Experience your music collection like never before with this intense music driven arcade shooter. Each of your songs will have its own unique ebb and flow based on the music.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (5,087 reviews) - 95% of the 5,087 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 15, 2010

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Includes 4 items: Beat Hazard, Beat Hazard - Shadow Operations Unit, Beat Hazard Ultra, Beat Hazard – iTunes & m4a file support

 

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Workshop: Shadow Operations DLC is required create and access workshop content

Welcome to a new experience in gameplay mechanics: Beat Hazard Gameplay Powered by YOUR Music!

Experience your music collection like never before with this intense music driven arcade shooter. Each of your songs will have its own unique ebb and flow based on the music.

Power up your spaceship and watch as the music boosts your firepower. Unleash hell on the enemy ships when you max out with weapon pickups!

Beat Hazard seamlessly mixes the love of gaming and music. Together they become greater than the sum of their parts.

  • Unique music driven gameplay
  • Gameplay possibilities as vast as your music collection
  • Can you last a whole album in Survival Mode?
  • Go Head to Head in local 2 player mode
  • Or play local 2 player Co-op
  • 25 Steam achievements
  • Compete against friends on Steam leader boards
  • Get real time updates via the in game News System
  • Take on huge boss ships
  • Power up and unleash the deadly Beat Hazard weapon
  • Rank up to an Elite rated pilot and beyond (Can you survive Suicidal mode?)
  • Includes a kicking rock album to get you started
  • File types supported: mp3/wav/aiff/ogg/mwa/flac
  • iTunes, aac, mp4 and m4a support via a download for a small fee (to cover patented decoder licensing costs)
  • LastFM Scrobble support
  • Now also support Internet Radio in all modes, including online

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/Win 7
    • Processor: 2.0GHz processor
    • Memory: 512+MB of RAM
    • Hard Drive: 40+MB of free hard drive space
    • Graphics: 256MB of video memory
    • Sound: DirectX-compatible sound
    • DirectX®: 9 or later
    • OS: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    • Processor: Intel
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 250mb HD space
    • OS: Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS or equivalent
    • Processor: x86 1.5 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 250mb HD space
Helpful customer reviews
14 of 15 people (93%) found this review helpful
1,247.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 5, 2015
I like it more than Audiosurf. It's awesome.

Pro tip: Buy Ultra + Shadow Operation DLC too. It'll rock you.
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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
26.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 11, 2015
Are you a fan of arcade action games like Asteroids? Do you like music? Then this is just for you!

Beat Hazard combines the basic gameplay elements of the old classic arcade game Asteroids and mixes it with different kind of enemy types and your own choice of music. Every song has different kind of enemy waves so each song feels a completely unique experience and doesn't get boring after a song or two. Because the game is just pure arcade action the game never really lose any of it's replayability and feels fresh every time you launch up a new song in Beat Hazard.

Consider picking up the DLCs! Enchants the gameplay and adds hours of content into the game.
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9 of 12 people (75%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
15.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 2, 2015
best seizure simulator/10 of whenever this game came out, also i love this concept of music controls gameplay
also dlc makes the game really harder, so yeah
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30 of 54 people (56%) found this review helpful
36 people found this review funny
14.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 27, 2015
This game gave me an irrational fear of corn.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
11.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 5
Beat Hazard
Pure eyegasm!

Pros:
Great DLC!
Amazing visuals!
Diverse game modes.
Easy 100% achievements.
Shoot 'em up powered by your own music.

Cons:
Can strain eyes.
Multiplayer isn't active.

Overall Rating: 9/10
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