Their Last Games Were Cute as Heck. This One Looks Scary as Hell.

The last thing I was expecting from the creators behind cutesy platformer Bumpy Road and funky rhythm/stealth hybrid Beat Sneak Bandit was a gothic scare-fest. But it sure looks like that what their next game is going to be. » 9/04/12 12:30pm 9/04/12 12:30pm

Beat Sneak Bandit’s Wicked Grooves Make You 1000% More Hep Than You…

Video games should use jazz more. Not just for soundtracks, though that would be nice too. Jazz encompasses much more than sound. It's a flavor. It's also a ruleset. Or a philosophy.


The genius of one of the best things to come from America—yeah, really—is that the musical artform embodies a flexible set of colors,… » 3/15/12 9:00pm 3/15/12 9:00pm

WTPT: Chiptunes and Cartoons Make for a Happy Wednesday

This morning's Watch This, Play This features a little of everything. In fact, you could probably break multi-tasking records and watch the videos simultaneously even while playing our new Gaming App of the Day. But probably not.


WATCH: One of our favorite web series, Awesome series, just posted an update with a new… » 2/15/12 12:30pm 2/15/12 12:30pm

Beat Sneak Bandit Will be the Jazziest Game You Play All Year

Indie developers Simogo have loosed another glimpse of their stealth/rhythm/platformer mash-up and the clip makes me need this game in my hands as soon as possible. You can see how the sneaky-toon character movement gets perfectly synced to BSB's wonky jazz instrumentals, making you hold both the whole song and patrol … » 1/13/12 2:30pm 1/13/12 2:30pm

Simogo Unveils a Funky Little Beat Sneak Bandit

When you think about it, there's always been a rhythm to stealth video games. The start-stop-start of hiding, moving and hiding again. Darting in and out enemies' fields of vision. If you move out of time, then the whole sequence gets messed up, just like playing a song. Or a music game. » 11/11/11 9:00am 11/11/11 9:00am