Do-Don! It’s Time To Drum Up A Monster Hunter Medley

By Eugene . January 22, 2014 . 4:28pm

Taiko: Drum Master for Wii U promised free downloadable music and it’s delivering on that front. The game is renowned for including a metric ton of famous songs from all things geeky in Japan, and this week’s batch of DLC was no different.

 

In the recent DLC, there’s a tie-up collaboration with Monster Hunter 4, which will get you a lovable version of your Taiko dressed up in Monster Hunter gear as well as a Monster Hunter 4 medley theme.

 

Other songs include:

“Fall in love Fortune Cookie” by AKB48

“Red”

“Just Live More” from Kamen Rider Gaim

“Miku Miku ni Shite Ageru”

“Field Burning Dance”

 

Taiko: Drum Master is out now on Wii U.


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  • JonathanisPrimus

    Don-Don-Chaka-Chaka

    • Dexward

      Pata-Pata-Pata-Pon

  • Pdugna

    Drum looked like a fish for a sec there.

  • 하세요

    I wish Chibi Dragon to Fushigi na Orb had DLC. I would’ve loved a MH4 Medley. I hope another 3DS one comes out though.

  • Shane Guidaboni

    I would love to have another Taiko Drum Master game in the US. Why did the first one have to sell so poorly?! These games are so fun.

    • Spirit Macardi

      I’m guessing it sold poorly because they replaced most of the music from the Japanese version with crappy American pop music.

      • 하세요

        Both the JP / NA version had the same track listing for the most part. I don’t blame them for using our music; you’re not going to attract an audience to a rhythm game when all of the songs are in a language you don’t understand, especially when many songs are full of high-pitched voices.

        It may be standard pop in Japan, but not so much in America. Also, the taiko itself is a Japanese instrument. NA is used to drums and guitars, thus the success of Rock Band / Guitar Hero. It’s a game series full of things that really don’t relate to the American culture…at all. I wish it did better, but I do not blame Namco for discontinuing it over here at all.

        I try to support the series as much as possible via importing / playing the arcades at conventions (yeah I know they aren’t profiting off of that.) but I draw the line at importing a Japanese Wii-U ._.’

        • Shane Guidaboni

          I don’t think the instrument thing is the reason. What’s a taiko? It’s a drum. Oh, a drum; you beat it with a stick. It speaks to any person, really. It’s no different than playing any other drum. Drums are probably the oldest instrument.

  • Cyrus

    Not surprising considering that Chibi Dragon to Fushigi na Orb has the MH3G medley~ =)

    • 하세요

      Taiko no Tatsujin Wii: Chogouka-Ban had it as well. I could only clear it on Oni with the Wiimote – I’m too slow on the drums ._.’

  • http://www.midnightgaming.blogspot.com MidnightScott

    I really wish the Wii U was region free I would import this game immediately. I hacked my Wii to play import games and imported numerous games…at this point I think Nintendo should just send out an update allowing it to play games from any region. It’s not a hardware lock it’s a software code.

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