Kingdom Rush Origins
By Ironhide S.A.
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***Best Mobile Game 2015 DICE Nominee***
The most addicting tower defense game returns in an all-new prequel adventure - welcome to Kingdom Rush: Origins!
Praise for the Kingdom Rush series: the #1 Strategy Game franchise for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, Apple’s Editor’s Choice Award, IGN Editor's Choice, Slide To Play Must Have, GameInformer Gold Award, 148 Apps Editor's Choice, Jay is Games Game of the Year, Pocket Gamer Gold Award,CNET Best iPad Games, CNET Editor’s Choice Award, Gamezebo 4.5/5, Touch Arcade 4.5/5, Venturebeat94/100.
What critics are saying about Kingdom Rush: Origins:
"The Kingdom Rush franchise is one of the best tower defense series around, and the third entry, Origins, is as fun as the franchise has ever been.” –Entertainment Weekly
“I’ve played plenty of tower defense games over the years, but none have ever captured my heart the way the Kingdom Rush series has.” –The Verge
“Kingdom Rush Origins HD is more of the same, for the most part, and that’s an excellent thing." –148 Apps
“Great looks, super fun game play, enjoyable music and fun Easter Eggs. Anyone who loves tower defense games ought to have this on their device." –TUAW
“Everything you might expect from a new game in the wonderfully addictive tower defense series: new towers, new heroes, fantastic gameplay." –Kotaku
"If you’re a fan of tower defense, you’re well acquainted with Kingdom Rush and its sequel, Kingdom Rush Frontiers. This third entry in the series is available now, and yes, it’s the best to date." –Gamezebo
Kingdom Rush: Origins is the third installment of the award-winning Kingdom Rush saga, loved by millions and earning accolades from gamers and critics around the globe. Take a trip back to the beginning, before Vez’nan ever thought to threaten the kingdom with the gem of power, and experience even more of the lightning-fast, exceptionally captivating gameplay that made the franchise a cornerstone of essential tower defense games. In this exciting prequel, command your elven army and defend mystical lands from sea serpents, evil sorcerers, and wave after wave of gnoll tribesman, all with the help of brand-spankin’ new towers, heroes, and spells to fend off every last baddie.
Kingdom Rush: Origins packs in a treasure trove of new content and features while keeping the signature look that millions have come to love.
• Re-enter the world of Kingdom Rush: visit mysterious elven forests, magical faery realms and even floating ruins of an ancient metropolis!
• Unleash the power of the elves with brand new towers and troops! Elf Archers, Mystic Mages, Stone Druids and the Elven Infantry make up the backbone of your army.
• Discover eight new specialized tower upgrades with over 18 abilities! Vanquish your enemies with elven marksmen, runed bears, magic-wielding wizards, and even giant animated trees.
• Take up arms against 30 new enemy types and engage in epic boss battles! Face hordes of Gnolls, giant spiders, and the terrible Twilight army.
• Master and upgrade nine legendary heroes and their awesome powers and spells!
• Rain lightning, summon reinforcements, and use each hero’s unique power to obliterate scores of enemies!
• Immerse yourself in hours of gameplay with over 70 achievements, with three difficulty modes for the newbs and veterans alike.
• Play different game modes - Classic, Iron, and Heroic - and prove your mettle as a master tactician.
• Purchase new-and-improved equipment using your hard earned gems in a revamped Gnome shop.
• Study your enemies and your towers with an in-game encyclopedia
What's New in Version 1.8.2
Fix a bug with Game Center authentication that sometimes causes the app to crash on startup.
Fix a bug with cross promotion link, now it will open the App Store as expected.
Minor bugs fixes.
Absolutely a Joy
Kingdom Rush will be on my personal favorite games list. When I first found it, I was consumed. This version, Origins offers the most vibrant art of the series. The towers themselves are very different from the last two games, inspired by magic or mystical creatures. Voodoo totems, druids calling bears, ent people, and necromancers are all options available for towers, just to name a few.
Origins is my least favorite of the three games, but I still recommend it wholeheartedly. As a fan, I might recommend purchasing the heroes to support the company. Regardless of the contribution an individual character brings to the game, the game as a whole is worth money. Maybe not $50 total for the game plus the dlc characters, but I feel like a handful from the character list is certainly justified.
frustrating & unbalanced
Not good. The concept is neat, Graphics are fine, I am a lover of the kingdom rush series but this is the weakest one. Voice acting is a little weird. It's very difficult, too. The starting money is not enough, wave one I'll have a few hundred gold, then the next wave I have to defend another lane, then another lane comes out of nowhere and goes straight through. I don't like the "teleporting" enemies. And the disabling towers is not enjoyable - it's actually very frustrating. Also some things are not explained very well. Some of the free heroes are clearly weaker than others - I don't know if they are supposed to be, but I don't even use some of them I just stick with Catha the entire game. lost over 3 bucks to buy the app and it's so tempting to buy the heroes. A hero which costs over $7. Double the price of the game itself is outrageous. I would give this 1 star But I still give 2 stars because I do have the urge to finish the game.
Best Tower Defense in the App Store!!!
I have played many tower defense games before, watched them go by download after delete, but this is the first one I spent money on! When I first played the original kingdom rush, I loved it. It delivers great artwork and gameplay with a variety of levels along with excellent storyline and it doesn't even require wifi. I wanted to continue the series, I haven't gotten frontiers quite yet but this game is definitely worth the money at only $0.99! If you are not sure, than download the original game (Kingdom Rush) for free and see how you like it. Like most other reviews, I'd definitely recommend it to anyone who is looking for a fun, addictive Tower Defense. I hope this review helped you, Have a great day!
- Category: Games
- Updated: Oct 30, 2015
- Version: 1.8.2
- Size: 278 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Ironhide S.A.
- © @ironhidegames
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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