Evil Defenders is a fun, frenetic defense game: build and upgrade your towers, сast spells to repel enemy forces, use special landmarks and defend the Lands of Evil from invaders! Feel free to play the game in many different ways through unique tower upgrades, a deep skill tree and 100 in-game achievements.
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Very Positive (213 reviews) - 80% of the 213 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 11, 2015

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About This Game

Fight for evil!


Evil Defenders is a fun, frenetic defense game: build and upgrade your towers, сast spells to repel enemy forces, use special landmarks and defend the Lands of Evil from invaders!
Feel free to play the game in many different ways through unique tower upgrades, a deep skill tree and 100 in-game achievements.

Main Features:


  • 90 levels across 15 distinct mission maps;
  • A Huge number of upgrades and 60 towers with distinct abilities and features: the Old Crypt, the Crossbow Goblin, the Poison Lord, the Basilisk and more;
  • 5 regions: Wastelands, Frostlands, Highlands, Island and Inferno;
  • 6 difficulty modes, including a Challenge mode, for unlimited battle practice;
  • Unique landmarks for every location, such as The Altar of the Winds, The Toxic Swamp, The Treasure Chest and others;
  • Extensive Skill Tree to upgrade your defenses;
  • 100 in-game achievements;
  • Massive gameplay, beautiful graphics and an immersive original soundtrack!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP3
    • Processor: Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0 compliant with 512MB of video RAM.
    • Storage: 1200 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.7
    • Processor: Intel Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.0 compliant with 512MB of video RAM.
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
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Very Positive (213 reviews)
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Oxmore
( 40.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 14
This is my top game genre and this is the best TD ever played. It would be better if you could set target priorities though.
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ikuni
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 29
ugh... i just tried it and the tutorial level literally forced me to build specific towers at specific spots and the guide popups have the worst timing and the maps are so messy and unclean and the ui is too big and the map doesn't fit on the screen and you can't zoom out an because of that i just found 2 additional tower spots by accidental scolling down and looking at the bottom right corner

(yes i know my gramar sucks and i used 'and' too much but i don't ♥♥♥♥♥♥ care <.<)
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ynto
( 20.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 25
Rating: 8/10

A fun to play tower defense game with nice cartoon grafics.
The upgrade system for towers is quite satisfying, as well as the rich passive skill tree.
Huge plus goes to replayability of the levels - you can choose from 5 different difficulties and a challenge mode.

Recommended to all fans of tower defense games and also for achievement hunters (easy to get, takes some time to grind tho)
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Johnson | Weld
( 200.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
One of the better Tower Defence Games out there. Could use more levels and towers is the only downside.
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amne
( 82.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 22
There's absolutely nothing new about this game, pretty similar towers and gameplay to other games (e.g. kingdom rush) - but: The game is nicely made and balanced, I had quite some fun playing it, so I if you like the genre, here's my recommendation.
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Zubon
( 24.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 20
Decent, but other games do the same thing better. Just play Kingdom Rush again.

The gameplay is tower defense standard, of the "fixed paths and build spots" sort. Enemies walk along, you shoot them down. Tower variety is somewhat less than usual because most of the options are clearly worse. The answer to most problems is "more sniper towers."

Fake longevity via repetition and grinding is the main problem. There are only 15 levels. The game tries to extend that with 6 difficulty levels for each map. The achievements try to extend that to a full length game by asking you to repeat that for a literal day, because the last achievement calls for 4x as many kills as all 15 levels at all 6 difficulties.
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Bad Harry
( 40.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 16
Very easy tower defense game.
Variety of towers gives a nice tactical advantage until you figure out what playstyle you like the most and then just stick with it.
Campaign itself is short, and same maps need to be played over and over again, for achievements and currency.

And if you are interested getting 100% achievements, be prepeared to spend many hours to get them, but easily possible.
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step_y
( 11.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 11
Finished the game
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Caractacus
( 114.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 8
If you loved Kingdom Rush, and have been looking for another game like it, then this is it! In some ways Evil Defenders is even better.

If you haven't played Kingdom Rush and are wondering whether or not to buy Evil Defenders, check out the free Flash version of Kingdom Rush on sites like Armor Games, as the gameplay here is very similar.
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Loanwulf
( 2.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 7
This game is clearly a mobile port and it shows in the game design. I bet that in that version you could "pay" to get quick upgrades. Not in this version; it demands that you grind and grind you must. You quickly realize that all of the towers are prettty much worthless without some significant upgrades. Upgrades that cost staggering amounts the in-game currency (that's what the grinding is for). So if you like replaying the same levels over and over for incremental upgrades then go ahead and try this game.

In almost and any decent tower defense game, the player should be able to cruise through the the lowest difficulty without too much issue. This usually prepares you to tackle the tougher difficulties. By the fourth or fifth map, I was already seeing difficulty spikes (on the lowest difficulty) that made any strategy I used worthless (that's with some grinding too). I believe this was also a relic of the mobile version as this game appears to have been designed such that you would hit a "wall" and pay to advance. Except that in this version you don't have that option. You either pay by grinding or you don't advance, simple as that. No strategy necessary.

All in all, this games screams free to play with microtransactions (typically the kind that gates progression), only it's not and you've already paid. If you are looking for a good tower defense game, try out Kingdom Rush or Defense Grid 1 & 2. I realize that Kingdom Rush is also a mobile port but it's game design is so much better than this and way more balanced.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
40.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 14
This is my top game genre and this is the best TD ever played. It would be better if you could set target priorities though.
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
46 of 52 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
16.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 11
Intro - About
This very well polished, charming tower defense game will have you playing all day long thanks to no lack of upgrading and different towers that have their own unique abilities. Build you defenses to stop incoming enemy forces from reaching the end of the path. Have each of your towers and turrets co-operate with each other to help take down strong enemy’s and defeat large hordes.

Pros & Cons

++ Pros
+Charming graphics
+Great tutorial
+Gives motive to continue playing
+Fair price (Current $9.99 US)
+Sound / Effects are on point
+UI and HUD / Menu is very user friendly
+Amount of maps

-- Cons
-Have to grind (farm) for coins to upgrade towers (sometimes / cant always upgrade after each match)

Personal Opinion
I Believe this is a great tower defense game. One of the best, charming, detailed games of its kind. There are many tower defense games but this is my number 1. I love that the graphics and the art of the characters and environment is very easy on the eyes and provides great game play flow. Then there is strategy, you must build the correct towers next to each other that really co-operate so one can slow down and the other can do slow heavy damage.

Final recommendation:
Based on controls, mechanics, price, graphics, and overall game play, I rate this game 7/10. This has great replay-ability and a good go to game if you don’t want a game that’s so intense.


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50 of 68 people (74%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 11, 2015
One of the better tower defense games I've played in recent times. Yes it's a mobile port but a good one, with zero micro-transactions. Purchase grants 100% of the game. Huzzah.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tw4B23PDRZU
Includes a fair bit of content for the price. 100 odd levels are spread across 5 different regions. 60+ towers providing alternate upgrade paths along with global leaderboards for each and every single quest. I'm still in the early stages playing through on normal, though it's already become quite challenging to 3 star levels. Story is presented with a tongue in cheek nature that actually provided a few laugh out loud moments. No in-game options were available, a slider for sound volume would be welcomed but otherwise nothing was really required. Graphics stayed crisp scaling up to 4k resolution via the unity launcher.

Evil Defenders has great presentation and screenshots don't do the detailed animation justice. Something that particularly surprised me was the cut-scenes which were comprised of some lovely cg work. With a ton of achievements, decent soundtrack, responsive controls and your typical TD *one more round* hook, the game gets my thumbs up. Recommended to any TD enthusiast and I feel the price is spot on. Cheers folks.

Copy was provided by dev, doesn't change my thoughts.
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77 of 117 people (66%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
6.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 13, 2015
To put it short: This game offers little compared to other Tower Defense games on PC.

This is not a bad game. But compared to other TD games on PC it falls way behind. Games like Defender's Quest, Defense Grid (1+2) and GemCraft offer both deep and satisfying gameplay - for around the same price.

Evil Defenders feels like it belongs on a tablet or a phone. At first you might not notice, but it becomes clear after a short while. It's very simple and doesn't offer much in terms of strategic planning. My advice to you is pretty simple as well:

If you are new to TD games this might be a good place to start (although I'd wait for it to be on sale). Be sure to check out the games above afterwards.
If you are a TD veteran you will be wanting more out of a TD game that costs €9.99. Gameplay is just too simple.
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28 of 41 people (68%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 11, 2015
What was a 25-minute playthrough soon became a 3-hour addiction. If you haven't already discovered it, Evil Defenders is a tower defence title where the player dons the responsibility of making sure creepy, noseless peasants don't invade your domain. Equipped with a large arsenal at your disposal, ranging from foot skeleton soldiers to Orc-operated cannons, the player must choose the most efficient way to dominate the playing field. Keep in mind that each tower requires payment by gathering money after defeating each opponent, and additional bonus cash for quickly accomplishing each wave. This game requires you to utilize every tactic to gun down your enemy before they get the opportunity to inflict some serious damage on you.

Visuals are beautifully illustrated along with a well thought out menu layout. The in-game combat is sleek and simplistic, with each map or location having a set of 6 areas which require stronger defences over time. However, with each successful victory, the player is rewarded with a currency in the form of souls; this soul cash is then used for your tree ability list, enabling you to seriously lay the hurt on intruders after upgrading.

It's easy to understand the combat system and all of its functionality, it also gets more challenging as you progressively unlock levels. The only thing this game would ever need to have is more levels to play through! :) If you're having trouble deciding on whether to try this game out or not, check out my preview video to see for yourself!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOwPLNwXjwc
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11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
33.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 3
Evil Defenders is a great tower defense game. The game has 15 levels and each level can be played in five different difficulties and one challenge mode. In order to gain all stars you have to play every level in all difficulties. Some players complained about this but I think the different difficulties nicely enhance the gaming experience.

Pros:
- nice graphics
- very well balanced in terms of difficulty
- good music
- addictive
- it's fun

Cons:
- two achievements can only be collected if you add another +/- 100 hours play time after finishing the game
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13 of 17 people (76%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 26
Not a very good TD game, have to grind the same levels over and over to earn enough points to upgrade your towers to be able to beat the next level, maps feel identical to others in it's same "zone"
Kingdom rush is a better TD.
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
Recommended
114.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 8
If you loved Kingdom Rush, and have been looking for another game like it, then this is it! In some ways Evil Defenders is even better.

If you haven't played Kingdom Rush and are wondering whether or not to buy Evil Defenders, check out the free Flash version of Kingdom Rush on sites like Armor Games, as the gameplay here is very similar.
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 27
If you take Kingdom Rush, add better graphics and slightly more jokes then you will get this game. Yep, it's that good.
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10 of 13 people (77%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
62.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
Just become my 7th 'perfect' title as i managed to get the final achievement and that says a lot for this game that it's held my attention for that long.
For my money Defense grid is the daddy of tower defense games but i'm always on the look out for for a game which may challenge it for that title.
While Evil defenders is not as good it certainly is quality. It may be a mobile port but it runs full screen at 2560x1440 and makes use of all that real estate. Functunal graphics and excellent sound combined with great replayability and this a tower defense title worth your time and your money.
62 hours played does not lie.....Recommended
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