Chime (Series) Review

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Posted: 9 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer.

OverviewOverview

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

Rating: PEGI 3+, ESRB EVERYONE

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

Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Genres: Puzzle and Rhythm

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CommitmentCommitment

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

CostsCosts

Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated PEGI 3+.


This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Accessibility for this game is as follows:
System Settings

Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games. Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping). Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games... read more about system accessibility settings.


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