Desktop Tower Defense stole a lot of hearts, minds and hours this past year. The concept of the seemingly simple (and free) flash game was to build defensive towers to prevent an oncoming surge of enemies from making it across the level and into your base. Certain towers excelled at certain enemies, and spending cash upgrade the towers with more damage and abilities. In many ways, PixelJunk Monsters is a rehash of this concept, throwing a few curveballs into the mix to create an entertaining, and often ridiculously challenging, strategy experience for the PlayStation Network.
Review by Russell Frushtick.