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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."


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More Fun Than Monkeys Should Allow. Dreamcast Guy Chapman (1997)

Critic Reviews

Game Vortex Dreamcast 2000 100 out of 100 100
Computer Bild Spiele Dreamcast Jan, 2001 1.25 out of 6 95 Dreamcast Dec 11, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95 Dreamcast Sep 20, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Video Games Dreamcast Jun, 2000 9 out of 10 90
Gaming Age Dreamcast Nov 17, 2000 B+ 83
Mega Fun Dreamcast Aug, 2000 82 out of 100 82 Dreamcast Jan 04, 2001 16 out of 20 80
Spel för Alla Dreamcast Dec, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Planet Dreamcast Dreamcast Nov 11, 2000 8 out of 10 80


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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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