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Game Profile

Dillon’s Rolling Western is a character driven action game with tower defense elements.

Armadillo ranger Dillon leaps into action at the touch of the stylus, using his rolling attack skills to defend frontier villages from waves of invading rock monsters. During the day, Dillon collects resources to build up defenses such as gun towers and defensive walls. At night, he battles the Grocks with the help of those defenses. The 3-D graphics bring the game’s Wild West setting to life. Dillon’s story unfolds as he and his partner, Russ, interact with the inhabitants of the many western villages they fight to save.

Features • 10 different villages, each with 3 days and nights of action.

  • 22 different types of Grocks, from lowly Footgrocks to gigantic Ultimogrocks.
  • Multiple strategies are possible, and you can re-play the stages to get a better time.
  • Dillon gains additional attack abilities as he progresses through the game.
  • Unique mix of character action and tower defense.

Game Review

Review

Europe PAL Version

Posted by Thomas Whitehead

On a roll

After an initial launch period when the 3DS eShop was struggling for exclusive software, it’s now gaining genuine momentum. As well as some excellent third-party efforts, Nintendo itself has jumped into the fray with its latest title, Dillon’s Rolling...

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User Comments (21)

MrMagpie

#2

MrMagpie said:

That trailer just makes me want to play Majora's Mask, Playing as a Goron is so fun...

Bassman_Q

#4

Bassman_Q said:

Wait... this a 3DSWare release, not a retail release? :O If that's true, thats pretty damn amazing! :O

Geonjaha

#5

Geonjaha said:

The only 3DSWare title I am so far interested in getting. It looks like a well made game - unlike some of these other ones >:O

iBeatz

#7

iBeatz said:

this looks like a awesome retail game but its not that is sooooooo coool also it looks like some epic RPG

Aqueous

#11

Aqueous said:

I wonder what the new title means, hopefully not Jiro's name getting changed

Sam_Loser2

#14

Sam_Loser2 said:

Woah, I wasn't sure this was a mere download title from the video, it looks so deep and well done. I'm afraid of the price it'll have, though, look like they could stretch out the price to $10

Tate24

#15

Tate24 said:

How much? Does it use streetpass? Online? PLEASE FOR LOVE OF GOD TELL ME!!! xp

Samholy

#17

Samholy said:

thought it would be retail. nice!
gotta get this one before kid icarus comes out.

nathanbjohnson

#18

nathanbjohnson said:

Did they reuse Wind Waker's engine? Has a bit of a Majora's Mask feel about it as well. Not that these are bad things... :)

Ogil2

#20

Ogil2 said:

I REALLY WANT THIS GAME!!!! My Bday is on the 13th, So hopefully I get an e'Shop card!

Kolzig

#21

Kolzig said:

Shame this hasn't been in sale in Europe, I would buy this in an instant if they dropped the price even a euro. Wink wink. ;-)

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