Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan is an addictive music game, the game’s content involves a supporters group who wears Japanese’s gaku uniforms with a red armband. They will encourage people who are feeling depressed or low self-esteem. In addition, this game was available only in Japan (on July 28, 2005).
How to play
With a music challenge, each song is a separate task to complete. You will join the challenge by performing on the DS’s touch screen. With the active stylus, you have to touch the highlighted spots on the screen. Each successful touch will help you bring back a corresponding score. These markers are also numbered (1,2,3,4 …). In particular, there are 3 different types to explore. The first is the Hit Markers, which is a circle and displays its ordinal number inside the circle. Next, Phrase Markers has design with a fixed way. In which, you will have to move the active stylus according to the ball to the required locations to get the score. Finally, the Spin Markers is a spin, and the player has to rotate the active stylus in this rotation (completing a spin helps you get more bonus points).
In each challenge, there are three different milestones for players to collect, and each will match each player’s reflexes. With slow reflexes (making touches slower than the song’s rhythm), you only get 50 points. To get 100 points, you have to have an average response and match the rhythm in the song. The highest score (with quick reflexes and synchronized with the bowl’s rhythm) is 300 points. Like many other music games, Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan requires players to have a good concentration to create many combos and quickly increase the score. For example, you have a reflex that matches the song’s tempo and hits exactly 50 times. Every successful with 100 or 300 scores, you will receive a new score of 100 times 50 or 300 times 50. Along with interesting challenges, this game also owns a diverse number of songs. In addition, each has four levels as Easy mode, Normal mode, Hard mode, and Insane mode. In which, Easy mode and Normal mode are two basic levels to get acquainted with the game. The markers have a slow speed on the screen, making it easy to complete the challenge. And Insane mode and Hard mode are the two most complex levels. Songs on these two levels are fast-paced, and markers will appear constantly on the screen at high speed.