Played Kingdom Rush – Like Me!

Admit it, you have genre prejudice, too. I don’t know what it is about tower defense games, but I can never seem to get over the hump. My perfectionist playstyle makes me hate it when a single enemy gets through. Most of the time in these games a single enemy doesn’t even cause you to lose, but that… Continue reading

In Defense of iOS Games – The Cursed Checkpoint #201

Ethan and Matthew discuss the importance of iOS titles in their gaming diet and why the supposed “time killers” have made their lives more pleasurable. The Cursed Checkpoint is a topical video game podcast focused on discussions and interviews about a single video game, genre, news headline, or industry story. It features a rotating cast of… Continue reading

Dungeon Defenders Celebrates 1st Anniversary with DLC and Sales

Dungeon Defenders was released only a year ago. It seems like more than that with the sheer amount of content its produced and the hours of entertainment I’ve immersed myself in. When I was perusing the Steam store yesterday I came across a massive sale on Dungeon Defenders content. Naturally, I clicked on it to find more and more… Continue reading

Orcs Must Die! 2 ‘Family Ties’ DLC Releases Today

One of our favorite anti-orc games in the world, Orcs Must Die! 2, releases its second booster pack today on Steam.  We can’t stress enough how important it is to slay some orcs, and we can’t stress enough that there will be new ways and places to do it. The new “Family Ties” booster pack is the… Continue reading

Orcs Must Die 2 Booster Pack Adds Killable Fire & Water August 29th

Well, Orcs Must Die! 2 has almost been out for a full month at this point, and if you are like me, you have to wonder what Robot Entertainment is doing over there. I mean, it took a whole nine months for us to get a sequel, those lazy bastards. I may have too many levels to… Continue reading

Orcs Must Die! 2 Video Reflex Review: I See You Trappin’

Orcs Must Die! by Robot Entertainment received almost universal praise for its satisfying blend of action and tower defense. However, the people cried out for more. They wanted more traps, more weapons, more orcs and most importantly, more players. Orcs Must Die! 2 is their answer. In this Reflex Review, we’ll show you the new… Continue reading

Cheap and Dirty Gamer: Monsters TD Must Stand for Tragic Destruction

I wouldn’t go as far to say that I have a PhD in the field of tower defense games, but if the History channel ever did a special on the genre, I’d most likely be interviewed sitting in front of an ornate bookshelf (I’d have to borrow the books and bookshelf, of course). However, throughout the… Continue reading

I Learned Something Today: Dungeon Defenders

Home ownership is a huge component of the “American Dream” but that dream can quickly melt into a nightmare if one sits idly by while society’s worst plan ways to encroach on one’s personal space. Contacting your local home security expert is a great first step, but the safety of you, your family and all… Continue reading

Kid and Play: Plants vs. Zombies Co-op with my Son

Today I’m introducing a new series to IGWT: Kid and Play. No, it’s not about the visceral Chucky doll, it’s about getting involved as a parent with your child in video games. I’m sure adult gamers have visions of playing co-op with their children much like most dads seem to envision playing catch in the backyard…. Continue reading

Hey! Play! Defend Your Nuts

As gamers, we tend to forget that our furry, nature based friends have conflicts of their own but monsters and other inhabitants of of the darkside are equal opportunity when it comes to causing problems. Defend Your Nuts may sound like something you do after making a chauvinistic remark, but it quite literally tells the… Continue reading