Total Nerd List of All Rhythm Games

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List of rhythm games, listed alphabetically with photos of the game's cover art when available. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these rhythm games have been enjoyed by millions. This list includes all rhythm games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure, future or new rhythm games. Various bits of information are available for these top rhythm games, such as when the game was released and who developed the game. In some instances you can click on the names of the games to get an even more in-depth description of them. These aren't necessarily the best rhythm games, but there are a lot of popular rhythm games listed here.

This is a list that features games like Guitar Hero World Tour and Rock Band 2.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best rhythm games?" and "What are the most popular rhythm games?"

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Guitar Hero World Tour is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Guitar Hero World Tour 2008 Guitar Hero World Tour is a music rhythm game developed by Neversoft, published by Activision and distributed by RedOctane. It is the fourth main entry in the Guitar Hero series. The game was ...more

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Rock Band 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Rock Band 2 2008 Rock Band 2 is a 2008 music video game developed by Harmonix. It is the sequel to Rock Band and is the second title in the series. The game allows up to four players to simulate the performance ...more

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Guitar Hero 5 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Guitar Hero 5 2009 Guitar Hero 5 is a music rhythm game and the fifth main entry in the Guitar Hero series. The game was developed by Neversoft and published by Activision, and released internationally in ...more

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Guitar Hero III: Legends of Ro... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock 2007 Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock is a music rhythm game, the third main installment in the Guitar Hero series, and the fourth title overall. The game was published by Activision and distributed ...more

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Lego Rock Band is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Lego Rock Band 2009 Lego Rock Band is a music video game, part of the Rock Band series developed by Harmonix, that incorporates elements from Lego video games developed by Traveller's Tales. The game is published ...more

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UmJammer Lammy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
UmJammer Lammy 1999 UmJammer Lammy is a rhythm video game developed by NanaOn-Sha and published by Sony for the PlayStation video game console in 1999. It is a follow up to 1996's PaRappa the Rapper, once again ...more

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PaRappa the Rapper is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
PaRappa the Rapper 1996 PaRappa the Rapper is a rhythm video game for the original PlayStation created by Masaya Matsuura and his NanaOn-Sha company. The game is remembered for its unique graphic design, its quirky ...more

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Rock Band Unplugged is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Rock Band Unplugged 2009 Rock Band Unplugged is an expansion of the Rock Band series of music video games released for the PlayStation Portable. The game is developed by Backbone Entertainment in conjunction with ...more

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The Beatles: Rock Band is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
The Beatles: Rock Band 2009 The Beatles: Rock Band is a 2009 music video game developed by Harmonix, published by MTV Games, and distributed by Electronic Arts. It is the third major console release in the Rock Band music ...more

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Princess Debut is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Princess Debut 2008 Princess Debut is a rhythm otome game published by Natsume and developed by Cave for the Nintendo DS. The illustration and package design was done by Kotori Momoyuki, a manga artist serialized ...more

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Just Dance is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Just Dance 2009 Just Dance is a rhythm game developed and published by Ubisoft for the Wii, and it is the first in the video game series of the same name. It was released on November 17, 2009 in North America, ...more

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Rhythm Heaven is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Rhythm Heaven 2009 Rhythm Heaven, known as Rhythm Paradise in Europe and Rhythm Tengoku Gold in Japan, is a rhythm video game developed by Nintendo SPD for the Nintendo DS. It is the second game in Nintendo's ...more

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PaRappa the Rapper 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
PaRappa the Rapper 2 2001 PaRappa the Rapper 2 is a PlayStation 2 rhythm video game and the sequel to PaRappa the Rapper, it is the third game in the series following UmJammer Lammy. Though the game boasts a number of ...more

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Boogie Superstar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Boogie Superstar 2008 Boogie Superstar is a rhythm video game by Electronic Arts. It is the sequel to the game Boogie. NGamer magazine initially reported that the title would support the Wii Balance Board, writing ...more

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Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashi... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 2007 Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii: Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 is a rhythm video game developed by iNiS and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS handheld video game console. It is the third game ...more

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Rockin' Pretty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Rockin' Pretty 2009 Rockin' Pretty, known in Japan as Happy Star Band and in Europe as Diva Girls: Making the Music, is an rhythm game. It was developed and published in Japan by Arc System Works on May 21, 2009, ...more

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All Star Cheer Squad is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
All Star Cheer Squad 2008 All Star Cheer Squad is a rhythm video game developed by Gorilla Systems Corp for the Wii and Nintendo DS. It was released on October 27, 2008. The Wii version is one of several Wii games to use ...more

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DJ Hero is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
DJ Hero 2009 DJ Hero is a music video game, developed by FreeStyleGames and published by Activision as a rhythm game spin-off of the Guitar Hero franchise. It was released on October 27, 2009 in North ...more

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Dance Praise 2: The ReMix is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Dance Praise 2: The ReMix 2007 Dance Praise 2: The ReMix is the sequel to the Dance Praise dancing video game. Up to 4 players can play, and this game includes a variety of colorful 3D backgrounds and dancing characters. It ...more

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Battle of the Bands is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Battle of the Bands 2008 Battle of the Bands is a video game published by THQ and developed by Planet Moon Studios for the Wii console. It is a rhythm game in a similarstyle to the Guitar Hero series, PaRappa the ...more

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Hannah Montana: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of All Rhythm Games

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Symphonic Rain is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Symphonic Rain 2004 Symphonic Rain is a Japanese musical visual novel developed by Kogado Studio and first released as a limited edition version on March 26, 2004 for the PC platform as part of a series of ...more

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DJ Hero 2 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
DJ Hero 2 2010 DJ Hero 2 is a rhythm video game and a sequel to DJ Hero, a spinoff of the Guitar Hero series. DJ Hero 2 uses a special turntable-controller, the same as introduced in DJ Hero, to simulate ...more

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Green Day: Rock Band is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Green Day: Rock Band 2010 Green Day: Rock Band is a music video game developed by Harmonix, published by MTV Games and distributed by Electronic Arts. It is the fifth major console release in the Rock Band music video ...more

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EZ2Dancer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
EZ2Dancer EZ2Dancer is a 2000-2004 series of dance video games developed by the Korean video game company Amuseworld. The gameplay of the series is similar to other dance simulation games, but unlike most ...more

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StepMania is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
StepMania 2005 StepMania is a cross-platform rhythm video game and engine. It was originally developed as a simulator of Konami's arcade game series Dance Dance Revolution, and has since evolved into an ...more

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Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock 2010 Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock is a music rhythm game and the sixth main entry in the Guitar Hero series for the PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360 consoles. The game was released September 24, ...more

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Guitar Praise is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Guitar Praise 2008 Guitar Praise is a Christian rhythm video game for PC. Published by Digital Praise, it uses contemporary Christian music with gameplay akin to that of the Guitar Hero and Rock Band games, ...more

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Guitar Hero Mobile series is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Guitar Hero Mobile series 2008 Guitar Hero Mobile is a series of rhythm video games in the Guitar Hero series, adapting the normal console-based gameplay which uses a guitar-shaped controller to match notes of popular rock ...more

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Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of All Rhythm Games
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA 2009 Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA is a series of rhythm games created by Sega and Crypton Future Media. The games have appeared on the PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 3, Nintendo 3DS, iOS, Sega ...more