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.

377
games
35
platforms

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

Trendy Entertainment, Origin8 Technologies and 11 bit studios 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.

Parent groups

Defense game, Strategy

Related group

Game genre
Tower Offense

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Platforms

Linux 135
Windows 70
Android 35
Mac OS X 32
iOS 24
PS4 12
X360 12
Flash 7
Xbox One 6
PS3 5
Wii U 5
Wii 4
PSP 3
Nintendo DS 3
Zeebo 2
3DS 2
NES 2
GBC 1
Atari ST 1
MS-DOS 1
Internet Only 1
Ouya 1
GBA 1
Amstrad CPC 1
BSD 1
TizenOS 1
Arcade 1
SNES 1
WinCE 1
Pandora 1

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