Originally released in 2015 for the PlayStation Vita, Superbeat: Xonic is a hardcore rhythm game that’s only real failing was being released during one of the Vita’s rocky patches (i.e., post launch). Now it’s out on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, ready to show a much bigger audience around some great music.
The rhythm genre is an often overlooked corner of the gaming world. After the rise and fall of mainstream titles like Guitar Hero and Rock Band, music fans have turned to more quirky offerings such as Hatsune Miku, Rhythm Heaven, and Thumper. Last December Sony decided to dip their toe back in the rhythm pond by…
You don’t need Joy-Cons or a plastic dock to have fun with the Switch. Lately I’ve been playing a whole lot of Voez, a rhythm game that shows off how good a gaming tablet the Switch can be.
In case the more than 200 songs included in Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone weren’t enough, Sega’s got a Season’s Pass worth of downloadable content coming, starting with this week’s 1st Encore Pack. It’s time to “Ageage Again.”
Now that the Western world’s had a couple of years to get used to games starring Japan’s premiere virtual idol, Sega drops the Hatsune Miku bomb. With over 220 songs to master, Project Diva Future Tone for the PlayStation 4 is one heaping helping of rhythm game goodness.
With more than 200 songs and over 300 costumes to collect, Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone is so big Sega had to split it into two rhythm games, and both are coming to North America and European PS4 on January 10.
With 224 songs spread out across two separate game releases and a demo, the biggest problem Project Diva Future Tone for the PlayStation 4 presents to fans of Japanese virtual idol Hatsune Miku is where to start.
This is what Flo Rida’s “Wild Ones” looks like when run through the advanced audio detection algorithms of Loïc Dansart’s Melody’s Escape.
The folks behind my favorite rhythm game franchise might not be making DJMax games anymore, but the series’ spirit lives on in Superbeat: Xonic, coming this fall to the PlayStation Vita.
Since late 2013, Robert Topala's Geometry Dash has been the first gaming app I load on any new iDevice I come across. Now the devilish rhythm platformer will be the first game I load on new gaming PCs as well.
Grand Theft Auto V, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Far Cry 4 — they're all very nice, but have you considered not killing people with virtual Japanese pop idols?
While games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band might be going to the way of last gen, rhythm music games are ever popular in Asia, especially when the games are made for mobile. Tencent's Rhythm Master game is especially popular in China, where the game has been consistently topping the charts in app rankings since it was…
Zen Studios' KickBeat hit the PlayStation Network for Vita and PS3 this week, giving me a chance to kick Celldweller's ass, at least in spirit.
Rock music is incredibly powerful. Ducks as also incredibly powerful. Combine the two and damn, man... just damn.
Some people love boss fights; others dread them. Commenter TheBlackHole25 is in the latter camp, and he'll explain why in today's Speak Up on Kotaku.
We've already told you about Rocksmith, Ubisoft's foray into the rhythm-and-music game genre. The title brings something new to the table. Unlike Rock Band or Guitar Hero, players of Rocksmith will be challenged to use a real guitar. No, seriously. The French developer promises that the title will come packaged with…
Puzzle Quest taught us how to cast spells by matching brightly colored gems. Iridium Studios' Xbox Live Indie game Sequence will teach us how to wield the awesome power of dance.
Dance Central is a dancing rhythm game from the folks who created Guitar Hero and Rock Band. Packed with an eclectic mix of music and dance moves from the artists, it hopes to redefine the way we play dance games.
Power Gig: Rise of the SixString strives to bridge the gap between pretending to play guitar and playing guitar with a game backed by a instrument manufacturer and an impressive list of previously reticent artists.