Factsheet

Developer:
Firecracker Software
Based in Spokane Valley, WA, USA

Release date:
June 2016

Platforms:
iOS - iPhone and iPad
Android - phones and tablets

Website:
sonic-beat.com

Regular Price:

FREE TO PLAY$0.00
Extra plays for self-serve ads: $0.00
10 Play tokens: $0.99
Infinite plays, remove ads: $2.99

Description

No guitar? No problem! Tap to your favorite MP3s and StepMania dance tracks. Tap, hold, and swipe to the beat of the music with gameplay inspired by the popular Theatrhythm music game. Simple, precise controls make for a game that’s easy to learn and challenging to master. All levels are free and hand-made to match songs from your music library. New songs are supported all the time! Expand your music library even further by importing thousands of free songs from the popular dance game StepMania! So how does it work? How can every level be free? Easy: just have your songs downloaded to your phone, and Sonic Beat does the rest! Purchase music from your favorite digital store and the game will detect it on your device.

History

Features

  • Simple two-thumb gameplay! Tap, hold, and swipe to the beat.
  • Three difficulty modes ranging from beginner to expert! Easy to pick up and challenging to master.
  • Precise, lag-free controls!
  • Leaderboards featuring your Facebook friends!
  • All downloadable content is completely free! Just download the matching digital music from your song library to your phone.
  • New songs are added all the time!
  • Additionally supports thousands upon thousands of songs freely available from StepMania!

Videos

Game Trailer YouTube

Beta footage: Firelight by Kubbi YouTube

Beta footage: Vindicate Me by Big Giant Circles feat. Random aka Mega Ran YouTube

Beta footage: StepMania Import: Bouff by Machinae Supremacy (In The Groove) YouTube

Beta footage: StepMania Import: Qipchaq by World Sequence (chart by RIME) YouTube


Images

download all screenshots & photos as .zip (21MB)
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Complete Song List
Visit sonic-beat.com.

Featuring: "Firelight" by Kubbi
Available on Bandcamp kubbi.bandcamp.com.

Featuring: "Vindicate Me" by Big Giant Circles feat. Mega Ran
Available on Bandcamp music.biggiantcircles.com.


About Firecracker Software

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Firecracker Software is a mobile apps and games studio in scenic Eastern Washington with experience in iOS and Android development going way back. We are known for our tools and cheat apps, and have several published games.

More information
More information on Firecracker Software, our logo & relevant media are available here.


Sonic Beat Credits

Jason Stock
Programming, Engineering, Game Design

Benjamin Ritter
Art, Music, Charting, UX/UI


presskit() by Rami Ismail (Vlambeer) - also thanks to these fine folks