Categories: Rhythm
Meta Score: 87
Store: Crypt of the NecroDancer (Price: $ 14,03)
User Score: 78.0
Platform: PC, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, iOS (iPhone/iPad), Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
Publisher Names: Brace Yourself Games
Support Language: English*, French, Italian, German, Spanish – Spain, Japanese
Publish Date: 2015-04-23

PC Requirements:


  • OS: Windows XP, service pack 3
  • Processor: 2GHz
  • Memory: 1000 MB RAM
  • Graphics: 512MB VRAM
  • Storage: 1600 MB available space


A hardcore rhythm-based roguelike game. Can you survive this deadly dungeon of dance, slay the NecroDancer, and recapture your still beating heart? Or will you be a slave to the rhythm for all eternity? Players must move on the beat to navigate procedurally generated dungeons while battling dancing skeletons, zombies, dragons, and more! Groove with the game’s epic dance soundtrack, or select songs from your own MP3 collection! You can even play with a dance pad to really shake your bones!

Positive Comment(s)

For those looking for the next gaming obsession after the likes of Spelunky, Binding of Isaac, or Rogue Legacy, look no further than Crypt of the NecroDancer.95Destructoid
So good, it’s worth risking carpal tunnel for. [July 2015, p.78]92Games Master UK
A seamless and exhilarating meshing of two entirely different genres.92RPG Fan
Crypt of the NecroDancer is a phenomenal dungeon crawler.90Hardcore Gamer
This game deserves attention. It’s a good addition to the rogue-like, and nobody else is going to get a chance to make rhythm-based games like this again. The bar’s set pretty high after this.90CGMagazine
Unique, challenging, glorious. There’s simply so much love poured into Crypt of the NecroDancer, that it’s hard not to fall deeply under its spell.90God is a Geek
This combination makes Crypt of the NecroDancer a brilliant reimagining of nearly every fantasy RPG standard, from combat to status effects.90DarkStation
Destined to join the ranks of the truly great and memorable new age Rogue-likes. [June 2015, p.58]90PC PowerPlay
A virtuoso feat of creativity. [July 2015, p.110]90Edge Magazine
Crypt of the Necrodancer is an absolute must-play game. Its unique blend of rhythm and roguelike elements make it a truly unique and enjoyable experience.89IGN Spain

Negative Comment(s)

Complaints aside, the uniqueness of the concept makes the game more than worth checking out.70GameCritics

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