Parents' Guide to

Patapon

By Brett Molina, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Hypnotic, fun rhythm game with quirky characters.

Game PSP 2008
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What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 1 parent review

age 4+

Good Rythym Game For PSP!

There Is Almost No Violence And The Violence Is Throwing Spear's At Black And White Eyeball's. It Is A Great Game And I Do Not Want To Spoil It But The Good Guy's Prevail!

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

The look of Patapon is incredibly unique. For walking eyeballs, the Patapons can be very expressive. Environments boast plenty of powerful colors that pop right off the screen. Learning the drum beats is easy, yet there's still a solid challenge between hulking enemies as well as attempting to string varying beats together in succession. Also, don't be surprised if the catchy tunes get stuck in your head.

Patapon also sports a surprisingly high level of customization. Between battles, you go to Patapolis to create stronger Patapons using collected items. You can then customize or upgrade each with weapons and armor. Each Patapon's stat sheet is thorough, detailing everything from attack power to speed so you can strategize on how to become more powerful. This gameplay is fascinating and fun, making Patapon a must-have for PSP owners of any age.

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