Strangely enough, many of my most entertaining gaming moments have come from rhythm games. Playing Beatles songs with three friends in Rock Band, watching a friend split his hand open on a DanceManiax machine and still beat me, and half the crap they let you do in Elite Beat Agents--somehow, adding music made them all feel that much cooler.
While Square-Enix is gearing up for Final Fantasy nostalgia with Theatrhythm Final Fantasy, Zen Studios is planning to mix rhythm gaming with the chaos of a one-man-army brawl in the PS Vita-exclusive KickBeat.
Okay, so after actually seeing the combat in this game, I'm a little disappointed--it's like expecting Fist of Legend and instead getting Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle. But hey, for all we know the game might actually be really fun! What do you think? Is KickBeat a nice-enough holdover until another Elite Beat Agents or Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan! comes along?