Former Elite Beat Devs Employees Confirm Next Title, ‘Backbeat’, To Release With The Button On
There’s a bunch of cool music games on the Switch, and another one that’s definitely to add to the list is Backward, will launch on Nintendo consoles later this year (along with a Steam release). It’s from Ichigoichie, the place that brought us before Hexagroove: Tactical DJ on Switch and was founded by industry veterans who have worked on many titles, including classic movies Elite beat agent.
As you can see in the gameplay video above, it’s a fun mix of approaches, with puzzle solving and strategy combining into a final result that delivers sound arrangements. unique music. Here are some official details.
Backbeat is a multi-linear time-based puzzle/strategy set in 1995, built on jam music. Guide aspiring bassist Watts and her friends through more than 40 strategically puzzling levels of madness in their pursuit to break out of the monotony and achieve stardom. Use the spatial rules of music making to get past sudden shift managers, suspicious security guards, and kids with sticky fingers while playing gigs and win of fans. Over time, you’ll unlock new music, tricks, and stylistic language that pervades the ruined 1990s American suburbs.
– Multiline, repeatable time-based environmental puzzles
– Player controlled songs created from your motion choices
– Band music rules and tricks stuck in real life to maximize your score
– Character driven story set in suburban America in the 1990s
– Unlockable instrument swaps and playing styles
Only one demo on Steam at the present time if you want to spin. Is this on your radar for the end of the year?