"HEY BABY HOW'S IT GOING?" I had the twisted pleasure of showing these videos to a handful of collegues on Monday and the first collective reaction was disbelief: "is this a real game?!!" Believe it. I mean, CRANK UP YOUR SPEAKERS and squirm in confustion to the sheer ridiculousness that is Rhythm Tengoku, a GameBoy Advance/Mini/DS game so bizarre & delightful that it has even been critically acclaimed by Wired Bloggers. Here's an excerpt from their gameplay study, which can be summarized as Wario Ware meets Brain Age:
As objects are thrown at your karate fighter, you punch them to the beat of the music. Another early game is third from left -- the pitching machine tosses a baseball, and you swing the bat on rhythm to home-run it into outer space. But Rhythm Tengoku quickly begins messing with you. In some games, the camera angle starts changing, so you can't rely on the visual of the baseball moving around. Sometimes the lights go out and you have to rely on aural clues, not visual ones, to know when to react. And sometimes -- this is the hard part, and of course it happens a lot -- the sound goes out completely, and you've got to rely on your own rhythmic ability to count out the beats before you hit the button again.
The Karateka stage is shown in the video above. It quickly becomes more obscure from here folks... Rabbits leaping from whales into space, cats in pajamas launching pellets into the air for the oncoming catapulting pengiuns... wow.
The Japanese Commercial. Could this look more unappealing?
More of these are available on Maketakunai's YouTube page. The demand for the game is moderately low, but because its an import you'll have to resort to the usual foreign suspects or Ebay. And that's it for today's Weird Game Wednesday. Until next week, stay sane!
Pixie The Fairy As I leave to go home to a meal of chili mac and possibly to watch Alien 3, I leave you with this thought: Farts.Torchman Question: What are the Persona Classics dlc sets like for Dancing All Night? Because I'm half interested, but if the characters used for the costumes aren't the best then eh... I know Nanako has a Aegis costume iirc but that's about it.VIRGO DeNA boss says that the Nintendo mobile games are coming soon. Hurry up and reveal the damn thing so I can know if I should be excited, interested, or disappointed? Pixie The Fairy There's a tumor going around the Episode II of Zeldas is getting a remaster. Meanwhile, Link's Awakening 3D would have been appreciated much more.
[img]http://zeldawiki.org/images/thumb/6/6e/Twilight.jpg/300px-Twilight.jpg[/img]CoilWhine I was playing MGSV, doing a Mine Clearing Side Op and saw a bear. I pelted it with tranq bullets, few seconds later it ran into a mine and blew up, alerting the enemies in the process. Holy shit I love this game.OverlordZetta Nintendo giveth, and Nintendo taketh away. Now coming next Thursday!gajknight The wait for Dragon Quest Heroes is killing me. AR challenges in Arkham Knight do not fill the void! Not even Cat-woman's nice butt can fill the void. These 3 days will be a trial. :(BaronVonSnakPak A client tipped me $50 today at a job site, which lead to me only spending $10 + tax for Dragon Quest Heroes.
Slime time baby.ChrisHannard Glory to The Many. The Many sings to us. RadicalYoseph Daily VGM #22 (Witcher 2) - Pam Pa Ram (The Witcher 3)
Instant classic 10/10. It's a travesty it wasn't included in the soundtrack. Maybe CDPR is preparing for a special second disc release? I sure hopeVIRGO Oh, look at that, the rough draft I choose not to delete of this paper I need to do! I can keep adding to that instead of starting over and getting frustrated and quitting. What a novel concept!Jiraya Boys & Girls Whatcha doing ? Have you watched Shimoneta ? GO SEE IT
OverlordZetta And speaking of Yo-Kai Watch, it sounds like the demo's out!El Dango Hello, Thomas. I see you're looking at our fine selection of quickposts. Do they please you?OrochiLeona Overwatch Beta livestreaming Thursday. All aboard the AWESOME train. CHOO! CHOO!PSISomething EXTREMELY SPOOPY TRAILER
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-cIGX8kE_g[/youtube]OverlordZetta I'm coming to realize my time off from blogging has made the progress I made at being succinct fade away into nothingness, as the world will see in about an hour. I also made Valkyrie Drive's boobs even more boring at Japanator last night! Somehow.VIRGO Apparently, Kero Blaster got an update... Neat.Barry Kelly [url="http://store.steampowered.com/app/397550"]Deus Ex: Revision is now a thing that's on Steam for free