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Marching to the Beat of Their Own Drum — An Interview with the Creators of Patapon

Posted by on Aug 01, 2017

The googly-eyed Patapons march to the rhythm of the drum! First released in 2007 to worldwide critical acclaim, a remastered edition is out today on PlayStation 4.

Described by its creators as “Command & Carnival”, Patapon is a mash-up of strategy, simulation and music game elements. In order to reach the end of the earth and defeat the foes that stand in their way, the player commands their little guys to march, fight and much more, just by beating a drum rhythm. This hit series’ three games made their way into players’ hearts with their addictive blend of rhythmic drumming, strategic character development and troop composition, and of course, the characterful, lively little Patapons themselves.

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PaRappa, Patapon & LocoRoco Remasters Coming to PS4

Posted by on Dec 03, 2016

During the PlayStation Experience Showcase this morning, we were finally able to pump up the volume on three classic games with two things connecting them: 1) They feature music in a unique way and 2) They are all getting remastered!

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Twisted Metal, Patapon, and Hot Shots Headline New PSP Dual Packs

Posted by on Dec 20, 2011

Back in June we introduced the PSP “Dual Pack” that offers a selection of PSP Favorites. We’re happy to announce the availability of three new PSP Dual Packs featuring MotorStorm: Arctic Edge and Twisted Metal: Head-on; Patapon and LocoRoco; and Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee and Hot Shots Tennis.

These PSP Dual packs will be available at retailers nationwide in January as well as downloadable via the PlayStation Network for $14.99 (MSRP).

At an affordable price of $129.99 (MSRP), PSP continues to offer consumers the ability to enjoy console quality gaming on the go. PSP Dual Packs are a great fit for those who want to play and access a wide variety of PSP classics.

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Pata-Post Friday – Thanks for the Pata-Luv!

Posted by on May 29, 2009

To celebrate the launch of Patapon 2, a few weeks ago we asked fans out there to show us their Pata-devotion and send us some Pata-pics. And boy did they deliver! Here are a few of the best, but be sure to check out all the Pata-pics on Facebook! Thanks to all the fans out […]

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You want a PATA-SHIRT? Then send us a PATA-PIC!

Posted by on May 13, 2009

Unless you have been living under a rock, you probably know that Patapon 2 finally launched last week with some sweet reviews. “Back in 2008, I said that Patapon was the greatest game on the PSP; this year, that torch has been passed to Patapon 2.” – Greg Miller, IGN 9.5 “Editor’s Choice Award” “There’s […]

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Pata-Post Friday: Demo Day and New Evolution System

Posted by on May 01, 2009

Great news peoples of the blog! The long-awaited much-anticipated PlayStation Network Patapon 2 Demo has been released for mass consumption (i.e. everyone!), so set your PSPs to download and get ready for the war-tastic ethereal musical bliss known as Patapon 2. What you get, get, get with this fantastic free download is five levels of […]

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Pata-Post Friday – The Building Blocks of Pata-Pain

Posted by on Apr 24, 2009

Greetings Pata-peoples. It’s Friday and as you all prepare for a well deserved weekend, here is another dose of Pata-goodness to share. On Wednesday we covered Multiplayer Hotness and how you can now battle to the beat with your friends. Now, as promised, we are going to profile the “new recruits” of the Patapon army. […]

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Pata-post Wednesday: Multiplayer Hotness!

Posted by on Apr 22, 2009

So here we are again Dear Reader, on the edge of another Pata-post, a few seconds from divulging the secrets of multiplayer that Jeff so brutishly decided to amputate from last week’s post. But before we continue with this scheduled program, I want to take a moment to answer some questions about last week’s “digital […]

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