Samba De Amigo

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Dreamcast
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Description

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."

Screenshots

Samba De Amigo Dreamcast Pose
Samba De Amigo Dreamcast Concert de Amigo
Samba De Amigo Dreamcast Dancing in the Streets
Samba De Amigo Dreamcast Select the Music

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User Reviews

More Fun Than Monkeys Should Allow. Dreamcast Guy Chapman (1742)

Critic Reviews

All Game Guide Dreamcast 2000 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Sega Collectors Guild Dreamcast May 15, 2003 96 out of 100 96
SegaFan.com Dreamcast Dec 11, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
Video Games Dreamcast Jun, 2000 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot Dreamcast Jun 16, 2000 9 out of 10 90
SEGA-Portal.de Dreamcast Sep 20, 2009 9 out of 10 90
HappyPuppy Dreamcast Jun 26, 2000 8.5 out of 10 85
Mega Fun Dreamcast Aug, 2000 82 out of 100 82
Gamezilla Dreamcast Dec 04, 2000 79 out of 100 79
Super Play (Sweden) Dreamcast Mar, 2001 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Samba de Amigo appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
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