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Tower Defense

Game genre theme

Strategy sub-genre where player is limited to building defensive towers and has no movable defenses (or moving them is hard/detrimental) to protect something, and never goes on the offense.

353
games
35
platforms

The first video game about Tower Defense was released in 1990.

Trendy Entertainment, Origin8 Technologies and Ironhide Game Studio has published most of these games

"Tower Defense" was oddly enough trademarked by Com2Us in 2007 (in U.S., serial number 3442002) despite there being plenty of games with tower defense in their title by then. They have enforced this trademark on several occasions since, notably on Apple's platforms.
See also: tower offense (genre inversion)

Parent groups

Defense game, Strategy

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Platforms

Linux 129
Windows 67
Mac OS X 31
Android 28
iOS 22
X360 12
PS4 11
Flash 7
Xbox One 6
PS3 5
Wii 4
Nintendo DS 3
PSP 3
Wii U 2
NES 2
Zeebo 2
MS-DOS 1
Internet Only 1
Ouya 1
GBA 1
Amstrad CPC 1
BSD 1
3DS 1
TizenOS 1
Arcade 1
SNES 1
WinCE 1
Pandora 1
Mobile 1
Switch 1

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