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Miyamoto: Guitar Hero, Beatmania are 'cover band' titles

Shigeru Miyamoto recently hosted a Wii Music roundtable with a select number of websites and magazines (clearly, our invitation was lost in the mail), in which the great man appeared to insult other music games! Shock! Horror! Headlines! Of course, we understand Miyamoto probably wasn't trying to...

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Activision files trademark for 'DJ Hero'

Activision, publishers of Guitar Hero 2 and 3 (and the abomination known as Guitar Hero Encore: Rocks the 80s), recently filed for a trademark for the name "DJ Hero". No, it's not an adventure game featuring everyone's favorite character from Full House -- the trademark references software to be...

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Beatmania IIDX Gold to go on test in an American arcade

Do you love Beatmania? Have you always wanted to check it out but your arcade wouldn't carry it? If you answered yes to either one of those questions and live near Naperville, Illinois, you will have an opportunity to try your hand at the latest in Konami's original rhythm series. You may have...

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AOU 2007: Bemani sequels unleashed

It's the 10 year anniversary for Konami's legendary Bemani series of rhythm titles and you know what that means! More sequels! Okay, so they're not doing much out of the ordinary aside from some choice merchandising opportunities, but if you're a Bemani fan, sequels to your favorite series are about...

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Konami ain't afraid of no ghosts in Beatmania

Are we on the verge of a Ghostbusters revival or is there just something strange in our gamerhood? First it was Zootfly with their incredible test footage for a proposed Ghostbusters game and now this -- a remix of the classic Ray Parker theme in the next Beatmania. Currently running the trade show...

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Happy crazy rhythm game music day

Here at video game music day, we try to bring you examples of great video game music performed on real life instruments. This week we're turning things upside-down and bringing you some great real life music performed on video games. Why? Because we're just that crazy. Also we couldn't think of...

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DJ Max Portable, for non-Korean speakers

The PSP is no stranger to some excellent music games. Unfortunately for us English-speaking blokes, these games rarely get translated into a language that we can read. Ruliweb has discovered a new version of the Beatmania-clone DJ Max Portable. The International Edition of the game features English...

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The top handheld imports

DS Fanboy discovered a great list of the top 10 handheld imports from Modojo. While the list features many DS and GBA games, the PSP also shows up a surprising number of times. 10. Tokimeki Memorial: Forever With You Part of the huge dating game sim genre in Japan, this game has you trying to...

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DJ Max Portable beats an old horse on PSP

I had my doubts with rhythm games that involved nothing but button presses, but after seeing the concept work for games like PaRappa the Rapper and the Bust a Groove series, it was then I realized I had to shut up and let game developers do whatever stupid thing they wanted with their games. After...

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