Ninja Cats vs Samurai Dogs is horrifically ported across and not even a good strategy/tower defense game either.
The game doesn't explain itself well and the tips it does offer it directs you to a forum post on the official forum for the game, which it alt tabs you from the game. When you do return back to the game it either crashes the game or puts it into windowed mode and guess what the options menu doesn't give you the option to go full screen again. Talking about the option menu, it's awful it has a sound option and how long you've been playing thats it. No resolution, no key bindings nothing just turning up or turning down the sound, I don't know what genius thought "This'll do". Don't press esc or the game will turn itself off no confirmation just boom off. The achievements are bugged it doesn't tell you when you get achievements and when you try to look at what achievements you do have it just gives a list of the all the achievements but with no breakdown as to what you have and what you're missing.
The gameplay is basically a 5 lane system, where you send your respective animal (cat or dog) down the lane of your choice to try and get to the end of the enemies lane and destroy their building that they have put in that spot. Obviously the CPU does the same as well to try and attempt to beat you. There are 4 different classes standard type soldier, archer, cavalry and artillery, they each have there own strengths and weaknessses for you to figure out which lane to put them down to be most effective(If you think this is a standout great feature on a strategy game, you're a ♥♥♥♥♥).
You also have traps and spells and other smaller bits. Whilst playing I find myself questioning though where the CPU gets the funds to build some of the stuff they have as im scraping soldiers together and it sends them out in droves as well as littering the field with traps.
Even 2 hours into the game im really struggling, I'm not a beginner at tower defense games but the learning curve on this game is appalling. The tutorial is lacklustre as well teaching you the very basics and then not really following through with further lessons as you unlock more items. It has a talent tree which is supposed to add some sort of depth (again if you think this talent tree is good you're a ♥♥♥♥♥, even WoW has a better one and Blizzard destroyed characters talent trees like a year ago) but really all it is, is for you to use extra stuff in battles the problem is you need this stuff in the beginning of the game so effectively you have to grind losses and the occasional win to get experience to unlock the skills you need.
Yes the game is cheap but so are other better games, you can even go on trading sites to swap TF2 keys for better games for a cheaper price. Don't make the ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ excuse of it's good value for money, a happy meal is good value for money doesn't mean its worth buying because of what it will do to your ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ the next day. Don't buy this or game or do its your money this is just what I think about the game.
Posted: February 22nd, 2014