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Crypt of the NecroDancer

Crypt of the NecroDancer is a rhythm-action rogue-lite game, where you and your enemies have to move and fight to the beat of the music! Featuring a soundtrack by Danny…

Thumper Review – Space Beetle and the Violent Rhythm

Thumper is a video game about a space beetle traveling through the future to defeat giant evil faces using rhythm violence. Do I have your attention now? Good! A strange…

The Metronomicon Review – The Dancing Queen is in Town

Combining RPG and music game elements isn’t the most original idea. Square Enix has put out two Theatherythm Final Fantasy games on the Nintendo 3DS that did it quite well. Looking on…

Klang Review – Rhythmic Dissonance

The rhythm genre is one steeped in tradition; of fundamentally similar mechanics and ideas applied to different settings and situations. Klang, the action/adventure/rhythm hybrid developed by Tinimations sets out to…

SGDQ 2016 – Interview with SpootyBiscuit and MudJoe 2

Summer Games Done Quick (SGDQ), a yearly week long speedrunning marathon, ended last week raising almost $1.3 million for Doctors without Borders. With plenty of games ranging from Super Mario Sunshine to Two…

Loud on Planet X Review – Noise Complaint

Music and rhythm games have always been a bit of a love of mine, and so the concept behind Loud on Planet X intrigued me. Combining rhythm and defense, your…

Industrial Band Powerman 5000 Accuse Final Fantasy XIV Composer Of Plagiarism

It’s not all sunshine and rainbows in industrial rock. Some of you might know Powerman 5000, an industrial band best known for kickstarting the industrial rock sound that also made…

Streaming Service TIDAL Accidentally Reactivated Accounts, Charges Ex-Customers

Back in the halcyon days of 2015, rap superstar Jay-Z had a dream. A dream of a streaming service that would change the face of the music industry and empower…

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Gaming Obscura: Motörhead

For those who may not know, the front man for the Heavy Metal band Motörhead, Lemmy Kilmister, passed away on December 28th after being stricken with cancer. Lemmy, for all…

Rock Band 4 Announced

The music rhythm franchise that dominated basements, dorm rooms, and lofts is returning this year, 2015.   Rock Band 4 will release this year for Xbox One and Playstation 4 and…