Challenge

How might we go from an experiment to a successful venture in a new medium?

Creative Approach

Constrained by limited resources, we focused on a distinct style, core mechanics, and rapid iterations to start shaping our game.

Creative Approach

Constrained by limited resources, we focused on a distinct style, core mechanics, and rapid iterations to start shaping our game.

Strategy

The north star of Synth Riders is our player community. We are guided by our players, listen to them, and connect with them where they are.

Strategy

The north star of Synth Riders is our player community. We are guided by our players, listen to them, and connect with them where they are.

Design

Inspired by the ‘80s, Synth Riders is a homage to the best of the era, from neon lightning to visual environments showing iconic sunset scenes, the game is solidly anchored in a retro futuristic experience.

Design

Inspired by the ‘80s, Synth Riders is a homage to the best of the era, from neon lightning to visual environments showing iconic sunset scenes, the game is solidly anchored in a retro futuristic experience.

Music

Starting with Synthwave music, the game has been carefully curated with one of the rhythm genre’s best soundtracks featuring Parov Stelar, The Offspring and Muse.

Music

Starting with Synthwave music, the game has been carefully curated with one of the rhythm genre’s best soundtracks featuring Parov Stelar, The Offspring and Muse.

Gameplay

Synth Riders is in the vanguard of VR fitness with a freestyle dancing rhythm experience that activates the whole body.

Gameplay

Synth Riders is in the vanguard of VR fitness with a freestyle dancing rhythm experience that activates the whole body.

Technology

Built in Unity, the game is architected in a way that makes it easy for outside developers to add-in their own mods, and contribute to our music map editor.

Our experience working in VR allowed us to pioneer the first multiplayer game in our genre.

Results
Results