Beautiful aesthetic mix of rich.
Colorful 3D elements and animated 2D cut-outs.
Tense and exciting multiplayer.
Fantastic sense of humor.
Mechanics become monotonous as the game draws on.
Boss encounters are a strange.
Often frustrating addition.
Tower-defense elements can be left by the wayside.
By PC Gamer on November 20, 2011
Knockabout in every sense, Rock of Ages is quirky, fun and characterful. Just don’t expect longevity or...75
By Techgage on September 21, 2011
For whatever reason, history bores me. But add massive boulders, some Monty Python-esque humor and lots of color - and then I'm intrigued. Rock of Ages is a game unlike any other. At its heart, it's a tower-defense game, but with its merging of...-
By Neoseeker on September 19, 2011
Following up on the success of Zeno Clash, ACE Team’s next project is more family-friendly but just as unusual as their first-person brawler. Rock of Ages combines three completely unrelated game genres and the result is a budget-priced offering...80
By IGN Gear on September 19, 2011
Rock of Ages remains fun despite its problems, and makes for some great local competitive play. The campaign gets annoying at times because of the time constraints with defense building, but is quirky and funny enough that it ultimately remains worth...75
By Game Chronicles Magazine on September 18, 2011
I’m not a big fan of the “tower defense” genre, but Rock of Ages is anything but your typical tower defense game. With presentation elements inspired by Monty Python that poke fun at everything from movies like 300 to Lord of the...81
By PC Advisor on September 16, 2011
This boulder-based tale of destruction and history doesn't entirely live up to its early promise, but it's nonethless a singularly bonkers and good-natured game full of ideas and character you'd be hard pushed to find in anything else....80
By Strategy Informer on September 15, 2011
The tower defence genre has been moving in an increasingly action-focused direction as of late. The likes of Toy Soldiers, Sanctum and Trenched have kept the core principals of the strategy subgenre intact but have also let players experience the...85
By GameSpy on September 14, 2011
Pros: Beautiful aesthetic mix of rich, colorful 3D elements and animated 2D cut-outs; tense and exciting multiplayer; fantastic sense of humor.
Cons: Mechanics become monotonous as the game draws on; boss encounters are a strange, often frustrating addition; tower-defense elements can be left by the wayside.70
By GameZone on September 14, 2011
Over the single player campaign, you’ll run across 23 stages, where you’re pitted against some characters from old-school mythology. You don’t taking them on in plain combat. Instead, you’re given control of a rolling boulder...75
By Cheat Code Central on September 07, 2011
It's rare that we see a truly original idea in a video game. Rock of Ages, however, gives the world something it has never seen before: A bizarre hybrid of platforming, racing, and tower defense. While the game doesn't have as much of a fun...80