Beat Hazard Ultra
By Cold Beam Games Ltd
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Gameplay Powered by YOUR Music!
Join thousands of people rocking out to their favorite music. Experience YOUR music collection like never before with this intense music driven arcade shooter.
Blast away to your favorite tracks. Watch your firepower pulse to the energy of the music.
- #2 best game of 2012 (Quality Index)
- 100% - 'Must own for action gamers' - AppSpy
- 100% - 'Must Have' - Slide To Play
- 90% - 'Feel the beat!' - 148 Apps
- 90% - 'It'll blow up your screen' - Touch Arcade
- Levels created from YOUR iTunes collection
- Play to internet radio stations
- Simple 1 stick mode for beginners
- Twin stick mode for the pros
- Rank up and unlock 23 perks
Also on Android, PC/Mac (Steam), PSN & XBLIG!
What's New in Version 1.9
Fixed Radio Stations
Fixed iOS 7 explosion static clicks
Don't see the pattern
Overall a pretty fun game; it makes listening to music more enjoyable. I would recommend. I love the variety of tracks it can be played to, as well as how the ship firing and enemy ship movements are controlled by the energy of a song.
How the enemies appear make less sense. I wish there was some sort of list describing the various enemies and what makes them appear, or more information available on what exactly the triggers that spawn enemies and control their actions are. That would make gameplay much more interesting by allowing players to predict and prepare for what is coming up, and would make the visualization of the music more enjoyable and effective by understanding what components of the music the players are seeing as enemies appear.
Additional modes for different kinds of music, different visualizer modes, perhaps, would also make gameplay more diverse and interesting and would keep me more interested in the game.
Pretty dang fun, and a bit of a challenge! :)
I never really thought that video games could be powered by music. That is, until I picked up this crazy-awesome shooter! Fun. Hectic. Addicting. Although, bear in mind that I do NOT recommend this to anyone who is prone to epileptic seizures and/or is sensitive to flashing lights (all for health and safety precautions, of course), because this game has a boatload of those (which can thankfully be toned up to a maximum of 200% intensity, or down to the users' preference). And, might I add, these lights add to the action of this game. The more intense your music gets, be it metal, good old R&R, or heavy dubstep (I recommend xKore and Liquid Stranger), the more intense the gameplay becomes, and it may even cause a boss to appear on occasion.
So, all in all, this is a game that I will not likely be removing from my phone (or computer) anytime soon.
Apple Music compatibility
I have played this game on my 360,my PS3, iPod touch 3rd and 4th gen and now my iPhone 6plus. I absolutely love this game but am saddened to see that it does not support Apple Music. When I boot up the app it shows that it is reading my iTunes library but when I go to select a song that I have downloaded via Appel music, I cannot locate any... I would of thought that by now the 2 would work hand I hand and it only makes sense that both Apple Music and beat hazard would work that way. But, I am only able to play songs that I have actually payed for, and I find this very disappointing... I would love to see this patched at some point in the near future and I'm sure that many others would as well.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Jul 20, 2014
- Version: 1.9
- Size: 16.4 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Cold Beam Games Ltd
- © Cold Beam Games Ltd
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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