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Def Jam Rapstar (Wii)

Def Jam Rapstar (Wii)
alaScore 87

17 reviews

Jul, 2014

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo Wii Games the Def Jam Rapstar (Wii) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Def Jam Rapstar (Wii)

 

For years, people have gathered around the television, USB-powered microphones in hand, to test their singing prowess across a wide variety of musical genres. Karaoke games like Karaoke Revolution track pitch and timing to rate how a singer is doing,...

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Def Jam Rapstar

 

Those who are fans of the rap and hip hop genre will be quick to tell you that despite the boom of karaoke games in the last few years, the style has seen little attention. While previous games such as SingStar and Lips denote points by getting the...

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Def Jam Rapstar Review

 

Though it lacks the rich community features of other versions, Def Jam Rapstar still has enough great songs to get your living room bumpin'.

Diverse songs represent different decades and styles ; Freestyle mode offers a unique creative outlet

Some phrase-mapping issues ; Bouncing ball not terribly helpful

Unfortunately, that is the extent of what Def Jam Rapstar does offer. On the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, players can record performance videos, add visual effects, and upload videos to the community website for other players to rate and share. Although...

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Def Jam Rapstar Review

 

Laying the foundation, one rhyme at a time.

Great playlist, excellent voice recognition, robust community tools

Some notable playlist absences, in-game feedback needs some work, radio edits ruin my flow

Brandon Cackowski-Schnell is a regular contributor to GameShark and is the cohost of Jumping the Shark , GameShark.com's official podcast. He also writes for the blog The Nut and the Feisty Weasel .

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Def Jam Rapstar Updated Impressions

 

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Def Jam Rapstar

 

Though it lacks the rich community features of other versions, Def Jam Rapstar still has enough great songs to get your living room bumpin'.

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Def Jam Rapstar

 

There are certainly areas where things can be improved, and any sequel would do well to ditch the censorship, but this is a hip-hop game worthy of the label.

Rapstar's career mode shepherds you through five tiers of tracks, requiring you to hit a specified performance target before you can ascend to the next group. It's a familiar arrangement, but aside from the fact that each tier also offers an unlockable...

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Def Jam Rapstar- WII

 

Def Jam Rapstar is a music game based hip-hop music and culture. The game provides the ultimate emcee video game experience, and captures the essence of what Hip-Hop is all about: the Music, the Flow, the Battles, and of course ... the Swagger. With a...

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Def Jam Rapstar- Wii

 

On the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, players can record performance videos, add visual effects, and upload videos to the community website for other players to rate and share. Although Wii owners are free to peruse the online community, the game doesn't...

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Def Jam Rapstar- Wii

 

At times Def Jam Rapstar almost feels closer to Guitar Hero than to SingStar and co - and perhaps, with hindsight, that's why I like it. It's a skill-based game that manages to be surprisingly technical, but never at the expense of fun.