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South Park: Let's Go Tower Defense Play!
6 October 2011
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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
Excerpt: South Park, the TV show, gets better and better. You go back and watch earlier episodes to compare them to the scathing, jet black satire we see today and there’s no disputing that South Park has truly found its feet. Despite this, it’s never translated well to the videogame medium.