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South Park Let's Go Tower Defense Play!
9 October 2014
Conclusion: You work so hard to unlock that one clip of X character, playing the same level over and over again trying to get 500,000 points on a level you have trouble getting 200,000 on, just for a 10 second clip. Challenge mode levels become unlocked after every other level in campaign, and they are great time wasters. Tough, but great. OVERALL It's about as fun as you can expect a tower defense game to be, perhaps even a bit more so at times.
Conclusion: The best advice anyone can be given is to pick up South Park: Let’s Go Tower Defense Play! for the Xbox Live Arcade if they are either a fan of the genre or a huge South Park fan by default.
Summary: " South Park: Let’s Go Tower Defence Play! " combines a direct character control and strategic tower placement to a very nice results. The mix of styles allows multiple players to enjoy the game and its humour on a superficial level (aided by a few beers) while leaving the higher level strategic play to one or two of the more experienced players.
Conclusion: Playing through the campaign on your own or with three other friends unlocks lots of extras that South Park fans will get a kick out of. There are lots of short video clips from different episodes to watch that introduce certain characters and events. More importantly, you'll unlock other kid characters from the series to play as in online play and the challenge maps. LGTDP is definitely at the top of the pile of South Park games.
Summary: To paraphrase Cartman, you have to respect the authority of South Park Let's Go Tower Defense Play! While the lewd-and-crude cartoon has had an awful history when it comes to game adaptations (South Park Rally, anyone?), this Xbox Live Arcade exclusive nails the perverse humor of the TV show and provides challenging levels with loads of strategic depth.
Pros: Great South Park atmosphere, complete with the show's twisted humor, Deep strategy with lots of building options, Numerous challenge missions in addition to campaign, Great co-op mode
Cons: Gets very tough very fast in single-player, Repetitive voice samples get tiring after a few levels
Excerpt: I’m going to be perfectly honest with you all, I haven’t played a tower defense game in years and I think I may have forgotten its concept. When South Park Let’s Go Tower Defense Play! was announced late last spring, I started to puzzle as to what a tower defense was in the first place.
Summary: First announced in a teaser video during Microsoft's E3 press conference in 2008, South Park's exclusive Xbox Live Arcade debut offered more questions than answers. The surprising result is a variant on tower defense strategy games. Despite some drawbacks, Tower Defense Play is a solid entry for South Park fans new to this type of strategy game.
Pros: Four-player cooperative campaign, Fast-paced, frantic action, Authentic voiceovers from the show
Cons: Static outdoor levels lack pizzazz, Only two game variants, Interface is too clumsy for single-player enjoyment