The incoherent tones of a Guitar HeroStyle paper clip games delight social media users.
Images of the new trombone champion is going viral online as gamers try to stay in tune as they listen to classic songs, with some viewers hailing it “the best video game ever made”.
Launched on Thursday, the musical challenge game was named “game of the year” by the magazine and the website PC gamers.
“I chuckle,” IGN reporter Rebekah Valentine wrote on a Twitter video of TheKamdyman attempting to perform “Stars and Stripes Forever.” Alex Stedman, also of IGN, said she was “screaming” as the “high-pitched FLEW” player.
User TheKamdyman, who shared footage of their game attempt, urged reviewers to buy trombone champion because “this game is perfect”.
trombone champion was created by the creatives at Holy Wow Studios (HWS), who describe it as “the world’s first trombone-based rhythm music game”.
What sets their game apart from the likes of Guitar Hero other rock band is that players can freely play any note at a time.
Perhaps this explains why the game’s video footage delights viewers, as the interpretations of the songs can go so far. “You don’t just follow the music, you actually play the music!” HWS writes.
trombone champion HWS has taken years to prepare, which recently shared a video of what the game looked like in a previous iteration in July 2018.
In addition to going viral on Twitter, pro gamers streamed their attempts to their Twitch and YouTube viewers. Even professional trombonist and YouTuber Trombone Timo called the playing “wonderful” while pointing out the inaccuracies of the actual instrument.
Another badge of honor for trombone champion is the fact that British musician Max Tundra created an original track exclusively for the game.
“One of the most exciting moments of my life was receiving the email containing the original Max trombone champion tracks. Don’t sleep to his music!” the official trombone champion Twitter account wrote.
trombone champion Not only does it have over 20 songs, including “Ball Game”, “Auld Lang Syne”, “Old Gray Mare” and “Eine Kleine”, but there is also a free play mode where users can create their own ditties.
Players compete to collect all 50 “Tromboner Cards” in an effort to uncover the secrets of the “Trombiverse”.
More and more people are sharing their own versions of trombone champion videos online, with over 650,000 enjoying PC Gamers Christopher Livingston’s interpretation of Beethoven’s “Fifth Symphony”.
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