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Tech Review: Hasbro’s Dropmix is Automatic, Supersonic, Hypnotic, Funky Fresh

To say that I am in no way musically inclined and yet still managed to pull off some wicked beats with Hasbro’s Dropmix system is testament to its great and highly accessible design. While I went in to our preview expecting to be shamed for my lack of musical talent, I went out with a sense that maybe, just maybe there was hope for my future career as a disc jockey. Continue reading Tech Review: Hasbro’s Dropmix is Automatic, Supersonic, Hypnotic, Funky Fresh

Games Review: Fantasia – Music Evolved (Xbox One, 2014)

Disney’s Fantasia: Music Evolved feels like a bit of a strange beast when you first encounter it – it’s a Kinect-controlled game based on Fantasia, Walt Disney’s 1940 love note to classical music. But this feeling of uncertainty lasts only as long as it takes to get into your first song which is where the game reveals itself to be a smart, fun way new to interact with music that, bafflingly, no-one has ever thought of before. Continue reading Games Review: Fantasia – Music Evolved (Xbox One, 2014)