Category Archives: Rhythm action
Fri, Jan 04, 2013 | 05:22 GMT
Gaijin Entertainment and Targem Games have announced Dance Magic, a PlayStation Network exclusive launching in the US on January 8. Gameplay looks to be a Bust A Groove affair, with more attack options, less original character designs, and freakishly long arms which you can observe in the trailer through the break. Dance Magic boasts 20 songs, seven dance styles and PlayStation Move controls.
Wed, Jan 02, 2013 | 21:21 GMT
Prior to its dramatic exit from the music games business, Activision had a karaoke game in the works – Sing Hero. Not much is known about the game beyond its use of fan numbers as a scoring device. Siliconera has a couple of assets from the shelved title, which was in the works at Rock Band Wii port developer Pi Studios. The developer has since closed, and although Activision has renewed its Sing Hero trademark, it looks like this once has been abandoned. Hit the link to pick over the bones.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 | 05:20 GMT
Head on over to Steam to pick up Bit.Trip Void, the third entry in Gaijin Games’ minimalistic, retro-styled series. Void is a bit tricky to explain, being a kind of bullet hell – thing, but it’s 10% off this week and at $9 it’s hard to complain. While you have your credit card out, cast your eye over the Bit.Trip Runner 2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien, which is now available for pre-order for $13.50 – also a 10% discount.
Wed, Dec 19, 2012 | 04:19 GMT
Majesco’s bizarre but strangely compelling Kinect game, NBA Baller Beats, has been updated. Joystiq reports the rhythm action affair now boasts leaderboards, as well as a photo capture function, with the option to share images on Facebook.
Mon, Dec 10, 2012 | 13:25 GMT
Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy has received a new teaser site from developer Square-Enix. It’s an animated version of the game’s interface and offers little more in the way of information. Check it out and start theorising below.
Wed, Dec 05, 2012 | 20:28 GMT
Guitar Hero 7 was in the works at Vicarious Visions until the game was cancelled mid-development in early 2011, according to a Kotaku source.
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 19:51 GMT
Uncharted: Fight for Fortune is available today on the PS Store for $4.99 in the US for Vita. It will release tomorrow for those in Europe. It includes heroes, villains, weapons, and artifacts from Drake’s Fortune, Golden Abyss, and the motion comic Eye of Indra. The action-adventure turn based card game contains 100 cards and you can unlock more through expansion packs for $1.99 each.
Sound Shapes has also been updated with three Sound Packs and a Curved Terrain Pack. The Sound Packs each include five new instruments, five new Beat School levels, and five new Trophies for $0.99 each. A new vehicle DLC is on the slate for 2013, but expect a “little holiday present from everyone here at Queasy” in the meantime. The packs will release tomorrow in Europe.
Tue, Dec 04, 2012 | 08:13 GMT
Dance Central 3 has received Carly Rae Jepsen’s monster hit ‘Call Me Maybe’. The purveyor of poor grammar in song titles sees her song rolling out across Xbox Live from today. GameStop is also doing a rather neat deal on the DLC too. Check it out below.
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | 10:49 GMT
Beyonce Knowles-Carter has failed to have a lawsuit against her dismissed by court. The singer allegedly exited a deal to make a game with Gate Five in 2010, causing the company serious losses in the process.
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 | 10:06 BST
Dance Central 3 is adding Gangnam Style DLC to its ever-growing repertoire of ass-shaking tunes, as well as Call Me Maybe and others. Get the DLC roster below.
Tue, Oct 23, 2012 | 21:52 BST
Well, here’s a turn up for the books; XSEED appears to have brought forward the release date of musical strategy hybrid Orgarhythm, meaning you can get your alarmingly sticky paws on it later today.
Mon, Oct 22, 2012 | 09:46 BST
Rocksmith is now available in the UK, but Ubisoft has mistakenly shipped a batch of PC editions without activation keys, much to the anger of fans. The publisher is offering compensation to those affected.
Fri, Oct 19, 2012 | 11:52 BST
Just Dance 4 is getting the song Gangnam Style by Korean rapper Psy as DLC. Chances are you’ve heard of it?
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 | 11:32 BST
Just Dance 4 has received a Kinect trailer from Ubisoft, showing how the game works with Microsoft’s motion device, including a new video recording mode called Just Dance TV that lets you capture all of your embarrassing moves.
Mon, Oct 15, 2012 | 17:04 BST
Dance Central 3 reviews have begun. Harmonix tries for a third round of Kinect success with endorsements from Usher, a mad-cap time-travelling plot, and more music to shake your arse to. Get all the review scores below.
Sat, Oct 13, 2012 | 15:25 BST
SingStar may be going the free-to-play route, according to a “discontinued” message appearing when PS3 users load the SingStar Viewer app.
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 | 01:30 BST
XSEED has made a delightful last minute announcement of the impending arrival of Orgarhythm in the west.
Fri, Oct 05, 2012 | 20:04 BST
Rock Band 3 is getting three new tracks next week, courtesy of A Flock of Seagulls and Billy Squier. The tracks are: I ran (So Far Away), The Stroke and Everybody Wants you, respectively. All support keyboards, and The Stroke has Pro Guitar and Bass options. The DLC will be made available on Xbox 360, Wii, and PS3 on October 9. UK PS3 users will get the tracks on October 10.
Thu, Oct 04, 2012 | 00:38 BST
No Doubt and Activision have reached a settlement in a long-running suit over the group’s appearance in 2009′s Band Hero, just days ahead of a scheduled trial.
Wed, Oct 03, 2012 | 15:52 BST