Elite Beat Agents finally receives Euro release date

One of the DS’ most celebrated Eastern titles has finally been given a European release date, with the confirmation that Elite Beat Agents will arrive on July 13th.

After storming the Japanese charts under the name Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan, and winning a dedicated fanbase since its release in North America last November, European DS owners have had to wait a long time for the chance to get to grips with the title.

The game sees a Charlie’s Angels-esque group of musical marauders roaming Japan in a quest to aid everyday folk in an assortment of perilous situations. Gameplay involves tapping the screen in time with the music.

The Manga-style visuals will be the same as seen in the overseas version, though European gamers will not be sharing in the cult Japanese soundtrack – instead, a Westernised playlist has been introduced, including the likes of Avril Lavigne, Freddy Mercury, David Bowie and Destiny’s Child.

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