Category Archives: Rhythm action
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 09:54 BST
Singstar has caught Eurovision fever ahead of the big contest his weekend, and is slashing the price of songs that have appeared in the show over the years. Some are utter garbage of course, while others are sort of ace. Decide for yourself here.
Mon, May 06, 2013 | 00:15 BST
Sat, May 04, 2013 | 17:22 BST
Queasy Games has announced new DLC for Sound Shapes. According to Shack, the pack contains two sound packs, and PSN Stores believes these are the same 80s and Dubstep packs which in March were released on accident in Asia. Trophies for the packs have also been floating around the net since. Expect the packs to land May 14
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 17:51 BST
Rayman Legends has a new video available, showing a rhythm-based level set to Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger”, only played in Mariachi form. I think I like this version better. Rayman Legends is slated for release on PS3, Wii U and Xbox 360 August 30 in Europe and September 1 in North America. Thanks, Gematsu.
Ubisoft has sent over some screenshots, which we’ve posted below.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 01:06 BST
Quantum Conundrum developer Airtight Games has revealed its new project, a frankly delightful sounding Ouya exclusive called Soul Fjord.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | 15:03 BST
Bioshock 2 lead designer Zak McClendon has jumped ship for Harmonix as Design Director, according to his online CV. The Rock Band studio appears to be gearing up towards something massive, if recent rumours are to be believed.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | 06:11 BST
Namco Bandai has released localised versions of three of its popular Idolm@ster games for iDevice. Rhythmic Record, Melodic Disc and Harmonic Score are ports of the Shiny Fest PSP games, and are available now from the App Store for $55 each. Each one contains an original animated feature, different idols, and free downloadable tunes, and weighs in at a hefty couple of GB each.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 23:43 BST
Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai 2 was announced for 3DS in the latest issue of Famitsu, according to Siliconera. It’s the follow up to last year’s effort, the first to grace Nintendo’s handheld. Sega has made some noise about potentially localising Hatsune Miku games for the west; the vocaloid has made popular appearances on PlayStation 3 and Vita as well.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 10:29 BST
Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien is dashing on to the European Wii U eShop tomorrow. It really is a lovely, lovely game too.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 02:47 BST
Cipher Prime has apologised for further delays to Kickstarter-funded sequel Auditorium 2: Duet; it took time off from the project last year to port and market Splice after the DBA-themed mobile puzzler met with unexpected success. The team has expanded as a result, and took a little time to settle into prototyping. The indie developer said the game is now in full production, and should still take between six months and one year to complete – but with a much later start date. Duet is now expected later this year, on Mac and PC.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 00:40 BST
Harmonix has warned that some downloadable tracks may disappear from the Rock Band store as long-standing license agreements expire, with some Metallica tracks already pulled.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 23:05 BST
Don McLean’s American Pie has arrived in the Rock Band store, marking the end of an era – specifically, the era in which Harmonix released new content for its ground-breaking series of co-op music games.
Sat, Mar 23, 2013 | 13:42 GMT
During a PAX East panel yesterday, Harmonix revealed that Rock Band users have downloaded 130 million songs for their living room gigs, a figure which is up from 100 million in 2011.
Sat, Mar 23, 2013 | 13:18 GMT
Harmonix named Don McLean’s American Pie will be the last track added to the Rock Band library, on April 2. Harmonix announced the swansong at its PAX East party today, as reported by Polygon. The developer announced its intention to cease releasing new DLC last month, and after 275 weeks and more than 4,000 tracks, it’s hard to complain.
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | 08:14 GMT
BeatBuddy is the musical platformer from indie developer Threaks. The game has been confirmed for a PC and Mac Steam release this summer.
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 23:54 GMT
Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | 08:05 GMT
Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien features a stage haunted by Parsec Productions’ ghastly Slender Man character.
Sat, Mar 16, 2013 | 15:46 GMT
Rock Band 3 tracks for next week have been announced, and those in the mood for some “Jungle Boogie,” can download the popular disco hit from Kool & the Gang along with Shinedown’s “Diamond Eyes (Boom-Lay Boom-Lay Boom),” and Tears for Fears’ preeminent 80s hit, “Shout.” Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrade will be available for the Kool & the Gang Track. Each song will run you the usual and will be made available Xbox 360, Wii, and PS3 March 19. PSn users in Europe will get the tracks March 20.
Sat, Mar 16, 2013 | 15:53 GMT
HarmoKnight will release in Europe for 3DS at the end of the month. The rhythm platformer from Pokémon developer GameFreak, currently has a demo available through the NA eShop, and the game will be released in both regions through the eShop on March 28. The demo will be made available in Europe on March 21 (thanks, Gamesta).
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 | 19:33 GMT