Strike down enemies with Tower Rush Lite

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Chelsea Taylor
October 27, 2014 4:30 PM
Strike down enemies with Tower Rush Lite
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Tower Rush Lite is a free tower defense game that challenges a user to protect a portal from monsters. Players put up towers where you can safely throw weapons at the enemy until they die. It is set in medieval times and located in a castle where toads, orcs, and monsters roam around waiting to be attacked. There are no ads or in app purchases. Tower Rush Lite is designed for iPhone and iPad. It requires iOS 4.0 or later and is optimized for the iPhone 5.

It's really easy to navigate even for a user that typically does not play games like this. The interface is very simple and user friendly and it takes only two seconds to go back to the menu and restart the game if you make mistakes early on. This encourages players that might need to practice before getting deeper into the game play and makes it much less frustrating for everyone learning to play.

There is a great deal of impressive detail in the design of the portals and the characters. A user can easily zoom in by pinching out in order to look closely and see the design work Wonder Gum has put in. The satanic grunting sounds from the characters are really intimidating and funny at the same time. The background music is an upbeat keyboard track that keeps the game atmosphere feeling energetic and fun.

Game Information

A user must defend their portal by purchasing towers with coins. Tower placement is key. Observe where the enemies entering the portal and place towers in their path. When enemies pass through the tower green zones they can be attacked and killed as they pass through. When the tower is no longer of use to protect the portal, the user has the option to sell it in order to purchase towers that could attack enemies in other parts of the portal. Certain towers are extremely effective in killing enemies and others are much less useful. It's easy to quickly figure out which ones work best. The four towers come with upgrade transformations that make them even more effective in killing enemies quickly. Each monster has a life bar that indicates how close you are to killing them off.


Tower Rush Lite is truly addictive. It is challenging and fun to play with very few interruptions. It is easy to get caught up in it and look up to find that several hours have gone by while you were attacking your enemies from towers. I highly recommend this game to people who love tower defense games and those with an interest in medieval style design. I could see users being tempted to download the paid version of the app after getting hooked on this.
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