Publisher: Namco Hometek Inc.
Developer: Namco Ltd.
Release Date: Holiday 2004
Multiplayer: 2 player/team single screen
ESRB Rating: RP (E expected)
you've got rhythm? Test out your skill with TAIKO: Drum
Master â€“ a new game for the whole family! Attach the
miniature Japanese drum controller to your PS2 and you're ready to
drum to the music. Play alone or go head to head with a friend and
see who will be crowned the ultimate Drum Master.
LEARN THE SKILL. Perfect the art of
the Japanese drum (taiko.) Tap on the surface and the edge of the taiko
controller â€“ either on one side or both sides simultaneously according
to the play instructions on the screen. You can choose songs at varying
difficulty levels, so as you advance, challenge yourself to the most
MULTIPLE MODES OF PLAY. Hone your taiko
skills, and play to the song of your choice â€“ if you can tap to the
rhythm of the song, you'll accumulate enough points to clear the stage!
Other modes include competition with friends and mini-games where you
use the taiko controller to clear non-musical objectives.
COMPETE WITH A FRIEND . Ready for more?
Go head to head with a friend for the battle of the drums. Play with
an additional taiko controller, or with the Dual Shock 2 analog controller.
You'll be able to monitor your performance against each other real-time.
VARIETY OF MUSIC. Drum to a wide variety
of music â€“ there are over 30 songs to play!