Synaesthete is a Music and Single-player video game developed by DigiPen Institute of Technology for Microsoft Windows. The game offers somehow similar gameplay to arcade-style music games such as Dance Dance Revolution and Diablo II. However, at first glance, the game seems similar to an ARPG, but with the addition of several differences. First of all, there’s no inventory system, so the player isn’t able to gather or equip items. Secondly, the player actions like attacking monsters and casting powerful spells will appear synchronously with the music to be effective.
Thirdly, the game doesn’t feature any story-driven element like RPG games, and there are Non-player Characters to interact. The main focus of the player is the navigation of a music-driven world, where the music changes the world, and the ultimate task is to approach different parts of the world to modify the music.
In the game, you assume the role of the protagonist named Zaikman, who navigates the world to destroy enemies and advance through different levels. There are many licensed tracks available, including TownHouse, Gearbox, Mountain, Shore, and more. With exciting gameplay, superb mechanics, and brilliant visuals, Synaesthete is a great game to play.
Child of Eden is a Music, Rail Shooter, and Single-player video game developed by Q Entertainment and published by Ubisoft for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It is the spiritual successor to Rez and the game sees the player to shoot at different targets that produce different sounds upon smashing.
The story revolves around a girl named Lumi, who served as the first human to be born in space. Throughout her life, she dreamt of exploring the planet Earth, showing her sweet feelings into the song that she sent to people of Earth.
The primary gameplay focuses on smashing different objects that appear on the screen, which causes them to produce musical effects upon breaking. There are five exciting levels, known as Archives and each level introduces a different visual theme to explore.
The names of levels are, such as Beauty, Matrix, Journey, Passion, Evolution, and more. Experience the music gameplay while completing a set of levels to generate beats to earn points. With exciting graphics, superb mechanics, and smooth controls, Child of Eden is a beautiful game to play.
Dyad offers a perfect blend of Shooter, Puzzle, and Racing game elements, developed by Right Square Bracket Left Square Bracket. It provides you with a tunnel racing puzzle gameplay that makes use of several concepts to create a classic genre. The game’s premise focuses on momentum, and by using the action button, the player needs to pull himself from one foe to another as fly down to enemies. During the gameplay, the concept becomes more evolving as the game advances through 26 challenging levels from using combos to filling up a special meter.
While playing the game, the player needs to control an octopus-like creature through a tunnel and must gather all orbs to increase the points. The game rewards the player with one of three starts depending on the performance and unlocks additional levels to play. With colorful tunnels, collectible orbs, and smooth controls, Dyad is an exciting game to play.
RayStorm HD is a Single-player and Multiplayer Vertical Scrolling Shooter video game developed by Taito for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It serves as an improved version of RayStorm, specially designed for consoles.
The game takes place in the futuristic environment, where the player plays the role of a pilot and controls a Spacecraft through eight challenges stages. The ultimate task is to shoot down enemies and vehicles to prevent the evil forces from smashing the planet Earth.
It brings you a fantastic shoot ‘em up gameplay and involves you in completing a set of missions using a spacecraft equipped with advanced weapons. During the gameplay, you can use a Vulcan-style laser weapon as your primary offense, and a missile which you can use to lock targets and hit fire to destroy.
There are two playable modes such as Arcade and Extra. The Extra mode comes with enhanced graphics, additional enemies, challenging bosses, and severe difficulty. RayStorm HD includes the most prominent features such as 2D Graphics, Arcade-style Shoot ‘em up Gameplay, and more.
Everyday Shooter is a Music and Shooter video game developed by Queasy Games and published by SCE for Multiple Platforms. The game supports Single-player only and comes with exciting gameplay, in which the player enjoys music while shooting across the world. It introduces dual-stick shooter gameplay that contains a Normal Play Mode, in which the player maneuvers a small dot through a set of levels. During the gameplay, the player navigates the environment from a top-down perspective, and his main objective is to shoot his way through eight levels to take on enemies and earn points to become the master.
The game increases the difficulty level as the player reaches to high stages where he will face off challenging enemies. Each level comes with unique music, graphical effects, and gameplay style. The player needs to shoot musical sounds and riffs that mix to form the impressive soundscape of the game. Earn points and use them to unlock extra lives, shuffle mode, and various graphical filters.