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Beat Hazard Ultra finally lands on XBLIG


Over 3 years ago the original Beat Hazard was released on Xbox Live Indie Games (XBLIG) and marked the start of Steve Hunt’s near career as an Indie Developer. Having working for worked for big studios for nearly 15 years it was time for change – based out of his Northwest UK home, Steve created Cold Beam Games, a one man games studio. Now 3 years on he is back with Beat Hazard Ultra.

Beat Hazard Ultra adds awesome new features to the original Beat Hazard:

  • Co-op and Verses online and local multiplayer
  • Boss Rush and Survival modes
  • 2 New bosses and 10 new enemy ships
  • 24 perks to unlock and 3 devastating tactical weapons

Experience your music collection as never before with this intense music driven arcade shooter. Each of your songs will have its own unique ebb and flow based on the music.

Power up your spaceship and watch as the music boosts your firepower. Unleash hell on the enemy ships when you max out with weapon pickups!

Beat Hazard seamlessly mixes the love of gaming and music. Together they become greater than the sum of their parts.


Since the games original release it has been ported to 6 other platforms, (PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android and PS3). Beat Hazard has sold in excess of 700,000 copies and grossed over $2.2 million. With overall development costs in the region of $70,000, this gives a return on investment of 3000%!

Download Beat Hazard Ultra TODAY and help support indie game development. Costing just 400MSP you have no reason not to go download this now.