Posts Tagged ‘music’

#419 Samba de Amigo

Posted: 15th September 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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724th played so far Genre: Music Platform: Dreamcast Year of Release: 1999 Developer: Sonic Team Publisher: Sega The Dreamcast era really was one for weird peripherals. We saw this with Sega Bass Fishing (although I avoided it there by playing the PC version) and a few years later with the massive setup that came with […]

#472 Gitaroo Man

Posted: 2nd August 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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713th played so far Genre: Music Platform: Playstation 2 Year of Release: 2001 Developer: Koei/iNis Publisher: Koei/THQ Gitaroo Man is a rhythm game that, from its cover, I always peg as a bit of a RPG game. What the cover doesn’t look like is how the game seems to be pegged – one where you […]

#711 Guitar Hero 2

Posted: 19th June 2018 by Jeroen in Games
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702nd played so far Genre: Music Platform: Playstation 2/Xbox 360 Year of Release: 2006 Developer: Harmonix Publisher: Activision Man, it’s been a while since we got our plastic instruments out – possibly as far back as the original Guitar Hero as game 184 – and while we’ve had other peripherals for individual games, the setup […]

#604 Daigasso! Band Brothers

Posted: 27th August 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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628th played so far Genre: Music Platform: DS Year of Release: 2004 Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo While music games are popular everywhere, the Japanese seem to have their own odd style of games that don’t make a lot of sense to us and feel different. Only some of them make it to the west, such […]

#428 Vib-Ribbon

Posted: 3rd August 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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622nd played so far Genre: Music Platform: Playstation Year of Release: 1999 Developer: NanaOn-Sha Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment A line moves in tune to the music. A bunny, sort of made from that line as well, moves alongside. Rhythm game controls let you do so. It looks stylish, if simple, if that makes sense, and […]

578th played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up/Music Platform: Playstation 3/Playstation Portable/PC Year of Release: 2007 Developer: Queasy Games Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment Time for another twinstick shooter, this one with a musical bend (again, we’re catching up on some music games here). It’s meant to generate music based on what you shoot during the […]

#896 Bit. Trip Core

Posted: 4th February 2017 by Jeroen in Games
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577th played so far Genre: Action/Music Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2009 Developer: Gaijin Games The Bit. Trip series of games is – as far as I know, a set of small games that rely on rhythm game mechanics inside a bunch of other game genres. Bit. Trip Core is the second in the series, […]

#846 Let’s Tap

Posted: 20th March 2016 by Jeroen in Games
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497th played so far Genre: Music Platform: Wii Year of Release: 2008 Developer: Prope Publisher: Sega The biggest game in our big box of games to play has been Let’s Tap for a while now. Rather than coming in a standard DVD or CD case, or something else of that size, it comes in a […]

#860 Rez HD

Posted: 18th July 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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441st played so far Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up/Music Platform: XB0x 360 Year of Release: 2008 Developer: United Game Artists/Q Entertainment Publisher: Sega Rez is a rail shooter set in a computer, your enemy an AI that has gone crazy because of information overload. You need to hack it, by going inside and playing a rail […]

#697 Elite Beat Agents

Posted: 28th March 2015 by Jeroen in Games
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413th played so far Genre: Music Platform: DS Year of Release: 2006 Developer: iNiS Publisher: Nintendo Rhythm games are usually pretty abstract, light on plot and focused on showing you your actions. You might get a vague storyline of being a DJ or a member of a band, with you ascending the charts and becoming […]