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Red Bull rhythm and isometric breakdancing

By Spencer . April 7, 2008 . 9:41am

When I think of breakdancing I think of footwork not geometric shapes. However, until Konami makes Breakdance Revolution every game about B-Boys and B-Girls boils down to timed button presses. Playlogic’s game SPONSORED BY RED BULL goes for a different approach. With the help of the touch screen players trace lines vaguely in the shape […]

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Ouendan! Cosplay and dance-off!

By Dan . December 21, 2007 . 2:01am

I posted this yesterday over on thebbps but couldn't help myself from bringing it here. A group of cosplayers dress up like the heroes from Ouendan 2 and then perform the dance number from the final song in the game! It's incredibly geeky and completely awesome.    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n72Co7FkO4E[/youtube]

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Elite Beat Agents bound for Korea, a slim chance for K-Pop?

By Spencer . August 6, 2007 . 12:35pm

Watching what Nintendo is doing in Korea has always been rather interesting to me. Unlike other companies that shovel games to the market ripe with Japanese text, Nintendo is carefully localizing each game. Releasing Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team in Hangul is of their major localization projects and it arrives in South Korea at […]

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Bring the Elite Beat Agents in Ouendan

By Spencer . June 21, 2007 . 9:39am

Nintendo has a really clever bonus for fans of Inis’ beat tapping series. If you have Ouendan 2 you can hop over to the Touch! Try! DS stations and download the character models from Elite Beat Agents team. Once you get the download the models are permanently available in the game and you can switch […]

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Watch: Ouendan 2′s more serious side

By Spencer . May 24, 2007 . 6:23pm

Most of the stories in Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 are lighthearted where you help a kid from wetting his bed and shoot a giant water monster with a hair dryer. One of the stories where you play as the Blue Ouendan bucks the trend and teeters on the sappy side. The story is about two […]

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Watch: Selling shoes to aliens in Ouendan 2

By Spencer . May 18, 2007 . 8:10pm

One of my favorite scenarios stars a shoe salesman who heads to outer space to sell shoes. Luckily for him he runs into jellyfish-like aliens and a millipede alien who calls into his home shopping network. This video has the new blue Ouendan squad cheering on the salesman and the song in the background is […]

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Watch: Ouendan 2’s catchy song “Julia ni Shoshin”

By Spencer . May 18, 2007 . 5:59pm

Of course this is my opinion only, but one of the better songs in Ouendan 2 is Julia ni Shoshin from the Checkers. In this scenario you play with the original Ouendan crew who is cheering on a hot blooded barber who makes wild haircuts. He meets a new rival barber and the only way […]

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Burn! Ouendan 2 in the house

By Spencer . May 17, 2007 . 11:40pm

I came home to find a copy of Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii: Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 waiting for me to play. The game starts out with one song (Sukima Switch’s Zenryoku Shonen) and the original cheer squad with Ryuta. After cheering the university student from the original Ouendan get a good job in New York […]

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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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Nodame Cantabile DS: Ouendan meets Mozart

By Richard . May 4, 2007 . 11:25am

Since Ouendan proved to be mighty fun on the DS, I was extremely curious when I heard about Nodame Cantabile, another Ouendan-like rhythm game with classical music. While the game is based on the Nodame Cantabile manga series, previous knowledge of the story is not necessary to enjoy the game. You play as a journalist […]

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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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