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Hexagroove: Tactical DJ Review
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Posted: 10 months ago, last updated 7 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Hexagroove is a rhythm game where you mix music using an intuitive and tactical control system. Each level sets goals for you to combine musical loops in real time. Success is not just a matter of matching instructions but creating expressive music and engaging the virtual crowd.

Gameplay combines select different loops and effects using the joysticks and buttons. You need to pay attention to feedback from the crowd while also making satisfying mixes. You move from contemplative to frantic creations through ten dance music genres. Into this system are interspersed rhythm action mini-games like Guitar Hero.

As you progress you unlock new musical loops, DJ tricks, and club venues to play in. There are over 700 instrumental loops that combine with rhythmic elements and audio filters to offer an expansive experience. You can improvise with sound effects and combos as well as trigger DJ tricks to maximise your score.

The game includes content from well known dance music creators: Mr. YT (Yuji Takenouchi), missingsoul, Legowelt, CYLON, Runners Club 95, no. 9, SEXY-SYNTHESIZER, DÉ DÉ MOUSE, Kristoffer Wallman, lallow, DISPOSABLE, Junya Nakano, and Yasuo Sato.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 28/08/2020

Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch and Xbox One

Genres: Puzzle and Rhythm

Developer: Ichigoichie Inc (@Ichigoichie_Inc)


Duration: It takes between 5 minutes and 15 minutes to play a round of this game.
Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online. You can perform together with up to four friends in your room or on the dance floor with this truly creative title.


Hexagroove: Tactical DJ usually costs £23.39 to £29.99.

Hexagroove: Tactical DJ

XBox Store Xbox One £23.39
Switch Store Switch £29.99
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

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Content Rating

This game has been rated PEGI 3.


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Hexagroove: Tactical DJ Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@Ichigoichie_Inc) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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