Monster Feed Review
- Tower defense gameplay without the boring bits!
- Lots of content and additional modes to unlock.
- Smooth graphical performance even under stress.
- Spells require a bit of trial and error; tutorial only covers the basics.
- Radial tower placement system conflicts with spell/tower/target selection.
Monster Feed is a solid addition to anyone's tower defense collection as it busts out some clever and unique spells to fill the time gaps common to the genre.
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One of the unfortunate downsides of playing a traditional tower defense title is the lack of things to do outside of waiting for the next wave or staring intently at the gold counter to get the next upgrade/tower. Monster Feed by Day Go By Entertainment takes a different approach and subsidizes its gameplay with a spell system that is not only helpful, but almost necessary to survive.
Those familiar with games like The Creeps will recognize the basic formula of Monster Feed as you throw down towers of various flavors (e.g., area damage, slowing, poison, fast etc.) and upgrade them to deal with the incoming waves of enemies. Obstacles around the map can also be destroyed, though smart targeting allows towers in range to switch to enemies as a priority over static objects, preventing players from ending up with pointless restarts. Before beginning a level, players also select one of two different spell-casters, each with their own variety of spells that level up over time and provide access to abilities that damage and otherwise supplement your buildings. Spell-casting becomes integral to your strategy for a level as most are designed to counter useful tower placements and the cash earned is not enough to survive on towers alone.
While the artwork is quirky, the style is carried off perfectly and the high detail visual remain smooth even during intense moments. Levels are progressively unlocked as you proceed and an additional mode is eventually made available that focuses more on the spell casting mechanic.
Monster Feed is a welcome change of pace and one that's a treat to play even despite the familiar style; worth grabbing if you're a fan of tower defense titles.
Description"Monster Feed is a solid addition to anyone's tower defense collection as it busts out some clever and unique spells to fill the time gaps common to the genre." appSpy.com 4/5
"Monster Feed takes the tried and true tower defense genre and speeds it up ten notches with an innovative spell tree." -148apps 4.5/5
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Compatible with all iPhone / iPod touch models. Supports the retina display!
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The monsters are hungry and ready to feed! Use your towers and powerful spells to stop them from feeding on the innocent animals. This will be no easy task- these monsters have the abilities to make them challenging to stop. But you have the powers to do so! Use your spells and cunning to stop the unmerciful onslaught. This is no defense game for the faint of heart!
-- Key Features --
* Choose from different heroes with unique spells.
- Cast a boulder of ice that rolls over monsters then explodes encasing them in ice.
- Throw a trident that rips through multiple monsters before sticking in the last- bleeding it out.
- Summon the gnasher hound that will rend monsters to death.
* Monsters have special abilities to cut through your defenses!
- Spiders that jump parts of the path.
- A tentacle slime that throws an egg that you must smash (tap) to destroy before it hatches!
- Ghosts that disappear and dodge incoming damage. (sneaky sneaky)
* Action packed tower defense- don't let your guard down!
- Pick up coins and powerups while your enemies toss things to smash.
- Build towers and cast spells to stomp out the monsters.
- Choose preferred targets for your towers and trusty minions!
- Save your animal friends!
* A brief and informative in-game tutorial- don't be scared!
* Large maps! Scroll back and forth along varied sized maps.
* Hours of gameplay! With over a baker's dozen of maps, each having two distinct game-modes, and multiple heroes, there are many hours of enjoyment ahead.