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beatmania IIDX 7th style [Model B44]

Arcade Video game published 21 years ago by Konami

Listed in MAME

beatmania IIDX 7th style [Model B44] screenshot

beatmania IIDX 7th style © 2002 Konami Corp.

DJ simulation game from Konami's BEMANI series of games. Beatmania IIDX tasks the player with performing songs through a controller consisting of seven key buttons and a scratchable turntable. Hitting the notes with strong timing increases the score and groove gauge bar, allowing the player to finish the stage. Failing to do so depletes the gauge until it is empty, abruptly ending the song.

The core gameplay remains the same in 7th Style. 5-key mode has been changed from a difficulty to its own modifier, allowing it to be used on any difficulty level as with normal charts. A new spinoff of Expert Mode also debuted, Daninintei (Class) mode, a mode containing a series of courses ranked so that each course is more difficult than the last, the highest rank course a player can beat in Dan mode is often used to compare players. Dan mode would have significant integration in future styles implementing the e-Amusement system, which could save a player's rank, and may also restrict access to specific songs based on their current rank.

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Game ID: B44

TRIVIA

Released on March 27, 2002 in Japan.

Konami Music Entertainment released a 2 CD limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (beatmania IIDX 7th style Original Soundtracks - KMCA-171~2) on 22/08/2002.

TIPS AND TRICKS

* Play the Extra stage : To play the 'Extra stage' you must do either one of these on your last stage :
4 Stars - Pass with all just greats.
5 Stars - Pass with all greats/just greats.
6 Stars - Pass with 100% of your groove meter.
7 Stars - Clear the song.
Flashing 7 Stars - Clear the song.

The extra stage for IIDX 7th style lets you pick a few songs that you normally can't, like 'MAX 300'.

SERIES
PORTS

CONSOLES:
Sony PlayStation 2 (2004)

SOURCES

Game's ROM.
Game's picture.
Official website: http://www.konami.jp/am/bm2dx/bm2dx7/