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  • Summary: The acclaimed action fantasy defense game is now available for iPad in High Definition! Get ready for an epic journey to defend your kingdom against hordes of orcs, trolls, evil wizards and other nasty fiends using a vast arsenal of towers and spells at your command!Fight on forests,The acclaimed action fantasy defense game is now available for iPad in High Definition! Get ready for an epic journey to defend your kingdom against hordes of orcs, trolls, evil wizards and other nasty fiends using a vast arsenal of towers and spells at your command!Fight on forests, mountains and wastelands, customizing your defensive strategy with different tower upgrades and specializations! Rain fire upon your enemies, summon reinforcements, command your troops, recruit elven warriors and face legendary monsters on a quest to save the Kingdom from the forces of darkness!Kingdom Rush highlights:• Epic defense battles that will hook you for hours!• Command your soldiers and see them engage in hand to hand cartoon battles!• 8 specialized tower upgrades to customize your strategy! Mighty Barbarians, Arcane Wizards, Forest Rangers to name a few.• Over 18 tower abilities! Have your Sorcerers summon earth elementals and polymorph your enemies!• Over 30 different enemies, from Goblins to Demons each with their own skills! (Beware of the mountain Trolls!)• Intense boss fights never seen on a defense game!• Hours of gameplay with over 50 achievements • Extra game modes that will challenge your tactical skills to the limit.• High definition awesome illustrated cartoon art!• In-game encyclopedia with information from your towers and enemies.Stay tuned for early 2012 Update :- Gamecenter Enabled!- New Stage: The Ruins of Acaroth!!- Face Gul'Thak the Orc Chieftain!- and more!*** iPad 1 users : Kingdom Rush is a memory intensive game so it is recommended you close background applications before playing. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. Jan 9, 2012
    100
    Kingdom Rush is a beaut of a tower defense game, with new ideas that make it feel extremely polished and refined.
  2. Jul 23, 2012
    94
    Overall, Kingdom Rush is a very enjoyable game. The gaming challenge and hours of play you will get from it make it one of the best gaming bargains you'll find.
  3. Dec 30, 2011
    90
    A fantastic package. It's a game that made me take notice, that made a well-trod genre seem a bit fresher and more interesting than it's been in a while.
  4. Dec 28, 2011
    90
    Brilliantly combining as stiff a task as you're likely to encounter with a perfectly pitched sense of fun, Kingdom Rush breathes new life into the tower defence genre, and has a whole lot of laughs doing it.
  5. Jan 6, 2012
    90
    Kingdom Rush deserves a lot of goodwill, simply because it's able to make tower defense gameplay feel fresh and fun. In addition to the deep, challenging gameplay, the game's production values are simply outstanding. This is easily one of the best tower defense games currently in the App Store.
  6. Jul 16, 2012
    90
    Despite the genre already boasting some of the best iPhone games around, Kingdom Rush still manages to shine as one of the best Tower Defence games, even in this more compact form.
  7. Jan 24, 2012
    69
    If you've never tried tower defense and you want a great introduction to the genre, Kingdom Rush is perfect. If you're devoted to the genre and want to play the prominent examples of it, this is absolutely up your street. But if you've played one or two prototypical tower defense games and are looking for something new, Kingdom Rush doesn't have much to offer.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 30 out of 31
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 31
  3. Negative: 1 out of 31
  1. Jan 10, 2012
    10
    Kingdom Rush is an outstanding Tower Defence game. It's extremely easy to get into, even for players who are new to the genre. But beneath allKingdom Rush is an outstanding Tower Defence game. It's extremely easy to get into, even for players who are new to the genre. But beneath all the charm, there is some surprisingly deep and challenging gameplay. The controls also work great on the iPad! All in all, solid presentation, solid product. Expand
  2. Jan 10, 2012
    10
    Kingdom Rush stands head and shoulders above a crowded genre, it's fun, while always remaining challenging without being frustrating. IfKingdom Rush stands head and shoulders above a crowded genre, it's fun, while always remaining challenging without being frustrating. If you're a veteran Tower Defence game player, you need to check it out to see what you're missing. If you've never played a TD before, there's no reason not to start with the cream of the crop! Expand
  3. Dec 24, 2012
    10
    The dudes at ztgd.com are a sad bunch of people. How can a great game like this get 6,9? Here is their lame review with my comments.

    "Basically, it
  4. Jan 11, 2012
    10
    I played this game in flash before I bought it on my ipad. Overall it's AWESOME I love the small details and its definitely one of my topI played this game in flash before I bought it on my ipad. Overall it's AWESOME I love the small details and its definitely one of my top tower defense games. Expand
  5. Jan 23, 2014
    10
    The cream of the cream. I am not even sure what to say about this one, apart that it is just the best Tower defense on IOS by far. Calling theThe cream of the cream. I am not even sure what to say about this one, apart that it is just the best Tower defense on IOS by far. Calling the other tower defense games "competition" would not make any sense. The game design is awesome, the art is world class, the game is as polished as a AAA title. I still don't know how these dudes made this game, knowing the studio is a 4 men team. Expand
  6. Jun 20, 2020
    10
    the game is nice to play, especially on the pс version, it can be played again and again
  7. Jun 27, 2020
    2
    This port of a classic flash game was very very disappointing. While the classic gameplay is there, this game is both a game you must buy andThis port of a classic flash game was very very disappointing. While the classic gameplay is there, this game is both a game you must buy and a game that pushes microtransactions... worse the difficulty level of the original game was artificially inflated to encourage you to spend lots of real money and still probably lose in the end. Expand

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