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First Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! details and screenshots

Posted on April 19, 2018 by (@NE_Brian) in News

Bandai Namco shared the first official details and screenshots for Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! today. Songs from Pokemon, Super Mario Odyssey, Splatoon 2, and more are in the game.

Here’s the full roundup on Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version!, courtesy of Gematsu:

Swing the Joy-Cons Like Drumsticks

– “Furifuri Performance” control method included
– Here you swing the Joy-Con like drumsticks to enjoy a Taiko Drum Master experience just like you were at the arcade
– The “Don” note is hit with a straight downward swing of the Joy-Con
– The “Kat” note is hit with a diagonal downward swing
– HD Rumble is supported
– TV mode, table mode, and handheld mode supported
– Up to four Switch units can connect and play performances together in local multiplayer
– “Button Performance” and “Touch Performance” are also being prepared
– Swing the Joy-Cons with good timing when the notes overlap

Performance Characters that Possess Various Performance Skills

– Performance characters are new to this game
– Before starting a performance, you can select a performance character
– Each characters has different performance skills

Master Drumsticks

– If you select the Master Drumsticks character, there will be no distinction between “Don” and “Kat” notes allowing you to simply swing the Joy-Cons to match the rhythm

Lantern Eel

– If you select the Lantern Eel character, you can barrage the drums to get a high score

Song List: Part 1 Revealed (over 70 in total)

Genre Song Title
Pop “Takane no Haneko-san” by Back Number
Pop “Tomo ni” by Wanima
Pop “TT -Japanese Ver.-“
Pop “Zenzenzense” from Your Name.
Pop “R.Y.U.S.E.I.”
Pop “RPG”
Pop “Natsu Matsuri”
Anime “Dokomademo ~How Far I’ll Go~” from Moana
Anime “Howling” from The Seven Deadly Sins: Revival of The Commandments
Anime “Be The One” from Kamen Rider Build
Anime “Itsumo Nando Demo” from Spirited Away
Anime “Aloha!!” from Pokemon Sun & Moon
Anime “Cha-La Head-Cha-La” from Dragon Ball Z
Anime “Zankoku na Tenshi no Thesis” from Neon Genesis Evangelion
Anime “Odore Dore Dora Doraemon Ondo”
Vocaloid “Haikei Doppelganger” by Kemu
Variety “YouTube Theme Song” by Hikakin & Seikin
Variety “Grip & Breakdown!! Tatsujin Edit.” by Touhou Project Arrange Sound Holic feat. Nana Takahashi
Classic “Tengoku to Jigoku Jokyoku” by Offenbach
Game Music “Jump Up, Super Star! Short Version” from Super Mario Odyssey
Game Music Splatoon 2 Medley”

Party Games You Can Play with Everyone

– Game has party games you can play with everyone
– More details later, bunch a couple of screenshots have been released

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Taiko Drum Master: Nintendo Switch Version! boxart

Platform: SWITCH
Publisher: Bandai Namco
Developer: Bandai Namco
Release date: November 2, 2018
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