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beatmania (PlayStation)

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Description

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.

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beatmania PlayStation Pick a difficulty.
beatmania PlayStation Title screen
beatmania PlayStation The stars below the song show how difficult the song is.
beatmania PlayStation Try hitting the corresponding key at the exact moment the piece falls on it, or get a 'Poor' rating.

Alternate Titles

  • "Beatmania Europe" -- Informal Title

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The Press Says

NowGamer Jun 01, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Jun 27, 2000 14 out of 20 70
Super Play Apr, 2000 7 out of 10 70
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 (7317) added beatmania (PlayStation) on Mar 21, 2007