Posts Tagged ‘pqube’

Project Rap Rabbit misses Kickstarter goal

The creator of PaRappa the Rapper and the director of Elite Beat Agents joining forces for Project Rap Rabbit official site] wasn’t enough to secure crowdfunding for the freestyling rhythm game set in an animalised 16th Century Japan. Masaya Matsuura and Keiichi Yano’s Rap Rabbit Kickstarter campaign ended last night and fell short of its £855,000 goal, with only £162,057 pledged at the end. That puts Rap Rabbit on hold at best, at cancelled at worst. The team say they’d still like to make the game and it sounds like they’ve been pitching it to publishers, so perhaps we’ll hear more from it one day. Read the rest of this entry »

Mud, Sweat And Gears: WRC 4

It’s hard to say which of the WRC 4 trailers, handily embedded below, is more dramatic. The first, an announcement trailer, introduces its logos as if it were attempting to rally troops for battle rather than preparing to show some cars in a rally. The music throbs as the camera observes a car, poised and ready to rumble. And then, sound and vision combine in a frenzy of scorching beats and skidding vehicles. Very exciting. Following close in the treadmarks of the announcement trailer, there’s a ‘time of day’ video, showing differences in lighting from dawn to dusk. How could the simple passage of time be rendered dramatic, you might well ask. How about adding the music from the final battle in a fantasy epic, as the trolls rage? Perhaps.

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