Soundodger+ combines the twitchiness of bullet hell shooters with the sonic thrills of rhythm games to create a wholly unique experience. Studio Bean has updated the original Adult Swim Games title with all-new tracks, controller support, and a fully-featured level editor. Plus, auto-generate stages from your own music library!Update!
User reviews: Very Positive (297 reviews)
Release Date: Oct 11, 2013

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“It’s a thing of beauty, this game.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“A lovely and brutal exercise in pure arcade music gaming.”
4/5 – Hardcore Gamer

“Soundodger+ is less a game and more an entirely different way to experience music.”
4.5/5 – PC World

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About This Game

Soundodger+ combines the twitchiness of bullet hell shooters with the sonic thrills of rhythm games to create a wholly unique experience. Studio Bean has updated the original Adult Swim Games title with all-new tracks, controller support, and a fully-featured level editor. Plus, auto-generate stages from your own music library!

Update! October 13, 2014

  • 6 new music tracks (see below for full track list)
  • Steam Trading Cards support

    Update! March 7, 2014

  • 6 new music tracks (see below for full track list)
  • Smooth Listening Mode: play for score without audio penalties when getting hit
  • Larger window sizes added: press F3 when in windowed mode to cycle between them

    Key Features

  • 35 music tracks, over half new to the Steam edition
  • Artists include celebrated game musicians Disasterpeace (FEZ, Runner2), Danny Baranowsky (The Binding of Isaac) and more
  • Auto-generate levels in a snap using your personal music collection
  • Create and share original levels using the all-new level editor
  • Engage slo-mo for the trickiest sequences, or embark on a risk-free musical journey in Zen mode

    Full Track List

  • Anoctave - Frog of Lore
  • Austin Wintory - Lost Age
  • Bean - Senioritis
  • Bean - Sixteen & Dangerous
  • Bean - Solvalou
  • Bill Kiley - Foxtail Socks
  • Bill Kiley - Glowing Cubes
  • Bill Kiley - Rake Leaves Into Piles
  • Bill Kiley - Ye Olde Future
  • Chelsea Howe - A Walk In The Park
  • D.WIGHT - Outside Wars
  • D.WIGHT - Waves From Nothing
  • Danny Baranowsky - Kirkhope
  • Delasaurus - Fields & Reaches
  • Disasterpeace - Daisy Wheel
  • Ghost Kollective - Dummy (Radio Edit)
  • Lifeformed - Chloroplast Skin
  • Lifeformed - Forgotten Tea
  • Louis Gorenfeld - MIDI Murder Box
  • Mike Forst - I Do, What I Want
  • Mike Forst - Katapult
  • North Base - Overdose
  • Sonic - Distant Stars

    New Tracks! March 7, 2014

  • Bean - Shibuya
  • Ben Prunty - Crispy Static
  • Chipzel - Tokyo Skies
  • Doseone - Samurai Gunn (Title)
  • Eirik Suhrke - Menu (Super Crate Box)
  • Jukio Kallio - Nuclear Throne (Theme)

    New Tracks! October 13, 2014

  • A_Rival - Venus
  • Constrobuz - HP Restored
  • Popskyy - Samurai
  • Sferro & Tommy - Rapture (Rex Ronan Remix)
  • Tommy - Nocturnal Wanderings
  • trash80 - missing_you

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP2, Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor: 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 180 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP SP2, Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor: 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 180 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
155.8 hrs on record
Posted: January 11
Who doesn't like bullet hell games? This even has a level editor for endless bullet hell goodness! And with all the updates being pushed out the door to visit us, the fun never ends! Soundodger! Buy it, or you... pretty much won't have anything to do at the end of everything else you do.

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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 15
I'm bad at this game.
But *I think* it should improve your multi-tasking skills, right? Which I don't have :P
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 17
A smaller(?) version of this is also available for free as a browser game, but since I got this in a bundle, I have it on Steam. It is a game that I consider useful beyond itself. The way those patterns are designed, it's like training for how to deal with obstacles in life. Knowing when to flow and when to go against the flow, recognizing patterns, and not allowing yourself to be distracted and misled by some patterns. Especially this aspect made me smile more than once, when I noticed how the patterns were trying to throw me off balance.
All this, combined with the music for motivating and appealing even more to the right brain hemi, makes this game a lot more fun to me than for example Super Hexagon, which seems to be all about memorizing and twitch reflexes, while Soundodger is quite the opposite, while also reserving some exceptions from that rule.
Super Hexagon feels like punishment. Soundodger feels like learning, growing.

(Just to be on the safe side though: I wrote this review before trying the high difficulties.)
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
12.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 9
Probably one of the greatest rhythm games I've ever played. If this game was free, it would completely decimate Stepmania, Osu!, Audiosurf and everything alike. The level editor could also be a bit better...
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 12
Worth the money for the soundtrack alone....

Samurai Gunn by Doseone, Katapult by Mike Forst, Fields and Reaches by Delasaurus, Chronoplast Skin by Lifeformed and Overdose by Northbase are insanely good tracks. The other 20+ tracks are a high quality mix of chiptunes, Danny Baranowsky, ambient, orchestral, dubstep and Nuclear Throne.

The gameplay itself is fairly familiar with game name perfectly describing the gameplay. Sound dodger, you dodge shapes representing the sound generated by the background music.

It's one third bullet hell, one third free-form super hexagon and one third addictive chillout rhythm game with the option to import your own tracks into the game, a level editor, a level share option and leaderboards. Borealis more recently offered a similar experience. The music sets Soundodger+ apart.
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