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?
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...
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.
Excerpt: First off, Dungeon Defenders does separate itself from pack in some key areas, including such features as classes, a leveling system and tons of loot. When you begin playing, you need to choose from four different character classes: the apprentice, the squire, the huntress and the monk.
Summary: A downloadable mix of tower defense and action role-playing, Dungeon Defenders leaps from mobile devices to the big screen with surprising style and a focus on four-player cooperative gameplay.
Pros: Engaging mix of role-playing, tower defense, and hack n' slash, Fun, colorful graphics, Excellent four-player action
Cons: Rough for the single player, Interface is a bit cluttered, Gameplay doesn't vary much
Excerpt: This review of Dungeon Defenders must begin with a short study of M. Night Shyamalan’s film, Lady In The Water . It’s a worthy comparison in its own way. Both game and film feature casts of characters who must defend their precious jewels from evil (in the film it’s a lady and in the game it’s an...