Category Archives: Rhythm action
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 15:17 BST
SEGA has released the announcement trailer for Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F. It’s the first console game in the rhythm action franchise from Crypton Future Media to release in the west, and it will be made available in North America on PS3 and PSN and in Europe on PSN in August. A demo released yesterday in the US and hits when the PS Store updates today in Europe.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 00:54 BST
Just Dance 2014 is really, truly a thing, Ubisoft confirmed today; a thing nobody anywhere doubted, especially after it leaked onto the Xbox Live Marketplace yesterday. It’s coming in October for “all platforms”, putting paid to theories it might be a Kinect exclusive. We’re gonna hazard a guess at PlayStation 3, Wii U and Xbox 360 and await confirmation of other platforms. A trailer is below.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 01:25 BST
Jerry Cantrell from Alice in Chains was the first on stage at Ubisoft’s E3 2013 presentation to talk about Rocksmith 2014 Edition. The musician was seen issuing voice commands to use Session Mode, a new feature, allowing him to load up a virtual band and play along with them. Rocksmith 2014 Edition is due in October. Alice in Chains will be featured on the tracklist. A trailer and Session Mode demo are available below, along with more details.
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 | 06:00 BST
Ahead of an expected official reveal, images of Just Dance 2014 have leaked via the Xbox Live Marketplace.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 21:53 BST
Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F has been confirmed for a western release. The Crypton Future Media, Inc title will be made available in North America on PS3 and PSN and in Europe on PSN. It’s the first console game in the rhythm action franchise to release in the west, and it will include all the updated graphics, additional songs and features of the Japanese version. A demo releases June 11 in the US and June 12 in Europe. The game itself releases in August.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 14:24 BST
Harmonix has announced Fantasia: Music Evolved for Kinect on Xbox 360 and Xbox One. In it, players will become the new apprentice of the sorcerer Yen Sid in Disney’s Fantasia.
Tue, May 28, 2013 | 16:02 BST
Dance Central DLC is on sale this week through June 3. As noted last week during the usual Xbox Live content update, the sale contains tracks from Pibull, Lady Gaga, Usher, and even packs are on sale featuring various artists. You can look over the entire list of tracks on sale and prices through the Dance Central blog.
Mon, May 27, 2013 | 22:48 BST
A Japanese Space Channel 5 Twitter account has opened, claiming to be an official representative of the long-dormant rhythm action brand.
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.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 23:08 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.