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Crypt of the NecroDancer boogies on Early Access July 30

Break out the shovels, swords and dance pads; roguelike/rhythm hybrid Crypt of the NecroDancer is zombie-shuffle-dancing its way to Steam Early Access on July 30. It will be available for PC, Mac and Linux. Not everyone will have to wait until the end of the month to practice their dance moves...

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Joystiq Tiny Streams: Plumbing depths in Crypt of the NecroDancer

Block-rocking beats typically don't spring to mind when engaging in swords and sorcery fantasy. We don't automatically associate Tolkien and the dancefloor. Why shouldn't we? Skeletons and cave dwelling beasts like to get done, and so do fated heroes questing for loot and glory. Crypt of the Nec...

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The sight of music: the art behind Crypt of the NecroDancer

We tend to think of music as a purely auditory experience, but it's hard to deny the visual aspects of some of history's most iconic musicians. Michael Jackson had a white, studded glove. Gorillaz has animated personas. Daft Punk has robot helmets. KISS had makeup. What we see in our media can be...

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Nidhogg, NecroDancer headline IndieCade East eSports, Night Games lineups

Indiecade East, a festival celebrating indie creations, runs from February 14 - 16 in Astoria, New York at the Museum of the Moving Image. The folks behind the indie games festival have announced full lineups for the eSports and Night Games showcases today. The eSports showcase, highlighting com...

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Pounding beats and dragons in Crypt of the NecroDancer

I'm all alone in this dark dungeon. I've only got a dagger and I'm on my last heart of health. The thumping beats and pulsating sounds of Danny Baranowsky's energetic soundtrack keep pushing me forward. From out of the shadows, a dragon emerges. I'm ill-equipped to fell this beast, so I use my...

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