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Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work and the game plays. 4.1
Graphics The visual quality of the game 4.0
Personal Slant A personal rating of the game, regardless of other attributes 4.0
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.3
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Overall User Score (7 votes) 4.0

Critic Reviews

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Giant Bomb (Apr 03, 2009)
Rhythm Heaven is a great addition to the DS library that's definitely worth checking out if you've ever liked a WarioWare game. While the style isn't identical, this game definitely shares some of WarioWare's spirit. But a quick word of warning before you run off to order a copy--you will be tapping the screen constantly, and kind of loudly while you play, and that might make the people around you lose it. I swear, the guy on the airplane last night was fidgeting around like he was going to kill me. So... watch out for that. Other than that potential danger, though? Rhythm Heaven is awesome.
We just love the way the DS continues to push the boundaries of videogaming. This is one you have to experience!
90 (Apr 11, 2009)
Going into this game I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I am more than pleasantly surprised. A musical Wario Ware turned out to be a great idea and the game has enough quirks and unique aspects about it that most gamers will look up at the clock and realize they’ve been playing the game far longer than they expected. If you have any interest whatsoever in music-based video games, Rhythm Heaven is a must-own that won’t disappoint.
GamesCollection (Aug 29, 2008)
Per i fan della serie Wario Ware e gli amanti dei rhythm games, un gioco facile da imparare, divertentissimo da giocare, arduo da padroneggiare appieno.
Thunderbolt Games (Apr 19, 2009)
Though Rhythm Heaven doesn’t utilize the specific advantages of the new DSi hardware, it’s still a great game to help launch the system in style. It speaks to so many things fans love about Nintendo and their products. The game shows off both the simplicity and complexity of DS, but more importantly, Rhythm Heaven is an insanely good time. The flicking mechanic can be a tad finicky, but it’s nothing a bit of practice and finesse can’t overcome. That single issue aside, this is some of the most fun we’ve had on the system in quite a long while, and Rhythm Heaven is easily an early contender for DS Game of the Year.
Nintendo Life (Apr 06, 2009)
Rhythm Heaven is the epitome of simple game design, yet it never feels half-hearted in any regard. It’s bound to raise some eyebrows due to its strange sense of humour and a bare bones presentation, but it still stands as one of the finest titles to grace the Nintendo DS. It’s packed full of content and will keep even the most experienced gamers playing for a good length of time due to its deep replay value. If you own a DS you owe it to yourself to try this amazing game. Heaven never sounded so sweet.
Bordersdown (Nov, 2008)
It’s arguable whether Rhythm Tengoku Gold is better than its predecessor - the opening level certainly doesn’t start off as memorably - but sticking with it (and it’s impossible not to) means the whole package quickly endears itself. Regardless of where you sit on the superiority of the sequel, there’s certainly no denying that it’s just as entertaining, and one of the best titles for the DS this year.
IGN (Mar 31, 2009)
Even if you’re not a music fan you’re going to love Rhythm Heaven. It’s completely off the wall and unlike anything you’ve ever played on the Nintendo DS, not to mention incredibly fun and just as addictive. It’s awkwardly heavy in Japanese influence, but that’s half its charm – Western designers just couldn’t get away with some of the bizarre things that are going on in Rhythm Heaven. Hopefully North American gamers snag this one up as quickly as Japanese gamers did in the overseas version – maybe it’ll encourage Nintendo of America to localize the Game Boy Advance original as a WiiWare or DSiWare downloadable game.
UOL Jogos (Apr 06, 2009)
Excelente na concepção e genial na realização, "Rhythm Heaven" é um jogo perfeito para o Nintendo DS, que explora bem as capacidades da tela de toque, proporciona sessões rápidas e marcantes de jogatina e ainda exibe o melhor do humor nonsense da Nintendo.Falhinhas existem, mas se apequenam perante tanta qualidade. Quem sabe uma nova versão não venha para corrigir isso - e quem sabe até ousar com um modo para vários jogadores?
GameSpy (Apr 07, 2009)
Rhythm Heaven evokes segments of the WarioWare series, from its quirky art style to the quick-paced nature of many of its mini-games. In many regards, though, it's a departure. Wario's juvenile microgames encouraged quick reflexes and fast reaction. This game demands exact timing and precise inputs. In that sense, it's a much more challenging affair than the prior games. Some parts suffer from poor instructions or some imprecise touch-screen functions, but Rhythm Heaven is overall a solid package of great mini-games. Many long-time Nintendo fans complain that the publisher doesn't make games for them anymore. I'd offer up this title as evidence to the contrary.
Factornews (Apr 29, 2009)
En tout cas, force est de constater que les niveaux sont un régal pour les oreilles et le stylet. Entre les petits chanteurs a capella (dont on cloue le bec en gardant le stylet sur l’écran tactile et qui ne l’ouvriront que si on relâche la pression), les Moai chantants, les grenouilles danseuses ou encore le ninja découpant une foultitude d’objets au katana, tous seront l’occasion pour vous de sourire bêtement et d’accompagner la mélodie en tapant du pied (pour s’assurer de rester dans le rythme), ce qui vous vaudra parfois des regards bizarres de la part des gens qui partagent le train ou le métro avec vous. Et si en plus, vous jouez les yeux fermés pour ne pas être déconcentré par ce qui se passe à l’écran, c’est encore pire. Mais qu’importe, ce jeu est un tel concentré de fun qu’ils ne savent pas ce qu’ils ratent.
Pelaajalehti (Jun 03, 2009)
DS:llä riittää erilaisia pikkupelikokoelmia, mutta Rhythm Paradise on selkeästi niiden parhaimmasta päästä. Ajoittain outojen tehtävien perässä on hieman vaikea pysyä, mutta uudelleen yrittäminen kuuluu niiden luonteeseen. Pelin tekijät ovat joka tapauksessa oivaltaneet sen kaikkein tärkeimmän asian: pelaamisen kuuluu olla hauskaa, ja parhaimmillaan se voi nostaa jopa hymyn huulille. Ja juuri tästä on kysymys Rhythm Paradisessa!
80 (UK) (May 04, 2009)
Nevertheless, the game has an elegant simplicity when set against the intrinsic fussiness of the Guitar Heroes and Rock Bands of the world. It is a videogame that has no aspiration toward being anything other than being a videogame, but one which still tests your rhythmic competence every bit as stringently as Harmonix et al. It's the kind of thing that Nintendo rarely makes these days, and the kind of music game that's almost never made these days. A joyful, exuberant celebration of the rhythms that underpin our existence, Rhythm Paradise is as demanding as it is creative, and as beguiling as it is bonkers.
79 (May 14, 2009)
Ich kann von mir behaupten, ein gewisses Gespür für Musik und Taktgefühl zu besitzen. Trotzdem musste ich mich hier in manche rhythmischen Sequenzen einarbeiten und die Herausforderungen sind oft größer als man glaubt. Umso schöner ist das Erfolgserlebnis, wenn man endlich seine Medaille in Empfang nehmen und dadurch weitere Bonusinhalte freischalten darf. Allerdings hätte dem Titel auch ein Mehrspielermodus gut getan, bei dem man z.B. hätte vergleichen können, wer mehr Gefühl für den richtigen Rhythmus besitzt - alternativ wären sicher auch Koop-Spielereien möglich gewesen. Zwar wurde dieses Potenzial verschenkt, doch fügt sich Rhythm Paradise gut in Nintendos Touch Generation-Serie ein und bietet musikalischen Spaß für zwischendurch.
As fun and cool as this game may be I am not sure if it is that good. I think the concept is great and all but you seem to get punished harshly if you even mess up once. Rhythm Heaven is a great concept but it might be best to hold off until the second comes out.
GameSpot (Apr 01, 2009)
Rhythm Heaven is fun despite its demanding nature because it's so charming and silly. The visuals that accompany each level have their own unique touch, making each minigame enjoyable to watch just to see what wacky idea will crop up next. The music is outstanding, providing catchy beats that will stick in your head long after you've turned off the system, and the fidelity is high, especially when you plug in a pair of headphones. It's disappointing that this game doesn't offer multiple difficulty levels, but if you have music in your heart, you'll find something to enjoy here.
Jeux Vidéo Network (May 17, 2009)
Une petite perle d'humour et d'originalité, voilà comment l'on pourrait résumer Rhythm Paradise. Ce jeu musical parvient brillamment à réunir casual et hardcore gaming, grâce à un concept simple mais pas simpliste et une ambiance de haute volée. Laissez vos porter par le groove de ce titre magique, vous ne le regretterez pas.
Gaming since 198x (Jun 29, 2009)
Mal calibré, difficile d'accès et d'une rigueur impitoyable, Rhythm Paradise devrait toutefois trouver son public auprès des amateurs de rhythm games exigeants et des afficionnados de bizarreries à la japonaise, malgré un marketing complètement hors-sujet et raté.