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Beat Hazard

1 month ago

Beat Hazard 2 rocks up with music streaming support

You know what's better than chilling out and relaxing to your music in peace? Being attacked by it. We know what that's like from 2010, when Beat Hazard came along and turned our Mp3 files into levels in a twin-stick arena shooter. Beat Hazard 2 is now back to do that again, only this time it can generate bads from anything that's playing on your…

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10 months ago

Beat Hazard 2 will blast more jams

Back in 2010, Beat Hazard riffed on the 'feed the game music to become levels to play through' Audiosurf idea to turn MP3s into twin-stick shooter arena battles. The flow of battle would follow the flow of music, all resulting in a lot of colours and explosions - vital for any shmup. I blasted through a few albums back in the day myself, enjoying the…

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9 years ago

Beat Control System: Beat Hazard

Quite a lot of you have been enjoying this, so I thought I'd have a quick crack. While originating on the not-PCs, Beat Hazard appeared on Steam recently. It's basically a Robotron-esque (i.e. Geometry Wars) single-screen shooter with the Audiosurf-esque twist that each level is generated from a sound-file, with neat elements like how the music actually has a visible effect on your firepower's intensity.…

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