Music played a pretty big role in games in 2020, and we wanted to honor it with a whole new category dedicated to the resurgence of music and rhythm games, where music played more than just a background role. . The beat and the rhythm were literally part of the gameplay. Harmonix is back with a music mixing phenomenon FUSION. Kingdom Hearts got a whole new chapter in the form of a rhythm drummer. And No straight roads took over the EDM empire. Here are the PlayStation LifeStyle nominations for the best music / rhythm game of 2020.
Winner of the best rhythm / music game 2020
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If there is one developer who has espoused all of this genre over the years, it’s Harmonix. Their latest return to the console rhythm game doesn’t require any large plastic instruments; just a controller and the possibility of enjoying a good mix. Rather than making players achieve note-by-note perfection, FUSION is a game that lets you create. The innovative music mixing software can make even the most rudimentary mixes sound, and with continuous additions of DLC songs and a full social suite that lets players share their mixes, it’s a new kind of rhythm game like us. do not have any. seen from the Guitar Hero and Rock band days.
Readers’ Choice Winner
Sackboy: a great adventure
While it might not be exactly a rhythm game, Sackboy’s the music was so ingrained in the gameplay that it effectively becomes a musical game in its own right. Special levels in each world set the beat of the environment to the beat of a licensed song, a pleasant surprise every time you come across one. Even outside of the music levels that get your head and body rocking, the entire game’s soundtrack blends into the experience in a way few other games can.
Don’t miss our full list of nominees for the PlayStation LifeStyle Game of the Year awards. We’ll be revealing more winners throughout the week, until the Game of the Year on Friday January 1st.