defend the rook switch

Goblinz Publishing and developer One Up Plus have revealed that Defend the Rook, a tower defense title with elements borrowed from board games and roguelikes, is slated to release on Switch. An official release date has not yet been revealed. You can get a feel for the game right now, however, by watching the gameplay trailer embedded below.

To learn a little bit more about Defend the Rook ahead of its (possibly distant) Switch release, read on for a few details about the game’s premise and features.

A roguelike tactics board combat combined with tower defense elements. Defeat the invading hordes to stay alive and save the land!

Deploy your heroes to outsmart the enemy!
Enjoy more tactics than your average TD game, whilst fighting through waves of enemies.

Turn the tables on the invaders with the aid of devastating spells! Overcome the odds and outsmart the enemy.

Build and upgrade your towers to survive the onslaught! To survive, you’ll need to utilize more than just your heroes wit and prowess! Careful placement of towers and upgrades will be necessary to ensure victory. Place traps and barricades to defend your castle! Use these wisely to funnel and confuse the invaders. Wreak havoc amongst their ranks and break up their carefully manicured ranks!

Become a champion to save the kingdom! Do you have what it takes to save the land? Jump right in and enjoy a set of procedurally generated roguelike battles like no other! Every battle fought is unique.

Promising deep, tactical combat and loads of unique battles, Defend the Rook could end up being a pretty fun time when it eventually comes out on Switch. Will you be keeping an eye out for the game? Let us know in the comment section below.


Andrew Rockett
I'm the Reviews Editor here at Nintendo Enthusiast, and I'm a major fan of all consoles and eras. Follow me on Twitter @habitablestorm3 to talk games old and new.

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