Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun!

Bandai Namco Games

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
80
Top Critic Average
68%
Critics Recommend
Based on 25 critic reviews
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Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun!

Rating Summary

Based on 25 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

80

Top Critic Average

68%

Critics Recommend

Based on 25 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchNov 2, 2018

Publisher: Bandai Namco Games

Genres: Arcade, Music

Enjoy the cult classic arcade rhythm game from Japan in the comfort of your own home! Use motion controls to enjoy drumming like never before! - CROSSOVER CHARACTERS AND UNIQUE IN-GAME SKILLS - Play using Nintendo crossover characters such as Kirby and Splatoon 2’s Squid, and take advantage of new character support skills to assist in play - PLAY USING MOTION CONTROLS - Play Taiko “arcade style” by using the Joy-Con motion controls, or use the touch screen or standard button controls to play to your liking - PLAY WITH YOUR FRIENDS - Connect multiple Nintendo Switch consoles though Local Wireless Session to play Taiko Mode or multiple Joy-Con to a single Nintendo Switch to play Party Mode with up to 4 players - ENJOY AN ICONIC SONG LIST - Over 70 songs featuring Dragon Ball Z, Super Mario Odyssey, and many more! - NEW PARTY MODE - Connect multiple controllers and up to 4 players can play through 20 rhythm-based challenges, plus expert difficulty

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Taiko no Tatsujin's solid rhythm gameplay is a good hook, but Drum 'n' Fun's mini-games make the Switch version shine.

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There's a lot of great songs to play in Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun, even if its staying power is deflated a bit without friends due to the lack of modes. If you can get over that, Taiko's core "two-note" system is tried and true: the beat is strong with this one.

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No matter what way you choose to buy, though, both are great and make for an excellent musical addition to your game collection.

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Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun is, in all honestly, a near-perfect rhythm game. Every piece of the puzzle that makes up this game is meticulously chosen to create a wonderful experience for newbies and pros alike. Beginners will be instantly engaged by the simple two-button gameplay, while advanced players will be able to test their strength on the insane speed of higher difficulty tracks. No matter which side you fall on, there's enough content here to keep you engaged for a long time.

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