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Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘N’ Fun! and Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! Arriving Stateside

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Bandai Namco announced today that Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! for the Nintendo Switch, and Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! for the PlayStation 4, will come out stateside on November 2.

Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! for the Nintendo Switch introduces motion-control play with the Joy-Con controllers as drumsticks. During Rhythm Mode, players will be able to use platform exclusive characters with power-ups from such characcters as Kirby (from the Kirby series) and Squid (from Splatoon 2). Also included are 20 multiplayer rhythm-based mini-games that can be played by up to four players using additional controllers.

Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! for the PlayStation features a Ranked Mode, enabling players to connect online and test their skills against others around the world through ghost data. Players will also have the ability to unlock sound effects, costumes, and greetings for the Taiko no Tatsujin mascot, Don-chan, and can also play Guest Session with popular characters such as Hello Kitty and Hatsune Miku.

According to Dennis Lee, Director of Marketing at BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.:

[testimonials user=” email=” name=” position=” photo=”]“We are excited to bring Taiko no Tatsujin back to the Western audience for an entire new generation of Taiko fans! Nothing gets people moving and having fun like a great music game. Soon, fans will be able to enjoy this classic rhythm game with their friends at home and on the go!”[/testimonials]

You can view a trailer below:

Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! & Drum ‘n’ Fun! – Announcement Trailer | PS4, Switch

Source: Press Release
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