The celebrated cult classic taiko drum rhythm series Taiko no Tatsujin arrives in Europe, with two new games announced by Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe.

The hugely popular Japanese rhythm game comes to Europe for the first time featuring a wide variety of new songs, special crossover characters and multiplayer capabilities that are sure to get players drumming to the hypnotic rhythm of taiko drums. Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! for Nintendo Switch and Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! for PlayStation 4 each boast unique features that tailor the experience to each specific platform for optimised gameplay.

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Using the Joy-Con controllers as drumsticks, Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! for Nintendo Switch introduces motion-control play that uniquely replicates the popular arcade-style experience. The game also features 20 multiplayer rhythm-based mini-games that can be played by up to 4 players. Additionally, in the Rhythm Games Mode, players will be able to play as characters from classic Nintendo games including Kirby from Kirby and Squid from Splatoon 2.

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Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! for PlayStation 4 plays to the spirited competitive side of Taiko with its Ranked Mode, enabling players to connect online and test their skills against Taiko players around the world. Players will also have the chance to unlock costumes, sound effects, and greetings for the game mascot Don-chan, and play Guest Session with popular characters such as Heihachi from Tekken, Pac-Man and Hello Kitty.

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Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun! for Nintendo Switch and Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session! for PlayStation 4 will be available 2nd November, 2018.

For more information about these games head to Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe’s official website.

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