Frederic - Evil Strikes Back - The Bigger, Better, More Awesome sequel. Great new tracks. Great new locations. Great new features. Great new story.
User reviews: Very Positive (170 reviews)
Release Date: May 23, 2014
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Includes 2 items: Frederic: Evil Strikes Back, Frederic: Resurrection of Music

 

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"A surprisingly fun rhythm based game with super cheezy voice acting, and an equally weird story. Still, very fun, just don't take it too seriously!"

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“the game is quite fun, the music catchy, and the story playful”
80 – 148apps

“Tell about this game a friend if he likes music games.”
100 – PCgames com

“The graphics along with background story are really well done and make you want more detail to discover the world of music.”
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About This Game

Defeat famous opponents in musical duels. Immense yourself in fantastic story of Frederic's endeavors. Catch all the Easter Eggs and subtle parodies hidden in the background. Practice your skills until perfection and become the Master of the Piano.

The world of music is once again threatened. The art of soulful music, the kind that touches your heart, is in grave danger of disappearance. The evil forces that you fought so bravely are back! And they are even more powerful and desperate. Once again you'll need to step into Frederic Chopin's shoes and face opponents that have only one agenda - to enslave the musical world, mass produce soulless artists with their same-sounding radio hits, and reap enormous profits, hindering any creativity in the process.

- 10 challenging musical duels with some of the most renown pop stars
- 10 fantastic, catchy tracks, inspired by Frederic Chopin's composition and different music genres.
- Quirky story with tons of parody and twists
- Extremely easy to get to, but hard to master gameplay
- Hand-painted animated comic
- Achievements and leaderboards

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Dual core from Intel or AMD at 2.8 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia GeForce 7800, ATI/AMD Radeaon HD2600/3600
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX 10
    • Processor: Intel Dual Core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVidia 320M or higher, or Radeon 7000 or higher, or Intel HD 3000 or higher
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.4
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 28
Frederic is back with a new piano, a new ride and a new look. He no longer looks like a dirty Van Helsing, now he looks like a wanna be Michael Jackson. I have carpal tunnel in my left wrist after beating the game. I prefer the other games musical tracks to this one. These tracks are rather long and quite hard to beat on higher difficulty. Anyways, can't beat the price.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
8.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
CONS:
- Impossibru achievement.
- Bindable keys are very limited (cannot bind numbers, colon, spacebar, etc..)
- Lack of option settings.
- Music is lengthier and has more depth in terms of variety of instruments and stuff but still melodies are not catchy enough compared to the previous game (pretty much they are all remixes of pop songs and one or two pieces of classical music.)
- Excessive parodies, some stereotypical jokes, and pop culture/internet memes are hardly funny.
- Game now depicts Chopin as a more idiotic and one-dimensional character (actually all characters are like that in this game.)
- Chopin is no more Chopin (he will look like Goku in the next game, I believe.)
- Insignificant spacebar attack and its animation.

PROS:
- Subtitles available for cutscenes.
- Cutscenes are a lot shorter and have less awkward pauses between the dialogues compared to the previous game.
- Music games are relatively uncommon so this can be a good refresher for bored gamers.
- Developers of the game are artists in their own ways and I acknowledge their uniqueness (it is up to gamers to appreciate or disregard...)
- Chopin (actually I don't mind a fictitious story about historical figures, whatever they may be.)
- Story is so weird (I do like weird stuff.)

Final Remarks:
Game is fun and refreshing because there aren't that many rhythm games, but it didn't lead me to write a positive review. I don't understand the mentality of indie developers putting so-called "impossible" achievements or extremely difficult ones especially when their entire games are so easy and bloody casual. It seems that the developers want to ruin some fun for some of their players, or they just didn't put much thought before adding them. Not all games have to be easy and some are extremely hardcore. But again, if you aim to make a casual game, please don't add impossible achievements. This alone pisses me off so I don't recommend this game.

. REPUDIATED .
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 20
Not designed for keyboard or mouse controls. Can't hit chords with the single mouse input and can't click the flying notes when you are using the keyboard. The game is 100% designed around touch and do not buy this if you aren't going to be playing it on a touch device.

On top of this, the notes you need to play will randomly be out of sync with the music, so if you play to the music, like you should in rhythm games, you will miss notes.

Lastly, the entire interface, notes and keys, are WAY too big for monitors. If they made a proper version of this for the PC, it should be smaller so that you can see everything easier and let you see the upcoming notes sooner.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
The songs are good
The game is good
The enemies are hard even on normal
So yeah its a pretty challenging game but fun to play
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
+i like the music
+simple but relaxing
+not too easy not too hard
+u can take the soundtrack for your videos

-same music again and again
-a little bit boring (:


overall 8/10
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