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Rhythm Heaven Fever (みんなのリズム天国 Minna no Rhythm Tengoku?), known as Beat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise in Europe, and 리듬 세상 Wii (Lideum Sesang Wii Rhythm World Wii?) in Korea, is the third game in the Rhythm Heaven Series, released for the Wii on July 21, 2011 in Japan, February 13, 2012 in North America, July 6, 2012 in Europe, September 13, 2012 in Australia and September 12, 2013 in South Korea.

The game was digitally rereleased for the Wii U's Virtual Console on July 27, 2016 in Japan, November 10, 2016 in North America, and November 24 in Europe.

Gameplay

Like previous titles, the game features various Rhythm Games each with their own rules, requiring the player to play in time to the rhythm in order to clear them. Unlike the previous game, Rhythm Heaven, which utilized the features of the Nintendo DS, Rhythm Heaven Fever for the Wii is limited to button controls. The game is played with the Wii Remote held vertically, with players required to either tap Ⓐ, or "squeeze" Ⓐ+Ⓑ together. At the end of each game, players are Ranked on their performance, with at least an "OK" rank required to clear it and progress onto the next. Each stage of four games culminates in a Remix, which combines all the gameplay elements of the previous games in one.

Clearing levels with a Superb earns Medals which unlock extra content in the Medal Corner, including Rhythm Toys, Endless Games and Extra Games from the original Rhythm Tengoku. Levels that have been cleared with a Superb may also be randomly selected for a Perfect Campaign, in which the player can try to clear the game without missing, with the maximum of 3 retries before it disappears. Clearing these rewards Gifts such as songs and Reading Material.

New to the series (bar the arcade version of Rhythm Tengoku) is the Two-Player Menu, in which two players can play simultaneously. Levels played in multiplayer require players to earn enough points in total to reach the desired Rank and clear each game, with bonus points awarded based on the harmony of the players. These can sometimes result in the rank going from OK to Superb. These games come with Duo Medals which unlock Two-Player Endless Games.

Development and Localization

Producer Yoshio Sakamoto and Nintendo SPD Group No.1 were responsible for the programming, graphic design, and some of the music in the game. Collaborator and musician Tsunku and his music studio TNX created several of the performed vocal songs found throughout the game. In the localized versions of the game, the Endless Game Manzai was removed due to the dialogue focused nature of the game and replaced with another from Rhythm Tengoku known as Mr. Upbeat[1]. Beat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise exclusively allows players to switch between English and Japanese voices[2].

List of Rhythm Games

Extra Games

Reception

Rhythm Heaven Fever sold over 100,000 copies in its first week in Japan[3], while by the end of the year it sold a total of over 600,000 copies[4]. The game received a score of 32/40 in the Famitsu[5] magazine. It holds the title as the best selling game in the series.

Trivia

  • Rhythm Heaven Fever was released in Japan during Rhythm Tengoku's five-year anniversary.
  • To celebrate the release of Rhythm Heaven Fever in North America, Nintendo held a launch event at the iam8bit Gallery at Los Angeles. People could try out Rhythm Heaven Fever & get Flipper plush toys and other pieces of merchandise.
  • The voice of the female announcer is provided by Marianna DeFazio.
  • This game is the first in the series to get a PEGI rating of 7 for violence in Europe.
  • This is the only game to:
    • Have a game replaced for overseas releases.
    • Have an Endless Remix.
    • Not be dubbed in French, German, Italian or Spanish.

Trailers

In Other Languages

Language Name Meaning
JP.svg Japanese みんなのリズム天国
Minna no Rhythm Tengoku
Everyone's Rhythm Heaven
US.svg English Rhythm Heaven Fever
UK.svg UK English Beat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise
FR.svg French Beat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise
DU.svg German Beat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise
IT.svg Italian Beat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise
ES.svg Spanish Beat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise
NL.svg Dutch Beat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise[6]
PT.svg Portuguese Beat the Beat: Rhythm Paradise[7]
KR.svg Korean 리듬 세상 Wii
Lideum Sesang Wii
Rhythm World Wii

References

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Rhythm Heaven Fever
Rhythm Games
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Fork Lifter icon.pngTambourine icon.pngBoard Meeting icon.pngMonkey Watch icon.pngRemix 2
Working Dough icon.pngBuilt to ScaleAir RallyFigure FighterRemix 3
Ringside icon.pngPacking Pests icon.pngMicro-RowSamurai SliceRemix 4
Catch of the Day icon.pngFlipper-FlopExhibition Match icon.pngFlock Step icon.pngRemix 5
Launch Party icon.pngDonk Donk icon.pngBossa Nova icon.pngLove Rap icon.pngRemix 6
Tap Troupe icon.pngShrimp Shuffle icon.pngCheer Readers icon.pngKarate ManRemix 7
Samurai Slice 2 icon.pngWorking Dough 2 icon.pngBuilt to Scale 2Double Date 2 icon.pngRemix 8
Love Rap 2 icon.pngCheer Readers 2 icon.pngHole in One 2 icon.pngScrewbot Factory 2 icon.pngRemix 9
Figure Fighter 2Micro-Row 2Packing Pests 2 icon.pngKarate Man 2Remix 10
Two-Player Menu
Fork LifterTambourineRingsideMicro-RowFlipper-FlopLaunch PartyTap TroupeKarate Man
Medal Corner
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Endless Games
One Player
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Endless Games
Two Player
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Rhythm Toys
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Extra Games
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Miscellaneous Music CornerReading MaterialRhythm TestPerfect CampaignCharactersThe Rhythm LeagueRhythm HeavenLive House OGUSeika Relay
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Rhythm Heaven Series
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2006, GBA • 2007, Arcade 2008-2009, DS 2011-2012, Wii • 2016, Wii U 2015-2016, 3DS
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