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Double Kick Heroes (2018) is a heavy metal rhythm game. You tap buttons in time to the music to lead your band through the zombie wasteland. It revolves around the "double kicking" drumming technique. When you get this right you can speed up the music.

You play the different band members: Lincoln, Snake, Derek, Randie and James. Each one is different to play, with different abilities and power. As you play you find out each of their back stories to being in the band.

There are a total of 50 songs (30 in the main story and 20 in hellgate mode) in the game. You can also import your own music on PC, play community designed tracks or even edit your own songs and share challenges.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Double Kick Heroes 3 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 2 years ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Fighting and Traversal game with Action, Adventure, Creative and Rhythm elements. This is a single-player game. There's a novel motion controlled option on the Switch game where you play with two sets of Joy-cons; one in each hand, and one tucked into each sock.

Other controllers are supported on Xbox and on PC you can use most mini adaptors.

DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 7 hours and 10 hours to complete. Creating your own music and trying the community challenges extends the duration considerably.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 16 for Strong Violence, Strong Language.
 
User-Generated Content: This game includes content created by other players, such as maps, outfits and items, that are not reflected in the game rating.

CostsCosts

Double Kick Heroes usually costs £7.19 to £19.79.
 

Double Kick Heroes

XBox Store Xbox One £18.49
Steam Store PC £15.49
Switch Store Switch £19.79
Steam Store Mac £15.49

Double Kick Heroes - Original Sound Track

Steam Store PC £7.19
Steam Store Mac £7.19
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 11/12/2018, updated in 2020

Out Now: Mac, PC, Switch and Xbox One

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Players: 1

Genres: Fighting, Traversal (Action, Adventure, Creative and Rhythm)

Accessibility: 22 features

Components: 2D Overhead and Pixels

Developer: Head Bang Club (@HeadBang_Club)


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