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You should totally nab this free Patapon PS4 theme

This week gave us a good excuse to talk about Patapon. It's back! Well, in remastered-for-PS4 form, anyway. The rhythm-action title was one of my favorites on PSP. I need to get this new version. Over on the PlayStation Blog, Sony has an in...

 
 
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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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You're lost without this Rock Band 4 DLC

With how popular Ghost became to the Metal scene in such a short span, its hard to imagine they weren't already featured in Rock Band 4. I mean, we've got heavier acts like Opeth and Nevermore, but not Ghost? That blasphemy is about to be r...

 
 
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Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone DX announced for PS4

The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu has revealed Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone DX for PlayStation 4. Currently set to be released in Japan for November 22, the game will be receiving a physical release, and will contain the songs an...

 
 
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Rhythm game Voez gets 18 new songs on Nintendo Switch

Today's free update for Voez on Nintendo Switch serves as a nice reminder that hey, I should get this game soon -- definitely before I'm swept up in Arms and Cave Story+ and Splatoon 2. The touch-based rhythm title has gained 18 new songs o...

 
 
 
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Thumper on Switch wore me out

[Header Screenshot via Chillybilly's Twitter] When Rez first came out in 2002, I learned a new word from its marketing campaign: Synesthesia. Basically, it means that one of your senses is being triggered by something it normally wouldn't, ...

 
 
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Review: Deemo: The Last Recital

A few weeks ago, a very smart man wrote a very stupid article arguing games should move past the idea they are a vehicle for storytelling that could rival film, television, and literature. I wish not to start that debate again other than to...

 
 
 
 
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Thumper slides to Nintendo Switch in two weeks

Drool is bringing its rhythm-action game Thumper to Switch on May 18, 2017. That gives you just two weeks to cram in an intensive training regimen to get your reflexes in tip-top shape. I believe in you! The Switch version supports HD Rumbl...

 
 
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Review: PaRappa the Rapper Remastered

Beloved PaRappa the Rapper -- the game credited with birthing the rhythm game genre -- has kicked and punched its way to the PS4 for its 20th anniversary. A vestige of its time, PaRappa represents a colorfully wacky, beanie-wearing, rap-hap...

 
 
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Thumper will take Xbox One players on a trip this spring

Drool's rhythmic space-beetle adventure Thumper is coming to Xbox One this spring. Play it yet? You should, some day, if you're partial to on-rails rhythm games. Here's a quick thought from my eight-out-of-ten review for the PlayStation 4 ...

 
 
 
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Review: Just Dance 2017

Time and time again we've seen third-party publishers pledge their loyalty to a new system, only to pull out at the first sign of danger. Perhaps the most egregious case in recent memory deals with EA and the Wii U. It vowed to support the ...

 
 
 
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Review: Voez

Voez is one of those games that came out of nowhere for me. Within a 24-hour period I went from not knowing it exists, to finding out it was a Switch launch game in Europe and Japan, to realizing that it actually came out last year on mobil...

 
 
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Voez is coming west, will launch with the Switch in Europe

After finding out that popular mobile rhythm game Voez will be a Japanese launch title on the Switch, developer Flyhigh Works revealed that not only will it be coming west, but it'll also be ready on launch day (March 3) in Europe. The...

 
 
 




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