iOS

Taito’s Groove Coaster Is An Audiovisual Rollercoaster

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Today, Square Enix released an original Taito game titled Groove Coaster on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Groove Coaster is designed by Reisuke Ishida, the creator of Space Invaders: Infinity Gene. Here’s a teaser video of the game; make sure to listen to it with the audio turned on:

 

 

In Groove Coaster, you speeding along a 3D rollercoaster track. It’s a game with a focus on sound, and you have time taps, flicks and swipes with approaching targets to create audiovisual effects.

 

Square say the game’s soundtrack covers a wide range of music, from from rock and pop to hip-hop and techno. You can view the list of songs here.

 

If you download the game off iTunes before August 7th, you can grab it for $0.99. After August 7th, it’ll cost $2.99.

 

 

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.