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Review: Sayonara Wild Hearts

Adequately covering the launch of Apple Arcade is a herculean task for even the biggest of websites. There are just so many games, all released at once, during one of the busiest Septembers in recent memory. With this new streaming service,...

 
 
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Undertale tunes are coming to Taiko no Tatsujin in Japan

In a curious but not unwelcome crossover, Bandai Namco has announced that a selection of tracks from super-popular hug-fest Undertale will be made available in Japan as DLC for cute drumming games Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! and Taiko ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Better start warming up: Beat Saber DLC releases March 14

If you're dying for more songs to play in Beat Saber (especially all you PlayStation VR owners), the wait won't be much longer. DLC is on the way with a mysterious Music Pack arriving on March 14, 2019. Beat Games shared a glimpse of Beat S...

 
 
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Activision offers refunds for late Guitar Hero Live purchases

Activision has begun a voluntary refund programme for customers who purchased Guitar Hero Live within the last two years. This has been instigated after the sudden closure of Guitar Hero TV, an online service that provided an entire library...

 
 
 
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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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