E3 2011: Rhythm Heaven Trailer

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#1 Posted by TimeStreamer (10 posts) -

Oh, cool!

#2 Posted by Slaker117 (4856 posts) -

For as simple as this is, it seems really cool.

#3 Posted by Chaser324 (6925 posts) -

I really loved Rhythm Heaven, so much so that I actually tracked down a copy of the Japan-only GBA predecessor on eBay, but I'm not sure if I'd be as in to playing it on the Wii. I'm definitely willing to give it a shot though.

Scratch-o. Hey!

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#4 Posted by RobRoyale (30 posts) -

wasnt this game already out on ds here in the states beyonce was on the commercial playing it right

#5 Posted by Twazuk (187 posts) -

So stoked for this shiz. Was sad the guys were so dismissive during the game of the year stuff when this was discussed

#6 Posted by Kjellm87 (1735 posts) -

Gonna get this, I still kick myself for missing Rhythm Heaven on DS:

#7 Edited by Crushed (895 posts) -

Yes yes YES.

The GBA original is still the best, but this looks great.
 
 
Also I think this might be its own game, not a port of Rhythm Heaven DS, so this shouldn't be marked as such.

#8 Posted by Babylonian (882 posts) -

FUCK YEEEEES. Rhythm Heaven might be my favorite DS game of all time. I feel guilty for never beating the GBA version I imported, though.

#9 Posted by demontium (5084 posts) -

Awesome

#10 Posted by Skullomania (144 posts) -

OOOOHHH I'm Getting flash backs of how great this series is!

#11 Posted by reddin (429 posts) -

Rhythm Heaven is awesome! Definitely one of my favorite DS games.

#12 Posted by SaturdayNightSpecials (2521 posts) -

I'm not sure motion controls will give you the split second precision you need for Rhythm Heaven most of the time.

But I like Rhythm Heaven on DS, and the art here looks amazing, especially in that golf game. Dude looks like Tintin.

#13 Posted by HowDire (282 posts) -

A Wii game I'm interested in?! Too bad I sold my Wii

#14 Posted by sixghost (1716 posts) -

@528seven said:

I'm not sure motion controls will give you the split second precision you need for Rhythm Heaven most of the time.

But I like Rhythm Heaven on DS, and the art here looks amazing, especially in that golf game. Dude looks like Tintin.

From the little they talked about this game on the bombcast last night, it sounds like the game might just use the A and B button on the wiimote.

#15 Posted by MisterMouse (3598 posts) -

that seems awesome!

#16 Posted by GunstarRed (5749 posts) -

Ok, I should probably get a wii at some point.

#17 Posted by Pickingwings (185 posts) -

I really can't wait for the new Rhythm Heaven game. Loved the one on the DS and could not stop playing that game after I had picked it up.

#18 Posted by SpunkyHePanda (1808 posts) -

The game has been confirmed to use ONLY BUTTONS, for anyone worried about that. I was.
 
Call me crazy, but this is the game I'm most looking forward to right now.

#19 Posted by Chaser324 (6925 posts) -

@SpunkyHePanda said:

The game has been confirmed to use ONLY BUTTONS, for anyone worried about that. I was. Call me crazy, but this is the game I'm most looking forward to right now.

Hell. Yes.

Alright, now I'm going to go pre-order this game.

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#20 Posted by StrawHatLaw13 (169 posts) -

Lol they up'd the ante on the ping pong one.  Shit.

#21 Posted by Stackboy (590 posts) -

That looks great!!

#22 Posted by Gerhabio (1992 posts) -

@Twazuk said:

So stoked for this shiz. Was sad the guys were so dismissive during the game of the year stuff when this was discussed

They were dismissive about a lot of games, some of them they didn't even consider either because they didn't remember they existed or out of fatigue.

#23 Posted by Jimmi (179 posts) -

It's clearly aerial badminton not ping pong. Get your shit together.

#24 Posted by Demonstride (876 posts) -

I dig the heck out of this trailer.

#25 Posted by Xpgamer7 (2453 posts) -

Who doesn't love more Rhythm Heaven?

#26 Posted by Grilledsasquatch (3 posts) -

Not bad, still need to try the DS version :(

#27 Posted by kollay (1979 posts) -

Seriously, one of the best IPs to ever came out. Simple concept, but delivered so well.

#28 Posted by RedRocketWestie (381 posts) -

That is clearly badminton.

#29 Posted by Echo (417 posts) -

Rhythm Tengoku for GBA is one of my favorite games of all time, so I'm really amped for this!

#30 Posted by ghostNPC (803 posts) -
@528seven said:

I'm not sure motion controls will give you the split second precision you need for Rhythm Heaven most of the time.

But I like Rhythm Heaven on DS, and the art here looks amazing, especially in that golf game. Dude looks like Tintin.

I think Ryan said that it was alot of pressing A.
#31 Posted by RedFive (155 posts) -

Wii game of the show!

#32 Posted by Winternet (8234 posts) -

Awesome.

#33 Posted by JackSukeru (6052 posts) -

Watching this trailer makes me feel like I should give the DS version a shot.

#34 Posted by Chaser324 (6925 posts) -

@ghostNPC said:

@528seven said:

I'm not sure motion controls will give you the split second precision you need for Rhythm Heaven most of the time.

But I like Rhythm Heaven on DS, and the art here looks amazing, especially in that golf game. Dude looks like Tintin.

I think Ryan said that it was alot of pressing A.

I'm just happy to see that the game is sticking to it's roots of requiring extremely precise timing rather than loosening everything up just to incorporate motion controls. With this being button based, I'm sure it'll play very similar to the original Rhythm Tengoku, which is a great thing. However, I wouldn't be surprised if we actually did see some motion stuff in the unlockable "toys" that both of the previous iterations in this series featured.

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#35 Posted by MeatSim (10981 posts) -

Now that's some good rhythm.

#36 Posted by Redbullet685 (6178 posts) -

Looks awesome!

#37 Posted by Milkman (17769 posts) -

The DS game already confirmed to me that I have no fucking rhythm. I was so unbelievably terrible at that game.

#38 Posted by Mr_Skeleton (5195 posts) -

This game looks crazy. Kind of wish I had a Wii right now...

#39 Posted by Tiz (63 posts) -

Awesome! The GBA version was excellent. The DS version was good, but not as good. Just as was the case with Warioware... If this mostly uses the A and B buttons, it sounds like it might be pretty great!

#40 Posted by abdo (1094 posts) -

Wow.

#41 Posted by jobs (4 posts) -

Nice!!

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