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"Stunning-looking tower defence title" - PocketGamer

Tower defense like youve never seen it before: crisp, beautiful, addictive, unmatched magic. Elf Defense sets a new standard for the tower defense genre, with gorgeous HD graphics, over 100 enemies to defeat, a sophisticated system of unit recruitment and upgrade, all packaged within an absorbing narrative.

Defend the elven homeland against the intrusion of human oppressors. Despite the historical generosity the elves have shown toward their human brethren, the human kingdom has chosen to relentlessly exploit their peaceful friends. Even these peace-loving elves have a breaking point, and its been reached as human forces attempt to overrun their very homes.

Retina display optimization and unmatched art direction make Elf Defense a pleasure to play; superior game design makes it irresistibly addictive.


"If you're looking for a hefty tower defense title and you've got an appetite for darling designs, you ought to check this out." Toucharcade
"Elf Defense is a TD game that hits all the right notes." - 148Apps Editor's Choice!
"Stunning-looking tower defence title" - PocketGamer
"Elf Defense is a fantastic looking game" - Gizmodo- Gaming App of the Day!
"A refreshing new tower defense game" AppSafari - Featured App!
"The best tower defense title of the month, Elf Defense impresses with tons of customization options and strong graphics." Metacritic
"Elf Defense proves that tower defense games can still be fun and feel totally original" Gamezebo
"Elf Defense manages to make tried and true mechanics feel new again with its style." Appolicious
"Truly impressive" - iPhoneappcafe
10/10 Score! "Elf Defense is guaranteed to keep you coming back" - Tapscape
"Retina-display optimized HD graphics in a beautifully bright palette combined with polished animation and superior character design make Elf Defense, hands-down, the best looking castle defense game in the App Store. " - Todaysiphone


Deploy a wide variety of units, each with their own special combat skills, to take down the enemy before they breach your walls!
Over 100 enemy types make strategy a dynamic, evolving challenge
Breathtakingly crisp graphics are put to good use with a gorgeous color palette and exceptional, unique character design
Special items enhance tactics and provide players with the ability to tailor their strategy to suit their own playing style
Adjustable difficulty makes Elf Defense fun for tower defense newbies and veterans alike
Shop is packed with upgrades and items; players can purchase with in-game currency or buy additional currency
GameCenter integration
Gorgeous environments?Fairy Forest, Desolate Desert, Frozen Artic
Collect formidable mercenary warriors to enhance your forces

Sanuku's comments:

02-19-2012, 12:56 AM
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: omaha, ne
Posts: 1,392
was fortunate enough to win a promo code, here are my thoughts:

I like the silky smooth animations and effects (on my ipad1), as well as the blocky art style. audio is good, although the main tune gets repetitive quickly, which I wouldn't mind if i could have a slider for the music volume so i could turn it down to about 40% of what it is. I only have the option to turn it on or off all together, nothing in between.

I do find myself clicking on obstacles/miscellaneous items on the game field expecting my towers to attack them for some extra cash (ala Creeps! and many others now.) I enjoy that mechanic in TD games and got so used to it that I find myself thinking there's something wrong with a TD game that doesn't have it. You can remove obstacles/elements with the shovel item, but its just not the same.

There does seem to be quite a bit of IAP stuff, which generally turns me off of any game, but so far the game's mechanics (i.e. crazy grinds/difficulty) haven't tried to force me to buy anything.

I like the coming-soon preview for Lich Defense in the game, looks quite interesting, seems to be a mix of fantasy TD & RPG.

overall a solid game, worthy of any TD fan i would say.
02-19-2012, 04:04 AM
Joined: Jun 2009
Location: Greece kos island
Posts: 1,023
The game play animations and mechanics are incredibly smooth and responsive. Elf Defense is a joy to play, smooth, responsive and a different game every single time you play, which greatly adds to the playability of the game.

Certainly, if you're into TD this one's for you!!!

The only think is missing from this Great Game r Achievements in GameCenter.

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Last edited by master lee; 02-19-2012 at 04:08 AM.

02-19-2012, 03:12 PM
Has anyone figured out the percentage increase for leveling up each tower in game?

I upgraded the amount of leaves "dropped" but the only place I notice it is the mobs that have a leaf over their head now drop the increased amount. Given how much it cost to increase this, it doesn't seem worth it.
02-27-2012, 02:06 PM
Joined: Jan 2009
Location: U.S.A.
Posts: 38
Great review, Nissa Campbell, I agree that Elf Defense ranks up there among my current top TD games.

I'm also looking forward to their English language release for Lich Defense, it looks promising!
02-28-2012, 01:36 PM
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: Ponce, PR
Posts: 1,657
i wanna switch over to playing this on my iPad.. gonna have to start over again -__-

Any news on Lich Defense? :O

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02-28-2012, 01:38 PM
Darn, I thought this had GameCenter achievements. If I knew it did not have I wouldn't have bought it. I mean, come on, the achievements are already implemented there, and GameCenter is even in already, can't they just tie it up and dish out some points?

Last edited by stanny; 02-28-2012 at 01:57 PM.
03-01-2012, 12:01 PM
Joined: Nov 2011
Location: Detroit
Posts: 1,090
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03-01-2012, 12:24 PM
Originally Posted by stanny View Post
Darn, I thought this had GameCenter achievements. If I knew it did not have I wouldn't have bought it. I mean, come on, the achievements are already implemented there, and GameCenter is even in already, can't they just tie it up and dish out some points?
Got to admit, it really bugs me that devs do this. They obviously think achievements are important/wanted as they add 'in game' ones and they also think Game Center is important/wanted because they add that too. For some strange reason they just don't bother linking the achievements to Game Center. Really strange move IMO but lots of devs do it.

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03-01-2012, 03:17 PM
Played first stage and got 54 leaves, replayed it immediately and got 8.

Does replaying later stages give more leaves? Will replaying levels give the same amount of leaves?

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