DescriptionSamba De Amigo is a highly unique game: a maracas simulation. Game play is based around a special maracas controller that you use to interact with the music. The controller senses which region in space out of a possible 6 that the maracas are in. It also senses when the player shakes the maracas. As the music plays, the player must shake the maracas in the appropriate region with proper timing to progress. A standard controller can also be used if you do not have the maracas controller, which is sold separately.
The music in the game comes from a wide variety of sources. Some of the songs are traditional samba music, while others are recognizable pop tunes, like "Macarena" and "Tequila."
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The Press Says
|All Game Guide||2000||100|
|The Video Game Critic||Feb 18, 2001||A||100|
|Game Vortex||2000||100 out of 100||100|
|IGN||Oct 18, 2000||9.5 out of 10||95|
|SegaFan.com||Dec 11, 2001||9.5 out of 10||95|
|Gaming Target||Jan 08, 2001||9.5 out of 10||95|
|GameSpot||Jun 16, 2000||9 out of 10||90|
|GamePro (US)||Nov 24, 2000||4 out of 5||80|
|Spel för Alla||Dec, 2000||8 out of 10||80|
|Super Play||Mar, 2001||7 out of 10||70|
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