They Mastered Rhythm Games. How Does iNiS Handle Tower Offense?

Japanese developer iNiS — the name's an acronym for "infinite Noise of the inner Soul" — has spent the past decade and a half perfecting the art of the rhythm game. From classics like Gitaroo Man and Elite Beat Agents to not-so-classics like last year's DLC-packed Demon's Score, iNiShave mastered the melding of sound… »6/21/13 6:00pm6/21/13 6:00pm


Square Enix Finds Redemption for Demons' Score with Symphonica

I was terribly disappointed with the way Square Enix priced iNiS's rhythm game, Demons' Score. So disappointed that when I heard the company had released another iNiS rhythm game on iOS I almost didn't bother. Between the free initial download and the stirring sounds of Dvorak's New World Symphony my tenuous… »10/19/12 11:30am10/19/12 11:30am

The Most Diabolical Aspect of Square's Demons' Score is the Hellish Hidden Cost

Released today for the iPhone and iPad, Demons' Score is a rhythm action game from iNiS, the creators of DS classic Elite Beat agents, so the decision to spend $6.99 for a chance to play it was a no-brainer. I'm just not sure I want to fork over the additional $37 I'd need to purchase the rest of the game. »9/19/12 5:30pm9/19/12 5:30pm

Keiichi Yano on Lips, Innovation, and Drunken Karaoke

There's a really fun interview up at Gamasutra with Keiichi Yano, chief creative officer of iNiS (the Ouendan »11/23/08 2:30pm11/23/08 2:30pm series and ). The subject is ostensibly , the recently released 360 karaoke title, but a lot of ground is covered in terms of game design and future potential. My favorite part of the discussion is when Yano…

Lips Soundtrack, Gameplay Details, Platform Plans Revealed

Microsoft will attempt to steal SingStar »10/22/08 2:30pm10/22/08 2:30pm's karaoke crown this holiday with the release of , the Xbox 360 party game developed by iNiS, mostly famous for musical fare like and . Today, the company announced further details on , including the 40 song strong soundtrack, new gameplay modes and further details on how…

First Look At 'Lips', iNiS' Xbox 360 Karaoke Game, And Its Bedazzling Microphone

A title that's guaranteed to be "announced" at Microsoft's E3 Media Briefing this Monday is Lips, the iNiS developed answer to Sony's SingStar. The musically inclined team behind Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan, Gitaroo Man and Elite Beat Agents was previously rumored to be behind the sing-along title, but consider it doubly… »7/11/08 4:40pm7/11/08 4:40pm