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Average Player Score Based on 249 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 249 ratings
  1. 10 (37)
  2. 9 (74)
  3. 8 (85)
  4. 7 (33)
  5. 6 (7)
  6. 5 (4)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (6)

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  • User Rating 8.5

    i love this game!

    Rated on May 19, 2012 by veganintendo

    this game is a true gem for the ps2, specially if you can get a hold on the Taiko drum peripheral, it,s very responsive, but also quite loud, i annoyed thehell of my. girlfriend b eating on the rytm ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.7

    This game is very well designed and a very good amount of song choices.

    Rated on June 03, 2007 by arb92

    The ways this game is very good is the song choices, this game has some of the best song choices (between this game and donkey konga). You have bands like, Good Charlotte, The Goo Goo Dolls, and many ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.9

    Great music = great game.

    Rated on December 23, 2004 by waggs

    Simply put, the music in taiko Drum master is just plain good. Expecting to hear a bunch of Japanese pop, I was surprised when I heard an oldie-but-goodie by the jackson 5. "A-B-C, it's as easy as 1...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    i think its a fun game and a must have game!

    Rated on January 28, 2006 by heywhatsup2244

    its a very fun game with popular songs and songs that they made up. it so much fun and you must by it. its like donky konga but different. if you like donky konga you will like this game! i play it so...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4

    Great game, but more fun with the gamepad than the drum.

    Rated on February 06, 2006 by rdknight2

    Initially I tried playing this game with the drum and found it frustrating. It overwhelms the sound of the music coming from the game. It roves around the floor while I whomp on it. The rims, which...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4

    Taiko loses alot from it's Japanese to English version.

    Rated on March 04, 2006 by Mikarin375

    The orginal Japanese game was much better , more songs and more options. Games sometimes lose stuff when they come to America. Sure it's America but some of the songs are just odd. This game is also l...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Mediocre but still amusing game. Nice little party game.

    Rated on December 11, 2006 by neochichiri

    This game is somewhat fun when you first start playing. It's easy to learn, though not as easy to master. There are definite drawbacks to the default drum that is included with the game. It is not ver...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Pure rhythm among the family of rhythm games.

    Rated on January 01, 2007 by BluemanSteele

    Taiko Drum Master is one of the many peripheral laden games that requires something more than the dual shock to play as intended. A huge taiko drum comes with the game, along with two smooth plastic s...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Great game, fun for parties or single player.

    Rated on December 14, 2008 by Sicksixix

    Though I am reviewing the US version of Taiko no Tatsujin, it still has some merits... the gameplay remains untouched and managed to get some good music. Unfortunately some songs like Toxic by Britne...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.8

    the best music to game game out !

    Rated on December 04, 2005 by Trendkill351

    taiko drum master is a very fun and funny game. the animations of the game will make you wonder what thoose silly japs think. the game is very fun. beats pop up on the screen and u have to play th...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.