Rock Band developers Harmonix working on a musical first-person shooter

chroma

By on February 18, 2014 at 11:26 am

Harmonix, in conjunction with the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive developers at Hidden Path, have revealed their next project: a musical FPS by the name of Chroma.

The shooter, which will be free-to-play, will be built in the Unreal Engine and will shape and evolve itself based on the music as it plays. Not only will the landscape change, but players who move in time to the rhythm will be faster, and jump higher.

Chroma was previewed by Ars Technica whose article explains the whole concept in more detail. There’s also a trailer which we can’t unfortunately embed for you, so toddle over and check it out.

5 comments (Leave your own)
Lord_PorkSword

pffft…I want Rock Band 4 or more DLC for RB3… :/

 
Artful-dodgeR

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QZhsTRk-ic Announce trailer from Harmonix.

 

Two of my favourite gaming genres combined — this has potential, just so long as it can be played without dubstep.

 

The trailer lost me at “Wub Wub”

 

Reminds me a hell of a lot of http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDlif8Km4S4

 
Leave a comment

You can use the following bbCode
[i], [b], [img], [quote], [url href="http://www.google.com/"]Google[/url]

Leave a Reply

PC Gaming Calendar 2014

Follow Games.on.net

YouTube

Steam Group

Upcoming Games

Community Soapbox

Recent Features
Destiny

Destiny continues to impress in beta: Our thoughts as Bungie’s new juggernaut rolls on

It's clear that Bungie are putting their best foot forward with Destiny, but as James discovers, playing on your own can be strangely empty.

Screencheat

Five Australian Indie Games We’d Hand Arbitrary Awards To: AVCon 2014

From a split-screen shooter where everyone is invisible to an abandoned space station, Australian indies are killing it at this year's AVCon.

Mass Effect 3 580x300

Here are 10 things BioWare absolutely must NOT do in Mass Effect 4

The hard truths that BioWare don't want to hear.

Survarium

Survarium Beta (PVP): Hopeless landscape, hopeless hit registration

James picks up where STALKER left off, but finds that the PVP part of this game may not have been the best way to go public.

Streaming Radio
Radio Streams are restricted to iiNet group customers.

GreenManGaming MREC

Facebook Like Box