A Cyberpunk world, in a post apocalyptic wasteland being infested by a zombie army? C-Wars seems to hit all of the major buzzwords that would set off any gamer's alarm. Onipunks' brainchild might turn off many players who have been jaded by the promises of many so so and eh-inducing games released this year, the ones that seemed to be the products of some assembly-line design model created to separate us from our money. But after playing the Demo, it would be a lie to say I'm anything less than ecstatic that this game has been successfully funded through Kickstarter. Just check out the crazy trailer:
C-Wars resulted from three years of development, pulling inspiration from franchises like Super Robot War, Fallout, Call of Duty, and Dead Space. The game plays like Tower Defense but with a twist; C-Wars lets you take control of your main characters and head for the front lines, Dynasty Warrior-style. Fight off zombies, gangsters, and an evil army (all the usual suspects except maybe vampires and Nazis). I'm not really sure why the hero here is fighting, but the game is a blast to play. Never having been a huge fan of many Tower Defense games, with the exception of Plants vs. Zombies, I found the hands-on play of C-Wars a breath of fresh air from the stale wait-and-see tactic of old. C-Wars hasn't been officially released, but you can try out the demo, available for Win, Mac, and Linux. This quick tutorial will let you hit the ground running.