Orcs Must Die is Awesome! First Look in Five Episode 4 is Live!
Orcs Must Die, an action-strategy game, is made by the indie developer Robot Entertainment. This game is absolute joy, as it features addictive, fast-paced gameplay with an element of strategy and tactics to it.
There is so much I could say about this game in so few words. This is one of the best indie games that I have ever played. To be perfectly honest, when I saw gameplay footage of this game late last year I had no idea that this was an indie title. The graphics, and music of the game engage the player in a unique and addictive experience; it’s quite a simple action game with an element of choice thrown into the mix. This element of choice, in choosing what spells to use, and how many times to use each limited spell, adds a great deal of complexity to the game.
The game’s goal is simple; kill orcs. Waves of orcs will flow forth at you from across the level in which you are in, which traps, which are created by spells, to use, and how many of each trap is up to you. In addition, the player has free roam over the 3D environment and can choose whether he wants to fight close to the orcs with a melee weapon or to move backwards, firing a crossbow at them (which has a wonderfully realistic recoil effect, by the way), or a mixture of both.
The game is available on the Steam summer sale for low price of $7.49 until July 23rd.