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Kingdom Rush Is a Polished Multi-Stage Tower Defense Game [Gaming]

If you’re looking for a little levity to get you through the midweek slump, Kingdom Rush is a really polished Tower Defense-style Flash game with save points, multiple stages, and great interface.

Tower Defense games are a dime a dozen; it takes a lot to stand out from the pack. Kingdom Rush has polished graphics, a great sound track, an RPG theme with multiple levels, local and online save points, multiple units/enemies/special powers, and a great built in tutorial and tips system to get you moving along quickly. It’s a good enough incarnation of the Tower Defense genre that we’d happily buy it to play on our iPad if it was available as an iOS game.

Hit up the link below to take it for a spin at Armor Games or visit the developer’s site for additional games.

Kingdom Rush [Armor Games via GHacks]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 08/31/11

Comments (3)

  1. greendiamnond

    i love how it has very few towers to start with but they can be upgraded to many different types

  2. Dan

    You might also like Gemcraft. In fact, it was while playing gemcraft, then going to the home page of, that I discovered Kingdom Rush. It was the most popular game for the past few weeks so I tried it myself.

  3. Jason Fitzpatrick

    @greendiamond: I liked the upgrade feature on the game too. In most games you get the ability to upgrade but in this game you have to use the stars you gain from doing well on prior levels to upgrade your “tech tree”. Most flash games aren’t sophisticated enough to have a tech tree and that kind of planning.

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