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Music, PC, Reviews
RipTen Review: Rocksmith (PC)

Knowing how to play an instrument is a joy. As someone who is pretty reticent in talking about how I feel, music is an more…

Features, Music, PSN, Reviews, Xbox Live
RipTen Review: Rock Band Blitz (XBLA)

I first enjoyed the rhythm genre during its more nascent days, but Rock Band made me truly love music games.  Harmonix more…

Music, News, PSN, Xbox Live
Rock Band Blitz Delivers 25 Rocking Tracks for Virtual Shredding

Even as a maven of the plastic guitar, I can admit the heyday of the music genre in its most recent incarnation has ended. more…

Features, Music, News, PS Vita, Real Time Strategy, Tower Defense, Trailers, XBL Arcade
Zen Studios Shows it’s Much More than Pinball with KickBeat and CastleStorm

Sure, I’m bummed that we couldn’t be in Germany for Gamescom. XCOM multiplayer was on display and there was another chance to more…

indie, Music, Reviews
RipTen Review: Symphony (PC)

If you were to take Geometry Wars’ pseudo-vector, neon heavy tones and harmonize them with a musical Galaga, you’d have a more…

Music, PS Vita, Reviews
RipTen Review: Sound Shapes (PS Vita)

Even if the heyday of the rhythm genre’s popularity is gone, developers are still discovering ingenious ways of more…

3DS, Music, News
Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy Receiving 20 DLC Songs in August

If you’ve been spending the last few weeks attempting to still pronounce Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy correctly but have more…

Music, News, Wii
Broadway Showtunes Set to Hit Wii this September

This story is just so weird/amazing that we had to tell you about it.  If you’ve let your Wii been gathering dust for the more…

Music, Reviews, Role Playing Game
RipTen Review: Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy (3DS)

During the height of the rhythm genre’s popularity, rock-oriented games ruled the market and made little room for other more…

Music, News, PlayStation 3
Lawsuit Filed Against Ubisoft Over Rocksmith Technology

  When Ubisoft developed and published Rocksmith last fall, their goal was to offer gamers and budding musicians a more…

3DS, Music, News, Role Playing Game
Square Enix Confirms North American Launch Date for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy

In it’s rich 25 year history, the Final Fantasy series has seen it’s share of unusual spin-offs, including Chocobo Racing, a more…

Music, PS Vita, Puzzle, Reviews
RipTen Review: Lumines Electronic Symphony (PS Vita)

One does not simply play Lumines. That’s just not how it works. If you just want to waste some time with a puzzle game, there more…

Music, News, Role Playing Game, Video
Watch This One Winged Metal Angel Shred Classic Final Fantasy Tracks

What do you get when you combine the already epic music of the Final Fantasy series with one of the internet’s most famous more…

Features, Music
The Top Ten Epic Tracks in Game Music

Let me preface first by ensuring you that I do not intend to treat “epic” as a synonym for “best.” These are simply the ten more…

Features, indie, Music, News, PC
Indie Game Music Bundle Offers 10 Sweet Soundtracks For A Dollar

The Indie Game Music Bundle offers 10 indie soundtracks (DRM-free) for a dollar, but it’s a one day only offer. The more…