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Edited by Xsnipd

This might be a good game however the trailer looks hella awkward. I just sayin but I wished it was not rehearsed motions.

Posted by Mavus

I don't have a kinect, or an xbox, but this intrigues me. I can't wait for the quick look.

Posted by TurboMan

Looks fun, wish it was coming to PS4.

Posted by MosaicM80

@mavus said:

I don't have a kinect, or an xbox, but this intrigues me. I can't wait for the quick look.

Yup, pretty much this for me as well. Also, was that Sharon Osbourne doing that demo?

Edited by ProfessorEss

Interesting but it still feels like a Dance Central downgrade with added window-dressing. A lot of little things in there that remind me of Child of Eden.

I'd consider buying this if I had an XBox One but I don't because there's no Dance Central for it.

Posted by FonkyMucker

Can someone get John Drake on the phone so he can explain what the hell is going on in these trailers?

Edited by Nardak

Everytime i watch a trailer for this game i have absolutely no idea what is going on the screen.

Edited by sarahsdad

Maybe I've seen too many trailers/demos for this, but I'm confused because each time I've seen it, I have a feeling that they've gone in and re-designed some fundamental part of the game.

That thing with the vegetables in the dark room...it was assembling a song? I don't know. I'm with @fonkymucker, there needs to be a John Drake guided tour of this thing because otherwise it looks messy.

Which is a shame. I really hope this is a case where the ads are bad because it's hard for the ads to catch the certain something that makes the game a blast.

Posted by Video_Game_King

Don't we already have a Fantasia video game? It's called Rez (or Fantasia, if you're literal and not fun).

Perhaps less outwardly-focused, the game looks like it has to succeed in spite of its advertisement. The music's fine, and the gameplay looks like it could match it, but whoever put together this trailer is not selling it particularly well.

Edited by Captiosus

Each one of these trailers looks more ridiculous than the last. It's like watching one part Boom Boom Rocket and one part full body QTEs. I have no idea who they're targeting with this game. It doesn't appear they're targeting the Disney "kid" demo but it doesn't look like they have anything compelling for Disney adult demo either.

I have a feeling this game is going to flop, hard, and Harmonix has a prepackaged excuse for it: "It's not our fault, Microsoft gave up on the Kinect!" The reality is Harmonix needed to get a Dance Central out for XBO first rather than this game. I know they don't want to hear that but it is what it is. Dance Central was one of the few titles that kept them relevant in a post-Rock Band world and it also was a strong selling point for Kinect. Not having a DC title at or near launch was a disaster for both HMX and Microsoft.

Posted by Winsord

@mavus said:

I don't have a kinect, or an xbox, but this intrigues me. I can't wait for the quick look.

Yup, pretty much this for me as well. Also, was that Sharon Osbourne doing that demo?

Haha, no, that was Annette who works for Harmonix. She's frequently the player/demonstrator in their livestreams.

Edited by TDot

hey this actually looks... like a bunch of fun

Posted by Morningstar

Oh don't worry, I wont get a kinect now that I don't have to.

Posted by ripelivejam

i am the master chief of dance.

Posted by Crippl3

Maybe I've seen too many trailers/demos for this, but I'm confused because each time I've seen it, I have a feeling that they've gone in and re-designed some fundamental part of the game.

That thing with the vegetables in the dark room...it was assembling a song? I don't know. I'm with @fonkymucker, there needs to be a John Drake guided tour of this thing because otherwise it looks messy.

Which is a shame. I really hope this is a case where the ads are bad because it's hard for the ads to catch the certain something that makes the game a blast.

The bits they showed of that looked like conducting (in this video, most of it was multiplayer) is the "main" game. Everything else (i.e. making music with the vegetables, playing with the fish, etc.) are unlockable minigames and toys you can play with in the hub worlds of the game where you choose the songs you want to play.

Posted by SJQPersonal

Harmonix is the only company that should be allowed to make Kinect games. This is a game made specifically for it. It has it's own unique depth that captures its purpose. It isnt shovel ware garbage that weighs the console down.

Good luck, guys.

Edited by Jaymii

So, the PlayStation Camera is better than the original Kinect, right? It would be cool if these types of games came out multi platform eventually.

Posted by Feathered

What the hell even is this game

Posted by GunslingerPanda

...What the crap was that?

The future of Harmonix has looked real unstable for a while now. They really needed to adapt and start making something other than rhythm games that morphed into these crappy motion things.

Did Microsoft give them a dickton of money to make Kinect games or something?

Posted by Gonmog

@jaymii: I dont think so. At lest i have no heard of people modding the ps cam for use in hospitals or the like.

Not saying this game cant be on the PS4, i have zero idea.

Posted by DickSocrates

Seriously no idea what was going on in any of that, or why anyone would bother doing it.

Posted by swam

Every trailer I get more and more confused by this game. I'm also starting to wonder why this even has the Disney Fantasia name linked to it at all. It seems more like a random set of scenarios more than anything.

Harmonix really do not seem to be putting any passion into these trailers, they are lifeless and explain literally nothing about what you are meant to do. Looks like this will crash and burn.

Posted by leejunfan83

ok

Edited by AthleticShark

So after never seeing footage of this game, I have no idea what it is. Really really really bad trailer.

If I had that setup though, I would play kinect a lot. But moving shit out of the way for just a 50% chance of it working isnt worth it

Posted by bornagain888

Okay. I am really concerned for the future of Harmonix if they need this game to sell big. I fear more layoffs after seeing this trailer, sorry.

Posted by tweetspot

seems like they put to much crap in here - the fake city looks a little dumb. makes me worry that the interesting part, the new rhythm gameplay, didn't get as much attention as it could have.

Posted by KaneRobot

I guess I'm in the minority as far as vocal people, but I really can't imagine using my X1 without the Kinect. Even just telling it to turn off without having to have a controller in hand is enough for me, let alone any other features.

That said, my environment isn't really conducive to any motion gaming, so I'm probably sitting this one out.

Posted by Nurve

What?

Posted by madlands

LYRICS

Posted by haXadecimal

Is this trailer missing a voice over track?

Posted by casper_

i thought fantasia was about classical music though...

anyways even less sure what this product is than the last time a saw a trailer for it.

Posted by w_drive

So it's sometimes a motion game, sometimes it's a tech demo? Sharon Osbourne isn't helping either.

Posted by dollster85

i like harmonix but this is a kinect game and i will probably never play it

Posted by Hailinel

I still can't get over the fact that figures like Bruno Mars are in this game. It's like Harmonix and Disney are doing everything they can to shit on Fantasia while they pretend to revere it.

Posted by MarkHawk

Harmonix is missing out on bank every title they launch. Their games are never available for pre-order until maybe a few weeks before launch from places like Amazon. Everything post Rock Band 3 has been this way :(

Posted by Little_Socrates

This is short of fantastical to me.

-harmonix devotee since amplitude

Posted by Food

Awesome! Reminds me of Elektroplankton.

Speaking of which, someone give Toshio Iwai a AAA budget!

Posted by T3MPLESMITH

What's going on!?