As expected from its teasers and as suggested by the last word in its name, Kingdom Rush Origins is a prequel adventure game — although it follows, of course, the original Kingdom Rush game and the sequel Kingdom Rush Frontiers.
To be sure, Kingdom Rush Origins is set in the same charmingly animated fantasy world players have come to know and love. But it's set before the event of the original game:
Take a trip back to the beginning, before Vez’nan ever thought to threaten the kingdom with the gem of power, and experience even more of the lightning-fast, exceptionally captivating gameplay that made the franchise a cornerstone of essential tower defense games. In this exciting prequel, command your elven army and defend mystical lands from sea serpents, evil sorcerers, and wave after wave of gnoll tribesman, all with the help of brand-spankin’ new towers, heroes, and spells to fend off every last baddie.
Kingdom Rush Origins boasts nine new heroes, eight new special towers, 30 new enemy types, and lots of new levels featuring hours of gameplay, three difficulty modes, and more than 70 achievements.
Check out the game's launch trailer:
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