A game with loads of fun and loads of heart
The game includes 19 songs and while they are all covers, all of them are done very well (Chicago's Your the Inspiration cover is hands-down the best cover ever made for the song). They also all tie into stories and are usually well pulled-off (again, the story with Your the Inspiration is the best). While not everyone will like all the songs, they all work and some may find songs they hate sound a bit better in cover form. The game has you pressing buttons in order and in rhytem, occasionaly sliding the stylus around when necessary. While it looks simple, it's actually quite complex and requires a good deal of timing to work right. It's big problem is that your hand will often cover up where you should tap next, making you miss some notes. The game tries to make-up for this with multiple colors and a hand that points you to where you should go next, but it's still a problem. However, that's about the only problem I can lodge against this game. The music was well selected, the little skits and stories that play out like a comic book are very well done, and it's just challenging enough. When you do fail, it also gives you a felling of "If I play this song just one more time, I know I can beat it" that makes it addicting. It can now be had on the cheap and it makes for one great purchase for your DS.
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