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Persona 4: Dancing All Night review

With early rhythm games, representation was obvious. Dance Dance Revolution duped players into boogying atop a set of neon-lit panels, mimicking the energetic gyrations found in dance clubs. Similarly, GuitarFreaks, DrumMania, and Keyboardmania simulated musical ...

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Spectra review

Videogames have are often celebrated as one the true interactive entertainment medium, this user-input with an appealing audiovisual presentation crafted a long-running popularity which endures to this day. A proper combination of these three elements ...

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Crypt of the Necrodancer review

The blending of game genres can be a particularly divisive practice. For every engaging effort like Metal Gear: AC!D or Portal, there are duds like Fret Nice– the 2009 title which inelegantly allowed gamers to ...

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Hatsune Miku Project DIVA F 2nd review

In Japan, Hatsune Miku is an unqualified sensation, with the anthropomorphized singing synthesizer dominating music sales charts, video sharing service Nico Nico Douga, as well as serving as an ambassador for brands such as Louis ...

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Senran Kagura: Bon Appétit! review

Not long ago, localization of the lascivious Senran Kagura franchise would be nearly inconceivable. But gradually, stateside sensibilities have changed, spurring a trickle of Japan’s more salacious titles. Beyond the moe-istic merriment in games such ...

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Soul Fjord Review

Mash-ups are hardly a new phenomenon for the game industry. NES titles such as Pinball Quest and River City Ransom shrewdly combined genres- while even earlier, coin-ops like Gorf and Tron attracted players by merging ...

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Orgarhythm Review

Echoing the tempos which drive the genre, music-rhythm games seem to swing in and out of public favor. While franchises such Donkey Konga, Rock Band, as well as Guitar Hero and DJ Hero have all ...

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Rock Band Blitz Review

As both time and the death of Guitar Hero have shown, the Rock Band franchise is the king of the music game genre. From fully-functional guitars and basses to a working laser light show and ...

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