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Savage Moon

Platform(s): PlayStation 3
Genre: Action
Publisher: SCEA

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'Savage Moon' (PS3) Coming Soon - New Screens

by Rainier on Jan. 22, 2009 @ 3:50 p.m. PST

Savage Moon is a frantic, action-packed PlayStation Network tower defense game in a gritty sci-fi setting. You are tasked with protecting mining facilities from ravenous space bugs using some truly fearsome weaponry. And you’ll need as much strategy as firepower as you fend off wave after wave.

Savage Moon is a frantic, action-packed tower defense game in a gritty sci-fi setting. You are tasked with protecting mining facilities from ravenous space bugs using some truly fearsome weaponry. And you’ll need as much strategy as firepower as you fend off wave after wave.

Each level in Savage Moon is set on an “Imoon”, or a living asteroid, and it is up to you to keep the mining facilities safe. These Imoons are rich in mineral deposits that humanity needs to survive, but such riches come with great risk as the native creatures living there will stop at nothing to end the mining. These giant deadly creatures are called “Insectocytes.” They come in all shapes and sizes and you will need to have a balanced strategy to fend them all off and keep the mining facilities safe.

To defend the mines, you start off with machine gun towers and can expand your arsenal to include wide range of weaponry and heavy artillery. This is where your strategizing skills come into play. It’s up to you when to upgrade, add new towers, or save your money, and your strategies will make the difference between escaping unscathed and watching the mines go up in flames. You have to place the tower defenses in areas where they will be most effective in killing the different kinds of Insectocytes before they make it to the mining facilities. And as you kill the Insectocytes, you earn valuable points that you can use to upgrade the size and firepower of your defenses, and to develop new weapons and technologies.

Savage Moon is addictive and the action is relentless, making it fun no matter what your skill level is. The action is intense, but you also have to think and have a solid strategy to survive. The best players can even post their scores to the online leader boards to see how they stack up.

Key Features :

  • Huge enemies, Huge weapons – The space bugs just get bigger and bigger, and so must the player’s weapons to keep pace. The right arrangement of weapons is essential for keeping the ravenous insects at bay.
  • Massive Range of Strategies – A simple objective, but a huge choice of ways to achieve it. Arrange rows of machine guns, or stick with a few massive weapons. Choose power over speed, or block routes to put the space bugs in the firing line for longer.
  • Global Online Rankings and Trophy Support– Compete for the highest scores against the best planet Earth has to offer.
  • Crisp HD Visuals – Players will feel as if they were actually there. Terrain, towers, enemies and visual effects are all brought to life in detailed HD graphics.

Savage Moon will be available on the PlayStation Network in the coming weeks for just $9.99.


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