Welcome to Accapella! When Joey and Gina arrive in the musically starved town that outlawed groovy tunes, a chance encounter with the music hating tyrannical ruler of the town (and local butcher) sends them flying.
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Date de parution: 21 fév 2014
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"...a game in which platforming and music have been blended into a fresh experience."
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“BeatBlasters III is unique enough that it's worth keeping an eye on even if you don't usually like rhythm games.”
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“I had a really good time with what I played of Beatblasters III.”
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À propos de ce jeu

Welcome to Accapella!

When Joey and Gina arrive in the musically starved town that outlawed groovy tunes, a chance encounter with the music hating tyrannical ruler of the town (and local butcher) sends them flying. Now lost in the wilderness outside town, Joey and Gina have made it their mission to return to Accapella and put an end to The Butcher’s reign of silence. To make it back they’ll need to earn the trust and aid of the zany locals by helping them with all manner of chores and tasks. Armed only with the power of music and rhythm, Joey and Gina are in for the adventure of a lifetime!

Key Features

  • Combination rhythm game and action-platformer.
  • Strange world filled with fantastical, original creatures.
  • 3 music powered abilities : An attack power, a shield and a pair of rocket boots.
  • Refill your powers by tapping your fingers to the groovy beat.
  • An awesome electro soundtrack for each character.
  • Unlock new powers as you advance through the levels.
  • Unlock Insane mode for additional challenge.

Configuration requise

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.1 ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000
    • Hard Drive: 800 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.8 GHz / AMD Athlon II X2 @ 2.8 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce 6800, ATI X1800 XT
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10.6
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.1 ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel GMA X3100
    • Hard Drive: 800 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: AMD Athlon II X2 3800+ @ 2.1 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 6600
    • Hard Drive: 800 MB available space
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4 personne(s) sur 4 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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0.9 heures en tout
Posté le : 17 janvier
Poorly executed,but good artwork and soundtrack.
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4 personne(s) sur 5 (80%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 4 novembre 2014
Le gameplay est horrible de difficulté aux premiers abords.

Ils sont capables de transformer la musique qui sort de leur casque en réels pouvoirs Lol.

Pour les 10/14 ans sans moi @@@
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2 personne(s) sur 3 (67%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 4 avril 2014
"Pourtant visuellement sympathique avec ses airs de dessin-animé fourre-tout, le jeu de Chainsawesome Games pêche toutefois à donner un peu de rythme à son aventure. La faute à des musiques vraiment bruyantes, énervantes, pas du tout intéressantes à jouer et qui en lasseront plus d’un. " GameSideStory.com http://www.gamesidestory.com/2014/04/03/gametest-beatblasters-iii-pc-mac-linux/
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14 personne(s) sur 17 (82%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 28 juin 2014
Nice soundtrack, good game idea, but pretty poorly executed.
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10 personne(s) sur 11 (91%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 5 novembre 2014
Nicely done soundtrack and art style... but there it stopped for me. Animations are done poorly, the character moves like a snail which doesn't help the poor and repetitive gameplay.

It had a lot of promise, but it turned out to be just the same as one of those poorly done: 'get 3 stars every level' flash game.

So nope wouldn't recommend it, let's hope they can improve on this and the next game will be better.
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14 personne(s) sur 20 (70%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 20 avril 2014
So don't let the action platformery appearance fool you.
This is a very slow sluggish rythm game that revolves around rock paper scissoring the enviroment.

Levels consist of three elements.
SHoot the badguys
Shield the defense targets
And boost around to do both of those.

Its a neat concept, the visuals are nice. But honestly the controls felt way to sloppy and sluggish.

I'd wait till this became part of a bundle before picking it up.
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Posté le : 26 juin 2014
I don't know if it was the Ladybug Maid, the Terrorist Monkeys with Banana Bombs or the fact that the Goth/Punk/Alternative girl character was grooving to Electronic Dance Music...But this game had charm, and I liked it!

I can now be mistaken for a pigeon due to the constant head bobbing along to the game's music, which mind you is quite groovy.

If the sound of a music infused platformer sounds like fun to you, then I completely recommend giving BeatBlasters III a go.

Due to turning me into a raving Pigeon I have to take points off, but because of the EDM loving Goth/Punk/Alternative girl, it gains points back, leaving BeatBlasters III with a score of 7/10
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9 personne(s) sur 14 (64%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 26 février 2014
I posted my initial impressions here if you would like to read: http://www.vgblogger.com/indie-quickie-beatblasters-3/25312/

Since then, I have gone on to play for almost 9 hours and reached 100% achievements, and my overall impression has not changed. (Going through all stages one time on easy or normal should take around three hours.) This is a really fun music-based platformer that is quite a bit different from any other platformer I've played. The rhythm element is tied to a meter for recharging powers so there is this tricky balance of mastering when to attack, when to defend, and when to pause for a moment to activate the charge tempo bar, all on the fly.

The controls definitely take getting used to, but it's rewarding when you finally master them and start taking on the unlockable insane difficulty level. Many of the achievements force you to complete stages in clever ways without being able to charge or only using a particular power. Once I began replaying levels I did encounter a number of bugs with achievements not popping after the requirements had been met, but after notifying the devs hot fixes were quickly patched in to address the problems and everything is now working as it should.
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8 personne(s) sur 13 (62%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 30 avril 2014
Terrible game. You slog from one place to another trying to figure out what to do because the instructions are vague. In general you either shield something or destroy something. To "recharge" your powers you're supposed to hit the music to the beat but the noise you make while recharging is so loud you can't hear the music. Couldn't wait to get my trading cards, uninstall, and pretend this game never existed.
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3 personne(s) sur 4 (75%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 13 juin 2014
Hmm... it's alright. It's the kind of game that requires good concentration. It's sorta short, but in a "You could just replay the levels" kind of way. It also looks really good!
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6 personne(s) sur 10 (60%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 18 mars 2014
BeatBlasters III is an interesting mix of platforming puzzle solving and rhythm gaming. The levels range from killing all enemies to escorting NPCs to a destination, defeating a giant cat while defending civilians to breaking ice off of pipes before the pipes fill up. The twist comes into play with the player's powers. Shooting, activating an energy shield, and using rocket boots consumes energy that is specific to each device. Recharging energy is done by entering charge mode and tapping the button for the device to the beat of the song. Keeping time increases a combo meter that, in turn, increases how fast the device charges. You are also graded on how close to the beat you hit the buttons(Perfect, good, ok, miss) and these help fill your energy faster as well. The highlight of the game is definitely the bosses, though that isn't to say the rest of the game is less than amazing either.

I would recommend this game to anyone who loves rhythm elements fused into other genres or any platformer fan in general.
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10 personne(s) sur 18 (56%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 22 avril 2014
I love music. It's always been a huge part of my life, whether that's listening to a fresh track or making my own, and I couldn't imagine a world without it. The citizens of BeatBlasters III aren't as big fans of it, in fact they've gone so far as to outlaw any and all music being played or listened to in their quaint little suburbia. Obviously this simply won't do, and thus you must liberate the town from itself...by escorting monkeys to choppers and protecting panda bears from giant gumdrops?

To try and make sense of BeatBlasters would be a foolish endeavor, as everything about it is as nonsensical and random as any game I've ever played. Putting you in the head bobbing, foot tapping shoes of the musically powered Gina and Joey, each level tasks you with a bizarre objective requiring you to utilize your three abilities: a shield, a plasma shot, and a hoverboot jump.

Where the musical aspect comes into play is recharging said abilities by tapping to the beat of the song. Keeping a steady rhythm forms combos which let you charge them faster, making getting into the groove a necessity as levels quickly become more challenging. It's a moderately interesting idea, but in practice only serves to frustrate.

Everything about BeatBlasters is slow and clunky, from your movements to character animations, to the awkward transitions between track layers which constantly skip and repeat themselves. It's frustrating to play even when it works, but during hectic moments requiring quick timing it's an abysmal mess of trying to charge your shots and complete your objective in time. The objectives themselves are of little consequence, as almost all fall into the same mold of protecting or escorting the dumbest NPCs to ever inhabit a game. You would be forgiven for mistaking them for being on deaths door for how sluggishly they move through levels, all but begging enemies to kill them and get it over with.

The artwork itself hovers from moderately interesting, too simplistic and unimaginative. Characters especially suffer from awkward transitions and an extremely limited move-set. I can appreciate the variety in locals, but even then there is little character in the backgrounds and no consistency with whatever theme the developers themed to be going for. As a musically themed game, the loop heavy tracks are uninspired and aggravating to hear continually repeat themselves off time as they unsuccessfully attempt to sync with your actions.

I'm not sure exactly what I expected from BeatBlasters III, but what I got was a dull, repetitive and unpolished experience that wouldn't cut it as a third-rate flash game. There's nothing I can recommend about it besides not being inherently broken from bugs, as the presentation, controls, and underlying mechanics all work against themselves to suck any fun that could have been had with the game.

And if King Banana wants anymore bananas he can bloody well get them himself!
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1 personne(s) sur 1 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 25 septembre 2014
I like the fact that its a rhythm game and you have the core gameplay mechanics but you get tasked with doing different things on each level.

like protect eggs escort this guy and for the most part its a platformer that you mustuse your powers like shot shield and boost and charge up to the rhythm when you have time.
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3 personne(s) sur 5 (60%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 2 mars 2014
Damn, this game takes you off gard quite quickly! It looks casual but trust me, it's not! The game puts you "in the zone" where your hands do things you didn't command. It's not much about platforming though, I think it's a lot more about rythme.

I also laughed a couple times during the play through. The world they created here is amazingly creative.

If you want to try out something new you never played before, it's a must. Otherwise, this game may not be for you. This game is a welcome breeze of fresh air in the industry.

Oh one more thing! The soundtrack is great. It's a must for a rythme game and they nailed that part.

Also play it with a controller (the xbox one worked well for me once I tweaked the controls a little).
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4 personne(s) sur 7 (57%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 20 avril 2014
BeatBlasters III really surprised me. It features a great soundtrack along with good looking characters and backgrouns, these two come along pretty nicely with some really smooth animations. The art style might not appeal to everyone but I do certainly like it. While the story is quite weird, to say the least, it actually is kinda funny and everything looks pretty great. The core mechanics of the game are pretty simple and easy to learn. You have 3 abilities, one is an attack which launches balls of fire synced with the beat. The second ability is a flying ability which lets you fly and move faster and the last ability is a shield which you can use to protect yourself or others along with moving certain objects in a direction.

However, you can't just spam these abilities, for they have to be charged once their "energy" is depleted. To charge an ability you must sync your abilities with the beat, everytime you successfully sync the abilities with the beat, your energy for that ability charges up.

Other than that the game is pretty simple, and that is perhaps, along with the lack of a better storyline, what kept me from playing this game any longer, I lack the motivation to beat it. Still, I do think that BeatBlasters III is a good game and one that has the potential to provide fun to other people, I unfortunately I'm not one of those people but I did enjoyed quite alot the soundtrack.
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Posté le : 24 février 2014
Beatblasters is an unique blend of platforming and rhythm. The game is beautiful, the art style is topnotch, sometimes weird but always appealing. The music is fantastic too, transforming as you use of the 3 powers. It's electronic with dubsteb. The rhythm part consist of pressing the recharge buttons at the right time to create a combo, refilling your power meter. All considered, it's a good buy for whoever love electronic music, funky visual or a challenging platformer. Excellent game!
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Posté le : 5 avril 2014
The quality of the drawings are nice. Thats the only positive I can say about this game.
The gameplay is idealess, feels like a free flash game for money.
THe whole game feels very gay to me. It can be a plus for some ppl but not for the majority.
You can get better browser games for free.
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4 personne(s) sur 8 (50%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Posté le : 6 avril 2014
game is pretty cool but the charging mechanic is probably annoying for people who dont have a sense of timing (in music)
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Posté le : 14 octobre 2014
Could've been better, I only voted up because it reminds me of an iOS type game that would be played while taking a dump.

So if you like those kinds of games "Which I'm sure if you do, you're just playing farmville on facebook" then this is the game for you.

Trying to keep an open mind here.
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Posté le : 23 avril 2014
I thought this was going to suck the fattest rods your grandmother has ever seen, but its actually fairly entertaining in a casual sort of way.
Not $10 of entertainment by any means, but I got it in a bundle so I had no real expectations.
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