What you need to know
- Cuphead is an old-school run 'n' gun game.
- Netflix is developing an animated show based on the adventures of the main characters.
- You can also buy sheet music for Cuphead.
- You can purchase the game for $20 on the Microsoft Store (opens in new tab).
Cuphead is an incredibly challenging shoot 'em up where you have to explore a cartoon world and defeat its terrifying bosses. It was announced many years ago at Microsoft's E3 media briefing, and has since made its way to Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch. There's even an animated series in the works at Netflix! Needless to say, the title has had a significant cultural impact over the past year or so.
According to a report by IGN, those who are part of bands, like high school groups, can purchase the sheet music for the acclaimed game. Just head over here and choose whatever you want. Prices vary depending on what you want.
For example, the $35 High School Jazz Band sheet music package contains scores and parts for four popular Cuphead tunes, scored with a jazz band performance in mind. The $50, Professional Charts bundle contains seven tunes as performed on the original Cuphead soundtrack.
If you aren't in a band, have no fear. You can always purchase the game through Amazon or the Microsoft Store for $20 and experience what the craze is all about. It's worth it just to listen to the stellar soundtrack in my opinion!
Practice makes perfect
A classic run 'n' gun game with stylized illustrations and boss battles that will make you throw your controller at your screen. It's been called the hardest game ever played by many.
Xbox accessories you'll love
Every one of these quality accessories is guaranteed to enhance your Xbox experience.
PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Xbox One (opens in new tab) ($20 at Amazon)
PowerA's take on the Xbox One controller is an attractive pickup for budget-conscious gamers that nails all the basics.
Talon PDP Xbox media remote (opens in new tab) ($20 at Amazon)
The Talon PDP Xbox media remote is great for watching shows on your console.
Xbox One S vertical stand (opens in new tab) ($10 at Amazon)
Stand your console upright with this accessory.
Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
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