Fight off hordes of evil mutants created by a cataclysmic event in Nival’s new tower defense meets collectible card game, Defenders.

"Must play for any tower defense enthusiast."
– Daniel Tack,

"Nival has nailed the core concepts of the genre."
– Jeremy Duff,

"Fantastic game."
– Joshua Dennison,

Prime World: Defenders combines classic tower defense gameplay with collectible card game elements. Your towers, your spells and your traps are all magical cards that you can collect and upgrade. Earning random sets of cards after each battle allows each player to create unique and exciting strategies!

Freeze, burn, poison, explode and slash countless enemies attempting to stop you from gathering artifacts from the old kingdom. Choose your cards carefully and play them strategically - there will be heavy resistance along the way. Battle everything from small mutated fungi to powerful giant goblins and nagas!

In addition to the story-driven single-player campaign in Prime World: Defenders, each players’ experience is unique thanks to custom generated missions!


• Full Retina support with beautiful 3D graphics!
• Customize and create your own towers by forging and merging their abilities!
• Over 20 tower types and 25 upgrade levels for each tower!
• A full PC game that you can now play on mobile!
• Leaderboards and over 100 achievements!
• 36 types of violent monsters and ferocious bosses with special weaknesses!
• Captivating storyline with 23 missions, extra boss levels, and randomly generated missions!
• Use special placement near buildings and anomalies to boost your powerful attacks!

Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 4S & higher, iPod touch 5th generation, iPad 2 and iPad mini & higher.

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Please note that the game is free to play but you can purchase some items in it with real money. However, this is not essential to get a perfect game experience.

What's New

Version 1.8.3

- New Year theme disabled.
- Minor performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

3.4 out of 5

95 Ratings
95 Ratings

It’s a start


Gorgeous visuals, but the bar where the towers are is so small you can’t see what you are getting. All the writing is just SO small, and I’m playing on an iPad Air 2, can’t begin to imagine what gameplay is like on a phone. Really want to give this five stars for the graphics alone, but will not be playing until the size issues are fixed. Only played one level, so didn’t have a chance to have any other issues. At the end of the level though, the background spun around while the middle showed you how you did, that literally made me sick, you can’t do that... anyone with a tendency toward motion sickness will hurl... Good luck, can’t wait to play when issues are fixed.

Developer Response

Thank you for the feedback! We will keep your comment in mind.

Don't is practically not readable


You have to hold your phone to your face to be able to read the text, it is very very small and the zoom function does not let you zoom in far enough.

Other than the font/zoom issues this game is really great. I have not run into any other issues with this game and found it to be very enjoyable for short periods of time before I get too frustrated to continue playing because I cannot read anything. I have great eye sight too, my wife on the other hand does not and she could. It play this game due to the font size/zoom issue.

Please fix the game


I would give this game a 5-star rating. The game is really well made with a lot of great features. Leveling up the towers is a ton of fun! Graphically the game is visually beautiful for a phone app. But...

The game has an issue for me that sent me back three levels and six hours of gameplay. This has happened twice. Can't play the game offline then online, nor can it be saved. Restarting the app sometimes will make it freeze. The biggest issue is the loss of gameplay twice.

Like what was previously said, this game deserves five stars. The glitches make it like Sisyphus, endlessly bound to hell.


784.1 MB
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French, German, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian
Age Rating
Rated 9+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
© 2013-17 Nival
In-App Purchases
  1. Rare card pack $2.99
  2. Unique forge pack $4.99
  3. Upgrade Set $1.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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