If you like a little music with your shooting, or vice versa, Beat Hazard Ultra, which made its way to the Google Play Store on Friday, may just be the game for you.

Unlike most games, where music is simply a background element, Beat Hazard Ultra reacts to and builds its gameplay around the music. This is something we’ve seen before in music games, but not in action games. Plus, usually these games require certain types of specialized music files. Beat Hazard Ultra will work with any music you have available.

Beat Hazard Ultra will happily use music on your SD card or even internet radio stations. Unfortunately, users of Google Music who keep their music in the cloud won’t be able to use that music with Beat Hazard Ultra, but you can always download it to device and then use it.

The game features three game modes, two methods of control, and can provide fresh gameplay as long as you provide new music.  It’s available for devices running Android 2.3 and up for $1.99 in the Google Play Store. A demo version is also available.

Have you bought or tried out the demo for Beat Hazard Ultra yet? What do you think?

Kristofer Wouk

Kristofer Wouk is a tech writer, gadget reviewer, blogger, and whatever it’s called when someone makes videos. In his free time, he likes to make music, read and write short fiction.