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6.5 out of 10

Technic Beat

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Technic Beat – Review

23 April 2005
  • Excerpt: Zzzzzzzzz….. Zzzzzzzzz….. Zzzzzzzzz….. hrm... wh... wha? Oh jeez, sorry! I must have dozed off while prepping for the review of Technic Beat . I sat down in front of my computer to do this piece, but I guess the sandman got the best of me with a little… well, with a lot of help from developer Arika. Anyway, since I'm awake… One sunny day, I got an envelope in the mail from our fearless leader.
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Overall 8

Technic Beat

The Gamers Temple
13 April 2005
  • Excerpt: Sure, Technic Beat is yet another music and rhythm game from the music and rhythm game crazed Japanese, but this one is a bit different. The first sign of this is that there is no dance pad included in the game. In fact, you don’t even play the game with a dance pad. Instead of mimicking on screen moves by pressing the D-pad, you are given control over a character on a fantastical dance floor.
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Technic Beat

The Armchair Empire
17 February 2005
  • Conclusion: TB doesn’t feature any licensed tracks from any musical artists, instead it features songs from classic Namco titles. It may have made TB a lot stronger of a game had it featured licensed tracks from various artists, but unfortunately that is not the case. A lot of the music is childish and can get annoying at times. One area where TB really stands out is the amount of game modes available. There are a total of ten available game modes.
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Overall 9

Technic Beat

Playstation Illustrated
24 January 2005
  • Excerpt: Technic Beat is a wacky rhythm game that’s more than just timing your button presses; it also requires you to strategically place your character(s) on the screen. The graphics of Technic Beat are... unique, yeah that’s the word for it. Each music stage is filled with bright colors and a ton of detail. The characters each have their own wacky Japanese style that would fit right at home in Taiko: Drum Master .
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Overall 7
Features 8
Gameplay 8
Graphics 7
Sound 8
Lifespan 8

Technic Beat

Gaming Target
18 January 2005
Overall 8

Technic Beat

Thunderbolt Games
29 November 2004
  • Excerpt: Thereís only one videogame genre where something like a rapping dog, goofy-looking dancing and various other oddities is acceptable: the rhythm/music genre. Technic Beat bursts onto the scene with a whole slew of strange things, such as a penguin that waddles around a dance floor, a funky life-size teddy bear, and visuals seemingly plucked out of an acid trip done right. But that isnít all Technic Beat provides.
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Overall 6

Expert Review

20 November 2004
  • Excerpt: Technic Beat's box features these words: Manic, mayhem, madness, mind-blowing, bizarre, and odd. Yep, that just about sums it up.
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