If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Crypt Of The Necrodancer Hits The Floor On April 23rd

Do the mashed potato.

Crypt of the Necrodancer [official site] has been shuffling through Early Access for some time, even though it impressed Alec with its very first flick of the hips. Now the rhythm-based roguelike has a full launch date and it's April 23rd, which is next week. There's a new trailer below to prove it.

Cover image for YouTube video

Necrodancer has you moving to the beat of its excellent chiptunes, pushing you to maintain a rhythm combo even as you dance with dragons, minotaurs and other traditional fantasy beasties. It's sort of a turn-based game that challenges you to play it in real-time, in other words. Of course, you can also jam your own music in there if you want to slay monsters to your secret N*Sync collection.

If the trailer above doesn't satisfy, here's our Quinns explaining why it's rhythm mechanic is more than just an opportunity to get down with your bad self:

Cover image for YouTube video

Rock Paper Shotgun is the home of PC gaming

Sign in and join us on our journey to discover strange and compelling PC games.

In this article

Crypt of the NecroDancer

PS4, PlayStation Vita, PC, Mac, Nintendo Switch

Related topics
About the Author
Graham Smith avatar

Graham Smith

Deputy Editorial Director

Rock Paper Shotgun's former editor-in-chief and current corporate dad. Also, he continues to write evening news posts for some reason.

Comments