Rhythm

A Decade Ago, Microsoft Had to Remind Kinect Testers to Keep Their Clothes on

In a new Polygon feature, some key Kinect architects reflect on the doomed peripheral.

Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 - When, Where, and Which Speedruns You Should Watch

It's a week full of wonderful speedruns, and one mischievous goose.

Nadia Oxford's Top 10 Games of 2019: Dragons, Dragons, Rock the Dragons

Whoops, I accidentally RPG again.

The Best Game Music of 2019

Game music had the nerve to be great this year. Let's listen.

USgamer Holiday Gift Guide 2019: For the Music-Loving Gamer in Your Life

GIFT GUIDE | Perfect presents for music collectors, aspiring composers, and rhythm game fanatics.

Facebook Expands Its VR Ambitions With Acquisition of the Studio Behind Beat Saber

Beat Saber will keep being updated on other platforms.

There's Now a Way to Play Oculus Rift Games on Your Oculus Quest

Oculus Link is in beta now.

John Carmack Is Shifting Roles at Oculus to Focus on Artificial Intelligence

The former CTO is now the "consulting CTO."

Just Dance 2020 Boogies Its Way to Being the Wii's Swan Song

This dance might be the Wii's last, ever.

Rhythm Game Avicii Invector Will Donate Some of Its Royalties to Mental Health Foundation

Owners of the original 2017 release of Invector on PS4 will receive the new version as a free update.

Starting Screen | Sayonara Wild Hearts is a Bright, Loud Game That Tells a Sweet, Subtle Story

Video games are still learning the art of subtle storytelling, but a game about neon biker gals at war somehow nails it.

How Queen Latifah Became a Last-Minute Addition to Sayonara Wild Hearts

Developer Simogo tells us how one off-handed suggestion landed them a major celeb.

Sayonara Wild Hearts Review

Wild hearts can't be broken.

What's Your Favorite Dreamcast Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | With the Dreamcast turning 20 this week, let's talk about our favorite Dreamcast games.

Why the Dreamcast Still Matters

Why the Sega Dreamcast still resonates with game enthusiasts on its 20th anniversary.

Amy Hennig, Hideaki Itsuno, and Other Developers Share Their Favorite Dreamcast Games, 20 Years Later

For the Dreamcast's 20th anniversary in North America, we asked game developers about their favorite games from Sega's short-lived console.

Sayonara Wild Hearts Scratches My Ever-Present Rhythm Heaven Itch

At PAX West 2019, we played Simogo's latest colorful adventure.

The World is Hatsune Miku's Again With Project Diva Mega Mix Coming to Switch in 2020

The Switch exclusive rhythm game just got confirmed for the West.

No Straight Roads is a Musical Action-Adventure Where You Don't Necessarily Need Good Rhythm

Directed by the lead game designer of Final Fantasy 15, No Straight Roads is a music-driven action-adventure game inspired by all genres.

Zelda Crossover Rhythm Game Cadence of Hyrule is Coming in June

Save Hyrule to the beat of your own drum.

Taiko no Tatsujin: Breaking Down the Many Differences Between the PS4 and Switch Versions

Taiko Drum Master is back, but which one is worth directing your attention to?

Gal Metal Feels Like a Spiritual Successor to Wii Music, Only It's Better

Gal Metal on Nintendo Switch is more drum simulator than another light rhythm game.

Taiko Drum Master for Switch and PS4 Confirmed for North America

Drum 'n' Fun! and Drum Session! are heading westward.

Rez Creator’s New Project Tetris Effect Is a Familiar Game With a Psychedelic Twist

The first PS reveal is for a new Tetsuya Mizuguchi project.

Project Rap Rabbit Finally Shows off a Gameplay Prototype

There are only 10 days left in the Kickstarter. Yikes.

Grounding Introduces Beat Legion, the Secret Successor to Phantom Dust

Microsoft's true Phantom Dust follow-up may or may not ever happen, but in the meantime, the game's original creator has something similar in the works.

Get Ready for Rumble Violence: Thumper Is Coming to Nintendo Switch

Complete with HD Rumble capabilities.

Rhythm Heaven Megamix 3DS Review: Back to the Refrain

Nintendo's latest installment of their rhythm game franchise hits all the notes it should, but returning players may crave more new tunes.

Persona 4: Dancing All Night Vita Review: The Devil's Music

Atlus mixes their beloved RPG brand with the world of rhythm games, resulting in a slightly flawed production that's just weird enough to work.