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Monomals

Rating Summary

Based on 5 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

83

Top Critic Average

100%

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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchOct 21, 2021

Publisher: Rogue Games

Genres: Music, Platformer, Arcade

There's a big music contest going on amongst the world's best animal DJs! Armed with a big fishing rod and a plug—go fishing in deep waters to help the DJs catch all of the Monomals™, and create your very own music in the MonoMaker™! CATCH • Choose your favourite animal DJ: Retro Rabbit, Funky Frog, Techno Tiger, Rocky Rhino or MC Scratch • Explore 28 beautiful oceanic courses full of hazards and challenges • Prepare for Arena Battles and catch tons of Monomals • Discover dozens of collectibles and power-ups COMPOSE • Use the Monomals in the MonoMaker to create your own music • Listen to your own music in your self-created playlist during your fishing adventures • Switch instantly between music genres and listen to different styles of your music • Create and use Monomal stamps for instant results! • Literally unlimited hours of music making! COMPETE • Compete in the offline Hot 99 chart and go platinum! • Rate or be rated - share your music creations online for others to download! • Join weekly online contests and become the best musician!

Monomals Critic Reviews

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It's rare to reel in such harmonious mix of (mostly) aquatic platforming and music composition, so Monomals prove a really nice catch.

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Monomals may look like a sleeper from an indie studio, but it hits a lot of the right notes for gamers looking for some action platformer fun with a musical twist. You get good game play, plenty of time and replay, and an outlet for your creative side.

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I can't believe that more people aren't talking about Monomals as it's clearly one of the best indie games on the Switch eShop. From its challenging and unconventional gameplay to its nifty music creation tool, it really is the bee's knees.

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Monomals is a groovy blend of puzzle platformer mixed with music creator. For most gamers, this will be a chart-topping hit. A nice blend of action followed by a good sit down to compose an awesome musical piece. The touch screen controls appear to be hit and miss and didn’t work for me, making the music-making element a bit more fiddly than it maybe should have been. That being said, it helps that the game has an incredibly positive vibe to its design so if you just need a little cheer, be sure to give this a look. The developers tried something new and original with this concept and it ends up being a musical and action mash-up that works as much as make you smile.

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Monomals - Launch Trailer - Nintendo Switch

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Monomals - Announcement Trailer - Nintendo Switch

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