Sanctum 2 – Hands On Preview

Tower Defense is among the most heavily-refined genres in gaming.  The concept ain’t broke, don’t need no fixin’ and players have fun with these games even though there has been little evolution since Tower Defense began as a Starcraft mod years ago.  But still, developers are always on the lookout for new ways to modify the formula.  Coffee Stain Studios decided to blend Tower Defense with the first person shooter in their game Sanctum in 2011.  The result was a simple indie game that made good on its promise of combining the two styles of play, but was a bit on the short side and a little repetitive too.  The sequel is due out this summer and we got our hands on a preview build to see what improvements it holds for the series.  Continue Reading

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