Excellent tower defense/FPS gameplay.
Arcade style friendly to both lengthy play sessions and short bursts.
Occasionally inconsistent difficulty.
Lack of narrative "rewards" to spur progress.
By GamePro on August 24, 2011
This first-person tower defense title is a fun, frenzied experience that presents a novel take on a tired genre.The tower defense game in which you play an active role (which no-one seems to have come up with a snappy acronym for yet) is an...80
By PC Advisor on August 24, 2011
Out-of-nowhere hit Sanctum offers gorgeously-presented and excellent tower defence meets FPS gameplay, really only marred by inconsistent difficulty....-
By NZGamer on May 10, 2011
Tower Defence, originally invented as a web-based strategy experience, is quite a bit like a real time strategy game. The difference is that your only focus is defense (your goal is to prevent waves of enemies from penetrating your defences and...80
By AtomicGamer on May 02, 2011
Tower defense games are finally starting to break out of their mold. We're now seeing interesting takes on the genre, where you control the attackers instead of the defenders, or even go one-on-one with a live opponent. But what could be the most...70
By Games Radar on April 25, 2011
“Fixed fortifications are a monument to the stupidity of man.” General Patton said that. Dude was dead wrong, or at least he never played Sanctum. Created by indie developer Coffee Stain Studios, Sanctum is not your average tower defense...70
By GameZone on April 19, 2011
Players assume the role of soldier/interior decorator Skye, who has been assigned to protect her hometown of Elysion One from alien invaders. Of course, this job means defending a glowing orb of technology with towers from the suicidal otherworlders...70
By Cheat Code Central on April 15, 2011
Here's a secret about me: I like tower defense games. When I'm stressed after a long day of work, watching wave after wave of creeps fall to my expertly designed defenses is just the pick-me-up I need. But tower defense has long been the subject...76
By GameCaptain on May 02, 2012
Sanctum ist genau das Richtige für Leute, die bei einem Tower-Defense Spiel schon immer mal mitten drin statt nur dabei sein wollten. Das Spiel bietet Strategen einiges an taktischen Möglichkeiten und Strategien. Besonders im Multiplayer ist...72
By computertotaal.nl on March 13, 2012
Sanctum is een goede mix geworden van twee populaire genres: de first-person-shooter en tower-defense. Hoewel het shooter-gedeelte duidelijk een secundaire rol speelt, is het een leuke toevoeging om zelf iets te kunnen uitrichten. Er zijn helaas niet...70
By GamingXP on September 09, 2011
In „Sanctum“ schlüpfen Sie in die Rolle eines Soldaten und müssen gefährliche Monster von Ihrem sogenannten Core fernhalten. Zahlreiche Tower und Felder mit Upgrade-Möglichkeiten stehen Ihnen hierzu zu Verfügung....70