John Whitehouse writes: At this point, everybody knows what a Tower Defense game is. They seem to have been around since the birth of Flash gaming. Most rely on the same old formula, with only the odd exception standing out (such as PixelJunk Monsters). So how do you take a tired genre and liven it up a bit? You reverse the point of view. Anomaly Warzone Earth (AWE) takes the idea of a TD game and puts you in the shoes of the targets, as opposed to the turrets.