SteamWorld Tower Defense

Welcome to Cowbot County, home of the robotic master race of SteamWorld! As the Sheriff, you must stop the human invaders in their mad hunt for gold.

Build attack robots next to the roads they roam, and watch the invaders go down! Use the special skills of your robots to your advantage in this original tower defense variation, where strategy and execution are equally important.

Get ready for the challenges waiting in the great Western reaches!

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  • Fight off the hordes of humans before they run off with all your gold!
  • Stretch your mind and fingers to their limits. This game packs a punch!
  • Explore the lore that inspired SteamWorld Dig and SteamWorld Heist.
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Platforms: Available now on the Nintendo 3DS eShop as DSiWare.

Inital release date: July 5, 2010

Genres: Strategy (Tower Defense), Action, Singleplayer

What others say about SteamWorld Tower Defense

“Hardcore fans of the genre will appreciate this release a lot. It may not be really unique, but it’s still good at what it offers.” 24/30 – Very Good

“And the presentation is just nice all-around — well-crafted, smooth graphics, good menus. SteamWorld kind of rocks.” 8/10