Think this is just another dual stick arcade shooter?

Think Again!

In Beat Hazard, you take your collection of music and turn it into stages that reflects the music being played. A game that changes along with the music!

Game Play

The game is simple to play, only 3 inputs are necessary to control the ship (Movement, Gun, and bomb), but don't let that fool you into thinking it's lacking immersion.

The 'levels' in this game are music tracks on your hard drive. You can either play one of the 10 tracks included with the game, or a song on your hard drive. The levels change along with the music. The more energetic and heavy the song gets, the more crazy the action becomes!

There are 4 Pickups:
  • Multiplier - A pickup which allow you to increase your score faster
  • Powerup - A Pickup which boosts the power of your weapon.
  • Volume Up - A pickup which increases the volume of the music, which boosts your ships power and the visuals on the screen.
  • Superbomb - A pickup which adds an extra superbomb for you to obliterate nearby enemies with!


Main Features:
  • Virtually Endless selection of levels limited only by your music collection
  • Ranks - As you go up in the ranks, you earn bonuses like a multiplier boost when you start
  • Brilliant Visuals to stimulate your senses!

Editor's Note:

Shadowrage is this version's developer. Removed the 'hardware' as that only applies to PC version. Removed other PC version references too.

Added on: April 16, 2010

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Oct 14, 11 8:10am
Just reached 13,694,894,080 points. Rank 47 for total score . Also, rank 74 on songs 5-6 minutes long. BeatHazard PC

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Sep 16, 11 10:51am
Just reached 7,900,000,000 points. Rank 98 on the leaderboards for total score . Played the same song repeatedly to grind points lol. BeatHazard PC
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