Thumper (Switch eShop)


Switch eShop


Game Rating

User Ratings: 110

Our Review: 9/10


Number of Players
Single Player
Action, Arcade, Music
Release Date

Switch eShop

  • 18th May 2017, $19.99
  • 18th May 2017, £15.99
Also Available On
Xbox One, PS4

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    Heart pounding

    Thumper provides a stern test. Actually, to be clear, Thumper tries to crush your spirit and beat you, and it often succeeds. If gruelling - but fair - difficulty isn't on your wishlist for a prospective new game purchase, Thumper fundamentally isn't for you. If you do like to be pushed to the edge of your reflexes by games and have a...

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About The Game

Thumper is rhythm violence: classic rhythm-action, blistering speed, and brutal physicality. You are a space beetle. Brave the hellish void and confront a maniacal giant head from the future.

Scream down the endless track and crash through punishing obstacles with simple, airtight controls. Hurtle forward, master new moves, reach overwhelming velocities, and survive epic boss battles. Every crushing impact is interwoven with a pounding original soundtrack. To reach synesthetic bliss, you must survive rhythm hell.