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Review: Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session!

It's hard being the drummer. Not only do you generally sit at the back of the stage, avoiding the spotlight and hidden behind a mass of metal, but you are, essentially, the key to the whole performance remaining tight. A guitarist can blow ...

 
 
 
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Rock Band 4 celebrates its third birthday with track skins

Rock Band 4 released three years ago as of October 6, and Harmonix is celebrating in style by adding some new style. Today, there's an update that introduces track skins -- a little quality of life thing that switches up the visuals wh...

 
 
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Contest: Win Double Kick Heroes for Steam

Contest is life. Contest is love. Contest is metal. Win a copy of Double Kick Heroes. Every now and again a note gets slid under my office door here at Destructoid HQ (AKA my mom's basement) that has a game on it I just know you degenerates...

 
 
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Review: Wandersong

I want to tell you about a very specific moment in Wandersong. It comes nearly halfway through the game. The bard, our protagonist for this adventure, is absolutely down in the dumps. He’s lethargic, mopey, and has downright given up ...

 
 
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Wandersong is music to my ears

Having now gone to my first E3 and first PAX as a member of Destructoid, I'm not sure if I'll ever go to either of these events again if I'm not a member of the press. It spoils a person to get almost instant access to any game they want, b...

 
 
 
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Review: Wailing Heights

Growing up, I didn't really play a whole lot of adventure or point and click games. For starters, I didn't have a PC and there wasn't a ton really available for consoles. And compared to stuff like Sonic the Hedgehog or NBA Jam, adventure g...

 
 
 
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Review: Just Shapes & Beats

For generations now, the marriage of music and video games has brought us some absolute classics. Whether it's the comical hip-hop of PaRappa the Rapper, the million-dollar-making Rock Band franchise or the DLC-smothered Persona Dancing tit...

 
 
 
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Western release of DJMAX Respect set for March 6

It's nice to see the DJMAX name pop up again here in the West. The latest game in the rhythm series, DJMAX Respect, is heading to PlayStation 4 on March 6 with a digital-only release. It'll span 147 tracks and offer support for local and on...

 
 
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Review: Floor Kids

There’s nothing else out there quite like this game. Floor Kids attempts to meld the free-flowing body squirming of breakdancing with the much-loved rhythm genre, succeeding surprisingly well. It’s a project created by an artist...

 
 
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Intense rhythm game Thumper coming to iOS

Thumper is a special game, one I'm happy to see come to any and all platforms that make sense. The rhythm title is heading to iOS next with Thumper: Pocket Edition on January 24, 2018. Looking at the initial screenshots, I think this shoul...

 
 
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DJMAX Respect releases in the West early next year

Neowiz has locked down a Q1 2018 launch window for its Western release of DJMAX Respect. The PS4 rhythm game sports 147 tracks, local and online multiplayer, and it'll have "every single song from the series as DLC available after launch." ...

 
 
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Video game music fest being held in the UK in January

A two-day celebration of video game music is set to take place next year at the UK's National Video Game Arcade in Nottingham.The "All Your Bass" event, which will be held in January 2018, will consist of a series of performances and Q&...

 
 
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Invector will feature the beats of AVICII

Is anyone familiar with Invector? I can't say I've heard of it until today, but apparently it was announced two years ago at the Paris Games Week conference. Whether or not that is true, we got a quick look at the rhythm game towards the ta...

 
 
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Review: DropMix

When I found out that Harmonix was making a music-themed board game, I was all in. I am a gigantic fan of the Rock Band series (I bought an Xbox One specifically for Rock Band 4), and eat up as many music-heavy games that I can. After seein...

 
 
 
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Hell yeah, Rez Infinite is now on PC

I've already bought Rez a few times before. What's one more purchase? Rez Infinite has come to PC today ($20) with support for HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and "unrestricted resolution and up to double the texture resolution of any previous versi...

 
 
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Rock Band has a new season pass subscription model for DLC

About a year ago, Rock Band leaned into the tendencies of its competitive players. The Rock Band Rivals expansion focused mostly on getting people to form crews, and then pitting those crews against one another in pursuit of high ...

 
 
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Atlus announces a ton of new Persona games

With a new Atlus livestream event comes a raftload of new announcements, and fans of both franchise-milking and Persona won't be disappointed. A 3DS-based sequel to the crossover dungeon-crawler Persona Q was announced, but as of right...

 
 
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Rock Band Blitz will be playing its final concert soon

On (or before) August 28, Rock Band Blitz will be leaving digital marketplaces for good Harmonix announced today. While not specifically mentioned, this is probably due to music licenses expiring. Blitz launched five years ago and record co...

 
 
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Review: Patapon Remastered

Patapon was one of the old greats of the original PlayStation Portable. Sony's hybrid rhythm-tactical game captured hearts with its unique art style and approach to gameplay, though in truth, its influence didn't stretch too far past t...

 
 
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Holy crap, Taiko no Tatsujin is getting an English release

Hell must be feeling a little chilly today, because the boys are back in town. By "boys", I am referring to Katsu and Don, the cutesy drum brothers that herald Bandai Namco's Taiko no Tatsujin rhythm game franchise. They're here to bri...

 
 




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Its weird to be more excited to get the OST of the game, than the game itself? Hideki Naganuma still has the same fresh style from the JSR and JSRF titles, and i love

 
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