Have you played any of bemani's more recent rhythm games like Sound Voltex, Jubeat, or ReflecBeat?

I haven't! But I looked them up just now:
Out of the 3, Sound Voltex definitely seems the most interesting to me. I'd love to try it. I'm normally wary of games that are just "hit notes that fall down the track a la Guitar Hero/DDR" because it's been done a lot, but....I feel like Sound Voltex changes the formula enough. It immerses you into a different type of music in a different way than Guitar Hero. Plus, two of the buttons being dials to turn is interesting.
Jubeat and ReflecBeat I'm not sure how to feel about. On one hand, I definitely appreciate the effort to try something new and not just do the GH/DDR style. On the other hand...they both just seem a little silly to me. It's unfair of me to judge without trying it, and with only having seen like 2 videos on Youtube, but it just comes off as feeling very "what's your reflexes when it comes to hitting flashing lights" as opposed to being about immersing you in the music?
Rock Band is one of my favorite games, but it's never been a "what's the hardest, most extreme song I can handle?!?!" type of fun. And for Rhythm Heaven and Rhythm Doctor, one of the biggest reasons I like them are because they're designed to be so simple. It's not about keeping up with some frantic song with high BPM.
I could be wrong, but that's just the notion I get. I would have to try all of these, though. I wish I could! And Sound Voltex is definitely a cool idea.

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