Posted tagged ‘DrumMania’

Guitar Freaks v5 & DrumMania v5 hit arcades in Japan

June 24, 2008


[Kotaku via IT]

Good to see that Konami’s instrument games are still going strong. It’s just a shame we don’t get to see these games that much in the UK. I’d like to think I’d be half decent at them, seeings as I have been playing a lot of Rock Band the last few weeks with my buddies. For anyone that hasn’t played the game with friends, after a few bevvies, I can highly recommend it!

I’m hoping to get down to the Funland, Trocadero this weekend. So I will be keeping an eye out for any of the Konami instrument games and I’ll let you know how I get on. Obviously I will be checking out as many games as I can while I’m there too, so expect some sort of location review next week. Fingers crossed I can manage to get a few snaps and maybe a video of the place, without getting caught by the staff.

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Konami ATEi 2008 Impressions

January 31, 2008


(More photos after the break) 

Last of the big names is Konami. I have to say thier stand was a bit on the sparse side. Guitar Freaks  & Drum Mania V4 where present and attracting a lot of attention from players. Wacky Races also made an appearance on the stand, although, as I have said already this was on various stands around the show. Finally Silent Hill rounded off the rest of the big games on the Konami stand.

As you may remember I’m already familiar with two of these game from the location tests I checked out last year. For those of you who missed these posts, which included photos, videos and my impressions, why not check them out;

[Silent Hill Arcade Photos & Impressions]

[Silent Hill Arcade Videos]

[Wacky Races Photos]

[Wacky Races Impressions & Videos]

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