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Jump in to intense turret defense action with Sol Survivor! Build turrets to defend your colony and the innocent colonists within. Smash enemies with volleys of actively-controlled orbital support. Play with friends in co-operative and competitive multiplayer matches or test your mettle against our new Survival mode!
Release Date: Mar 15, 2010
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About the Game

Jump in to intense turret defense action with Sol Survivor! Build turrets to defend your colony and the innocent colonists within. Smash enemies with volleys of actively-controlled orbital support. Play with friends in co-operative and competitive multiplayer matches or test your mettle against our new Survival mode!
  • Orbital Support - Get up close and personal with the enemy by calling down orbital lasers, salvos of artillery and many other weapons in support of your turrets. Never be stuck wishing your turrets could fire just one more shot!
  • Huge Turret Arsenal - Twenty-six turrets are at the ready in the fight against the enemy, with each one filling a unique role. Try "old-time" strategies like cannons and mortars or ramp up the technology with banks of lasers and automated drones!
  • 10 Unique Playstyles - Ten distinct executive officers bring unique combinations of turrets and support to the battlefield. Choose a favorite or pick the officer that best suits the challenge at hand!
  • Immersive Camera and Controls - With a full rotational camera, the battlefield is at your fingertips. View the action from afar and plan strategies or get in close for precise actions!
  • Exciting Co-Op and Multiplayer Modes - Choose from up to four game modes: the casual Duo mode, flexible Versus mode, challenging Co-Op or competitive Wars mode. Play with up to 8 friends!
  • Survival Mode - Fight against tougher and tougher waves of enemies crafted randomly to create new challenges with each game. Challenge your friends to beat your best times!
  • In-Game Encyclopedia - Always be well informed about the turrets and the enemy by consulting the in-game encyclopedia. Read up before starting a battle or check up on your knowledge quickly from the field.

System Requirements

    • OS: Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, or 7
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz CPU
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 430 MB free space
    • Graphics: Shader Model 2.0, 128 MB NVIDIA GeForce 6600 or ATI Radeon 9800
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    • Other Requirements: Broadband connection for Multiplayer, .NET 3.5 Framework, XNA 3.1 support
Helpful customer reviews
14 of 14 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.1 hrs on record
This is a classic tower defense game that copies significant features from Defense Grid: The Awakening. There are numerous uncanny similarities. That being said, there are many worse formulas to copy than Defense Grid, and I highly recommend this game as well as an excellent entry in the Tower Defense genre (but play Defense Grid first). It doesn't do a lot to differentiate itself, but it executes well on the basic Tower Defense tropes... tower building and placement, tower synergies, etc.

The campaign is relatively short, but there are numerous ways to replay the same levels giving it longer legs than it would otherwise have.

It is a solid tower defense game that deserves attention. That being said, if you're only going to play one Tower Defense game, it should still be Defense Grid.
Posted: April 21
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
8.9 hrs on record
IT IS EPIC BUY IT
Posted: June 26
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
6.0 hrs on record
One of my favorite tower defence games
Posted: September 2
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
7.4 hrs on record
Clone Wars would be another great addition.
Posted: August 3
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14.4 hrs on record
The information in the co-op campaign says "Join forces with up to four other players". Four other player would result in a total of five players.

This is incorrect, you can only be 4 players, not 5. If you try to join a fifth player that player gets a completely non-sensical error message that does not in any way inform you that you have reached the max number of players.

Sloppy work. Still good.
Posted: August 1
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17 of 17 people (100%) found this review helpful
596.8 hrs on record
Sol Survivor is one of my top favorite tower defence games (defence grid is my 2nd fav), Sol doesn't really have much of a story to it but it makes up for it with it's sheer number of tower types and possible tower combinations which is in the 1000's.

It has a good multiplayer system with modes like co-op survival and head to head wars and has quite a large number of maps to play them on and in a recent update a level creater was released.

If you enjoy tower defence games Sol Survivor is one you definitely need to get!
Posted: December 25, 2013
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