::Game Concept: Rhythm Game + Hacker Theme:: Play out your dangerous hacker fantasies with this clever rhythm game.Welcome, to the Hacker's World...
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November 22

Hacker's Beat in the Autumn Sales!

The Autumn Sales have kicked off on Steam and we have joined in by setting Hacker's Beat at 67% off!

::Game Concept: Rhythm Game + Hacker Theme:: Play out your dangerous hacker fantasies with this clever rhythm game.Welcome, to the Hacker's World…



Grab it now on Steam while sales last!
http://store.steampowered.com/app/363650/Hackers_Beat/
Sales end Nov, 28 @ 10:05am Pacific!

Why not check out our other games on Sale on the Playism Blog!

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October 9

Hacker's Beat is 67% off in the Weekly Sales!

Hi All

Hacker's Beat is currently 67% off in this week's Steam Weekly Sales!

Hacker's Beat is a sound hacking game where you "hack" a mainframe to the beat using your keyboard. With an editor mode included, you can also create your own levels based on your favourite songs. Share these songs and levels with your friends to see who has the better skills!

Don't miss this opportunity!

http://store.steampowered.com/app/363650/Hackers_Beat/
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About This Game

PLAYISM BLOG

Get fsck-ed with Hacker's Beat!

2016/Jun/17: EDIT mode fixed + New songs!

EDIT mode bug fix is done.
Also "Doodle Ninja" and "Croixleur Sigma" songs are added!

2016/May/24: EDIT mode!

We implemented an "EDIT mode" so that you can import your song and create your own game!

Also, a manual for the EDIT mode is available from "View the Manual" at the right of this store page, or from the Steam client.

Important notice:
  • Make sure to place your song file inside the "wav" folder of the local game folders:
    C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Hacker's Beat\Edit\wav
  • Only wav format is usable
  • Only the songs shorter than 3mins are usable
Songs which fulfill above 3 will be loaded in your song list of the EDIT mode.

Once you place the song, there are two types to make you own game; place each notes one by one manually, and place the notes by typing while you play (You cannot place the long-notes in the latter method).
We recommend you to put the notes by typing at first, then edit them later to fix the position or add the long-notes.
You can change the position of those notes later.

Of course you can play your own song, but moreover, you can share your newly created songs with friends! (You cannot share the music data hoever)
To share, you need to save the project and EXPORT it.

Please see a manual for more information.

Game Concept: Rhythm Game + Hacker Theme


I'm sure you've experienced this at some point... You're tapping away at your keyboard at a blistering pace, the clattering of the regular keys intermittently interrupted by the nuanced sound of the Enter key.
Play out your dangerous hacker fantasies with this clever rhythm game.

It's easy enough to get the hang of. All you have to do is hit the "notes" that appear on-screen in the general area of the keyboard that it corresponds to.
Just in the general vicinity is close enough, so rhythm ends up being more important than accuracy.

Welcome, to the Hacker's World...


We started off by researching music games, and found the most important thing that makes music games fun is hitting the right button at the right time, timing your hits to the rhythm of the music.

Next, we went to Japanese video arcades and examined actual music game machines. A commonality between these games was that they came off as looking incredibly difficult, but as a result also really intriguing.

Timing your hits with the music's rhythm and the perceived difficulty level are the main attractors. We incorporated these two points into a "hacker" theme and made it so that the hits don't need to be as precise.
We combined "hacking" and "music" games into a single: Hacker's Beat.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz or higher
    • Memory: 1 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Direct X 9.0 compliant video card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: -
    • Additional Notes: -
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2GHz or higher
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Direct X 9.0 compliant video card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: -
    • Additional Notes: -
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