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PaRappa the Rapper

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation
90
3.8
PSP
64
4.1

Advertising Blurbs

www.playstation.com:
    He's back. Join everyone's favourite rhyme bustin' dog in the original crazy rhythm adventure.

    PaRappa is a rapping puppy with a crush, and to win the heart of the dreamy Sunny Funny and see off his rival, Joe Chin, he is going to need some help. So begins a musical journey of kung fu tuition with Chop Chop Master Onion, driving lessons and cake baking!

    PaRappa The Rapper returns to the stage for a 10th anniversary special on PSP. Developed in association with legendary multimedia musician, Masaya Matsuura, and famed New York artist, Rodney Greenblat, PaRappa The Rapper combines infectious and vibrant hip hop music with the iconic art style and flattened animation (PaRappa means "paper-thin" in Japanese) that made the original PlayStation and PlayStation 2 titles classics and defined the musical, rhythm action genre.

    • Rap on the go with up to three pals with new Ad Hoc Mode battles
    • Download remixed versions of your favourite PaRappa songs via Infrastructure Mode
    • Share the fun from Chop Chop Master Onion's dojo with friends via Game Sharing

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (12858) on Jun 05, 2010.

Back Cover - PS1 (US):

    "A BOLD NEW MOVE IN CREATIVITY"

    -Game Informer

    The original music video game.



    Help Parappa rap with the best of the master rappers and straight into Sunny's heart.

    Guaranteed you'll be singin' and dancin' along with Parappa and his pals to the most fun music mixes.

    "A creative gem."
    -Next Generation

    "Sounds like nothing you've played before? That's why it's so good."
    -Entertainment Weekly

    Contributed by Joshua J. Slone (4618) on Mar 20, 2004.

From uk.playstation.com:
    You will not have seen graphics like it: real-time 3D graphics depicting paper-thin 2-dimensional characters!

    Parappa the Rapper features the simple-minded and passionate Parappa, a canine rapper who longs for the affections of Sunny Funny.

    Parappa, who can't seem to get enough of Sunny (and rapping) travels through his peaceful hometown of Rodneytown, continually getting himself into trouble as he bumps into various rival characters who also dare to win Sunny's heart. In a valiant effort to become a grown man and impress his one love, Sunny, Parappa's many adventures take him to such places as the karate dojou, flea market and various other places.

    You are Parappa, rapping your way through six levels of the game, culminating in your performance at a live concert to a packed auditorium.

    Following a 'Simon Says' style gameplay, you press the game controller buttons in time with Parappa's rapping, or improvise your own rhythms. On each of the six levels, before you can rap free-style, you must first get a rap lesson - aiming for a 'cool' score on the Rapometer. Watch out for that 'awful' score - on every level there is a different teacher with their own rapping style.




    Contributed by Grant McLellan (545) on Sep 11, 2001.