A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Buy Now$8.99 USD or more

ERSATZ is a Hardcore Action Platformer with Rhythm elements, featuring an Original Dynamically building Soundtrack across multiple electronic genres.

Run, Jump, Slam, Slide, Dash & Survive your way through 8 varied and increasingly intense levels, in multiple modes & playstyles, starring tough bosses & game elements that move to the ever present beat.

Use the unique dash mechanics to move as fast as you can, trying to chase down that elusive 'S' rank. Learning the game is simple, mastering it is not...

Check out the soundtrack for free HERE

Original Soundtrack that progresses with you, with genres like:

  • House
  • Trance
  • Synthwave
  • DnB
  • Techno
  • & More!

Also Inlcuding:

  • TYPE BETA & TYPE GAMMA: Unlockable alternative playstyles with their own times & grades
  • JOURNEY MODE: Try & complete all 8 levels as fast as you can. Do it in under 60mins for a special reward for each type! Great for marathon runs!
  • INFINITE MODE: A fun, small reward for 'S' Rankers
  • SYNTH RUSH: Challenge any individual boss or all of them in a gruelling gauntlet against the clock!
  • STEAM LEADERBOARDS: See how your times stack up compared to other players in game!
  • VIBRATION: Feel your controller vibrate to the beat!

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Design, Art, Animation, Programming & Music all by Paris Stalker (that's me!)

Published Oct 18, 2017
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Release date Oct 13, 2017
AuthorALL iN
GenreAction, Platformer, Rhythm
Tags2D, Boss battle, dash, Difficult, Fast-Paced, Minimalist, Music, sprites
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsKeyboard, XBox 360 controllers, Gamepad (any)
LinksSteam, Homepage


Buy Now$8.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $8.99 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:

Ersatz.app.zip 246 MB
Ersatz_Linux.zip 121 MB
Ersatz_Windows.zip 121 MB

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Remember seeing this at play expo Manchester. Glad to see you've got it released!

Thanks! And hopefully a linux version soon. Just got to fix a couple of things :) Now if only more people knew about it haha :P