“Beat Legend: Avicii”: Atari launches new mobile rhythm game


Atari and developer Hello There Games released a new rhythm-based, touchscreen-optimized mobile game “Beat Legend: Avicii” on Thursday, featuring 15 tracks from late producer, performer and songwriter Tim “Avicii” Bergling. .

“Beat Legend: Avicii” is the first in a planned series of mobile games focused on musical artists and based on the beat of Atari and Hello There Games. Music royalties from the game will go to Tim Bergling Foundation, a charity focused on mental health awareness and suicide prevention that was founded by the parents of Bergling, who died on April 20, 2018, at the age of 28.

The songs included at the launch will be “Hey Brother”, “Levels”, “Wake Me Up”, “SOS”, “The Nights”, “Without You”, “Waiting for love”, “Sunset Jesus”, “Lonely Together, “” Heaven “,” Fades Away “,” Broken Arrows “,” Addicted to You “,” I could be the one “and” Gonna Love Ya “, with more to come. Players will use touch controls to guide their spaceships to the beat of the beats against the backdrop of psychedelic EDM-inspired visuals.

“Atari is delighted to once again enter new territory and expand our portfolio. And what an honor it is to do so with such a deeply inspiring, talented and beloved artist like Avicii, ”said Tony Chien, Atari vice president of marketing, in a statement. “‘Beat Legend: Avicii’ has been a labor of love which we fully hope will be embraced by fans of rhythm-based games and devoted EDM fans.”

“With ‘Beat Legend’ we have created a unique platform that combines our deep love for music and games,” added Oskar Eklund, CEO of Hello There Games. “I am delighted to partner with Atari, the iconic brand, to launch ‘Beat Legend’ on other platforms and I am convinced that this collaboration will give us great possibilities to present this gaming and music experience to new audiences all over the world.

“Beat Legend: Avicii” is currently available for purchase on the App Store and Google Play for an introductory price of $ 2.99.


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