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Samba De Amigo (Dreamcast)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.
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Samba 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."


Samba De Amigo Dreamcast Samba Studio
Samba De Amigo Dreamcast Stage Cleared
Samba De Amigo Dreamcast Pose
Samba De Amigo Dreamcast Mini Game

User Reviews

More Fun Than Monkeys Should Allow. Guy Chapman (1746) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

Sega Collectors Guild May 15, 2003 96 out of 100 96
neXGam Feb, 2012 9.3 out of 10 93 Feb 08, 2008 90 out of 100 90 Sep 20, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Defunct Games Apr 23, 2005 90 out of 100 90
HappyPuppy Jun 26, 2000 8.5 out of 10 85
Gaming Age Nov 17, 2000 B+ 83
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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quizzley7 (21221) added Samba De Amigo (Dreamcast) on Nov 09, 2001
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