While the tower defense section of the App Store is nearly just as packed as match three's and line drawers, it's hard to not appreciate a game from even the most saturated genre that puts a new spin on things. Developer Tall Chair is putting players in charge of the defense of Undeadwood, a town which unsurprisingly has a zombie problem. In Cowboys vs Zombies, instead of the typical path that creeps snake around in front of your towers in most tower defense games, players hire cowboys to defend the roof of a particular building along what presumably is the main street of Undeadwood with a camera system that pans up and down the street instead of the standard overhead view.
According to the developers' description of the game, the zombies will attack each of your buildings, and deciding which to defend, which to rebuild, and when to fallback will be vital parts of the strategy involved in Cowboys vs Zombies. Check out the following gameplay trailer to see how this all looks in action:
According to the Cowboys vs Zombies Facebook page, the game was submitted to Apple on Monday night. Assuming there aren't any issues with the approval process, Cowboys vs Zombies should be available very soon.