Power Of Defense provides a new strategy and defense mix game experience. Defend your world from upcoming evil and oil-smelling robots. They come from the platform between both parallel universes you have to fight on by producing own robots to send them back to their native world.
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Mostly Negative (29 reviews) - 20% of the 29 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Aug 4, 2010

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Power Of Defense provides a new strategy and defense mix game experience. Defend your world from upcoming evil and oil-smelling robots. They come from the platform between both parallel universes you have to fight on by producing own robots to send them back to their native world. You as the last hero on earth and the only one your government could find (and pay), only you can save the world.

Key Features:

  • 3 different arenas
  • Highly replayable game levels
  • 13 individual robots
  • Combine robots to extend strategical possibilities
  • Upgrade robots to increase their force
  • Play against other people in Multiplayer Mode
  • NEW! Levels with double bridges and traps
  • NEW! 9 bonus levels added in singleplayer
  • NEW! 7 levels added in multiplayer

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7
    • Processor: 1.2 Ghz CPU or better
    • Memory: 512 MB, 1 GB for Vista
    • Graphics: 256 MB video RAM and Shader Model 2.0
    • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 200 MB
    • Sound: Windows compatible sound card
    • OS: OS X Version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later
    • Processor: Intel Mac
    • Memory: 512 MB
    • Graphics: 256 MB video RAM and Shader Model 2.0
    • Hard Drive: 200 MB
    • Sound: Standard audio
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12 of 12 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 1, 2013
This game is not very good. It's imbalanced. It is very difficult, and not in a fun way. It feels incomplete, like the devs were working on it and then just disappeared. I think there are even things in game that have said "coming soon" for a couple of years. Avoid this game.
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12 of 13 people (92%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 14, 2013
Clicky typwriter noises when printing on the screen; a slow, nearly impossible to understand tutorial and psychoactive colours. It wasn't even worth the $3 sale price.
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13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: October 17, 2014
Of all of the indie bundle games I've tried out, some are bad while others are hidden gems. Most don't leave much of an impression.

This game still makes me shudder with the memories of how terrible it is.
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14 of 17 people (82%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 1, 2013
Paid 46p for this game.





Wasn't worth it.
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 18, 2013
Terribly balanced game, not visually appealing, and now it seems it won't even play without breaking (text disappears and certain scripted actions don't run when you play the single player campaign... 1/10, not even worth a couple of dollars.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 5, 2013
The game is very boring, nothing unique. If it goes on sale for a dollar I would buy it, but for $10? Never.
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8 of 12 people (67%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 15, 2014
A huge crock of ♥♥♥♥.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 16, 2014
I enjoy a good tower defense game and this looked appealing. Unfortunately, it was obtuse and not very responsive. The tutorial really didn't get much across and even when it did tell you to do something, it didn't seem to do it when I clicked the things it told me to. Perhaps this requires more patience than I'm willing to afford it, but this is in no way worth $10, from my limited experience.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: March 23, 2014
Quite frankly a terrible game and a waste of money. I played this last about 3-4 years ago, and I stil remember my dislike for it. The gameplay is very boring, there is no real method of progression besides the new units, and the storyline got too hard too quickly. 1/10
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 20, 2015
Complete garbage. No strategy involved, just mindlessly build robots and do upgrades before the opposing robots gang up on you.
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Axel "Chupacabra Wrangler" Foley
0.4 hrs
Posted: November 6, 2015
Not even cool by 2010 standards.

To echo the previous reviews, this game clearly feels unfinished. After a start-up, a bug occured causing none of my top statistics to update, but I decided to play the game anyway. I don't think there really is a point to this game, you can send robots, when they die you need to have a special class robot clean them up to get the in-game currency. This continued for like 20 minutes before I ended up losing. I did everything right, sent my groups in teams of 5, sometimes more. I was outplaying the enemy, but somehow the game still decided they were the victor.

The graphics are unappealing, as is the music. I had a hard time finding anything really great about this game, even the tutorial narrator was just annoying, boring, and unpleasant.
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yuru
0.2 hrs
Posted: January 24, 2015
Tug of war game, gets pretty discouraging early on
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Akira
15.0 hrs
Posted: November 29, 2014
For $2.50, it's fun.

You will feel like the game is cheating, which makes pushing the AI back and winning even more satisfying. Once you "get it", you can beat the game in one sitting with a few or no losses. There are 12 levels, each one taking from 6-15 minutes to win. Multiplayer is dead. Highscore tracking is broken. Mediocre music and sound but they work. You can upgrade your robots (speed, strenght, accuracy, etc.); I suggest you start upgrading once you have 400 fuel so you can have a few robots ready to go. Always send your robots in groups, 4-5, the last robot in the group being the Recycler.

Again, once you find out how to play, you might find it satisfying and worth the money (I wouldn't pay over $3 for it).
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VooDooAddict
1.5 hrs
Posted: October 14, 2014
I've probably logged nearly as many different defense game hours as I have Everquest, WoW and Eve hours... When I tell you this is a game to pass on, hopefully you will listen.

It's in interesting take on the "Tug of War" style defense games where you stream out units that clash in the center. But instead clashing in the same lane, each side has it's own lane. Well I tried it. And it doesn't work. There's no strategy involved. No unit countering. No gambling on holding back units for an upgrade while tanks hold back the assault.

Maybe there was something here ... but it's so poorly balanced and playtested that it is pure frustration and disapointment.
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Ch0plol
0.2 hrs
Posted: October 12, 2014
The only purpose this game game should serve is that of an "enhanced interrogation technique" at Guantanamo Bay.
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jjjcarels
1.0 hrs
Pre-Release Review
Posted: September 1, 2014
This game would be more at home on a site like Kongregate, not as a (fairly pricey) game on Steam. I love defense games, but this one lacked depth.
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