Taiko Drum Master ships to retail

Namco's Japanese rhythm game and included drum controller are now available in stores.


Namco Hometek today announced that Taiko Drum Master has shipped to North American retail outlets and is available starting today for the PlayStation 2. Taiko invites players to learn the art of the traditional Japanese drum through the use of a Taiko controller, which is included in the $59.99 package.

With a song selection of more than 30 pop hits, classical pieces, and soundtrack selections from Namco titles such as Soul Calibur II and Katamari Damacy, Taiko Drum Master is the first North American installment in one of Japan's most popular arcade and PS2 series. It is rated "E" for Everyone.

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