Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Rhythm

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone now available on PSN for PS4

Digital idol Hatsune Miku has returned to get the glow sticks moving in Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone for PS4. The PSN exclusive features over 200 songs that are broken down as either a Future Sound track or a Colorful Tone tune. The former are centered on the Diva games, while the latter are related to the Project Mirai games and arcade tracks. The packs are available separately for $29.99 or together for $53.99, with the bundle also coming with an exclusive survival course add-on. Future Tone sets itself apart from previous entries with a new control scheme that accommodates a faster pace. Songs can be tackled in five difficulty levels. Additionally, players also have access to new customization items that highlight other Sega properties, including Sonic, Virtua Fighter, Valkyria Chronicles, and Space Channel 5.

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Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live gets seven-song 3rd Stage

Hatsune Miku’s third stage has opened up in Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live. The PSVR-exclusive entry receives seven additional songs today, for $14.99: Raspberry * Monster by HoneyWorks, Amazing Dolce by Hitoshizuku & Yama?, Sweet Devil by Hachioji P, Erase or Zero by Crystal P, Beginning Medley – Primary Colors by OSTER project, Name of the Sin by ryo (supercell), and a special encore performance of The First Sound by malo. A demo is also available on PSN.

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Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone bringing 200+ songs to PS4

The Hatsune train continues to roll on with news that Hatsune Miku: Project Diva Future Tone is coming to North America. The PS4 entry will be a PSN-only release that will come packed with 224 songs, five difficulty levels, and 340 costumes for Miku and company. It’s being described as an “arcade incarnation,” which means faster gameplay and a different control scheme from Diva X. The game will be a free download, serving as the delivery platform for two for-pay song packs: Colorful Tone and Future Sound. Both can be downloaded separately for $29.99 or as a bundle for $53.99. Players who buy both will get hairstyle customizations and an exclusive ‘survival course’ add-on. Future Sound bundles songs from the Project Diva games, while Colorful Tone includes those related to the Project Mirai games as well as arcade songs.

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Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live – The 2nd Stage adds six songs, encore

Sega has released the second stage for Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live. The $14.99 drop includes six tracks: shake it! – by emon, Quirky Medley – Giga-Remix – by Giga-P/Reol, Mikito P, Hello, Worker – by KEI, Cat Food – by doriko, Tell Your World – by livetune, and Time Machine – by 1640mP. A special performance is also bundled in, LOL -lots of laugh- by mikumix. Stages are available individually or as a set via the Season Pass, with 3rd Stage set to go live in December.

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Darksiders: Warmastered Edition, The Dwarves, We Sing dated

THQ Nordic has announced the release dates of three of their upcoming titles: Darksiders: Warmastered Edition, The Dwarves and We Sing. Darksiders: Warmastered Edition, a remastered version of the original, will ship on two dates, with the PS4, Wii U (digitally), and Xbox One versions first on November 22, and the PC version on November 29. A physical version for Wii U will be released at a later date. The Dwarves, an action role-playing game from King Art Games, is set to launch digitally and physically on December 1 for Linux, Mac, Windows PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Lastly, We Sing will be available on November 22 as a standalone release and as a bundle with two mics.

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Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live now available on PS4 for PSVR

Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live is now available for PSVR. Players will get to watch a Hatsune Miku concert from the audience, using their enthusiasm to charge the singer. The game is free to download but requires in-game purchases, sold as $14.99 stages, to play. The first of three was released today and includes seven songs: Love Trial by 40mP, 1/6 – out of the gravity – by noa, Satisfaction by kz, Weekender Girl by kz & Hachioji P, 39 by DECO*27 & sasakure.UK, Cute Medley – Idol Sounds by Mitchie M, and Love Song by Lamaze-P. A demo is also available that features the tutorial and one song, Weekender Girl by kz & Hachioji P.

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Hatsune Miku: VR Future Live to launch Oct.13, first Stage detailed

Digital singer Hatsune Miku will be making her virtual-reality debut soon, with the release of VR Future Live on October 13. Sega bumped up the release date by a day in order to launch alongside PlayStation VR. As an attendee at a Hatsune Miku concert, players will be able to wander through the crowd, use their controller as glow sticks to unlock extras, and if they make it through three songs, earn a solo encore. The game will be a free download, but to see any of the show, players will need to purchase stages for $14.99. There will be three in total, with the first releasing on October 13 with seven songs: Love Trial by 40mP, 1/6 – out of the gravity – by noa, Satisfaction by kz, Weekender Girl by kz & Hachioji P, 39 by DECO*27 & sasakure.UK, Cute Medley – Idol Sounds by Mitchie M, and Love Song by Lamaze-P.

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Rhythmic RPG The Metronomicon to get down on September 29

Kasedo Games will be releasing Puuba’s rhythm-based role-playing game The Metronomicon on September 29. The game will contain 50 songs, five of which are exclusive to the title. Players control a party of four masters of the rhythmic combat, drawn from a pool of eight, as they buff, debuff, and attack a host of bizarre dancing enemies.

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Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X jams out today on PS4 and PS Vita

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X has launched digitally and physically for PS4 and PS Vita. Miku returns with her Vocaloid pals to sing their way through 30-plus songs set within five themed Clouds: Classic, Cool, Cute, Elegant, and Quirky. Along the way, the crew will unlock module costumes to outfit with stat-boosting accessories. Players can also put together concerts with everything they’ve unlocked, and dole out gifts to improve their friendships with the singers. Both versions also support cross-buy for downloadable content, all of which, and there’s quite a bit of it, have been posted below.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X

“… continues to refine its addictive rhythmic button-tapping formula, but progress hasn’t been uniform.”

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