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Players use a guitar or drum peripheral to control the game. Two players can play what is called a "competitive co-op" throughout the game.
Players will take on the role of the main character (voiced by Neil Patrick Harris) who has the ability to defeat enemies (often zombies) with the power of rock as he searches for his love interest, voiced by Felicia Day. Players have a few weapons at their disposal (including a shield and blast power-up), but the player can only use these by strumming the correct colored fret buttons in order on their guitar controller. The developers have bands record rock versions of classical music.
While originally announced as a Wii exclusive title, the title debuted on the iOS, 360 and PS3 consoles. While Epicenter claimed the Wii version was simply on the back burner and not cancelled, the game never saw a release on the Wii console.