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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 Select the Music
Samba De Amigo Dreamcast Samba Studio
Samba De Amigo Dreamcast Concert de Amigo

Promo Images

Samba De Amigo Screenshot
Samba De Amigo Screenshot
Samba De Amigo Screenshot
Samba De Amigo Screenshot

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User Reviews

More Fun Than Monkeys Should Allow. Dreamcast Guy Chapman (2001)

Critic Reviews

IGN Dreamcast Oct 18, 2000 9.5 out of 10 95
Defunct Games Dreamcast Apr 23, 2005 90 out of 100 90
Video Games Dreamcast Jun, 2000 9 out of 10 90
4Players.de Dreamcast Dec 20, 2000 87 out of 100 87
HappyPuppy Dreamcast Jun 26, 2000 8.5 out of 10 85
GamePro (US) Dreamcast Nov 24, 2000 4 out of 5 80
Planet Dreamcast Dreamcast Nov 11, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Gamezilla Dreamcast Dec 04, 2000 79 out of 100 79
Game Informer Magazine Dreamcast Feb, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
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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