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Taiko no Tatsujin: Wii U Version (WiiU cover
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Taiko no Tatsujin: Wii U Version WiiU

A new installment of Japan's popular series of music games, in which players hit the rhythm of music on virtual taiko drums.

Arcade | 2D | rhythm | music | co-op | splitscreen | Nintendo exclusive titles

Taiko no Tatsujin: Wii U Version Release Date WiiU


developer: Bandai Namco Entertainment publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment Official website

Japanese language game language: Japanese

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Taiko no Tatsujin: Wii U Version on the Wii U console is a classic music and rhythm game in which players use virtual taiko drums. Production is the first installment of the series, which came to Wii U. Bandai Namco is responsible for creating the game. The Taiko no Tatsujin series began its life in 2001 in Japanese arcade salons, where it gained great popularity and a multitude of fans. Since then, it has had several more versions, including ports on PlayStation 2, PSP, PS Vita, Wii, Wii U, Nintendo DS and 3DS. The series had only one official release in the West, in 2004 it was released on PlayStation 2 under the changed title Taiko Drum Master.

Taiko no Tatsujin gameplay: Wii U Version is extremely simple and, like other games in the genre, relies on the hearing of players, their reaction speed and knowledge of individual tracks. Our task is to accurately beat the rhythm on taiko drums. This is done with a few buttons. During the game, has a color screen on a straight line move from right to left red and blue symbols of the drum, indicating where we are to hit the instrument (red - center, blue - edges). The title offers four difficulty levels, which increase the frequency of symbols and introduce additional challenges.

Taiko no Tatsujin: Wii U Version offers a wide variety of control options (flap, buttons or touch screen pad), in addition, a special edition of the game is sold with a unique taiko-shaped controller. The title also works seamlessly with older dedicated controllers that were sold with earlier versions of the series released on Wii.

The game also has a local multiplayer mode for up to four players. They can use their own controllers or exchange the pad by passing songs one by one.

The production includes a rich library of over 70 licensed works from anime, games, series and films popular in the Land of the Cherry Blossom. In Nintendo's digital store you can also find dozens of additional songs, which are not available on the game disc. The two-dimensional graphic design of the title retains the colourful and distinctive style for which the series is known. During the game, players have a chance to unlock numerous costumes and accessories for the characters appearing on the screen during the game.

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Game mode: single / multiplayer   Multiplayer mode:   Player counter: 1-4  

Age restrictions Taiko no Tatsujin: Wii U Version: Good for all ages.

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