Synth Riders

Kluge Interactive

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
89
Top Critic Average
100%
Critics Recommend
Based on 8 critic reviews
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Synth Riders

Rating Summary

Based on 8 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

89

Top Critic Average

100%

Critics Recommend

Based on 8 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:HTC ViveJul 12, 2018
Oculus RiftJul 12, 2018

Developer: Kluge Interactive

Genres: Arcade, Action

Synth Riders lets you experience incredible music in a whole new way. You’ll recognize it as your arms soar when riding our unique rail system and begin to feel totally immersed in the music that surrounds you. Enjoy the diverse environments and the carefully crafted beat maps, the catchy rhythms and the powerful melodies. Experience the flow of the notes, the obstacles that make you move, the haptics, and many other unique details. FEATURES: Unique gameplay and simple rules Good for workout and Dance Active Modding Community 31 songs from top synthwave and electro-rock artists Cross-platform online leaderboards YUR Fitness Calorie Tracker Official Beatmap Editor (download here) Avatars System Mixed reality using LIV technology RECENT REVIEWS: "I appreciate the depth already present in Synth Riders. I still think it’s an excellent vanilla experience with the possibility to modify and make it as difficult as you might want. So, thrillseekers, what’s your favorite track?" - VR Fitness Insider "Had a blast playing this game. Great music and great visuals along with enough challenge to keep it interesting." - Mad_Hatter569 "As soon as I launched this game I was in love with it. I adore everything to do with Synthwave/Retrowave/Outrun and everything about this game is exactly that. The moment you launch it up to the main menu and load into a song captures the style perfectly." - Hime Best Boy PLAYERS IN ACTION: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrUQHC-8D6Y&t=10s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQs5XNqRPsg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQtU4nQ4t7c

Synth Riders Critic Reviews

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Synth Rider's 80's neon wave aesthetics and incredible soundtrack combine with simple but challenging mechanics to create one of the most entertaining and engaging VR games I've played in quite a while. Come for the fresh beats, stay for the great workout.

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Put simply, Synth Riders stands proudly among the best rhythm games VR has to offer. It takes the formula that so many have emulated and innovates upon it in meaningful ways. A rocking soundtrack, wealth of content, and appealing aesthetics make Synth Riders an incredibly easy game to recommend, even for those that aren't typically into rhythm games.

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Synth Riders isn't worse nor is it better than Beat Saber. It's its own VR rhythm beast that will appeal to a different kind of audience. If you can't resist some good retro-inspired, electro music and a Tron-esque neon aesthetic - this is definitely a game for you. You'll most certainly have plenty of fun and could even lose a pound or two in the process.

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Standing out in a growing field of beat based games, Synth Riders leans into the more dance like aspect of the genre.

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Synth Riders | Oculus Quest and Full Release | Announce Trailer thumbnail

Synth Riders | Oculus Quest and Full Release | Announce Trailer

Synth Riders [Gameplay] - "Vampirevania" by Jeremiah Kane (Synthwave Essentials Vol 1) - Expert thumbnail

Synth Riders [Gameplay] - "Vampirevania" by Jeremiah Kane (Synthwave Essentials Vol 1) - Expert

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Synth Riders - Sunset Neon - Tonight (Expert)

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