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Developer: Futuremark Games Studio
Unlike many of my fellow critics, I don't roll my eyes, reach for strong spirits or rend my garments in twain every time I hear that a new tower defence game is headed to the digital marketplace. Quite the opposite, in fact, since the genre has enjoyed a radiation and renaissance over the last year thanks to quality hybrid titles like Revenge Of The Titans, Dungeon Defenders, Orcs Must Die! and Defender's Quest. Tower defence certainly has more to give and legions of new followers to attract when married with exciting new gameplay elements, but Unstoppable Gorg is definitely one for the fans: an old-school build'em up that packs enough unique charm and dynamic features to stop the familiar mechanics from overstaying their welcome.
What's more, it's also one of the most impeccably-realised B Movie homages we've ever seen.
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Futuremark Games Studio has released some new screenshots and trailer for Unstoppable Gorg: their unrepentantly retro tower defence title slated for XBLA, PC and iPad early next year. The ability to move tower positions by changing their orbits promises to add a new tactical dimenstion to the genre, and fans of fifties B-Movies should reserve themselves a space at the drive-in.
Unstoppable Gorg is a lovingly crafted homage to vintage sci-fi films from the 1950s, including flying saucers, rubbery aliens and more dodgy effects than you can shake a Styrofoam prop at. The game's story scenes were shot on film using models, miniatures and live action actors and then edited together with genuine archive footage to hopefully create a classic sci-fi experience. Assets after the break.Click here to read more...