On this week’s BEnama broadcast, we were treated to a huge amount of info on the upcoming release of KONAMI’s (arguably) most popular series, beatmania IIDX 24 SINOBUZ!
To start off the night, guests L.E.D. and DOLCE. joined Tanaka-san, alongside a brand-new SINOBUZ cabinet:
The game’s poster was shown as well, featuring some excellent GOLI artwork:
The game will feature a new system BGM and theme/UI each day. Wednesday’s BGM is by dj TAKA, as revealed by L.E.D.:
In addition, on each day, a bonus will be given out:
- Sun (Brightness) : 1 Free DJ VIP PASS PLATINUM
- Mon (Darkness) : 1 Free DJ VIP PASS BLACK
- Tue (Fire) : TIME HAZARD Mode Rental…?
- Wed (Water) : TIME FREE Mode Rental…?
- Thu (Trees/Nature) : 1 bonus minute in PREMIUM FREE Mode
- Fri (Gold/Money) : BUZZ (currency) is given at a 1.24x rate
- Sat (Earth/Ground) : No level restrictions in STEP UP Mode
The new Play Skill/Ninja Rank System calculates your rank based on your top 30 DJPoints for each chart. There seem to be different ranks for different folders such as “SINOBUZ” or “Normal/Hyper/Another” and probably for each Level:
Next up, surprise guest DJ TOTTO arrived, to which it seems DOLCE. was completely surprised by:
Finally, mystery composer HuΣeR made his appearance and revealed his identity to be…
A SP+DP Kaiden?! He’s a new face with just the one artist name. He also started composing music in 2012, but it’s unknown if he has provided songs for other games/anime/etc:
A mini tournament/match set was also held with HuΣeR playing lapix’s new song Amazing Mirage to try and beat DJ TOTTO’s score:
Landing a Full Combo, he beat TOTTO by 46 EX! But also notable in this picture, from the 3 Stars we can assume that the Numpad is used to add a song to one of three favorite folders, hopefully by default and no longer part of the Premium Monthly Subscription!
Finishing up his set, we got a quick look at the Game Result screen, which clearly shows Dan Rank in addition to Ninja Rank. So, no worries, it won’t be going away as some players feared.
As the winner, HuΣeR got to face off against KAC ultra-champ himself, DOLCE.!:
The loser had to drink this odd mixture of substances….
The song the played was L.E.D.-G’s 鴉:
DOLCE. won, but only by 44 EX, which shows how good of a player our new boy is:
Tonight’s assistant, Nekomata Master brought over two cups of the drink (since HuΣeR is SP+DP Kaiden!) for the loser to enjoy:
wac also appeared out of nowhere, in true ninja style:
Finally, we have a list of the new songs revealed on the songwheel:
- Be A Star
- BREAK OVER
- DISAPPEAR feat.koyomin
- elemental bender feat. Kanae Asaba
- ROTTERDAM SHOGUN
- SAY BAY
- Sarutobi Champion is 拙者
- Seaside Labyrinth
- Selfish Sweet
- (This is Not) The Angels
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