Butcher loads of zombies in Rhythm with Metal! Survive on the highway to hell fighting an epic freakshow! Now with 17 levels of pure madness! And import your own songs in the Community Level Editor!
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Apr 11, 2018
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We’re careful about having the best experience possible for the players. We chose early access to improve the game difficulty, controls and level balancing. You will also be able to help on the editors user experience.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We’re planning around 6 months of Early access. This time will help us polish the game, finish the whole adventure.
We don’t want to bring a game half-finished to the community.
We don’t intend to bring crafting, space ships, infinite universes and monstrous dinosaurs.
We only need heavy metal and stupid zombies to shoot in the face.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“During the Early access, we aim to add roughly 10-15 new songs, 3 chapters in the story mode and even more guest tracks in the level editor. We want to have around 2x more content.

We will also add new translations to gather new players.

We may also add new game modes based on player feedbacks.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“You currently have access to three game modes : story, arcade, editor.
Note that all of these game modes are work in progress.

Story
What is a double kick hero without an epic adventure? We crafted a story featuring the main characters of the game and much more.
Jump in the gundillac and get ready to discover the world out there.
This sad, zombified world is waiting for your music. You only have the first three chapters here. It should last around 4 hours for the average player.

Arcade
Want to jump right in the action? It only happens in five steps:
Launch the game
Click arcade
Launch a level
Play very loud to summon Satan \m/.

Editor
You think Elmobo’s soundtrack (our composer) sucks?
No problem, pick your shitty rap music and play monotonous beats.
Or you can also try some Tenacious D and feel the power of METAL.
Play whatever track you want.
Obviously, we don’t promote piracy, buy your albums.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The game will be slightly cheaper in the Early Access.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

Regular players will help us refine the story mode and difficulty.
Is the adventure epic enough? Are the dialog cheesy enough?
Is the game challenging enough but not too hard?
They will also help us build hundred of levels thanks to the level editor!

Hardcore rhythm game players will help us on the hard mode.
Is it hard enough? Do you have carpal tunnel already? If not, why?
Help us make it the challenge you’ve always dreamed of.

Streamers also have a high impact on the game.
Is it easily streamable? Can we add options to help streamers?
Help us make it a great community game.

We’re listening to everyone’s opinion so please, tell us what you think!”
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August 1

SCORING UPDATE with VolkorX + Antheus + Temnein



Today is Update day! It's time to make some scoring on old & new levels with our SCORING UPDATE!

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Guest level: This means war Act 1 by VOLKOR X

Face the dark lord and its stupid agents! Yes it's SYNTHWAVE, and yes it's AWESOME! If you play the level and don't find it epic as fack, you can definitely throw synths TO MY FACE!

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Guest level: End of the day by ANTHEUS

Prepare to shoot radiated zombies in a dystopian environment! A bit of grass, some explosions and bam, an epic level!

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Guest level: Against the waves by TEMNEIN

Evade this gloomy hospital where patients have become zombz'! Yes a car in a hospital is nonsense but WHATEVER MAN! Just shoot'em'all!

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Scoring local & worldwide
Who has the longest DRUM STICK HUH??!! It's time to take the #1 place on the Worldwide leaderboard!


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End game Stats
The best feeling is scoring a 100% on a hard level! Send it to your friends and be the "rhythm god guy" among your peers!



We have some pretty hot news but... we have... to keep the secret...
Sorry, just know that we'll have HUGE guests in the next months!


update #41
- reworks for chinese integration
- sharmungus achievement goes from 90% to 75% reqs.

update #40
- reworks for japanese integration
- fix for typos in French
- lotta tiny beta fixes

update #39
- massive reworks to integrate a better fonting system for japanese and chinese
- update leaderboard mechanic so that levle versionning actually works and is transparent to users.

update #38
- improved loose screen characters
- reworked end of the day, this means war and against the waves for Easy difficulty
- improved char placement on leaderboards
- tiny fix over friends leaderboards

update #37
- hiding advanced grahics options as adobe doesn't seem concerned about fixing.
- reducing collected data as they are no longer necessary for leadernoards
- fixed Sharmungus that correctly indicated how to avoid him
- fixed character name showing even if character is not in the safezone
- fixed initial player name transmission
- fixed desert road height, chicken will go out of reach less often
- fixed wrong leaderboards showing on worldmap
- can not longer invoke leaderboards on safezones
- fixed a potential errors on dialog actions
- fixed a potential error on level designs with whole zombie families having wrong properties
- fixed arcade menu hover effect
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July 24

Free demo live now + Scoring update next week



LIVE DEMO

It's time for some summer headbangs!

Our super awesome free demo is now LIVE! Feel free to play it, share it, stream it.... you can even print the page and put it on your wall! (But who does this?!)

It features
- 7 awesome levels with both double kick & Snares!
- 3 difficulties : hard rock, rock, metal (hardcore players will have to buy the game on Steam ;) )
- Glimpse of the scoring update (available next week, on beta right now)

To get it >



SCORING UPDATE NEXT WEEK



We're still working on the content of the main storyline but guest packs & UX improvements are making a nice boost next week!
We'll be publishing the SCORING update, which features:
- Scoring local, worldwide, among Steam friends
- Nice clean UI & UX at the end of every game + in arcade menu + in escape menu during the game to show leaderboard
- Improved stats with perfects, frags, hits, etc. at the end of the level
- 3 new guests! Not making too much noise right now but we'll be showing music gameplay video next week!
- Minor fixes


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Reviews

“When the apocalypse is snapping at your heels the only thing you can trust is the power of heavy metal drumming!”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“『Double Kick Heroes』は音ゲーとシューティングが融合した、メタルやゾンビなどの要素も詰まった超ハイテンションなアクションゲーム。”
IGN Japan

“Une Early Access solide pour un jeu de rythme à la gloire du Metal !”
15/20 – Jeuxvideo.com

About This Game

Double Kick Heroes mixes a rhythm game with a shoot'em up!




Jump right into the action and play your favorite tracks from the game.


Import whatever track you want and design your own level!
Share it with your friend and be the first in the leaderboard!


Survive through 30 levels of total madness by killing zombies with your gundillac on the highway to hell!
Only the power of Metal can save your band!


- Double kick zombies in the face with insane Metal music!
- 30 tremendously f****king awesome quality Metal songs by a legendary video game AND Metal composer.
- Import your own music, play community designed tracks, edit your favorite songs and share challenges!
- Rodriguez infused background story about being weird guys and gals who live for Sex, Drugs and Heavy Metal.
- Explosions, rebels, militias, undeads, road-rage, madness, apocalypse. Ready to hit the fury road?
- The only f****king awesome rock and metal rhythm game for Steam, what more!?

May the Metal be with you \m/

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: windows 7, windows 8, windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 - 1.6 Ghz
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5500
    • DirectX: Version 9.0b
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Sound Card: 32 channels
    • Additional Notes: {LINK REMOVED}
    Recommended:
    • OS: windows 7, windows 8, windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2 Go
    • DirectX: Version 9.0b
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Sound Card: 32 channels
    • Additional Notes: {LINK REMOVED}
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 1.6 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5000
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Sound Card: 32 channels
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X
    • Processor: Intel Core i7
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 2 Go
    • Sound Card: 32 channels

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