AKIHABARA arrives on iOS, Android, and Steam Next Week

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Time your actions to the rhythm and the Beat Marker as you change icons while jamming to the electro-infused soundtrack before they fill up the grid. Cycle through icons by tapping on your screen (or by pressing the up key or left clicking, depending on your device) as the Beat Marker passes over them on the grid to create matches of three or more. To earn a “Good” or “Perfect” score multiplier bonus, sync your actions to the beat by changing icons *right as the Beat Maker passes over a grid line*!

You can activate the special “Super Icon” by chaining together multiple “Good” and “Perfect” ratings to fill your Super Charge meter. Once triggered, the Super Icon will destroy everything in a 3×3 grid wherever it lands. Want an even bigger challenge? Try increasing the difficulty settings to see if you can move to Akihabara’s rhythm. Harder difficulty settings increase the minimum amount of icons required to trigger a match:

*   Easy = Three icons
*   Normal = Four icons
*   Hard = Five icons

10 levels are included in the game with high-tempo music in Campaign mode, or enjoy individual levels unlocked during your campaign in Single Track mode. Once you complete the campaign, a special bonus “Midnight Mix” mode will be unlocked with five mellow track remixes. Leaderboards are also available with 15 possible achievements to earn.

Akihabara will be available Thursday, January 26 on the App Store and Google Play for $2.99, and on Steam and the Windows Store for $6.99.
EDM enthusiasts can purchase the game’s soundtrack for $5.99. A deluxe package containing the soundtrack and the game will also available for $9.99 on Steam.

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Paul Hartling

As the Senior Editorial Producer, Paul has been writing about music games for just over a decade and has no plan on stopping. He started playing rhythm games with DanceDanceRevolution 3rdMix in the Winter of 1999 and he still continues to keep beatmania close to the chest.

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