List/Grid Tag Archives: rhythm

ariel

Ariel’s Musical Surprise

Review Excerpt: Mixing strong visual effects and music with a musical underwater play theme that is enhanced by sets of physical toys (sold separately by Jakks Pacific), this free app, ...
kidssounds

Kids Sounds

The idea of linking animated images with sounds is a good one, especially because it lets children play with layers of sound; a good way to let them discover the elements of music. ...
LeoLionBand

Leo Lion Band

Review Excerpt: Children can mix-and-match their melodies by building a band out of animated animals. Content includes three songs (Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, If You’re Happy ...
fox

Little Fox Music Box

Review Excerpt: Little Fox Music Box is a sing-along songbook with 100 interactive elements that have been embedded in three classic songs: London Bridge, Evening Song and Old MacDonald ...
RH2

Rhythm Heaven Fever

Review excerpt: After you choose one of the four game save slots to save your progress, you can take the tutorial, which is recommended, to learn how to master each one of the 50 levels. ...
dance

Just Dance Kids 2

Review excerpt: This second Just Dance Kids contains 40 new dances for 1 to 4 players, plus some new platform options (the last version was Wii only).  The dances are led by a squad ...
madpad

MadPad

Review excerpt: MadPad, the latest app from Smule (of Magic Piano and Ocarina fame), turns your camera equipped iPhone or iPad into a sound mix board. Instead of using existing songs ...
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Kinect Disneyland Adventures

Review excerpt: Created by Frontier (the same studio that made Kinectimals) Kinect Disneyland Adventures lets you move around a realistic 3D version of Disneyland. To walk, you point ...
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Everybody Dance

Review excerpt: Using the PlayStation Move controller and PlayStation Eye camera to track and score moves, you can test your dancing skills with three difficulty levels, each featuring ...
dance

DanceDanceRevolution II

Review excerpt: After you plug in one or two mats into your Wii (for one or two players, or one player with two mats), you can choose from 80 music tracks that include classics and ...
elmo

Let’s Rock Elmo

Review excerpt: Powered by six AA batteries, Let’s Rock Elmo comes with three small plastic instruments, two of which are playable (the drums and tambourine). Elmo’s hands ...
happy

Happy Feet Two – The Videogame

Review excerpt: Here’s what you get when you cross a frozen Antarctic world full of penguins with a Guitar Hero theme. The musical rhythm adventure game for one or two players ...
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Smurfs Dance Party, The

Review excerpt: This Wii-only, follow-along dancing program is based on the movie, The Smurfs. Content includes 20 dances, each with different sets of moves illustrated by a small squad ...
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Musical Me!

Review excerpt: This app features five games that introduce basic musical concepts, namely pitch, rhythm and notes. To move between the activities, you touch a mouse who flies to the ...
hasbro

Hasbro Family Game Night 3

Review excerpt: This third of the Hasbro Family Game Night series contains five classic board games from Hasbro. There are both classic and remixed versions of The Game of Life, Clue, ...
magicfiddle

Magic Fiddle

Review excerpt: Smule’s second music simulator is equally as amazing as it’s first — Magic Piano — but, like the instrument it emulates, it’s harder to ...
boogie

Boogie Bopper

Review excerpt: Part of the Tickle Tap Apps series, Boogie Bopper lets children play ten simple melodies like Bingo and Mary Had a Little Lamb by touching a rainbow shaped xylophone, ...
singstar

SingStar Dance Party Pack

Review excerpt: The latest in the SingStar series, this party pack comes with the SingStar Dance game, two microphones, and SingStar USB converter. It combines both singing and dancing ...
rockband

Rock Band 3

Review excerpt: This third edition of Rock Band plays the same as previous versions, but includes more music (up to 1,500 songs via download), a new handheld keyboard peripheral, and ...
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Karaoke Revolution Glee

Review excerpt: Want to sing along with the cast of Glee? This one or two player karaoke-style game awards you with points for staying in key. Content includes 30 songs, including Smile, ...
dance

Dance Central

Review excerpt: After you log in, choose a song and a difficulty level, you see yourself represented on the screen by a male or female dancer. Your goal is to follow along, copy-cat ...
guitarhero

Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock

Review excerpt: Content includes 90 tracks from bands including Black Sabbath, Megadeth, Queen, and Kiss. Other new features include a Quick Play mode, where you can test your skills ...
djhero

DJ Hero 2

Review excerpt: The game mechanic is very similar to Guitar Hero, requiring timing, matching and beat awareness. Modes include Freestyle (mix, scratch and sample during set points), ...
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Leapster Explorer: Disney Princess Pop-Up Story Adventures

Review excerpt: This new format Leapster cartridge (for Leapster Explorer only) targets girls with seven princess-themed games. As you flip through pages of the book, reading-related ...
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Paper Jamz

Review Excerpt: These 1/2 inch thick musical instruments are good for pretend jamming. There are three components — a guitar, a drum set, and an amp. Each is powered by batteries. ...
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Magic Piano

Review Excerpt: Magic Piano leverages the power of the iPad’s multi-touch screen to give a child their own 3 1/2 octave long piano keyboard. There are five modes of play. In the ...
stitch

Disney Stitch Jam

Review Excerpt: In this game, challenges are presented as side scrolling adventures. In order to advance, you have to exactly match each beat, presented in 10 locations such as a tropical ...
walk

Walk It Out!

Review Excerpt: Want to go for a walk? This low impact walking simulator turns your Wii into an endless treadmill, complete with scenery, record keeping and a virtual coach. Your walking ...
joans

Jonas

Review Excerpt: Combining a musical guitar game with a  scavenger-hunt, this game lets you move around the Jonas Brothers studio, as one of the band members. The goal is to collect ...
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Review: Walk It Out! by Konami

Want to go for a walk? Well designed and addictive, this low impact walking simulator turns your Wii into an endless treadmill, complete with scenery, record keeping and a virtual coach. ...
nihao

Ni Hao, Kai-Lan: Super Game Day

Review Excerpt: This collection of ten games, for 1 or 2 players, is a mixed bag. The main thing to note is that while the game plays like the other Nick Jr. inspired titles from 2K ...
muppets

Muppets Animal Drummer

Review Excerpt: If you like follow-the-leader types of rhythm games like DDR, you’ll like this easy-to-learn 100 MB rhythm game for your iPhone or iPod Touch. You first see and ...
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MeMoves (DVD)

Review Excerpt: This is a collection of follow-along gross motor body puzzles, ideal for children or adults. The puzzles are played from a non-interactive DVD that contains eight songs. ...
DJHero

DJ Hero

Review Excerpt: This game expands on the gameplay mechanics of Guitar Hero but instead of pressing buttons, you use a turntable controller which, at times, has you bending streams ...
ddrparty

DanceDanceRevolution Hottest Party 3

Review Excerpt: This  version of DDR adds the ability to combine Dance Mat Controllers (one or two) with Wii Remotes and the Wii Balance Board, incorporating upper body movements. After ...
disneyddr

Dance Dance Revolution Disney Grooves

Review Excerpt: This $70 DDR bundle includes two vinyl dance mats that plug into your Wii. The mats work with two sets of Wii controllers (Nunchuks are required) so you can move your ...
beatles

Beatles, The: Rock Band

The clean rhythms and addicting melodies of The Beatles map perfectly to the Rock Band format, in this best edition yet of Rock Band. While the format is the same as previous editions, ...
Band Hero game & peripherals

Band Hero

Review Excerpt: Activision’s answer to Rock Band Beatles? Band Hero (think Guitar Hero, only for a quartet). For $200, you get the game, a five-pad drum kit with pedal, a guitar ...
legorock

LEGO Rock Band

Review Excerpt: Looking for a kinder, gentler Rock Band experience, with easier songs with more family sensitive lyrics? That’s the goal of LEGO Rock Band, which has been designed ...
pajama1

Charm Girls Club: Pajama Party (Wii)

Review Excerpt: Unlike the three DS versions of CGC (Charm Girls Club) this is a party game, specifically designed for one to eight girls, with about every imaginable stereotype, from ...
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