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Turba provides a gameplay experience unlike any you have encountered before. Load in music from your PC and combo blocks to your favorite tunes in this unique new twist on the “match-3” style game! The blocks on the game board generate and move to the beat of the song you choose.
Release Date: Jul 2010

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$4.99

Reviews

"With numerous unlockables and online leaderboards to fight it out on, this is a fine first attempt from developer Binary Takeover, and well worth losing a few hours to."

-EuroGamer, 8/10

"Developing team Binary Takeover has managed to do their best to create an innovative and addictive musically-driven puzzler that will keep you entertained for hours."

-GamerNode, 4/5

"Turba's pleasant, beat-based block matching is good rhythmic fun."

-Gamespot 7/10

About the Game

Turba provides a gameplay experience unlike any you have encountered before. Load in music from your PC and combo blocks to your favorite tunes in this unique new twist on the “match-3” style game!

The blocks on the game board generate and move to the beat of the song you choose. Clear blocks in time with the beat and make expert combos to maximize your score while you compete in online leaderboards for any and every song you play.

Key features:

  • Three modes of play
  • Seven Special Powers to change up how you play
  • Online leaderboards for each song you play
  • Supported file types: Mp3, Music CDs, Flac, Ogg, Wma, Ape, Mpc
  • Last.fm Scrobbling support
  • In-depth stat tracking and unlock system
  • 20 Steam achievements, 50+ Steam stats, Steam leaderboards

System Requirements

    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz Intel® Pentium® 4
    • Memory: 512 MB
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 (can run on integrated machines, but performance might suffer)
    • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0c required
    • Hard Drive: 35 MB
    • Sound: DirectX® 9.0c-compliant sound card
    • Other Requirements:
Helpful customer reviews
4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
172 products in account
20 reviews
6.7 hrs on record
I love match 3 style games like Bejeweled and Jewel Quest series but this one is disappointing. Turba provides a few hours of enjoyment but the replay value is low. There really isn't much variety. After the song finishes (if you last that long) the game is over and your score is revealed. 1 star rating.
Posted: May 6th, 2014
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
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12 reviews
0.3 hrs on record
Went in with low expectations, but I must say I haven't played anything this unfun in a long time.

Puzzle games with a musical/rhythmical element can turn out like Lumines -- or, at the other end of the quality spectrum, you might get Turba.

The matching mechanics are deeply, fundamentally flawed in that the game expects you to select a large number of blocks, individually (the only quick-select shortcut is so situational it's useless), precisely, in a limited time, while the level layout shifts. It takes effort to get it this wrong!

(It's also terrible from an aesthetic standpoint, but does it even matter at that point?)
Posted: March 16th, 2014
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
240 products in account
7 reviews
0.5 hrs on record
Go play any other music puzzler, because this one just doesn't work in it's own systems. Their beat matching system is a failure and i can't combo through multiplier blocks. Poor presentation and resolution too.
Posted: June 18th, 2014
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
866 products in account
35 reviews
0.2 hrs on record
Absolutely awful.
Posted: February 12th, 2014
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
716 products in account
94 reviews
0.2 hrs on record
Turba is a puzzle game that try to mix youre music with some match making blocks. But will it succeed ? Turba has to be the worst puzzle game on steam without even trying. The game is a match four block type game. You choose a track and the game mode and thats it. The game doesnt even really explain what youre supposed to do so its up to you to understand what to do. The game is boring and not really worth youre money or time. Overall theres nothing more to say about this game. Turba is one of the worst puzzle games that you can buy on steam for 4 bucks just skip this and get something else. Also the game is barely stable to play. Just Skip this one. Turba gets a 2/10
Posted: June 23rd, 2014
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241 of 265 people (91%) found this review helpful
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120 reviews
It's spelled "turbo", guys
Posted: September 22nd, 2011
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