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Samba De Amigo

MobyRank MobyScore
Arcade
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Dreamcast
87
3.7
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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 Select the Music
Samba De Amigo Dreamcast Mini Game
Samba De Amigo Dreamcast Title Screen
Samba De Amigo Dreamcast Dancing in the Streets

User Reviews

More Fun Than Monkeys Should Allow. Dreamcast Guy Chapman (1745)

The Press Says

The Video Game Critic Dreamcast Feb 18, 2001 A 100
All Game Guide Dreamcast 2000 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
IGN Dreamcast Oct 18, 2000 9.5 out of 10 95
GameSpot Dreamcast Jun 16, 2000 9 out of 10 90
VicioJuegos.com Dreamcast Feb 08, 2008 90 out of 100 90
4Players.de Dreamcast Dec 20, 2000 87 out of 100 87
Spel för Alla Dreamcast Dec, 2000 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) Dreamcast Nov 24, 2000 4 out of 5 80
Jeuxvideo.com Dreamcast Jan 04, 2001 16 out of 20 80
Game Informer Magazine Dreamcast Feb, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75

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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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