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Beautiful Katamari (Xbox 360)

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72
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3.9
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Description

Beautiful Katamari is the first game in the series to appear on a Microsoft console. Gameplay is similar to earlier entries: the player controls a prince who rolls katamari for the King of All Cosmos. The king accidentally ruined the cosmos during a game of tennis and a black hole is sucking up all matter. The prince needs to help by rolling katamari in various missions to restore the galaxy. The katamari can only pick up objects smaller than itself, but as more are gathered, it grows in size.

The main menu area has been turned into a princedom, a galaxy where the prince can wander around, talk to people and choose one of the missions. New cousins appear here, and bonus features include a photo mode, new levels and statistics.

Continuing the multiplayer options introduced in Me & My Katamari, different kinds of modes are available. Offline, players can battle against each other or work cooperatively by both controlling a single katamari (one analog stick per player). Online, up to 4 players can compete in different game modes with leaderboards and a main lobby. The objective ranges from creating a katamari as large as possible, or building it up from specific parts as instructed by the king.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Beautiful Katamari Damacy" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

Games Radar Oct 19, 2007 8 out of 10 80
GameDaily Oct 18, 2007 8 out of 10 80
GameTrailers Oct 16, 2007 8 out of 10 80
TalkXbox Nov 11, 2007 78 out of 100 78
Gamernode Oct 28, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
Kombo.com Nov 01, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
Worth Playing Nov 05, 2007 6.8 out of 10 68
Tweakers.net Mar 12, 2008 6 out of 10 60
Bordersdown Nov, 2007 6 out of 10 60
G4 TV: X-Play Dec 04, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Sciere (275095) added Beautiful Katamari (Xbox 360) on Oct 16, 2007