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Chime (Series) Review

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Posted: 19 months ago, last updated 8 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Chime is a block-dropping music puzzle game where you control a single shape to move, rotate, and then place it onto a grid. A beatline moves across the grid in time with the music, setting off events when it hits placed shapes.

As you place the shapes in relation to the music, you can form solid blocks of 3x3 or more that trigger different musical sounds. The larger the group the higher the score. Your aim is to gain 100% coverage with this blocks, earning points as you go.

Timed Mode pits the player against the clock, with three different levels of difficulty based on time limit. Free Mode acts as a very basic sequencer. There is no time limit and the player is able to place shapes at their leisure to create different sounds and alter the music as they see fit.
  • Chime (2010) was on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC
  • Chime Super Deluxe (2011) was on PS3.
  • Chime Sharp (2016) updated the game interface on PlayStation 4, Switch, PC, Mac, Xbox One.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 03/02/2010, updated in 2019

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Puzzle and Rhythm

Developer: Zoe Mode (@ZoeMode)


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Duration: It takes between 5 minutes and 15 minutes to play a round of this game.
Players: This is a single player game.


Chime usually costs £7.39 to £9.99. 

Chime Sharp

XBox Store Xbox One £7.99
PlayStation Store PS4 £7.99
Switch Store Switch £9.99

Chime Super Deluxe

PlayStation Store PS3 £7.39
PlayStation Store PS3 Free
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 Chime Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@ZoeMode) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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