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Defender
6.4 out of 10

Defender

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Overall 7
7.0

Defender

XboxAddict.com
20 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Ahhhh, the classic Defender arcade game brings back fond memories. At it's time of release in the early 80's, it was a groundbreaking game that incorparated things like "particle effects", and actually had gameplay elements that occurred off the screen (the first game to do so).
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Overall 8
7.7

Voltron: Defender of the Universe Review

ztgd.com
7 December 2011
  • Excerpt: From days of long ago… That’s how it all began in 1984 and it’s exactly how Voltron: Defender of the Universe from Behavior Interactive and THQ begins. While Voltron has had a few iterations, including...
  • Pros: + Lions control well, + Tons of fan service, + Voltron battles handled smartly
  • Cons: No upgrades/progression, Lions too similar, Repetitive objectives
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Overall 8
7.5
Gameplay 8
7.5
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 8
8.0

Voltron Defender of the Universe Review (Xbox LIVE Arcade)

Gamers Daily News
29 November 2011
  • Summary: In the end Voltron Defender of the Universe is cool, but short and with some flaws in the gameplay that left me wishing they had rethought some things and put more time into others. It’s not a bad downloadable game but I’m not exactly sure it is worth the price.
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Overall 8
8.0

Crystal Defenders review (X360)

HonestGamers
23 April 2011
  • Excerpt: More than two years ago now, Square-Enix released an Xbox Live title known as Crystal Defenders . It’s a tower defense game. You’ve possibly played one like it before. The way that genre works is that you have to defend your tower from a bunch of enemies who proceed along a trail in a procession.
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Overall 8
8.0

Crayon Physics Deluxe (PC)

Square-Go
28 March 2010
  • Excerpt: In the same way that film making has produced some of its best efforts in independent movies, gaming is firmly following suit. Crayon Physics Deluxe is the first commercial game from newcomer Petri Purho, an independent Finnish developer.
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Overall 7
7.0

Crystal Defenders Review

Modern-Gamer.com
19 May 2009
  • Excerpt: If there’s one type of game that fully encompasses the casual gaming movement it’s Tower Defense. This strategic game style will always steal a few hours away without any warning or apology. Now with Square Enix adding the classes …
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Overall 7
7.4
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 4
4.0
Sound 9
8.5
Lastability 8
7.5

Crystal Defenders

Cosmos Gaming
7 May 2009
  • Summary: Fans of the tower defense genre should most certainly check this game out. Everyone else should try the demo first and if that tickles your fancy, the full version may just be worth owning!
  • Pros: -Very easy to pick up and get into., -Eases new players into the experience by placing limitations on units., -Amazing soundtrack., -Plenty of replayability for those wanting to try new strategies or perfect the game.
  • Cons: -Graphics are very low grade for an XBLA title., -More unit types would have been a welcome addition.
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Overall 7
7.0

Crystal Defenders

GamesRadar
2 April 2009
  • Pros: Very replayable, Fairly priced at 800 points ($10), Cute design
  • Cons: Very similar to other tower-defense titles, Can get pretty repetitive, Might be too shallow for some
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Overall 5
4.8

Crystal Defenders Review

IGN Entertainment
12 March 2009
  • Conclusion: Novice Defender—Clear wave 10 on any single map. (5 points) Seasoned Defender—Clear wave 20 on any single map. (5 points) Expert Defender—Clear all the waves on any single map. (5 points) W1 Defender—Clear all the maps in W1. (10 points) W2 Defender—Clear all the maps in W2.
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Overall 7
6.6

Expert Review

GameSpot
20 November 2006
  • Summary: Defender, originally released in arcades back in 1980, can be a hard, hard game. The arcade classic has you flying a ship above a planet, attempting to stop alien ships from abducting humans and combining with them to form deadly mutants.
  • Pros: Offers multiple control schemes that replicate the original game's controls about as well as you can on a gamepad, Online leaderboards let you fight for world supremacy
  • Cons: Updated graphics are underwhelming, Online mode doesn't actually offer any interaction
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