Quick on gameplay however large on smiles, Hide & Dance! is a music recreation which may be extra enjoyable to observe than to play. That’s to not say tapping to the rhythm isn’t entertaining, however after an hour or so, you will have had your fill.
I say this as a result of, until you battle with rhythm video games, you’ll unlock every little thing (by incomes in-game cash) in not more than an hour or so. There are 20 songs, largely j-pop, with good hooks, however they’re quick. The characters you dance as are enjoyable, however there are solely six of them. After every little thing’s unlocked, replay is dependent upon your want to rack up combos and get three stars on each track, which is mildly compelling, or in your eagerness to beat all of the songs on increased difficulties, which is much less compelling. The unlocking mechanic is barely curious as a result of even after I unlocked every little thing, the sport continued letting me unlock songs I already had. It’s an odd glitch, however a minor one.
Nonetheless, the quick size and all, I’m glad to have this recreation in my assortment. Even when I don’t play it rather more, I anticipate watching others (as soon as shelter-in-place restrictions elevate) play it for the primary time. It’s arduous to not crack a smile whereas watching. Gramps is my favourite character, as I get an actual kick out of seeing him ditch his cane and bust a transfer.
Cover & Dance is from the identical crew that made Mom Hid My Game! and will probably be recognizable to those that performed it. From characters to visible model, it’s acquainted. Even the theme from that recreation is on the market to bounce to.
There’s no plot for every character; they merely need to dance like nobody’s watching. On this case, which means tapping every button(s) in time, hopefully attaining an ideal; consider a Dance Dance Revolution recreation the place you don’t want to go away the sofa.
If somebody does catch you, the sport is immediately over, so that you’ll have to keep watch over the door and be prepared to carry the L/R buttons. It jogs my memory of one of many post-credit scenes from Guardians of the Galaxy. Substitute Groot for the participant and the member of the family behind the door as Drax. Why is being caught dancing such a no-no? Your guess is pretty much as good as mine. A number of the loopy issues these characters do to keep away from being caught are a lot stranger than any dance. However I digress.
It doesn’t pack numerous content material to maintain you taking part in, however Cover & Dance is a good-humored rhythm recreation with catchy tunes.