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Nintendo Takes on Taiko Drumming

28th Oct 2014

Maybe the popularity of games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band has waned here in the United States, but those types of interactive musical games are still a hit in Japan. Nintendo Life reports that two Taiko Drum Master games have just been released for the Wii and Nintendo 3DS. Namco Bandai, the company that makes the games, has shipped out over 500,000 copies of the games. While they are a success in Japan, the few company attempts to drum up a following outside the island nation were met with disappointing sales. The Taiko drum is considered a national icon. Read more here: Recent Taiko Drum Master Games Ship Over 500,000 in Japan