Excerpt: Dungeon Defenders starts off exceptionally well. These heroes have vanquished the evil old ones, and entrapped them into crystals. They go off on a quest, and leave their children behind. Who accidentally knock one off, and have to stop the waves of evil hordes. Why stop them?
Conclusion: The game had a lot to be proud of: an engaging multiplayer mode, a variety of different game modes, a good amount of replayability, a tolerable soundtrack, and impressive graphics (considering where its coming from).
Excerpt: The tower defense genre has evolved a lot in recent years, but with the release of Dungeon Defenders, it takes a quantum leap forward. While some games have combined third-person action with tower defense, Dungeon Defenders polishes it to a high shine and then takes the genre to a new level.
Excerpt: There has been, in the last six months or so, a glut of action/tower defense games released on PC. To varying degrees, games like Sanctum , Orcs Must Die! and Dungeon Defenders operate on the same basic premise: defend your crystal/rift/Macguffin from invading orcs/goblins/ogres using defensive...
Excerpt: The Tower Defence game is, in the scheme of things, a fairly recent creation. Initially made as an online flash game it was quickly copied and became very popular. This is easy to understand as there is something about setting things up and watching them go.
Conclusion: Despite these criticisms, it’s hard to be too down on Dungeon Defenders; Trendy Games clearly have a strong understanding of their intended audience, and if you fit into the category of gamers that relishes cooperative-based play and obsessive levelling, there is plenty here to be recommended.