Colorful spin on tower defense genre.
Contains lots of solid action.
Many traps, weapons, upgrades to choose from.
Inexpensive for what you get.
Wide variety of weapons, traps, maps, enemies.
Perfect strategy/action balance.
Great replay value.
Lots of levels.
Fast paced action-strategy gameplay.
Just plain fun.
Great selection of traps and weapons.
Unlockable difficulty carries over your previous upgrades.
Different enemy types require tactical thinking.
Lots of replayability.
Levels lack variety.
No multiplayer mode.
Main character's dialogue is cringe-worthy.
Enemies aren't too bright.
Disappointing lack of multiplayer.
All the stages look the same.
By PC Mag on November 30, 2011
Orcs have been supporting players ever since J.R.R. Tolkien made them his token evil grunts, but they take center stage in this inventive, action-packed FPS–meets–tower defense game....80
By PC Gamer on November 24, 2011
Possibly the best of its genre, Orcs Must Die! is clever enough to keep evolving before it ever gets...90
By Expert Reviews on November 08, 2011
Slickly-executed and surprisingly lengthy, Orcs Must Die! is the most fun you can have while mincing greenskins...80
By Gaming Nexus on November 03, 2011
Tower defense games: love them or hate them, you had better get used to them because the genre looks to be staying around for a lot longer than most people expected. The idea of TD games is relatively simple but somehow developers keep coming up with...92
By Strategy Informer on October 21, 2011
Into the valley of death stomped the six hundred, blade walls to the left of them, tar pits to the right of them bubbled and thundered. Theirs not to make reply, theirs not to reason why, theirs but to die and die and die. The titular antagonists of...60
By FiringSquad on October 17, 2011
Orcs Must Die! is the first release from an independent developer named Robot Entertainment. Fans of the classic real-time strategy series Age of Empires may have heard that name before, as the outfit is comprised of many veterans from Ensemble...86
By GameSpy on October 14, 2011
Pros: Wide variety of weapons, traps, maps, enemies; perfect strategy/action balance; great replay value; low price
Cons: Main character's dialogue is cringe-worthy; enemies aren't too bright90
By GamePro on October 13, 2011
Orcs Must Die is a game about orcs which must die. Your goal is to help them in that endeavor -- a task which proves surprisingly addictive.You know what you're getting with a game called "Orcs Must Die." There are orcs. You kill them.In practice,...90
By GameSpot on October 13, 2011
With numerous traps, weapons, and an endless supply of one-liners, Orcs Must Die! dispenses death with satisfying...-
By Gamers Daily News on October 12, 2011
For as long as Orcs have roamed Earth in the fantasy realm, they have had a blood feud with humans. No one really knows how or why this war started, but one thing is sure and the title says it all. Orcs Must Die!!!!Orcs Must Die! StoryThe story is...85