Match Your Heartbeat To The Music In ‘Mad Rat Dead’

by Gary Catig

NIS America announced their latest game which combines the action of side-scrolling platformers with the intensity of a rhythm game. Mad Rat Dead will be arriving on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch this fall.

The story follows the titular Mad Rat after he’s been given a second at chance at life to pursue his dreams. Players must literally keep his heart pumping by staying on beat with the game’s music while he clears stages within the time limit. Enjoy the groovy visuals and infectious soundtrack along with the ability to rewind scenarios in this one of a kind experience.

Key Features include:

  • Funky Tunes: Advance by matching your inputs to the rhythm of addictive music tracks. Or practice your inputs as you get acquainted to stages in the Sound Test.
  • Mastering the Music: Unlock music to mix and match with replayable stages for different difficulties. Hit the Rewind button for infinite attempts and jump, dash and smash your way to a full 5-star completion.
  • Audiovisual Art: Cartoon visuals mix with a punk aesthetic for a unique art style that changes depending on the number of combos performed.

Mad Rat Dead will be released on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on October 30 in North America and Europe and November 6 in Oceania.

Gary Catig

Gary Catig is west coast raised, east coast educated, and has a touch of southern charm. He has spent most of his adult life making science fiction a reality as an engineer conducting research in the military, microprocessor, and biotechnology fields. While currently living in San Diego, he enjoys all facets of pop culture including but not limited to comics, TV, movies, and music.

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