User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

Genre: Tower defense

Group Description

Games in this group are a specific type of strategy games where the goal is to prevent enemies from crossing the map by placing various armaments on the board at the start of the round, which then attack foes when they are in range of the armament (also known as a tower). Building (or upgrading) towers often has a cost associated with it; money is accrued as enemies are destroyed. In some games the units are placed on a pre-designed board or maze, while in other games the goal is for the player to build the maze themselves using the towers.

Strategy games featuring Tower Defense mods (such as Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos) are not eligible for this group.
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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Touhou Danmaku Bouei2014Windows3.83
Star Wars: Galactic Defense2014Android, iPad, iPhoneDeNA Corp...
19-2: Opération Antigang2013BrowserProductions 19-2 Inc....
Incursion 2: The Artifact2013BrowserBOOBLYC.com4.10
Galaxy Defense2013AndroidWar Games1.80
Lionel Battle Train2013iPadSchell Games, LLC...
Cursed Treasure 2: Hey! Heroes! Leave Us Gems Alone!2013Browser, iPad, iPhoneArmor Games Inc.4.20
PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate HD2013Linux, Macintosh, PS Vita, WindowsDouble Eleven Limited3.00
Kingdom Rush Frontiers2013Android, Browser, iPad, iPhoneIronhide Game Studio4.53
Pirate Legends TD2013Android, iPad, iPhoneSuperHippo...
Prime World: Defenders2013Android, Browser, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsNival, Inc....
Sanctum 22013Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Reverb Publishing...
Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time2013Android, iPad, iPhoneElectronic Arts, Inc.4.00
Orcs Must Die! 22012WindowsRobot Entertainment, Inc.3.71
iBomber Defense: Pacific2012iPad, iPhone, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsChillingo Ltd3.65
Unstoppable Gorg2012iPad, Macintosh, WindowsFuturemark Games Studio3.86
Cubemen2012Android, iPad, Linux, Macintosh, Windows3 Sprockets Pty Ltd3.25
Defenders of Ardania2012Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver...
Bonsai Defense2012Macintosh, Windows4.00
Game Over Gopher2012BrowserMath Snacks Project3.50
Roy G Beats2012Windows...
Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten2012Linux, Macintosh, WindowsLevel Up Labs, LLC 4.30
Radiant Defense2012Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, Ouya, Windows PhoneHexage Ltd3.50
Shad'O2012WindowsOkugi Studio3.67
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Selected Covers

Unstoppable Gorg Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Unstoppable Gorg
Galaxy Defense Android Front Cover
Front cover for Galaxy Defense
Radiant Defense Windows Phone Front Cover
Front cover for Radiant Defense

Selected Screenshots

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Screenshot from Unstoppable Gorg
Title screen
Screenshot from Galaxy Defense
Tropical Level
Screenshot from Pirate Legends TD