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 6:00pm 6/21/13 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 11:30am 10/19/12 11:30am

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

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 5:30pm 9/19/12 5:30pm

Europe's TENTH Xbox 360 Bundle (This Time With Lips)

I picture Microsoft Europe not as a bunch of men in suits, but as a single man up on stage at a karaoke night. Dressed in his best Freddie Mercury white lycra and shelltops, belting out "DONT STOP ME NOW". Because, believe it or not, this is the TENTH Xbox 360 bundle Europe will be seeing this holiday season » 10/29/08 7:30am 10/29/08 7:30am

Not Excited About Lips? Maybe You Should Be

When Japanese developer iNiS was confirmed to be attached to the Xbox 360 singing game, Lips, it might have felt like an odd project for the team. Responsible for rhythm classics like Gitaroo Man and Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan, Lips looked simply like a SingStar clone, a fraction of the experience available in Rock Band. » 7/17/08 3:20pm 7/17/08 3:20pm

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

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 4:40pm 7/11/08 4:40pm