Return of Classic Tower Defense
Bloons TD 6 is a strategy game created by Ninja Kiwi. The strategy game retains the classic tower defense format while incorporating updated graphics and visuals. Players prevent waves of balloons or Bloons from reaching the goal by setting up monkey towers and traps.
From carnival game to flash game series
Bloons has been a long line of flash game series since 2007 by brothers Stephen and Chris Harris. The whole series was inspired by carnival games that involve darts and balloons. Their first game was hosted at Ninja Kiwi official flash games website. Bloons has proven its popularity after getting picked up by Digg. Over 3 billion times that the game has been played in 2011. Its success leads to spinoffs like Bloons Tower Defense, Bloons TD Battles, Bloons Monkey City, Bloons Super Monkey and Bloons Adventure Time.
Improvements from the last game
Bloons TD 6 is an improvement of the prior Bloons TD game as it uses 3D graphics, new animations, and intense visual effects. The skins for monkey towers can be upgraded that reflects their improved performance. Players can expect hours and hours of Bloons popping. They have to assemble monkey towers, Heroes and abilities to clear waves of Bloons. The monkey towers and monkey groups can be upgraded for extra firepower. This game includes the new Alchemist and Druid tower.
On the other hand, they will face new Bloons like Purple Bloons, Fortified Bloons, and the B.A.D. Bloons. There are 30 original maps to challenge. Some of the maps have 3D objects that serve as obstructions as they can block the line of sight for the monkey tower. Each monkey tower has 3 upgrade paths to combat a specific type of balloon. Only a single monkey tower can reach tier 5 upgrade.
This game features Hero monkeys that can be boosted with 20 signature upgrades. Each of them has activated abilities to eliminate tougher balloons. Players can build strategies that synergize with the abilities of individual Hero monkeys. The game includes the Deep Monkey Knowledge System. It provides the monkey towers and monkey groups with over 100 meta-upgrades, helping players to complete challenges. Players can still play the game offline. They can also try new and tough game modes like CHIMPS Rules, Double Health MOABs, and Restricted Monkeys.
A treat for Netflix subscribers
Aside from the original, standalone version that is available for a fee, Netflix subscribers can also get a copy of the game for free. With the Bloons TD 6 Netflix version. Aside from the cover art and app icon, this version comes with no significant content or gameplay differences. The partnership between the streaming platform and Ninja Kiwi is designed to promote the Netflix gameplay library.
Additionally, it’s also worth noting that these game versions are separate from each other. If you have the standalone and the Netflix version, you can save different games on both apps. Players of the free version should also note that should their streaming subscription ends or get discontinued, their access to the game is also cut off. Other than these differences, it’s the same colorful TD experience.
Monkeys versus Bloons
Bloons TD 6 is an entertaining game for its strategy gameplay, upgrades system and the impulse for retrying hard maps. Players can create the most devastating combination of monkey towers and Hero monkeys, ensuring a lot of replay value. The difficulty spike can be intimidating but knowing the right setup can get the job done.