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Old School Musical

Rating Summary

Based on 18 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

73

Top Critic Average

47%

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Based on 18 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCSep 12, 2018
Nintendo SwitchSep 12, 2018

Developer: La Moutarde

Publishers: Plug In Digital, Playdius

Genre: Adventure

What has 50 amazing chiptune tracks, a loony story mode, 32 different chicken types to fight, and takes you on a tour of retro games? It's Old School Musical of course!

Tib and Rob are the heroes of a wacky adventure that will teach them where all of the bugs in their favorite games come from.

Have you ever played a rhythm game before? Well, this is like that, but much better! With each note, you are responsible for the success of our two heroes' quest. Swing your sword and shoot with your spacecraft to the beat of chiptune tracks from Dubmood, Zabutom, Hello World, Yponeko and Le Plancton.

TLDR:
- 50 chiptune tracks
- Awesome guests: Dubmood, Zabutom, Hello World, Yponeko, Le Plancton
- A story mode with 20 nutty levels
- A multiplayer mode with up to 4 players*
- Chickens

Where to Buy

Amazon

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Polygon

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Polygon

Old School Musical is a rhythm game that revels in its retro roots

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Shacknews

7 / 10
Shacknews

But story aside, Old School Musical as a full package is an unexpected treat. The post-story challenges, along with the replayable Arcade Mode puts together the best of what this game can offer. It's a solid foundation to hopefully build something more solid in the future.

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God is a Geek

9 / 10.0
Nick Gillham

With a combination of amazing chiptunes and retro goodness Old School Musical should be the game to convert you if you've never considered Rhythm Action before.

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GamingTrend

70 / 100
Elisha Deogracias

While bogged down by its postgame content and scant multiplayer offerings, Old School Musical is still a great time for those who want a nostalgic and comedic trip back to the 80s and 90s. Old School Musical's dazzling soundtrack and wonderful visuals should be experienced by those who want to boogie on down to the arcades.

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