App description: The Undead Horde and their Orc and Goblin allies are at your castle gates, the King is on the brink of death, and only you stand between the enemy and complete annihilation! Choose one of many powerful heroes, summon an army to fight beside you, and defend your castle in Heroes & Castles, a seamless blend of 3rd person Action-RPG, Strategy, and Castle Defense elements!


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CASTLE DEFENSE, STRATEGY, AND ACTION-RPG GAMEPLAY!
Take to the battlefield in an immersive 3rd person perspective, summon entire armies to fight beside you, and defend your castle to the death! Fight in the middle of a huge battle that you control!

UNIQUE, POWERFUL HEROES!
Level up, learn new skills and abilities, find randomized Runes and loot, and destroy your enemies with one of many unique heroes!

SUMMON HUGE ARMIES TO FIGHT BESIDE YOU!
Summon Dwarves, Archers, Pikemen, Giants, Catapults, Mages and much more to aid you in your defense! Watch them battle the enemy right beside you!

BUILD AND UPGRADE YOUR CASTLE!
Build Towers, upgrade your castle walls, and build buildings to upgrade your units!

2 PLAYER COOPERATIVE MULTIPLAYER!
Team up with a random ally or one of your friends and compete in the GameCenter leader boards!

TONS OF ENEMIES TO BATTLE!
Fight against dozens of enemies on screen at once, from hordes of the Undead, to Orcs, Goblins, Ghouls, Siege Wagons, Trolls, Catapults, Mummies, and more!

ADVANCED GRAPHICS AND TONS OF FEATURES!
Incredible mobile graphics and lighting, iCloud saving, full iPhone 5 widescreen display support, and much more!

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Sanuku's comments:




01-16-2013, 10:03 PM
Finally! I just slammed that buy button!
01-16-2013, 10:04 PM
YESSS OUT NOW!! downloading!

01-16-2013, 10:04 PM
The link is sending me to Bug Heroes. I don't remember iTunes links usually doing this when a game isn't available yet.

Edit: Works now! Still can't get TR2 though.

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01-16-2013, 10:06 PM
Man, this is the sort of game I'm always looking for- fantasy RPG/strategy that's not cutesy or goofy. Looks awesome!! BOUGHT. ^__^
01-16-2013, 10:29 PM
Is there any way to repair your keep? I can seem to repair my walls but not the keep
01-16-2013, 10:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Resolve View Post
Is there any way to repair your keep? I can seem to repair my walls but not the keep
Correct - this was a design decision. We want the player to be focusing on avoiding damage to the Keep, rather than just prolonging a battle. We also wanted to prevent the scenario where all your walls are destroyed and you're just strafing around with your hero, healing you Keep while picking off enemies one by one.

You can upgrade your keep for more durability in between stages though.

I guess think of the Keep like the lawn mowers in PvZ?
01-16-2013, 10:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Resolve View Post
Is there any way to repair your keep? I can seem to repair my walls but not the keep
Nope, once your keeps health goes, down that's it. It's always key to make sure your walls are always repaired, especially if they're wooden walls.
01-16-2013, 10:39 PM
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Originally Posted by bramblett05 View Post
Use the knight if your just starting he has offensive skills plus good defensive while the other two go one or another(at least to me they do)
All the heroes can be very powerful I do agree that Knight is the easiest to use, but as long as you really focus on protecting and healing your units, while giving them his passive buffs, Paladin is quite good as well - also his buffs are really great with a Knight teammate in co-op.

Engineer also has quite a different play style (with his Craftsman ability you can really upgrade your walls and get towers for cheap - I often focus purely on artillery and towers at first before I build a single unit with him).
01-16-2013, 10:54 PM
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Does it have a good story?
01-16-2013, 11:00 PM
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Originally Posted by bramblett05 View Post
It doesn't really have a story it has a couple lines each level but once you play the game itself with all the action then you will like it.
Actually the small blurbs and tidbits you get with each level do develop into an actual story as you progress... more like a history of whats happened I wonder if anyone will recognize what its similar to? But yeah, its definitely not a story centric game.

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