YBLTV Review – Evil Corporation Games – TerrorRhythm TRRT
Since the moment a developer decided to add a musical element to a video game, it has always been a background element, or to help in telling a story. Based in Moscow, Russia, Developer, Evil Corporation Games is throwing that notion out the window with their new game, TerrorRhythm TRRT:
Release Date: March, 2018
While there have been a slew of games out in the last few years where the music was the focus of the game, with the introduction of TerrorRhythm TRRT, the music takes an active role in the gameplay. Your combo level is calculated based on the selected music, and your ability to keep up with it. Whether you utilize the provided in-game audio, or decide to throw on your own MP3 files, the action is based on the beats-per-minute (BPM). Add to that, you can increase the difficulty between relaxed, normal, hard or terror difficulties. On top of that, you can double the speed of your chosen music if you really feel like getting a workout.
Button Mashing With Pleasure
I loaded up TerrorRhythm TRRT after a long, frustrating day. Uploaded an Eminem Track, and cranked the speed up to double. I had a bit of aggression I wanted to get rid of. I was impressed to watch my avatar throwing enemies around, swinging swords and several other weapons that he stole from his enemies. Enemies coming from either side, plus there is a power-up action you can do with a third button, as well as a range extending ability with a fourth option. It was refreshing to play a game with my own music. Before I knew it, my hand was flying, my combo multiplier was up to six and my score over a thousand. The speed was enough that I only had a second here or there to see where I was. That’s when it happened: all input to the game went dead, and my combo multiplier reset. A glitch had occurred, that I was unable to navigate through. I had to hit escape, and restart the level. Every game has a glitch of some level of another, but a full-mobility hangup is an unfortunate experience. I have no doubt that the team over at Evil Corporation Games have encountered this and will have this patched soon. Be sure to check out TERRORHYTHM’s Facebook page for their latest updates!
“It was refreshing to play a game with my own music. Before I knew it, my score was over a thousand.” – Patrick Mackey, @mackeyp42, YBLTV Writer/Reviewer
- A fresh take on using music in game
- Fun way to take out aggression or forget frustration
- Custom game mode occasionally glitches
- Button-mashing video game featuring custom music choices
- OS: Windows XP, 7, 8, 10
- Processor: 2.0 GHz+ Dual Core Processor or higher
- Memory: 2 GB RAM
- Graphics: Intel HD 3000 or higher
- DirectX: Version 9.0
- Storage: 2.5GB available space
- Sound Card: Standard audio
Evil Corporation Games made sure they would stand out from the crowd with a different style on the music-based video game style. While the encountered glitch is a bit of a frustration, I have no doubt that they will get that patched in the near future. Having a game with your own music to fight bad guys to is surprisingly soothing. I came in, loaded up my game, and almost instantly the worldly cares were gone, if only for a few minutes.
Disclosure of Material Connection: YBLTV Writer / Reviewer Patrick Mackey, received a digital copy of TerrorRhythm TRRT for free from Evil Corporation Games in consideration for a Product Review.