Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Rhythm

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva f set to rock PS Vita in early 2014

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Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F’s Western debut on the PS3 is being followed up with a digital release for PS Vita. Due to the successful retail release, Sega will be releasing the handheld version early in 2014. Any details about possible extras were not revealed, but gamers on the go should expect the same digital dance fest as PS3 gamers.

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PlayStation Vita News

(PC Review) Symphony

(PC Review) Symphony

“… provides the kind of thrills that haven’t been seen since the first days of Audiosurf.”

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PC Reviews

Demons’ Score now available for iOS, itching to rock (your soul) out

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Some days are pretty average. And then there are those days when you go looking for your missing father and end up unleashing the forces of hell after you run across the Demons’ Score, a program that just so happens to allow demons to possess you. Serenity is having one of those kinds of days. (Insert joke about it probably being a Monday here.) For $6.99, you can help her by downloading the Unreal Engine 3-powered App and seeing the demons off the only way you know how: through rhythm-based combat.

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Apple Handheld

Demons’ Score reveals its weird rocking ways with new video

Square Enix has released a nearly nine-minute video for their upcoming rhythm-based action title for Android and iOS devices, Demons’ Score. The footage offers gamers a chance to get a peek at the possessed heroine Serenity and her mighty tapping powers (and strange familiar) in the game’s opening cinematic and tutorial.

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Android, Apple Handheld

Sound Shapes available on PSN for PS3, PS Vita

Sound Shapes (PS3, PS Vita) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Queasy Games’ rhythm-based platformer Sound Shapes has launched for PS3 and PS Vita. The $14.99 release includes a single-player campaign comprised of five records and 20-plus environments, with gameplay combining traditional platforming with rhythm action, as well as an editor mode that allows for players to create and share custom levels.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy regales retail with a jaunty tune

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Square Enix is getting into the beat today with the launch of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy for the 3DS. The title isn’t just the company’s first foray into the rhythm genre, though, as it’s also the first 3DS title to offer DLC. For adventurers who need more than the 70-plus included tracks, taken from event scenes, field themes, and battle arrangements, eight additional songs, listed below, are available for download.

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3DS, DLC

E3 2012 – Square Enix: Demons’ Score announced for Android, iOS

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Square Enix will be launching a new rhythm-based action game this summer for Android and iOS devices, Demons’ Score. As the possessed heroine Serenity, players must battle all matter of hellish demons (with a touch of flair) to aid her in tracking down her missing father.

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Android, Apple Handheld

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy shows off Chaos Shrine in new shots

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy (3DS) Chaos Shrine Screenshots - Screenshot 1

Oh, what’s that? You’d like to explore the world of Final Fantasy by way of melodies and smooth basslines? Then sit back, kick up your feet, and enjoy these screenshots of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy, an upcoming 3DS title that features rhythm-based action. The latest images are of the unlockable Chaos Shrine.

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3DS

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy pre-order extra announced

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy (3DS) Preorder Bonus Announcement - Header

Square Enix has announced a new pre-order bonus for their upcoming 3DS rhythmic RPG, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy. Befitting a game that features rhythm-based combat by way of tapping the stylus on the screen, gamers who put down some cash early enough will receive a gripped stylus and 17 stickers featuring some of the franchise’s most popular characters, including Cloud, Moogle, and Cecil.

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3DS

Dance Central 2 ready to make you shake it, shake it

Dance Central 2 (360) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Harmonix’s Dance Central 2 is now available for Kinect. The follow-up to the million-seller Dance Central features voice commands, new multiplayer modes, including the versus Dance Battle mode, and over 40 new songs from such artists as Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, and Montell Jordan. Break It Down has also been enhanced, with voice support and a customizable practice session.

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Xbox 360 News