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Watch: Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 commercial

By Spencer . May 14, 2007 . 3:55pm

Nintendo has a commercial for Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii: Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 which is set to take Japan by storm on Thursday. The TV spot demos the gameplay, which is mostly the same as the first except with the addition of the rival cheer squad. Still looks good though and I can’t wait to […]

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Watch: Ouendan 2 demo footage

By Spencer . May 11, 2007 . 1:18pm

In less than a week Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 comes out in Japan, but Nintendo demo kiosks a demo of the second title with the song “Oh My Julia” from the Checkers. The demo level has a new story where you cheer on a barber. [youtube]3fdLZ_aykfI[/youtube] 

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Cheer for our Ouendan 2 media explosion

By Spencer . April 27, 2007 . 11:16am

We have a massive amount of Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Tamashii: Osu! Tatake! Ouendan 2 screenshots for you to see. These eighty screenshots showcase three different stories: sumo wrestling training, a “wild cup” soccer match and the girl’s chorus. Flip through the pages and catch an early glimpse of Ouendan 2’s storylines before it comes out […]

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Screen Gallery: Osu! Tatake! Ouendan 2

By Spencer . April 25, 2007 . 6:05am

In just a few weeks Inis is going to release a follow up to their rhythm cheerleading game to Ouendan. The gameplay in Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Tamashii: Osu! Tatake! Ouendan 2 hasn’t changed much, it’s the same beat tapping game with a rival cheer squad and new stories. A handful of pictures from GameWatch reveal […]

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Hot blooded Ouendan 2 box art arrives

By Spencer . April 18, 2007 . 6:18pm

  I’m not sure how exciting this is because it’s just box art. But then again it’s the box from Ouendan 2! You can see some of the people you’re going to be helping like the high school student from the first game, except he’s all grown up now. Just out of curiosity how many […]

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Burning news! Ouendan sequel out in May

By Spencer . April 11, 2007 . 11:35am

  Famitsu announced that the sequel to Ose! Tatake! Ouendan, Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Tamashii: Osu! Tatake! Ouendan 2 (Burn! Hot blooded Rythym Soul Osu! Tatake! Ouendan 2) is scheduled to come out on May 17th! Ouendan 2 hasn’t changed too much from the first game. You still tap numbers on screen and follow a beach […]

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Memorable Ouendan character returns in the sequel

By Spencer . March 26, 2007 . 6:33am

  Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan is one of those rare games where you are going to remember the bite sized story sequences because they are so hilarious. As a treat for fans it looks Inis is bringing back some of the characters that you saved in the first game back in the sequel. Remember the struggling […]

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Make: Gitaroo Man papercraft

By Spencer . March 18, 2007 . 6:05pm

In celebration of all things Inis here is a papercraft model for U-1’s dog Puma. In Gitaroo Man Puma carried the legendary Gitaroo which transformed U-1 into the intergalatic superhero. Since Puma has a naturally blocky body his model isn’t that difficult to make. Consider the Puma papercraft as a gateway into the world of […]

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Localizing Ouendan to the village people?

By Spencer . March 8, 2007 . 8:25am

During Keiichi Yano’s panel he spoke about the difficulties of localizing Ouendan for a Western audience. Before Inis decided on the cool blend of Blues Brothers, Charlie’s Angels and Austin Powers to create the Elite Beat Agents, they were considering a “hot blooded” designs inspired by the Village People. While the Village People version of […]

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Indie Game Intermission: ClickBeat – Open source Ouendan for the PC

By Spencer . January 29, 2007 . 1:21pm

Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan or better known as Elite Beat Agents outside of Japan was a novel concept made by Inis and Nintendo where you hit bubbles on the beat with the stylus. After seeing the game two developers re-created the game for the PC as ClickBeat. It’s not exactly the same game as Elite Beat […]

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Dress up and dance like Elite Beat Agents to win DS Lites

By Spencer . December 14, 2006 . 5:30am

Nintendo is putting together a contest for Elite Beat Agents, which is bound to make some hilarious and hilariously awful videos on the internet. Step one find three friends who aren’t camera shy. Step two dance and groove to the Elite Beat Agents theme song. Step three film two minutes of the madness and get […]

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Watch: New songs and videos in Elite Beat Agents

By Spencer . November 2, 2006 . 10:14am

While Elite Beat Agents is based off of Ouendan, it has a different setting and all new music. What Elite Beat Agents keeps is the gameplay and wacky humor that made it a hit in the first place. Sum 41’s song “Make the Difference” has Chris, a movie director making a popcorn flick where the […]

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Elite Beat Agents song list

By Spencer . October 16, 2006 . 12:26pm

Care of Wired’s Game|Life column, we discovered the entire track listing for Elite Beat Agents.   1. Walkie Talkie Man – Steriogram 2. ABC – Jackson Five 3. Sk8er Boi – Avril Lavigne 4. I Was Born to Love You – Queen 5. Rock This Town – Stray Cats 6. Highway Star – Deep Purple […]

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Gitaroo Man Lives! coming in November

By Spencer . October 2, 2006 . 11:35am

About a week after Elite Beat Agents is released, Inis’ first work is getting re-released on the PSP. Gitaroo Man Lives! is an extended port of the critically acclaimed, but hard to find PS2 game Gitaroo Man. Additions to the game include a two player duet mode and two new songs. When can you get […]

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Elite Beat Agents release date discovered

By Spencer . September 18, 2006 . 8:07am

With all of the Wii news coming from Nintendo it was easy to overlook that they announced the release date of Elite Beat Agents for the Nintendo DS. On November 8 2006 gamers can rock to iNiS music / rhythm game. Elite Beat Agents is the localized version of Ouendan with all new songs and […]

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Gitaroo Man Live!

By Spencer . June 14, 2006 . 11:36am

Before there was Ouendan (aka Elite Beat Agents) Inis designed a game where music was the weapon and playing an electric guitar in outer space was the way to save an alien planet. If the above looks vaguely familiar I’m talking about Gitaroo Man, a cult hit music / rhythm game. The story begins with […]

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