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beatmania (PlayStation)

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This is the European edit of Konami's successful series Beatmania, a part of their BeMani franchise (DDR, DrumMania, Guitar Freaks and more). You get to play well known club tracks on a special controller that looks similar to the original arcade one, with 5 piano keys and a "turntable". Pieces of the song fall down the screen and you have to hit the right key or spin the turntable to nail the melody or drum piece falling. The better you get the higher your rating is, and you unlock more songs as you go.

In this version some of the songs featured are: "Sing It Back" by Moloko, "Jacques Your Body" by Les Rythmes Digitales, "Dreaming" by Ruffdriverz and many more.


beatmania PlayStation When they released the European version of the game in they picked some songs that would be familiar to Europeans, such as this one which was a hit in that year.
beatmania PlayStation Title screen
beatmania PlayStation The stars below the song show how difficult the song is.
beatmania PlayStation Pick a difficulty.

Alternate Titles

  • "Beatmania Europe" -- Informal Title

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The Press Says

NowGamer Jun 01, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Super Play Apr, 2000 7 out of 10 70 Jun 27, 2000 14 out of 20 70
Mega Fun Apr, 2000 63 out of 100 63
Power Unlimited Apr, 2000 5.8 out of 10 58
Power The PlayStation Mag / Playstation Power Apr, 2000 4 out of 10 40


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Parf (7315) added beatmania (PlayStation) on Mar 21, 2007