upon the most detailed examination, Sanctum can sometimes seem like a game that isn’t sure entirely what it wants to be and so...
Summary: The tower defense genre recently got a nice boost in novelty with the release of Anomaly: Warzone Earth , which turned the genre on its head, and now we have Sanctum ; a game that puts the player inside tower defense. Other than that both games involve towers though, they are really nothing alike.
Super Sanctum TD review: Tower defense's best-kept secret
2 June 2011
Excerpt: Coffee Stain Studios put a nice spin on the tower defense genre when they combined it with a first-person shooter in Sanctum 2 (I didn't play the first Sanctum ). Around that same time, though, Coffee Stain Studios also released Super Sanctum TD , a classic tower defense game set in the Sanctum...
Excerpt: It’s not every day that the game industry has a group of University students come along and not only create something new and innovative for the tower defence genre, but also, become so successful that they’re able to start their own development studio...until now.