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beatmania (PlayStation 2)

Everyone 10+
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Perspective
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69
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Description

The legendary rhythm game that started a craze in Japan makes its first outing in America! beatmania features over fifty songs from the classic beatmania and beatmania IIDX games, as well as a few originals.

The game includes a special turntable controller with a scratchpad and seven keys. You have to press the seven buttons and move the scratchpad according to what appears on screen, and the better you do, the more points you'll get!

This version of the game is different from other releases. Even though the game is called beatmania, it is closer both in appearance and play modes to beatmania IIDX.

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The Press Says

Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
GamingHeaven / DriverHeaven May 25, 2006 81 out of 100 81
Netjak Aug 29, 2006 7.7 out of 10 77
Play Magazine 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
PSX Extreme Apr 03, 2006 7 out of 10 70
HonestGamers Apr 29, 2006 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Apr 05, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Apr, 2006 5.8 out of 10 58
GameSpot Mar 31, 2006 5.6 out of 10 56

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Foxhack (12474) added beatmania (PlayStation 2) on Jul 12, 2007