Chilean game developer Syrenaica announces the launch of its first title: "Evilot" , now for Linux and available through Desura. The title has been release for both 32/64 bit flavors.
Combining the best elements of two popular genres, Evilot is a puzzle defense game where players command the forces of Count Dolfus, a retired evil mastermind whose brooding Golden Years are being disturbed by an army of do-gooders bent on conquering his castle (and stealing all his loot). Funded partially through Kickstarter, the title's orchestral score sets a mood suitable for a Transylvanian invasion.
Accessible to even casual players, Evilot's 50 levels are set up on a grid with the forces of Dolfus defending against baddies (err... goodies?), who race down lanes toward mountains of hard-earned treasure. Gameplay goes beyond the traditional "set it and forget it" tower defense mechanic, adding a puzzle-based unit upgrade system. Place three of the same units together in a column or row and they combine to create a more powerful, leveled-up unit. Keep units tightly packed for more powerful upgrades, or spread them out for a weaker, but wider defensive spread. It's a compelling twist on tower defense that is easy to play, yet difficult to master.
· Unique puzzle defense mechanics and level-up system
· Challenging, fast-paced gameplay
· 50 levels across 5 diverse territories
· 15 playable defender units and 5 special summons
· Original orchestral soundtrack specially composed for Evilot
Kotaku says: "Chilean developer Syrenaica's Evilot may look a lot like Plants Vs. Zombies, with the whole lane-based defense thing, but it's significantly more than that. It's an evolution. "
Windows Linux version is a mere $1.99.
Sink your teeth into puzzle defense and download Evilot now on Desura by following this link: