Approaches to Rhythm Game Design
As the genre has gained popularity, music video games have demonstrated the ability to support a range of different styles of gameplay. The most common form of music game today is rhythmic in nature and has been termed the "rhythm game." Music video games are also commonly included as minigames in the party game genre. This book provides an overview of the subgenre of music games from a design perspective, showing how to capitalize on the wisdom that has been accrued by decades of trial-and-error from various companies and efforts in the scene.