Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Rhythm

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.


DLC, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy regales retail with a jaunty tune

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy (3DS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

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.



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

Demons' Score (Android, iOS) E3 2012 Announcement - Screenshot 1

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.


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.



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.



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.


Xbox 360 News

Dance Central 2 demo released, new tracks announced

Dance Central 2 (360) Demo and Track Announcement - Screenshot 1

Dance Central 2 is still a week out, but Live Gold members can try shaking a rug a little early with the newly launched demo. The demo is available for a limited time, from today until the game’s release on October 25, and includes the simultaneous multiplayer Dance Battle with Free 4 All mini-game, voice command support, and revamped Break It Down mode for two tracks: Club Can’t Handle Me by Flo Rida ft. David Guetta and Bulletproof by La Roux.


Xbox 360 News

Just Dance 3 now available for 360, Wii

Just Dance 3 (360, PS3, Wii) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Just Dance 3 is now ready for your boogying pleasure. The motion-control dancer is now available for the 360 and Wii for $39.99. The Kinect-enabled title features 40-plus tracks spanning a vast array of genres, from pop to country, four-player simultaneous play for Kinect, Just Create mode for custom routines, and four-player concurrent play for the Wii. A full track list can be found below.


Wii News, Xbox 360 News

Child of Eden – PlayStation 3 version detailed

Child of Eden (360, PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Q Entertainment’s surreal rhythm-based shooter Child of Eden is headed to the PlayStation 3. The Tetsuya Mizuguchi-created, Ubisoft-published release will hit store shelves on September 27 and sport 3D support as well as PS Move functionality. As players fight to save Project Lumi in order to reproduce all of man’s memories inside Eden, they will experience a “multisensory effect: A visionary entertainment experience that synchronizes stunning graphics and innovative sound design to electrify the senses.”


PlayStation 3 News

Just Dance 3 – new tracks, modes announced at Comic-Con

Just Dance 3 (360, PS3, Wii) Comic-Con Modes and Tracks Announcement - Screenshot 1

Ubisoft showed off Just Dance 3 at Comic-Con today, debuting new tracks and the new Kinect-supported modes Just Create and Four Player Mode. Attendees itching to cut a rug can try the game for themselves at Ubisoft’s booth, #4245, between 9 a.m – 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.


PlayStation 3 News, Wii News, Xbox 360 News