Life on the Edge is an educational tower defense game. You play as a cell struggling to survive waves of bacteria and the COVID-19 virus. Protect your cell and build an understanding of cell biology at the same time!
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Very Positive (79) - 91% of the 79 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Jun 17, 2022
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About This Game

Life on the Edge is an educational tower defense game. You play as a cell that struggles to survive when attacked by various pathogens. Fortify your cell’s defenses to survive the onslaught and changing environmental conditions while maintaining balance (homeostasis). Fight through five levels to face off against the ultimate boss—the COVID-19 virus!

Key Features



STRATEGIZE AND DEFEND
Protect your cell against pathogens by placing key towers in strategic locations.

SURVIVE THE ONSLAUGHT
Defeat a variety of enemies and even face off against the COVID-19 virus.

LEARN AS YOU PLAY
Learn and reinforce introductory concepts in cellular biology and immunology concepts. Discover how a cell defends itself from viruses and bacteria and survives using interconnected biological systems.

DISCOVER YOUR OWN LABORATORY: PLAY AND EXPERIMENT
Experiment in sandbox mode and discover how a cell maintains homeostasis, adapts to environmental changes, and defends itself from pathogen attacks. Learn about various cell structures, receptors, pathogens bacteria, and more with the built-in encyclopedia.

System Requirements

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macOS
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 or AMD Ryzen 5
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4600
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Lower-spec computers may still be able to run the game with lower frames per second
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10/11 (64 bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 or AMD Ryzen 7
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 / AMD Radeon RX 560
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mojave
    • Processor: 1.6 GHz Dual Core Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Lower-spec computers may still be able to run the game with lower frames per second
    Recommended:
    • OS: MacOS Monterey
    • Processor: 2.8 GHz Quad Intel Core i7
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 630
    • Storage: 500 MB available space

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