Asteroids on electronica: Adult Swim’s Soundodger game

By Lincoln Eddy
June 26, 2013

Browser games are often frenetic, click-laden things, with a horde of enemies storming your castle or an endless road to fantasy. Soundodger, Adult Swim and Studio Bean’s new game, is a much more relaxed affair.

Minimalist in design, play takes place on an abstract turntable, with the player represented as a small circle. As each song plays (the game features new music from a variety of artists), various geometric shapes shoot across the field of play, with your goal being to avoid them through the simple act of moving your mouse. As simple as it sounds, the game quickly ramps up the difficulty, with nary a space to hide. Fortunately, you can slow the song down for a minute to get out of tight spaces, but it costs you any points you might have earned during that time.

Extremely zen (barring the heart-shattering dubstep levels), Soundodger is an excellent way to unwind. Put your headphones on, grab your mouse, and relax for a while.

By Lincoln Eddy June 26, 2013
  • Show Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *


You May Also Like

28 Weeks Later

More often than not, sequels don’t live up to the expectations that their predecessors ...

Brand Upon the Brain!

Brand Upon the Brain!, an absurdly fictional account of director Guy Maddin’s childhood with ...

Paintings from the Rapture: Alexia Stamatiou

Looking through the gallery window, Alexia Stamatiou’s paintings seem like a celebration of color ...


Coming as the first film to be branded with the label Morgan Spurlock Presents… ...

Shepard Fairey, Souther Salazar at Jonathan LeVine

Running from June 23 to July 21, 2007, New York’s Jonathan LeVine Gallery will ...

Rendition: L.A. Aerosol Culture

Running from June 9-30, Scion will display artwork – like the Patrick Martinez piece ...

Red Bull Seeking Submissions for Art of the Can

Feeling inspired – or just have energy to expend – from that Red Bull ...

Descry to Feature John Alspach and Terrence Payne

Descry, Rosalux Gallery’s exhibit featuring the latest work from John Alspach and Terrence Payne, ...