The Idolmaster Must Songs’ live festivals improve its ambiance

The Idolmaster Must Songs finds itself in a tricky position. As a mash-up of Bandai Namco’s The Idolmaster and Taiko no Tatsujin series, it’s faced with the unenviable task of offering equal parts of both experiences. This gets a bit tricky, as gameplay often outweighs superficial elements like tracklists and character designs. While it looks and sounds like a The Idolmaster title, someone is clearly playing Taiko no Tatsujin. Naturally, there’s a solution already implemented into the game in the form of the live festival mode.

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The Idolmaster Must Songs: Red versus Blue

What might be the best Taiko no Tatsujin crossover has hit Japan, and PlayStation Vita owners will never be the same. Brace yourself, because the series has teamed up with The Idolmaster. This in and of itself isn’t unusual. Songs from one Bandai Namco game have appeared in others for years. Taiko no Tatsujin Plus, Taiko no Tatsujin Portable DX, and many other, recent releases feature music from 765 Production. But, with Idolmaster Must Songs: Red Album and Blue Album, we’re getting all Idolmaster Taiko, all the time.

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