X-Drums is an old school pixel art platformer where you are playing as a Japanese drummer, who is picking up notes on his way to Los Angeles. The «X» letter in the name of a game was taken from X-Japan the legendary Japanese rock band, and the band leader, Yoshiki, who is a drummer, and classically trained pianist, became a prototype for X-Drums’ chibi hero.

The game space is filled with drums, hi-hats, drum sticks and piano keys — all of which are meant to be used as platforms. The mission of the game is to pick up enough notes to leave Okinawa Island by helicopter, but the mission is not as simple as it first seems. There are no enemies in the game, but the place is full of cute fangirls and vicious cupids who want to stop hero and take away his notes. 

X-Drums was made for X-Japan fans, as well as for all gamers who love old-fashioned 8 bit platformers in the spirit of 90s like Mario Bros and Sonic The Hedgehog. 

So, whether you X-Japan fan, or not, you are always welcome! 

Let’s play X-Drums! Banzai!

How to play:

1- Use mouse to click before loading the level 

2- WASD (or arrows) for moving and SPACE for jumping

3- Use mouse to activate PAUSE button on the left coner

Have fun! 

PlatformsWindows, macOS, HTML5
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
Made withTiled, Unity
Tags2D, 8-Bit, drum, hardcore, japanese, Music, Pixel Art, Retro, rockband
Average sessionA few seconds


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X-Drums-Windows-32-64bits.zip 18 MB
xDrumsMacOs.app.zip 21 MB

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