musepoetique's Elite Beat Agents (Nintendo DS) review

Loads of fun with some frustration.

A friend of mine had a Japanese version of this game and I instantly fell in love.  Years later I decided to buy the official US release.  The price $5.  Amazing price for an amazing game.  The mini story lines are hilarious and entertaining.  The dancing and singing "agents" add a fun element to the game.  The only thing that turned me off was that sometimes the notes would get out of sync.  It was frustrating when this happened.  This was usually fixed when you started another song. 
The multiplayer aspect is a lot of fun.  Watching the cut scenes really amplify the experience.  It was fun watching to see exactly who did best in each section.  I definitely recommend this game.


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