The critically acclaimed PSN hit PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate makes its way to Steam for the definitive Monsters experience!
Tikiman the Forest Defender is in trouble. Hordes of monsters are sweeping through his realm, hoping to chow down on his offspring – and it’s up to you to defend them.
By placing weapon towers at strategic points around the landscape, you can destroy the invaders and save the little ones. Collect treasure along the way to build up your arsenal and pay for new towers – countless waves of monsters are out to get the Tiki babies, so you need to be prepared to fight hard!
Play four game modes: Single player campaign, local co-op play, online co-op, and a host of additional challenges
Play Together: Local and online co-op will have you sharing your machine or playing with your friend over the net for a shared memorable experience. Online leaderboards show you how you stack up against your friends and everyone else in the world!
Tikiman will travel across three distinct islands, spanning 47 unique environments to protect his offspring from clever monsters that attack by land and air. He’s going to use every tower in his arsenal to protect them: Arrow Towers, Cannon Towers, Anti-Air Towers, Ice Towers, Laser Towers, Fire Towers, Tesla Towers, Mortar Towers, special power ups and more!
There is also the mysterious Tum-Tum Island, that randomly generates levels for near infinite replayability!
This amounts to literally hundreds of hours of gameplay, all set to an awesome soundtrack to keep you in the zone!
We have also included unlockable content including concept art, music videos, sound tracks and more!
For Steam we have created over 20 brand new achievements, giving the game 52 in total for you to unlock! Not to mention trading cards and badges!
© 2013 Double Eleven Limited and Q-Games Ltd. PixelJunk Monsters is a trade mark of Q-Games Ltd. All rights reserved.
Or to be precise a casual Local multiplayer Co-Op tower defence game with adjustible difficulty levels. Awesome! On lowest level I had fun playing this game with my 4 year old and on the higher level with my 9 year old. Both really like this game as much as they like Plants versus Zombies (another Tower Defence) + simple controls + not to complex types of structures to build + does funny dances to improve your structures + co-op + lots of different kinds of enemies + big end level bosses + not to fast game play for kids/my parents (sorry mom) - graphics are okay, but could be better - gameplay feels a bit slow for younger adults (not you mom... sorry again)
Underneath PixelJunk Monsters? cutesy appearance lies a surprisingly challenging game. Just because you?ve mastered other tower defense games, don?t be too quick to dismiss Pixeljunk Monsters. The level design is more inventive and challenging than average, and there isn?t one set strategy you need to pursue, unlike some other tower defence games. PixelJunk Monsters looks nice and is both fun and challenging to play. Recommended.
The typical tower defense has the player surviving wave after wave with a starting wage and earning cash for each enemy slain. In PixelJunk Monsters, you play a masked man in this tiki totem themed adventure that requires a bit more involvement from the player. Not only can you walk around to pick up money and find a good tree to turn into a tower, you can level them up for free by dancing. That's right, dancing! Most everything about this game is simple, easy, and straight forwards. The real challenge begins on trying to score perfects on the hardest difficulty by figuring out how to manage the timing and placements of your tiki guy along with where and which towers to build. The best part about this game in my opinion, given the mechanics and controls, allows you to cooperatively play and enjoy the experience with a friend.
Alright, short sweet and to the point; This is a fairly decent Tower Defense Game. It's not amazing, but it's pretty good i suppose, as compared to some other TD games available on steam. The gameplay is fairly bog standard tower defense with a twist; you can have your tikiman dance under towers to gain EXP and level up (they also get EXP by killing things), which makes them more powerful. Alongside a decent upgrade system, and the fact that monsters don't attack your powers, this makes higher power towers actually useful. The graphics are also decent as well, it's got a cute, hand drawn cel shaded style. Overall, it's a decent tower defense game. I'd recommend grabbing it.
I received PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate (henceforth: PJ) as a part of a bundle welcoming me as a loyal buy on GMG. I'm always been a fan of Tower defense - who isn't? It ties together grindy number accumulation and the best of turtle tactics. PJ ties together the basics of tower defense with a quirky aesthetic and the mechanic of the player being their own sprite which has to physically move around the map to place and upgrade towers. The placement mechanics are by no means innovative. Trees along a set path can be turned into towers and towers can be upgraded. Different towers do different things. The true innovation of PJ is the introduction of cooperative play. Playing locally with a friend is really nice as both of players feel like they have accomplished. A good game for friends or for those obsessed with cutesy graphics.
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