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Metascore
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Generally favorable reviews - based on 51 Critics

User Score
8.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 99 Ratings

Summary: In a jam? Well, all these guys DO is jam! Prepare to rock as these beat masters use their groovy moves to save the day. As the music plays, players tap the screen, trace rhythmic patterns and keep the beat as the story unfolds on the top screen. Every scene is accompanied by rump-shaking tunes, but players have to keep the Elite Beat Agents grooving. The worse players do, the worse the story might end up. Whether they’re helping a lost dog find its way home or helping a babysitter charm a hunky football player, no crisis is too weird. The public knows of government agencies like the FBI and CIA, but little is known of this super-secret agency. Code-named Elite Beat Agents, these men in black are heroes' heroes and the coolest group of guys this world has ever known. Of course, according to official records, they do not exist. Their leader, an ex-CIA agent named Commander Kahn, scans the world for cries of help. When he finds one, he dispatches the agents, who assist their targets by performing a song and dance. The hypnotic nature of their rocking revives the targets with "Groovy" energy that boosts their willpower and helps them overcome their obstacles. Every stage is presented in a storyline fashion. All stages share similar basic elements and game flow: The player gets introduced to the target’s problem in a comical intro. Commander Kahn dispatches the agents to the scene. The agents arrive in a special "Beat Transport" that is tailor-made for the situation. The song starts as the agents and player meet the target. By tapping and tracing patterns that appear on-screen, players play along with the song’s rhythm. The animated story changes depending on how well the player performs. After each section, the player gets judged. Depending on the Elite-o-meter's judgment, the story will go well or poorly. If the player makes it though the whole song, he or she will be judged on the whole thing and get one of three endings. [Nintendo]
Rating: E10+
Official Site: http://www.elitebeatagents.com/
Developer: iNiS
Genre(s): Music
Number of Players:1-4 Players
ESRB Descriptors:Cartoon Violence, Crude Humor, Lyrics, Mild Lyrics, Suggestive Themes
Offline Modes:Competitive, Cooperative
Connectivity:Game Sharing, Wi-Fi
Cast Credit
Keiichi Yano Director
Masako Harada Producer
Kotaro Umeji Storyboard/Character Concept
Bianca Allen Voice Acting
Helen Morrison Voice Acting
Satoru Iwata Executive Producer
Nate Bihldorff North American Localization
Shinya Saito Producer
Atsushi Saito Character Design/Illustration
Koji Ito Scenario
Risako Watanabe Art Director
Satoshi Rani Sound
Ike Nelson Voice Acting
Justin Berti Voice Acting
Jonathan Sherr Voice Acting
Marcus J. Pittman Voice Acting
Charles Glover Voice Acting
Steven Haynes Voice Acting
Miwa Gardener Voice Acting
Iain Gibb Voice Acting
Will Krahn Voice Acting
Brooke Stephenson Voice Acting
Carolyn Miller Voice Acting
Katie Adler Voice Acting
Masahiko Mashimo Supervisor
Kishiko Miyagi Scenario
Yoko Ogasawara Illustration/Digital Paint
Aya Nakai Illustration/Digital Paint
Tomoyuki Nakane Illustration/Digital Paint
Satomi Onodera Illustration/Digital Paint
Masashi Miyata 3d Animation
Akinori Ozawa 3d Animation
Yuta Watanabe 3d Modeling
Tak Uchida LA Vocal Coordination
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