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Experience a mind-bending, psychedelic sensory overload in Dyad! Blast through a reactive audio-visual tube creating a harmonious synthesis of color and sound as you Hook, Graze, and Lance enemies to master Dyad's 27 unique levels.
Release Date: Apr 24, 2013
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Reviews

"Dyad manages to create a beautiful synthesis of music, visual design and gameplay mechanics, and it does so without missing a beat."
90/100 - Joystiq

"While Dyad's music and visuals more than live up to all the hype laid upon it, playing it is where the real surprise lies. Dyad is one of the best pure arcade experiences to come along in years"
90/100 - Polygon

"I'm struggling not to fall prey to some sort of hyperbolic nonsense when describing the rush of exhilaration that takes over upon a successful run in Dyad"
94/100 - Digital Chumps

About the Game

Experience a mind-bending, psychedelic sensory overload in Dyad! Blast through a reactive audio-visual tube creating a harmonious synthesis of color and sound as you Hook, Graze, and Lance enemies to master Dyad's 27 unique levels.

Embark on an interactive transformative journey through Dyad's Game Mode campaign to prepare yourself for Trophy Mode's tactical freakout variations. Or choose to sit back and chill with Dyad's hallucinogenic Remix Mode. Transcendence awaits!

System Requirements

    Minimum:

    • Processor:i3
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • DirectX®:9.0
    • Hard Drive:1337 MB HD space

    Recommended:

    • Processor:i5
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • DirectX®:9.0
    • Hard Drive:1337 MB HD space
Helpful customer reviews
27 of 27 people (100%) found this review helpful
324 products in account
18 reviews
3.8 hrs on record
This game is drugs. The computer is drugs. Your hands are drugs.

The controls are not simple. They build in complexity rather quickly, and it always feels like you're just barely able to keep your head above water. You will be kept in a perpetual state of not-drowning-just-yet. But every once in a while, you hook a pair, lance immediately, and hook your next without thinking about it. You get flying along, jumping from one pair to the next, not thinking. Not seeing or hearing. You are experiencing.

And three seconds later, you're ruined. But for those three seconds, you knew what it was to be a god. And god was drugs.
Posted: February 5th, 2014
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38 of 48 people (79%) found this review helpful
1,348 products in account
40 reviews
4.0 hrs on record
Audiovisual orgy.
Posted: March 4th, 2014
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16 of 18 people (89%) found this review helpful
347 products in account
9 reviews
14.2 hrs on record
INDIE GAME OF THE DECADE!!! OMG, how did this gem slip by under the radar? I can’t even believe this game was developed on the id Tech 4 (Doom 3) game engine. Oh how I envy the developers so much. This is one of those moments where I’d say, “I wish I made a game like this!”

They did something incredible with the music in this game. I’ve always been seeking one where the music is completely dynamic based on the actions you take or do. By dynamic I mean you have a base rhythm but can add instruments at any interval and make it sound just like one musical masterpiece. And this game achieves this!

I swear sometimes, I feel like I’m even making my own music when playing this game. And it’s the only game I know where if you crash into an enemy and slow down or whatever … it just sounds and looks so cool! Tell me how many games out there make you want to do mistakes like taking damage? LOL … none right? Wrong! Dyad …

It’s quite a chill and psychedelic trance type of music in this game. So for those that don’t like that genre I can see that may be something like half the greatness gone. But lucky for me I love this type of genre of music.

I find the gameplay progressive. I’m not comparing, but if we take a look at other indie games like, Beat Hazard or Audio Surf, the gameplay and rules just doesn’t change at all. In Dyad, it’s progressive. New enemies, objects and variations to how you move are introduced throughout what I would call the campaigns. And it's not annoying, it's very fun (well except for the chargers, I didn't like them)!

I rate this game 12/10. I wish I was sitting on a couch playing this game next to sauce and just speaking my mind just like the developers in the Steam trailer. It’s bloody hilarious! Watch it! But seriously I can see how this game can make one do something like that.
Posted: June 29th, 2014
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
175 products in account
2 reviews
8.4 hrs on record
DYAD is an amazing psychedelic experience. The seamless blending of its mechanical, visual, and aural styles transport you through transcendental dimensions in a "2001: A Space Odyssey" style. A great game for fans of psychedelia, electronic music, and challenging games. It is best played with headphones and an analogue controller.
Favourite level: Giraffes? Giraffes! From Outer Space
Posted: April 16th, 2014
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17 of 27 people (63%) found this review helpful
62 products in account
1 review
2.4 hrs on record
I PLAYED THIS GAME SO HARD, MY CONTACT FELL OUT!
Posted: January 27th, 2014
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