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7.9 out of 10

Gitaroo Man Lives!

The game Gitaroo Man Lives is seen as a wild music game. The mix Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

Great game, but one VERY dissapointing aspect

Irene, Amazon
9 September 2013
  • Summary: I love this game, but didn't own the ps2 version. I thought it'd be a good idea to upgrade to something more recent and get it on the psp. Another plus would be the added ease of playing with headphones. This version is a lot gentler on your thumb, and more forgiving with joystick direction making stages like #5 easier. For some reason, I found stage #4 on expert mode to be MUCH harder than on the ps2 (perhaps due to the design of the psp).
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Overall 10
10

Gitaroo Man

Lulz S. Fowr, Amazon
17 July 2013
  • Summary: Gitaroo Man. Gitaroo freaking Man... This game is the best music game I've ever played and is technically the "original" Guitar Hero. "Gitaroo Man Lives" is a PSP port of the largely underrated game for the PS2, "Gitaroo Man." The plot follows a boy named "U-1" (translates to Youichi in Japan) as he learns of his ancestors musical past with the Gitaroos.
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Overall 10
10

love it

Lia Johnson-Baker, Amazon
29 November 2012
  • Summary: love the item, glad I purchesed it would order again. fast and reliable service and it was excatly what i needed
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Overall 10
10

Excellent title!

Ketsugo, Amazon
27 September 2011
  • Summary: I bought this on a recommendation from a friend who had been a longtime player of the PS2 Gitaroo Man, and I was not dissappointed, whatsoever. Coming to this from a history of Guitar Hero and Rock band for the past six or seven years, Gitaroo Man Lives! is a breath of fresh air. You play the game with the analog nub and the four face buttons, guiding the arrow onscreen through a twisting and turning line that follows along with the music.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Port

NeonTigerX3, Amazon
20 January 2011
  • Summary: Excellent port of the PS2 game. I actually feel like the PSP analog nub is more suited to playing this game.
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Review – Gitaroo Man Lives!

Michelle, videolamer
14 December 2009
  • Conclusion: I’m a huge fan of Gitaroo Man have been since it’s original release, and I’m glad it’s starting to make a name for itself. I must say the original PS2 game is quite hard – oddly enough the PSP version is a lot easier, it’s the one instance in which the analogue on the PSP is actually useful.
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Overall 8
8.0

Simply a great game

Mat Farquharson, Amazon
11 November 2009
  • Summary: I owned this game for my ps2 but lost it. Now that it is available for the psp, I can take it anywhere. Overall,this game is fun,even though it is short I enjoy the music and the gameplay very much.
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Overall 8
8.0

Buy this game

Morgan F., Amazon
18 October 2009
  • Summary: Anyone that missed out on this game on PS2 should pick it up on PSP. This is a beautiful example of simplistically innovative gameplay. If you play guitar or like J-Rock or even enjoy multiple genres of music in general this is the game for you. This game is to rhythym action games as guitar hero was to music action peripherals. Please give it a chance; you won't be disappointed.
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Overall 10
10

Fun and musical challenge

iRod, Amazon
25 April 2009
  • Summary: As far as music games, this is the one I like the most. I first played the game on the PS2, and it still meets my expectations on the PSP. The music is lively and entertaining, and the story line is great from the humble beginnings of U-1, down to the climatic battle with Zowie. The game is also helpful with practicing rhythm, if you hit the right button exactly on the beat you will get a "Great". Some stages can get a little tricky, rhythmically speaking.
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Overall 6
6.0

A Decent Port

Kei Kapanen "Gamer and Such", Amazon
30 November 2008
  • Summary: If you're a fan of Gitaroo Man and wish you could play it anywhere you go, then this is a good port of it. Gitaroo Man is my favorite game all time, but I do have a few complaints on this game. First, this may be resolved with the new 3rd gen PSPs coming out...sometime in the future, when the new PSPs can handle more movement, but for now with my 2nd generation PSP, some of the movement of the symbols on the screen become fuzzy and hard to follow.
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