Summary: Beaterator sets out to create a compelling music creator for the PSP. An application where you lay down beats and map out your own masterpieces. If that's the goal, then it succeeds in every possible way. This is not a game and shouldn't be judged as one.
Summary: In my line of work I'm expected to play a lot of similar games. I've gone through countless first-person shooters, a pile of role-playing games and so many music games that I've worn out four different fake plastic guitars.
Summary: Beaterator is a cheaper alternative to the great PC music creation tools, yet it still manages to hang with those offerings in terms of customization and content. Gamers will have to know straight up, Beaterator is a tool as opposed to a “game,”Â� but those that stick with it will be able to make...
Excerpt: The notion of "playing" Beaterator is a bit misguided, since there is little to do outside of making music. We don't consider that a game, but to Sony's credit, there are now plenty of things to do with one's PSP that fall outside the realm of pure gaming.
Excerpt: "Timbaland knows the way to reach the top of the charts / Maybe if I work with him I can perfect the art." So sang Weezer on their 2008 single, Pork and Beans. It's a piece of advice that Rockstar has taken to heart, working alongside the lauded producer to create Beaterator - the brand new music...
Excerpt: Considering that it comes from Rockstar, it may come as a surprise to some people that Beaterator is not a game at all. Rather it is a music creation tool designed to create the beat driven looped tracks characteristic of house, hip-hop, and techo styles of dance music.
Summary: Beaterator is a powerful music mixer with robust beatmaking features, as well as a highly addictive collection of original music and rhythm games and challenge modes - all available in the palm of your hand.