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A Tower Defence game, that actually allows you to sit inside the turret and come face-to-face with the enemies! Addictive strategy - action game, with loads of shooting and explosions! Nearing 2 MILLION DOWNLOADS!
Release Date: Aug 22, 2014
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Currently Top 20 in Microsoft Beautiful Game Competition!!

August 16

Commando Jack has just won a top place in Microsoft Beautiful Game Competition, more details on exact rank comming in Sept, after the awards ceremony!

Commando Jack is nearing 2 MILLION DOWNLOADS!

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About the Game

****Award Winning Game****

A Tower Defence game, that actually allows you to sit inside the turret and come face-to-face with the enemies!

You are Commando Jack, the baddest, meanest, toughest soldier planet Earth has to offer, and it's up to you to save the world from alien invasion. Build a maze of towers to deal damage to the Aliens, and if that's not enough, jump into your turret and take those suckers down yourself!

"...unlike anything we've ever played before on our mobiles" — GameTrailers

"...deserve[s] attention." — GameZebo, 4/5

"It is just so satisfying to actually shoot at the enemies..." — 148 Apps, 4/5

Killer Features
• 46 Levels
• Campaign, Endless, Elemental, Mixed Game Modes
• 38 Upgrades
• 21 Weapons
• 3 Powers
• Multi-tier levels
• 21 Enemies
• 2 Mega Bosses
• UAV - Fly around the battlefield dropping grenades!
• Deploy HUGE nuke damage!
• Turret Ranking System
• Battle Technology upgrading system
• Tower defense with first-person-shooter gameplay. Totally unique.
• Stunning graphics, in full 3D.
• Create your own strategic tower maze formations.
• Tons of levels, hours of gameplay.
• Three stars to collect per level.

For more information or support, please visit www.colossalgames.eu

PC System Requirements

    • Processor: Less than 6 years old
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Hard Drive: 133 MB available space
    • Processor: Less than 3 years old
    • Hard Drive: 133 MB available space

Mac System Requirements

    • Processor: Less than 6 years old
Helpful customer reviews
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
A Tower defense title with a nice twist, and while it is a smartphone game port its done well enough that I enjoyed it!

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Posted: September 8
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Daily features (like daily hacks and daily challenges), so much money drop for huge scores, and FPS action? This is my kind of tower defense game! If you aren't sure this game is for you, suit yourself! You're missing out the awesomness it brings!
Posted: September 14
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11 of 20 people (55%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
The tower defense game Commando Jack originally made its way to iPhones way back in 2012, but just recently its developer Colossal Games released this on Steam. So the question on everyone’s mind right now is: is this a ‘quick’ cash-in or this is a port that all PC gamers can be content with ?

And while I’m definitely going to explain more about the game in just a minute I can already answer the question I just brought up: it’s absolutely a game made to make some extra money. No, this isn’t a bad game per se, it’s just not optimized for us PC gamers: the game starts instantly with the first mission, no menus or anything, video options aren’t there and it forces a low resolution game into fullscreen, making the whole thing look blurry as a result (Alt+Enter does work, mind you). Which to me, looks like a really bad start, wouldn’t you agree ?
Thankfully Commando Jack is one of the better tower defense titles out there, and this one gives you the opportunity to shoot some aliens yourself, in first person view. It doesn’t use in-app purchases like the iOS version does, but it does have things like ‘Free coins’ banners at the top of the screen when you’re not killing enemies. It’s not even subtle. Unfortunately, these coins have to be used to buy and upgrade turrets, buy power-ups and also to upgrade your stationary gun, so there’s no way to just not click on it. You’ll get coins by finishing missions, clicking on a Free Coins button every day or by hacking into aliens’ accounts (which can also be done once a day). I never seemed to run out of cash during my game sessions; the game hands out large amounts of coins at the same time. So why does it have to be so in-your-face then ? I honestly have no idea.
There are 45 campaign missions to finish, and then there’s also Endless mode, Mixed mode (normal enemies mixed with fire and ice enemies) and Elemental mode, which throws only ice and fire enemies at you. There are special towers for both these ice and fire enemies, and special ammo can be bought for your stationary gun. Levels aren’t just squares, they have all kind of different shapes and because of that It’s not always easy to create a long, difficult maze for enemies to walk through.
If an enemy gets through you can always go to your stationary gun with the press of a button and kill them yourself. However, your gun can also overheat so it’s necessary to use it with caution. Snipers can also spawn on the battlefield, out of view, and they can only be killed in first person view. It’s fun, but the first few times you might not notice them quickly enough and you’ll probably see your base’s health drop within seconds. After that you’ll most likely pay more attention to your surroundings.
Other than all of things I just mentioned this is your basic tower defense game. That’s not meant as a negative argument, but it’s the same thing as, let’s say, point-and-click adventures. They’re usually the same as far as gameplay is concerned, but sometimes they have a little bit more variety. The same goes for Commando Jack.

So, apart from the cluttered user interface and the non-existent video options, what’s there to say about this game technically ? Well, the models use some sharp textures, which is good, but the models on the other hand are blocky. Some of it seems intentional, some of it doesn’t. The game does a nice job at showing you landmarks and other country related objects in each of the different locations. London has a Big Ben tower and Japan has cherry trees, for example.
The music seems to change whenever you change cities, so if you’re fighting in Japan you’ll hear music with Japanese influences. The sound effects overall are also very good and clear.
Game length also seems to be good; this could take you several hours to tens of hours if you want to 100% the entire game. I personally think it’s best played in smaller sessions.

Commando Jack doesn’t completely reinvent the genre but the gameplay is fun enough as long as you can ignore the things that clearly show we’re dealing with an iOS port here. From a technical viewpoint I would not recommend it, but as a game I think I would. But just barely. And that’s mainly the reason why this gets a below average rating in my book.

[Rating: 63/100]
Posted: August 28
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15 of 39 people (38%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
I love this game, it's fun, addictive and a nice twist on tower defense. I was very impressed when the attacking aliens went 'out-side-the-box' and started to climb and attack from the background!


Superb Game! - I rate it up there with games like 'Defense Grid' &, 'Radiant Defense' - Highly Recommended!
Posted: August 23
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