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Taiko: Drum Master
7.1 out of 10

Taiko: Drum Master

Test your rhythm with Taiko Drum Master, a new game for players Read more

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Overall 7
7.4
Features 8
8.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 7
7.0
Lifespan 7
7.0

Taiko Drum Master

Gaming Target
15 January 2007
  • Summary: The product is sold in the U.S., the game is developed in Japan, and the plastic drum is made in China? I'm sure India takes care of the customer support.
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Overall 8
8.3

Taiko Drum Master

Game Over Online
26 April 2005
  • Excerpt: The rhythm game genre has evolved into a number of interfaces for players to get their groove on. There's the basic button pressing mechanic, which asks gamers to tap the corresponding button in time to the music or the onscreen icons.
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Overall 8
8.4

Taiko: Drum Master

Playstation Illustrated
26 April 2005
  • Excerpt: Hmmm, how does one describe the graphics in Namco’s Taiko: Drum Master ? Very Japanese, very wacky, and quite reminiscent of Sanrio . The characters are vibrant and full of life, however odd they may be.
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Overall 9
8.5

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GamingNexus
16 March 2005
  • Summary: Namco is well-known for introducing unique gadgets into well established genres of play. Most probably already know about how Namco revolutionized the lightgun shooter by introducing and its foot pedal, but there are a whole host of Namco games that most ‘Stateside gamers have never even heard...
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

GamesFirst!
21 November 2004
  • Excerpt: Taiko Drum Master comes with a special drum controller that you have to beat in time with onscreen icons. How can a game that comes with a drum not be fun? Fans of music and rhythm games are in for a treat. And kids bent on really ticking off the 'rents.
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Overall 8
7.7
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 9
9.0
Control 8
8.0
Replay value 8
7.5

Taiko Drum Master

Project COE
26 October 2004
  • Conclusion: When someone mentions a music or rhythm based game, chances are the first thing that will come to mind is the insanely popular Dance Dance Revolution , or perhaps the relatively new and rockin’ Guitar Hero .
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Overall 8
7.5

Taiko Drum Master

TotalPlayStation.com
24 October 2004
  • Excerpt: I don't know who's in charge of making publishing decisions at Namco, but you really do have to give them credit for taking games that five years ago wouldn't have had a snowball's chance in hell of getting pushed out Stateside, and publishing them here in the US with gusto.
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