Tetsuya Mizuguchi of Rez and Lumines fame is working on a new puzzle game. 4Gamer says it's for smartphones, while Insider says the platform hasn't been announced. The title is TBA, but the game will have a "mysterious story" and is slated for this winter. Currently, there are negotiations for a global distributor. » 7/29/14 5:00am 7/29/14 5:00am

Lumines Electronic Symphony: The Kotaku Review

Every time I fire up a Lumines game and am not instantly greeted by the mellow beats of Mondo Grosso's "Shinin" from the franchise's 2004 PSP debut, I can't help but feel a little disappointed. » 2/20/12 1:00pm 2/20/12 1:00pm

Lumines On The Vita Is Cool, Except for the... Tapping Parts

Lumines was one of the best games on the original PlayStation Portable. It was sort of a rave version of Tetris, which was a very good thing. The successor to the PSP is now upon us, and so is a new Lumines, subtitled Electronic Symphony. » 2/14/12 7:30pm 2/14/12 7:30pm

Lumines Electronic Symphony is a 34-Track Love Letter to Electronic…

Years of playing games like the original Lumines, Harmonix's Frequency, or Squid in a Box's PC shooter Waves have left me with a voracious appetite for electronic music, which is why the 34 tracks included in Ubisoft's Lumines Electronic Symphony have me drooling. » 2/01/12 10:40am 2/01/12 10:40am

Getting to Hear New Music Should be Easier in Lumines: Electronic…

We think Lumines is one of the best games for the PSP. But damn was it ever hard to experience everything the game had to offer. In the first game, players had to grind through the entire game to hear all the music or see all the trippy synchronized visuals. Lumines II improved on that with tiered difficulty settings… » 1/25/12 3:00pm 1/25/12 3:00pm

Get Ready To Fall in Love with Lumines All Over Again

Monster Hunter is now synonymous with the PSP. Back in late 2004 and early 2005, that wasn't the case. Monster Hunter was a PS2 game, and Sony was still convinced that the PSP was its new Walkman. » 9/19/11 6:00am 9/19/11 6:00am

A Handful of New PS Vita Games Leak Out

At this year's Tokyo Game Show, there will be around 40 PS Vita games. Forty. And the machine isn't even out! Some of the games have already been revealed. Some haven't. » 9/07/11 4:00am 9/07/11 4:00am

Lumines and a 'New Iteration' of Assassin's Creed Coming to PlayStation…

They're showed us a screenshot (bullshot?) of Rayman Origins running on the PlayStation Vita today, but the most exciting news from Ubisoft regarding their support for PlayStation Vita involved some other games. » 8/16/11 1:50pm 8/16/11 1:50pm

PlayStation Revivals On NGP That We'd Like To See

Many of the games being made for Sony's PSP successor, the NGP, appear to be build upon past PlayStation greatness. If that's how it goes, might we suggest a few more? » 1/31/11 4:00pm 1/31/11 4:00pm

Three Interesting Xbox 360 Ideas That Died

The newly canceled 1 vs 100 Xbox Live game show isn't the only clever idea for the Xbox 360 that has met its meteor. Let's review some 360 initiatives that seemed cool but now seem dead. » 7/15/10 4:00pm 7/15/10 4:00pm

What's Keeping Lumines Off The PlayStation Network

The original Lumines and its sequel took advantage of all the PSP had to offer. You'd think that the puzzle music game would be penciled in for new Sony portable, the PSPgo. You'd think. » 10/21/09 12:00am 10/21/09 12:00am

What Is Tetsuya Mizuguchi Doing These Days?

Well, not much with N3: Ninety-Nine Nights II, apparently! According to the upcoming issue of Famitsu, Tetsuya Mizuguchi (Rez, Lumines) isn't that involved in the game. » 1/28/09 4:30am 1/28/09 4:30am

Lumines Supernova Review: Still Shinin'

Q Entertainment's sound and lightshow-cum-puzzle game Lumines was one of the breakout hits for the PSP. It has since been ported to everything possible, including the PlayStation 3. Does Lumines Supernova bring anything new? » 1/13/09 3:40pm 1/13/09 3:40pm

Official Lumines Game Hits LittleBigPlanet [Update]

You've seen enough "game within a game" things for LittleBigPlanet to make you ill. Gradius, Tetris, whatever, it's been done. But you haven't seen Lumines, especially one that comes from Q Entertainment. » 12/05/08 7:30am 12/05/08 7:30am

Lumines Supernova At TGS Is Like Lumines Everywhere Else

With something like a billion versions of Q Entertainment's Lumines » 10/13/08 3:00am 10/13/08 3:00am published on various platforms, we won't fault you for having but a single grain of enthusiasm for the PlayStation 3 version. We dredged up enough on your behalf, waiting a full thirty seconds in line to go hands on with . Unfortunately, the things…

Tetsuya Mizuguchi Is Making New IP

Tetsuya Mizuguchi is best known for Rez » 10/07/08 9:20pm 10/07/08 9:20pm, and . He's made lots of spin-offs like and . Key words: . We haven't seen a new game from Mizuguchi for a while, but he confirmed to Kotaku that, yes, he's working on a new IP. Says Mizuguchi: We've heard from sources that it may be an Xbox 360 title. Wonder what it is...

What's Q Bringing To TGS?

Two of 2005's better portable puzzlers, retooled with 2008 fidelity, as Q is wont to do. Lumines Supernova » 10/07/08 6:30am 10/07/08 6:30am and , two games you loved when they were known as and in simpler times, will be on-hand at Tokyo Game Show this week. The former will be playable at Sony's booth, the latter at Microsoft's, bringing balance to…