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Here are the genres we use. And below is a list of all out Rhythm Action game coverage:

Alphabetical List

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A
All Star Cheerleader Wii
All Star Cheerleader 2 Wii
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B
Band Hero 360
Bit Trip Core Wii-Ware
Boogie: Superstar Wii
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C
Camp Rock: The Final Jam DS
Chime 360
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D
DJ Hero PS3
DJ Hero 2 360
DJ Star DS
Dance Central 360 Kinect
Dance Central 2 360 Kinect
Dance Dance Revolution Wii
Dance Evolution 360 Kinect
Dance Paradise 360 Kinect
Dance on Broadway Wii
Dancing on Ice Wii
Donkey Kong Jungle Beat Gamecube
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E
Easy Piano DS
Elite Beat Agents DS
ExerBeat Wii MotionPlus
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F
FGTV: Just Dance 4 Hands On Wii U WiiU
FGTV: Rocksmith vs Rockband vs You Rock vs Guitar Hero Hands-on Comparison 360
Final Fantasy: Theatrhythm 3DS
Fruit Ninja 360 Kinect
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G
Get Up and Dance PS3 Move
Green Day: Rock Band 360
Guitar Hero
Guitar Hero 5 360
Guitar Hero Aerosmith 360
Guitar Hero Metallica 360
Guitar Hero On Tour DS
Guitar Hero World Tour 360
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H
Hadouken: Music for the Masses Music
High School Musical 3 DS
High School Musical 3: Dance! 360
High School Musical 3: Senior Year Dance! Wii
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I
Imagine: Girl Band DS
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J
Just Dance Wii
Just Dance 2 Wii
Just Dance 3 360 Kinect
Just Dance 4 WiiU
Just Dance Juniors Wii
Just Dance Kids Wii
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L
Lego Rock Band 360
Let's Tap Wii
Lips 360
Lips Number One Hits 360
Lumines: Electronic Symphony PS Vita
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M
Mad Catz Fender Telecaster Rockband Guitar 360
Maestro! Jump in Music DS
Michael Jackson Experience Wii
Michael Jackson The Experience Wii
Michael Jackson: The Experience Wii
Michael Jackson: The Experience HD PS Vita
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P
Patapon 3 PSP
Phase iPod
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R
Rhythm Heaven DS
Rhythm Paradise DS
Rhythm Thief And The Emperor's Treasure 3DS
Rhythm Thief and The Emperor's Treasure 3DS
Rock Band 2 360
Rock Band 3 360
Rockband 360
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S
Samba de Amigo Wii
Sesame Street Once Upon 360 Kinect
Sesame Street Once Upon a Monster 360 Kinect
SiNG Wii U
Sing It PS3
Sing Star PS3
SingStar Motown PS2
SingStar Queen PS3
Sound Shapes PS Vita
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T
The Beatles: Rock Band 360
Titanic Mystery DS
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U
Ultimate Band Wii
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V
VVVVVV PC
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W
We Cheer Wii
We Rock Drum King Wii
We Sing Robbie Williams Wii
Wii-Music Wii
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Y
Yoostar 2 360 Kinect

Rhythm action games combine the enjoyment that comes from creating music with the challenge of video game scoring. The player is usually tasked with dancing on a mat, tapping a touch screen, pressing a button, singing into a mic or strumming a fake guitar controller in time with the music.

On occasion this tap along with the music style of interaction is used in other games (such as a means of combat in adventure games). But is it only games that solely focus on the players ability to play along to music (without other aims or goals) that are usually considered true Rhythm Action games.

I've been away from the DS for a few months so I've had very little to say about videogames and, to be honest, very little desire to go back to them. But I've been coaxed out of my shell by the most trivial of games, Rhythm Paradise, that has got me re-assessing my take on the meaning of life. The ability of humanity to transform the mundane into something of beauty. And if you think that's just hyperbole, you'd be wrong... read now

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Just Dance Kids takes all the best features from the older Just Dance games and wraps them up a younger demographic. Keeping the classic Just Dance play style by choosing songs that suit the younger player make this ideal for young families... read now

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Just Dance Juniors takes all the best features from the older Just Dance games and wraps them up in both Nursery Rhythm and Classic Children's Pop. You have the option to see how age appropriate each song is and the dancers are all of the younger variety... read now

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I'd say it was Crazy in Love that did it, but the truth is it started a lot earlier than that. It's a slightly odd life for a white girl who wants to be Beyonce (especially after watching her performance in Dreamgirls) - but probably not surprising when you come from the home of Northern Soul. I can't say I ever went to Wigan Pier, except on an educational school trip, and to be honest neither did my mum or dad (too busy getting into Simple Minds in the 80s) but there's something about soul music that reminds me of home. .. read now

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Rocksmith is the latest in a line of music-based games which have proved so popular with Guitar Hero, Rock Band and You Rock. While former games never really feel like they are teaching applicable, real guitar technique, FamilyGamerTV looks at Rocksmith and how it actually teaches guitar skills... watch now

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Just Dance 4 comes to the Wii U with traditional Wii controls, bolstered by some new modes which use the Wii U control pad. In this FamilyGamerTV, we play this with our children and look at just why Just Dance 4 is the pick of the crop for families... watch now

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Just Dance 4 has been around for a while, just getting into its stride with the inevitable Gangnam Style DLC hitting downloads now. Now it's available for the Wii U and comes with a few extras... read now

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my challenge this week, should i choose to accept it, or not, was to push back the sofa, move the rug aside, put on my dancing shoes and get on point with Dance Central 2 for Kinect. and the level of cliché in that opening sentence should instantly give you an idea of just how tired of life it has left me. on a scale of one to protest-suicide, i'm at about a 7.8 right now... read now

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SiNG is a new party karaoke game launching for the Wii U alongside the new console. The new feature this time around is the handy gamepad. But what's the benefit?.. read now

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At the risk of sounding like an infomercial I'm going to say the Dance Central Odyssey just gets better and better. It's a pop Odyssey that speaks to the masses -- if you're brave enough to enter the arena for an online challenge... read now

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Rhythm Thief and The Emperor's Treasure always sounded interesting, but turns out to be a fantastic rhythm action game on the 3DS with a great story and engaging side-quests. Perfect for families... read now

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Rhythm Thief And The Emperor's Treasure is a narrative-driven music game with a quirky style and innovative gameplay features. Will it charm enough to sell, even without a familiar soundtrack?.. read now

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Michael Jackson: The Experience HD promises something of a tangent from the successful dance excursions on other consoles, to delivering a tapping and sliding rhythm action game on the Vita... read now

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Elite Beat Agents is a system lover's dream. A perfect match for the DS's input and form factor. This is how I want to play a portable game... read now

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Sound Shapes combine music creation and platform gaming. With an accessible editor and level sharing over the internet, this will either be an internet sensation, or a curious oddity in the future history of gaming... read now

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Lumines: Electronic Symphony marks a return to the handheld classic with a pounding electronic soundtrack and a variety of game modes on Vita... read now

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Rhythm Heaven promises to bring timely musical tapping action to the Wii, in a big screen version of the DS' surrealistic gem... read now

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My dad loved Sesame Street Once Upon a Monster, but I think most five years olds would prefer playing Costume Quest with their parents. The Kinect controls are too fiddly when you are little, and there are not so many things to do... read now

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Just Dance 3 turned my serious dancing exercise into something fun and social. Getting eight friends and family dancing on the Wii at the same time (rather than just taking turns) was more important to me than Kinect's full body detection... read now

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Just Dance 3 Kinect adds full body dancing and bespoke choreography to what is already my favourite dance game. Sensibly shaped dancers and a great track list make this a great party game for all ages... read now

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More posts:

Oct 2011

Final Fantasy: Theatrhythm 3DS News

Sep 2011

Dance Central 2 360 Kinect News
Sesame Street Once Upon 360 Kinect News
Elite Beat Agents DS Review
Get Up and Dance PS3 Move News
Fruit Ninja 360 Kinect Review
Elite Beat Agents DS Review
Rock Band 3 360 Review

May 2011

Yoostar 2 360 Kinect News

Apr 2011

Michael Jackson: The Experience Wii Review
Michael Jackson: The Experience 360 Kinect Review
Michael Jackson: The Experience PS3 Move Review
ExerBeat Wii MotionPlus News

Mar 2011

Michael Jackson The Experience 360 Kinect News
Michael Jackson The Experience Wii News

Feb 2011

Just Dance 2 Wii Review

Jan 2011

DJ Hero 2 360 Review

Dec 2010

Michael Jackson: The Experience Wii Review
DJ Hero 2 360 Review
Just Dance 2 Wii Review
Camp Rock: The Final Jam DS Review

Nov 2010

Dance Dance Revolution PS3 Move News
Hadouken: Music for the Masses Music Review
Michael Jackson Experience Wii Review
Dance Paradise 360 Kinect Review
Just Dance Kids Wii News
Just Dance 2 Wii Review
Dance Evolution 360 Kinect Review
DJ Hero 2 360 Review
Dance Central 360 Kinect Review

Oct 2010

Elite Beat Agents DS Review
We Sing Robbie Williams Wii News
Dance on Broadway Wii Review

Aug 2010

Just Dance 2 Wii News
Maestro! Jump in Music DS Review
Dancing on Ice Wii Review

Jul 2010

All Star Cheerleader 2 Wii Review
Patapon 3 PSP News

Jun 2010

Green Day: Rock Band 360 Review
All Star Cheerleader 2 Wii Rough Guide

May 2010

DJ Hero PS3 Review

Apr 2010

Bit Trip Core Wii-Ware Review
Titanic Mystery DS Review

Mar 2010

Chime 360 Review
VVVVVV PC Review

Feb 2010

Chime 360 Review

Jan 2010

Easy Piano DS Rough Guide

Dec 2009

Mad Catz Fender Telecaster Rockband Guitar 360 Review
Guitar Hero Article
Just Dance Wii Buying Guide
Ultimate Band Wii Review

Nov 2009

Band Hero DS Buying Guide
Band Hero 360 Review
Lego Rock Band 360 Buying Guide
Band Hero 360 Buying Guide

Oct 2009

DJ Hero PS3 Review
DJ Star DS Review
Rock Band 2 360 Buying Guide
Lips 360 Review
Lips Number One Hits 360 Buying Guide

Sep 2009

Guitar Hero 5 360 Review
SingStar Queen PS3 Review
The Beatles: Rock Band 360 Review

Aug 2009

Let's Tap Wii Review
Guitar Hero On Tour DS Review
Guitar Hero World Tour 360 Review
Guitar Hero Metallica 360 Review

Jun 2009

Donkey Kong Jungle Beat Wii Review
Donkey Kong Jungle Beat Gamecube Review
Rhythm Heaven DS Review

May 2009

Rhythm Paradise DS Review

Mar 2009

High School Musical 3 DS Review
We Rock Drum King Wii Review

Feb 2009

We Cheer Wii Rough Guide
High School Musical 3: Dance! 360 Rough Guide

Jan 2009

Sing It PS3 Rough Guide
High School Musical 3: Senior Year Dance! Wii Rough Guide

Dec 2008

Lips 360 Rough Guide

Nov 2008

Boogie: Superstar Wii Review
Sing Star PS3 Rough Guide

Oct 2008

Samba de Amigo Wii Rough Guide

Aug 2008

All Star Cheerleader Wii Rough Guide
Imagine: Girl Band DS Rough Guide
Guitar Hero On Tour DS Review

Sep 2007

Phase iPod Review
Guitar Hero On Tour DS Review
Guitar Hero Aerosmith 360 Review
Wii-Music Wii Review
Wii-Music Wii Rough Guide
Elite Beat Agents DS Rough Guide
Guitar Hero On Tour DS Rough Guide
Rockband 360 Rough Guide
Guitar Hero Aerosmith 360 Rough Guide
Dance Dance Revolution Wii Review

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