Reviews and Problems with Beatbuddy: Tale of the Guardians
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Review: Beatbuddy is a joyous and musical underwater adventure
24 April 2014
Excerpt: Sometimes it's nice to sit back and play a game on your computer without having to worry deeply about the bullsh*t that goes on in the world and in your daily life. Games like Sound Shapes , Journey , and every single Kirby platformer (but especially Kirby's Epic Yarn ) are among some of the most...
Summary: A good break from the holiday deluge with an indie title from time to time reminds me that small teams can put out some surprising gems in the flooded console and PC market. I'm talking about those titles that fill up the lower end of the Steam Sales, and they show up as coupons that you get but you...
Summary: A bit trippy Genre blending is becoming more and more common as developers explore different gameplay styles. As with puzzle and role-playing, rhythm elements are often folded into otherwise unrelated games to various degrees.
Conclusion: Beatbuddy makes an amazing first impression with its unique world, beautiful graphics, and great soundtrack. Sadly this impression fades away as the gameplay and lackluster story start to lose a hold of what made those first moments so unique.
Excerpt: Beatbuddy's world of music is in danger as his siblings have been kidnapped. He must rescue them and defeat the villain who took them to restore peace into his underwater world. There are six beautifully drawn levels with five chapters within them.
Excerpt: After four years of development and a few awards, the Hamburg based team, Threaks, has released not just another music game, but also a masterpiece that blends rhythm and platforming elements in a unique and addictive way.
Excerpt: Beatbuddy Tale of the Guardians is one of the most unique games I have played on the Personal Computer. In fact it is one of the most unique games I have played all year long. The inclusion of music with this action adventure puzzle game is more than cosmetic. It is deep man.
Excerpt: Beatbuddy: Tale of the Guardians is a new release from German-based developer Threaks that allows players to enter a music-filled, underwater world to solve puzzles, battle to save your sister and progress through to the end of the game.