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Parappa The Rapper Remastered

Rating Summary

Based on 34 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

60

Top Critic Average

12%

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Based on 34 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Apr 4, 2017

Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment America

Genres: Music, Adventure

After 20 years since his Debut, PaRappa the Rapper returns to PlayStation! Relive the original music game and join PaRappa on his quest to win the heart of Sunny Funny and learn from favorite rap masters like - Chop Chop Master Onion, Instructor Mooselini, and Cheap Cheap The Cooking Chicken. Complete with all the music and gameplay that made PaRappa the Rapper an instant classic.

o Experience the original rhythm game on PS4 with a complete HD remaster including:
-Dynamic 4K support for PS4Pro and 1080p support for standard PS4.
-Remastered Hires Textures
-Enhanced Audio
-Additional Alternative Audio Tracks Included

o Play with two new features:
-“Feel the beat” – the controller vibrates to the beat throughout the song
-“See the beat” – enlarge the player icon so you know you hit the beat

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
6 / 10
Metro GameCentral

One of the most influential rhythm action games ever made, but the graphics and gameplay are definitely show their age – remaster or not.

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GameSpot

6 / 10
GameSpot

Parappa returns, looking like 2017, but still rapping like 1996.

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Destructoid

5.5 / 10.0
Destructoid

As much as I love PaRappa and his quest to find love with Sunny Funny, the experience was significantly marred with the visible lag and the lack of calibration options. For a remastered rhythm game, this is practically a must-have given calibration difficulties with modern televisions. I still enjoyed my time with the updated, clean-looking PaRappa, but I might just go back to playing the PSP version if I got the funky flow...

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TheSixthAxis

8 / 10
Jim Hargreaves

PaRappa the Rapper Remastered is a game we’d recommend to every die-hard PlayStation fan, but being a straight-up remaster is a double-edged sword. On one hand it preserves everything about the original game PaRappa fans love, albeit in a much higher resolution, but on the other, it shuns new features or a revised approach to its rhythmic gameplay. There’s a lot of history there as well as some great tracks and one of gaming’s most iconic art styles. PaRappa can be as punishing as it is unconventional but, with an open mind, it may also be one of the best games you’ve experience on PlayStation 4.

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