Audiosurf 2 is an essential title for any music lover. Featuring an assortment of modes, mods and skins, AudioSurf has never played or looked better.
Gameplay of Audiosurf 2 is a huge step up from the previous title in the series. In this edition of the much loved game, players can now download from a huge assortment of game types from the Steam Workshop; with easy, initutive controls anyone can begin making their own game mode with ease. The base modes included with Audiosurf 2 are the much loved Mono Mode; albeit, slightly different this time, Double Vision mode, and much more from the original. A new mode makes its debut in Audiosurf 2, named Waveboarding; this mode is similiar to Mono, however is much more intense (Great for those heavy rock songs). All these gamemodes can be used on any song you can throw at the game; now including SoundCloud support. This is a much welcomed addition as it allows players to enjoy the game without having to download an mp3 of their favorite songs (Which can get very cluttered/bulky, especially if you like your music).
Audiosurf 2 looks absolutely gorgeous. Never has music looked this good on a screen. Each movement of the map is fluid, the animations crisp and colorful, and the game gives off an overall atmosphere of quality rarely seen in Early Access Indie Titles these days. What makes Audiosurf 2 stand out even more from the crowd is the skin section: using the Steam Workshop (Yep, this game just loves that workshop), users can download a huge assortment of skins, ranging from Classic Audiosurf 1, to even a Mass Effect skin. The skins completely transform the way you play and can even help you get better scores, with some simplifying the game down so you don't get sesnory overload when the beat drops in the music.
Overall, Audiosurf 2 is a game you need to pick up if you're a music fanatic or just want a casual relaxing experience, that can be turned up to give you a burst of adrenaline. For $15, you can't go wrong.