Skrillex Quest, the Dubstep Video Game: An Extremely Detailed Breakdown
That's the take-away message of Skrillex Quest, a new glitched-out collaboration between the dubstep dynamo and browser-adventure king John Oda.
Based on the original gold-plated Legend of Zelda, the simple RPG features about 30 minutes to an hour of gameplay, a super-meta plot, and a bunch of your Skrillex favorites.
Too scared of the drop to play it yourself? Don't worry, Crossfade's got the extremely detailed breakdown.
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"It all began with a single speck of dust," we are told. This glitch-dust particle falls onto the chip in the gold Skrillex Quest game cartridge, and everything goes to hell. We're raging out to "Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites." Our hero, some kind of corrupted Link, meets with the corrupted king in his corrupted castle. He tells us our mission is to save their world, then he unceremoniously dies, joining the princess, who is also dead.
Level One: Learn Your Moves
OK, so the only moves here are arrow key and spacebar sword slashes. We enter some kind of garden and we're told the defeat the "glitches" before continuing. The "glitches" are big boxes of ugly 8-bit mess that will pummel us to death if we don't pummel them first. After killing two, we get our first chest and our first "Dead Princess Key." Her glitch spirit appears and tells us to "Find her sullen heart ticking under the ground." Yeah, those are lyrics to the song "Summit," which is playing in the background.