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Editor's Note:

Titled "Taiko no Tatsujin" in Japan.

Added on: April 02, 2003

[edit] Features

  • Comes bundled with one Taiko Controller!
  • The art of playing the Japanese drum-known as "taiko"-by tapping to the rhythm of over 30 songs.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions and match each song's beat by tapping on the surface and edge of the Taiko Controller.
  • Choose songs at varying levels of difficulty. You can challenge yourself with the most difficult songs as your skills improve.
  • Pick a favorite song and hone your taiko talent by tapping the taiko to the rhythm of the music.
  • Compete with groups of friends or take on mini-games in which you use the Taiko Controller to clear non-musical objectives.
  • Go head-to-head with a friend using an additional Taiko Controller or the DUALSHOCK2 analog controller. Plus, monitor your performance against each other in real-time.
  • TAIKO: Drum Master offers 31 songs in its diverse catalog, including well-known hits from today's current chart-toppers to yesterday's favorites. In addition, the game incorporates a variety of orchestral classics as well as original music from the Namco library of video games.

TAIKO: Drum Master offers the following songs:

  • Licensed Rock/Pop: ABC; American Girls; Are You Gonna Be My Girl; Bowling for Soup - Jimmy Neutron Theme; Girls & Boys; I'm A Believer; Killer Queen; Lady Marmalade; Love Shack; Material Girl; My Sharona; Rock the Dragon (Dragonball Z Theme); Slide; That's The Way (I Like It); The Impression That I Get; Toxic; Tubthumping; Walking On Sunshine
  • Classical: Beethoven's Symphony No. 5; Carmen Prelude; Foster's Medley; Hungarian Dances No. 5; Symphony No. 25 in G Minor; William Tell Overture
  • Namco Original: Don Rangers; Dragon Spirit; Katamari on the Rocks; Ridge Racer; Soul Calibur II Brave Sword, Braver Soul; Taiko March; The Genji and the Heike Clans

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Donkey Kong seemed to be about the best party game on the planet for the Gamecube. ...

Jul 12, 05 9:51am
it is soo much fun! it is a little hard at first but kicks ass as you warm up to it. TaikoDrumMaster
Jan 03, 05 5:36pm

This game, in My opinion, is one of the funnest games that I have played in a long...

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  • North America: Oct 26, 2004
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