Category Archives: Rhythm action
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
Sat, Mar 09, 2013 | 14:50 GMT
Rock Band 3 DLC next week will consists of two tracks: Oingo Boingo’s “Weird Science”, and Toto’s “Rosanna”. The tracks will run you the usual, and will be available on PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 March 12. European PS3 users will get the tracks the following day, March. Information on these tracks along with Pro Guitar and Keyboard options can be found on the Rock Band Blog.
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 | 00:14 GMT
Double Fine has announced a new rhythm action game called Dropchord. IGN reports the title will be available on iOS and PC, and the latter will be compatible with the Leap Motion Controller, allowing for Kinect-like controls. Dropchord is due later this year and will be on show at SxSW and PAX East, at the Leap booth.
Thu, Mar 07, 2013 | 23:19 GMT
Sega is testing the waters regarding the possibility of bringing Hatsune Miku games to the west. The publisher has asked fans to Like and share a Facebook post if they’re interested in seeing the vocaloid’s adventures localised, and told PocketGamer that it has no firm plans but is “gauging fan interest” for Hatsune Miku Project Diva F, the latest PlayStation 3 and Vita rhythm action offering. Hatsuke Minu is the most popular mascot of Vocaloid, a singing voice synthesizer represented by various animated characters called vocaloids. She’s widely used in advertisements, has her own albums, and even goes on tour.
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 21:43 GMT
Pokémon developer Game Freak has introduced a side-project program to allow its staff to let their creativity flow free – something like Double Fine’s Amnesia Fortnight – with HarmoKnight as its first fruit.
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 02:20 GMT
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 01:29 GMT
Snoop Dogg has teamed up with 505 Games to deliver a rhythm action fighting game, due next month.
Mon, Mar 04, 2013 | 16:58 GMT
Dance Central 3 is getting a new batch of DLC this month, featuring tracks from unstoppable musical juggernaut Rhianna.
Sat, Mar 02, 2013 | 17:30 GMT
Rock Band 3 is getting tracks from All-American Rejects, Blink-182, and Red Hot Chili Peppers next week.Previously available through Rock Band Blitz, the tracks are: Kids in the Street, Always, and Give It Away, respectively. Pro Guitar and Pro Bass upgrade will be available for the RHCP track. The tracks will run you the usual, and will release March 5 on PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360, and on PS3 in Europe March 6.
Fri, Mar 01, 2013 | 08:53 GMT
Hero Mix was an “experimental” music game in development at 7 Studios, under Activision. It was canned, but some images of the doomed project have appeared on a developer’s online portfolio.
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 | 23:30 GMT
Rock Band DLC updates will end this April, heralding the franchise’s relegation to history as Harmonix moves on to new projects.
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 | 12:41 GMT
Ready to grind your fingers down to bloody nubs? DanceDanceRevolution: Dance Wars released on February 14th on iOS. We missed the initial release, but Konami has now published a launch trailer and screens for the screen-tapping lark.