Hi-Fi Rush

aka: Project Hibiki
Moby ID: 198497
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Feel the beat as wannabe rockstar Chai and his ragtag team of allies rebel against an evil robotics enhancement megacorp with raucous rhythm combat! From Tango Gameworks, the studio that brought you The Evil Within® and Ghostwire®: Tokyo (no, really) comes Hi-Fi RUSH, an all-new action game where the characters, world and combat stylishly sync to the music!

CHAI VERSUS THE WORLD

Labeled ‘defective’ after a shady corporate experiment mistakenly fuses a music player to his heart, Chai must now fight for his freedom in a slick animated world where everything – platforming puzzles, enemy attacks and even the colorful gags & banter - are synced to the beat.

OPEN UP THE MOSH PIT!

Take on armies of corporate drones (read: actual robots) in satisfying, rhythm-amplified combat. Time your moves to pull off flashy Beat Hits, hard-hitting special abilities and even combination attacks with your allies! Want to show off? Go further and tap into the beat to amp up your skills and earn those covetous S-rank scores.

ROWDY REBELS VS. BADASS BOSSES

Lead a squad of colorful teammates and take the fight to the heart of an, er, heartless corporation. Square off with each department’s boss, from Production to Marketing to Finance, each more ready to protect the company’s bottom line than the last in over-the-top battle sequences accompanied by their own music tracks!

GRAB YOUR HEADPHONES

Tap your toes to a killer mixtape of original music, as well as songs by Nine Inch Nails, The Prodigy, The Joy Formidable and more! Want to show off your skills to a live streaming audience? Fret not: Hi-Fi RUSH includes a streamer-friendly alternate audio mode which replaces those licensed songs with original tracks made especially for streaming Hi-Fi RUSH.

Source: Xbox.com product page description

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Awards

  • The Game Awards 2023
    • Best Art Direction - Nominated
    • Best Score and Music - Nominated
    • Best Audio Design - Won
    • Innovation in Accessibility - Nominated
    • Best Action Game - Nominated
  • 27th D.I.C.E. Awards (2024)
    • Action Game of the Year - Nominated
    • Outstanding Achievement in Animation - Nominated
    • Outstanding Achievement in Audio Design - Nominated
  • 24th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards (2024)
    • Best Audio - Won
    • Best Design - Nominated
    • Best Visual Art - Nominated
    • Innovation Award - Nominated
  • 2024 BAFTA Games Awards
    • Animation - Won
    • Artistic Achievement - Nominated
    • Audio Achievement - Nominated
    • Family - Nominated
    • New Intellectual Property - Nominated

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Game added January 26, 2023. Last modified May 11, 2024.