Defenders of Ardania Coming to the PSN in December

Paradox Interactive has announced that “Defenders of Ardania” will be released on the PSN in December. The game is looking great, and I am excited to check it out. Hit the jump for a lot more info on the game.

Core Gameplay
Defenders of Ardania (DoA) is a next-generation tower defense game set in the
rich fantasy world of Majesty, but with a twist. Besides the addictive core
mechanics of placing towers to stop advancing enemy units, DoA also allows
players to take on the role of the attackers seeking to conquer the enemy base.
DoA’s innovative new game concepts include light RTS elements, taking the
popular genre to the next level. Players must oversee unit production and upgrades
while assembling the most effective army from one of three playable races, each
with unique locations, towers, and units. However, without magic, a fantasy game
is little more than a toothless lion (or dragon, rather), so a wide range of spells will
be available for players to decimate their enemies and protect their forces.
Although DoA includes a single-player portion, the focus of the game is
undoubtedly multiplayer, where two to four players can take each other on or
compete against AI opponents via Internet, LAN, or PSN. The multiplayer
component offers three different game modes where players can assume either
the defensive or offensive sides – or both!
• An intriguing new take on the massively popular tower defense genre: players
lead both offensive and defensive operations
• Ardania: the world of Majesty with three playable races and their unique
• Defense: 24 different upgradeable towers to erect against the invading enemy
• Attack: 24 varied units with diverse attributes to assemble into an offensive
• Strong multiplayer component with a variety of game modes for up to four
• Interactive environment that affects gameplay
• A wide range of offensive and defensive spells

Source: Press Release

Written by: Oly - Senior PR Manager

  1. #1 by EdEN on November 23rd, 2011 [ 222476 Points ]

    You had me at “Tower Defense”…

  2. #2 by Cheeto on November 23rd, 2011 [ 29109 Points ]

    You lost me at “Tower Defense”…

  3. #3 by Kane112 on November 23rd, 2011 [ 35672 Points ]

    lol eh hopefully theres a demo

  4. #4 by dragon290513 on November 23rd, 2011 [ 7218 Points ]

    i was mildly interested in tower defense but after the mini game in Assassin’s Creed, that genre lost me completely!

  5. #5 by EdEN on November 23rd, 2011 [ 222476 Points ]

    @Cheeto: Your loss! I LOVE TD games.

  6. #6 by Pai do mercado on November 24th, 2011 [ 2376 Points ]

    a game like Savage Moon, I love TD games
    Since 2009 was not released 4 PS3 a TD game
    I will buy

  7. #7 by Pedro on November 24th, 2011 [ 39949 Points ]

    Looks cool, I’ve never played any TD game on my PS3 though. The fast paced action somehow does not seem to click for me with a controller.

    The first TD game I played was a Warcraft 3 custom map online, man I loved those.

  8. #8 by Ajescent on November 24th, 2011 [ 5890 Points ]

    Is this a move game?

  9. #9 by EdEN on November 24th, 2011 [ 222476 Points ]

    @Ajescent: Mmm, since it’s a TD game it SHOULD be one. I see Oly placed a PS Move category tag on the post so maybe he knows something and isn’t telling hehehe.

    @Pedro: You need to get Savage Moon on PSN and My Life as a Darklord on Wiiware!

  10. #10 by Oly on November 24th, 2011 [ 132605 Points ]

    @Ajescent: Mmm, since it’s a TD game it SHOULD be one. I see Oly placed a PS Move category tag on the post so maybe he knows something and isn’t telling hehehe.@Pedro: You need to get Savage Moon on PSN and My Life as a Darklord on Wiiware!

    Where is the MOVE tag? As far as I know, nothing has been announced for the Move..

    Tower Defense games are awesome.. Pixel Junk Monster, Savage Moon, and Dungeon Defenders are some of the best games releases for the PS3

  11. #11 by EdEN on November 25th, 2011 [ 222476 Points ]

    Huh, I could have sworn I saw a “PS Move” tag hahaha.

    Yes, TD games are great AND they offer a lot of content for us. We got two free TD minis form PS+ (Vector TD and Fieldrunners) and I played those non-stop for a while.

  12. #12 by mowmow on November 25th, 2011 [ 12315 Points ]

    Tower Defense i have loved since starcraft and warcraft III. I will want to try this out

  13. #13 by Darklurkr23 on November 25th, 2011 [ 30451 Points ]

    Shit that looks pretty damn visual for a downloadable game 😀 But I hear a PETA lawsuit coming you were attacking animals with purple stuff. Speaking of Warfcraft it looks like the models are just from that game

  14. #14 by EdEN on November 26th, 2011 [ 222476 Points ]

    @Darklurkr23: Which wouldn’t be a bad thing.

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