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Beaterator (PSP)

Beaterator (PSP)
alaScore 92

50 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 reviews of Beaterator (PSP). The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other PlayStation Portable Games (PSP) for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation Portable Games (PSP) the Beaterator (PSP) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Beaterator (PSP) from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other PlayStation Portable Games (PSP) on

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Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Neon Kelly (

Beaterator Review for PSP


Beaterator for PSP Review - At first you may feel a little overwhelmed by all the menus and libraries, but ultimately its sheer user-friendliness, the common controls, and omnipresent video tutorials win out the day.

Great instructions

Not really a game

Oct, 2009

Expert review by (



Intimidating beats

Powerful music tools ; Accessible Live mode ; Lots of tutorial videos

Tutorials are a must ; In-game Social Club, please

Powerful and accessible music maker that's NOT a game.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Jon Mundy (



Walking to a different beat

I love music, but I'm just too lazy (and probably not talented enough) to learn an instrument. Except for the kazoo

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : nofi (

Review: Beaterator (PSP)


A full music studio on your PSP? Surely there's a catch.

Beaterator, a joint venture between Rockstar and producer Timbaland, is a brave effort to bring portable music production to the masses. On many levels it’s an absolute triumph, allowing far more ‘low level’ access to music creation than initially...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Cyril Lachel (



In my line of work I'm expected to play a lot of similar games. I've gone through countless first-person shooters, a pile of role-playing games and so many music games that I've worn out four different fake plastic guitars. But if you had told me that...

Beaterator sets out to create a compelling music creator for the PSP. An application where you lay down beats and map out your own masterpieces. If that's the goal, then it succeeds in every possible way. This is not a game and shouldn't be judged as...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : Ian Knott (



Beaterator represents a challenging diversification for Rockstar, who perhaps know more about beating people up. Having said that, this pint-sized music creation title sure packs a punch.

I’d be stoked to have this on my PC, let alone a handheld gaming console. It's powerful and fully featured, yet necessarily user friendly

You’ve got to have headphones in, as the PSP speakers just don't let you hear the layers in your compositions very well. Certainly no fault of the game though

Amazing versatility.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : RyanD (

Beaterator review


This is not a game. It's not a game at all. It's a remarkably deep, feature-packed portable music creation tool of truly surprising power. Which must lead one to wonder, finally, why is it on (arguably) the wimpiest of all consoles, the PSP? Rockstar...

If you want some kind of ‘DJ Hero’ on your PSP, don't bother. If you want a cheap yet sophisticated music creation tool, well, mmmmmmaybe.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Robert Workman (

Beaterator Sony PSP Review


Various options are available to you in Beaterator. You'll have access to a number of instruments and drum loops. Eight selectable loops can be used per song, ranging in tempo and pitch. Such instruments as a piano/organ, electronic bass, strings and...

Several instruments and samples to play around with, interface is easy to view on-screen, you can export your songs to .wav format

The interface takes a lot of time to get used to, Studio Mode forces you to start working from scratch since you can't erase mistakes, doesn't have any sort of game elements, tutorial doesn't let you practice along with it

A word of warning: if you approach Rockstar's Beaterator for the PSP expecting something along the lines of Guitar Hero or Rock Band Unplugged, you'll be sorely disappointed. This game isn't a game at all. It's a simulator closely supervised and...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Steven Hopper (

Beaterator Review


Rockstar teams up with production mogul Timbaland for this solid music creation suite.

If you're a fan of hip-hop or electronic music and interested in creating your own tracks, then Beaterator is definitely worth a look.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Steve Farrelly (

Beaterator Review


Timbaland and Rockstar present the videogame world's first truly fleshed out music creation program, featuring an insane amount of depth with some of the easiest control and navigation settings ever experienced. This will work for music novices and...

Insanely easy to use; Great selection of templates will get anyone creating immediately; Equally insanely deep depending how far you want to dig; Add your own sounds and voice; Upload your music to the community

Not enough old-school hip-hop out of the box!; Needs DS love as well

Oct, 2009