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Darkstation @ PAX South

I’ll preface this by saying that I didn’t play Just Shapes & Beats on the PAX showfloor, but that didn’t stop it from being one of the coolest things that I saw there. And that a lot of people saw there, [...]

February 4, 2015 Previews
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Senran Kagura: Bon Appetit

The simplicity of the experience means there is very little to distract players from the game’s collection of pretty ladies. [...]

November 18, 2014 PS Vita, Reviews
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Hyperdimension Neptunia PP: Producing Perfection

Hyperdimension Neptunia PP: Producing Perfection is the beginning for a series that will likely see multiple entries on the PlayStation Vita. With a remake of the first game on the way, Producing Perfection gives players an easier entry into the [...]

June 23, 2014 PS Vita, Reviews
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Beat Blasters III

Beat Blasters III boasts 16 levels that range from "decent" to "really good". Outside of upgrades to your blaster, the game introduces no new game mechanics after the tutorial. That it can stay entertaining as long as [...]

March 6, 2014 PC, Reviews
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DCI 34: The Sound of a Titanfall – Stephen Barton Interview

In this episode we had the chance to talk to Stephen Barton, composer for the upcoming Titanfall from Respawn Studios. In the interview we were able to discuss everything from how Stephen entered the industry to multiplayer music design challenges. For [...]

March 4, 2014 DCI
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KickBeat

KickBeat was a really interesting idea that with a little better direction could have made for a great rhythm game on the Vita. [...]

September 23, 2013 PS Vita, Reviews
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DarkCast Ep. 69: The War Still Rages Within

For this week’s episode we were fortunate enough to sit down with Jamie Christopherson, the composer of the latest game in the Metal Gear series, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. We discuss virtually everything, from creative influences to the design process to past projects. The intro and outro music [...]

March 5, 2013 DarkCast
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Rich Vreeland Interview

Rich Vreeland is the 8-bit being behind Disasterpeace, the musical alias responsible for crafting soundtracks for Fez, Shoot Many Robots and many, many other games. What separates his most recent release, the splendid, commodiously ambient record that is Fez’s soundtrack, is [...]

September 20, 2012 Features, Interview
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DJ Hero 2

Overview There is no doubt that the plastic music game genre has seen better days. What was for a few years managed to be one of the pinnacle genres of the industry has now begun to feel a bit saturated. [...]

November 3, 2010 Reviews, Xbox 360
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Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock

Overview Remember when music games were all the rage? Wait wasn’t that only two maybe three years ago? Boy how things have changed. What would have once been a highlight of the holiday season now has been coming out under [...]

October 11, 2010 Reviews, Xbox 360