Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date


  • US 9th Nov 2009, 200 points
  • EU 15th Jan 2010, 200 points
  • JP 8th Jul 2009


  • Review Electroplankton Beatnes (DSiWare)

    Feel the beat!

    Back in 2006, a talented and eccentric media artist named Toshio Iwai developed a very unique title for Nintendo's DS system that allowed the user to interact with various forms of plankton on both a visual and musical level. In fact, it was this combination that gave the game its unique feel and ultimately produced one of the more...

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About The Game

Beatnes are curious plankton with geometrically shaped heads that form vertical strands like seaweed.

Their bodies are made up of eight sections, each featuring a distinctive diamond-shaped tail. The sound of a Beatnes can vary wildly depending on which segment of the body is tapped. However, all of the sounds closely resemble the short-wave and triangular-wave sound effects from a Nintendo Entertainment System™ sound chip. When Beatnes are tapped in time with a rhythm, they continue to repeat the sounds in perfect time for a short period.