FreQuency?

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FreQuency?

Post by Arka » Sat Jul 08, 2006 9:57 pm

I was browsing the website for Harmonix (makers of Guitar Hero and Karaoke Revolution), and I noticed they have one more game series whose elements are called FreQuency and Amplitude.

Unfortunately, their website has absolutely no information about what these games are. I get the vague impression that they involve music, somehow, and I would extrapolate that they're like Beatmania IIDX except that there appears to be no specialized controller.

So at the risk of sounding like a complete newbie: are these music games, and if so, what kind?

Edit: almost forgot the most important question - are they any good?

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Post by SoDeepPolaris » Sun Jul 09, 2006 12:27 am

Yes, very fun games, and in my opinion Amplitude is better. It seemed to fine-tune Frequency's problems. It's played with the controller (3buttons) and you have, I think, 5 tracks that you have to complete periodically.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWjmS3b_Wvc

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkqtPOQh32E

It's really fun, me and Mexy played it when we got bored of Didder back in the day.
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Post by Riot » Sun Jul 09, 2006 3:31 am

Amplitude's layout is better, but Frequency's songs are tons better. Good games.
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Post by chocobojoe » Sun Jul 09, 2006 12:35 pm

Riot wrote:Amplitude's layout is better, but Frequency's songs are tons better. Good games.

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Post by Pheonixguy » Thu Jul 13, 2006 9:23 pm

Actually, its almost exactly like guitar heroes... but you play more parts than the guitar.

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Post by Riot » Thu Jul 13, 2006 11:38 pm

Because Harmonix made Guitar Hero and Frequency. Except Guitar Hero came out like 5 years after. So Guitar Hero is like Frequency. Except a lot worse.

Frequency rocks.
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Post by ShammerS » Fri Jul 14, 2006 1:26 am

I was a total fanatic for both games, and played each one to completion (which, near the end, became much more difficult than GH's difficulty in my opinion!).

I love rhythm games in general, and this company is the only one outside of Konami to get the home version done, and done -right-.

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Post by Pheonixguy » Fri Jul 14, 2006 1:43 am

ShammerS wrote:I love rhythm games in general, and this company is the only one to get the home version done, and done -right-.
Thats better...
Riot wrote:Because Harmonix made Guitar Hero and Frequency. Except Guitar Hero came out like 5 years after. So Guitar Hero is like Frequency. Except a lot worse.

Frequency rocks.
I was about to argue... but I actually agree. Execept its not ALOT worse, just not as good.
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Re: FreQuency?

Post by Fluffyumpkins » Thu Aug 18, 2011 10:52 am

Big bump here...

http://www.symbionproject.com/

If you click the circle where the '1' button would be on a number pad, you can download, fo' free, some of the tracks from the games.
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Re: FreQuency?

Post by ImuyumI » Thu Aug 18, 2011 12:15 pm

Chris Child has a bunch of his MP3s for download. I remembered thinking Shades of Blue was awesome.

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Re: FreQuency?

Post by Fluffyumpkins » Mon May 05, 2014 1:33 pm

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/harmonix/amplitude

Kickstarting another Amplitude. I'd fund this if I had a PS3/4.
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Re: FreQuency?

Post by Merk » Mon May 05, 2014 2:04 pm

This is ChocoboJoe's chance to get a song in a real ass video game!

ITG3 doesn't count since that shit got litigated like a mofo before it saw the light of day.
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Re: FreQuency?

Post by ***WILLIS*** » Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:37 pm

It reached its goal o.O
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