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.
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.
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.
Summary: There used to be a time when weird Japanese games were never released over here, because they cost too much money to translate and there was never a large enough audience to support these niche titles. But lately this has not been the case, especially on the PlayStation 2.
Excerpt: Diaphanous flowers in electric colors bloom and shimmer as freaky characters slide, spin and waddle across the dance floor in time with the ever-present beat. Little eruptions of colored notes, ripple effects and plenty of other psychedelic eye candy appear in beautiful patterns around them as they...