No recent wiki edits to this page. B-Boy lets players experience one of the four pillars of hip-hop: breakdancing.
By focusing on the competitive nature of b-boy battles, players are encouraged to use style and rhythm to succeed. The game features more than motion-captured moves taken from professional b-boys, actual tournament venues, with a licensed soundtrack heavy on 70s funk and soul. B-Boy was originally exclusive to Europe and Australia in before finally arriving in North America two years later. Players start out with a 2, sq. The Lab includes the following essentials to help the player on their quest to become a famous b-boy or b-girl:.
Eventually, a homie will join Custom's cipher to help out in crew battles at the Club scene. When players have a B-Boy Warriors - Homer Spinsome - B-Boy Warriors & Europa Io arsenal of advanced moves at their disposal, they will eventually make it to the elite Pro scene. Becoming the top b-boy or b-girl in the world will grant players a showdown with Crazy Legs himself.
Once a move is initiated aside from base movesa move initiation gauge will quickly fill up to determine how well the player starts that move. Press a face button when the gauge is as close to optimal power as possible to activate the move.
If players do not activate the move in time, the move will fail and the B-Boy Warriors - Homer Spinsome - B-Boy Warriors & Europa Io will end.
The move initiations are graded based on the timing in descending order :. As players progress they will learn more moves and transitions between moves to create routines. Each move levels up the more the player uses them up to 5 levels. This increases the control of the move and the amount of transitions that can be used to and from the move.
Winning 1-on-1 challenges will unlock dozens of new moves, but moves are limited to a set of 24 customizable in the Movebook. Each battle consists Easy Way Out - Charlotte Church - Tissues And Issues one or more 45 second rounds, aka "throwdowns", for each contestant. A throwdown is a chance for players to impress the judges.
Five judges will assess the performance and each specializes on one of the following criteria:. The Osibirock - Osibisa - Osibirock Bar measures the player character's adrenaline and confidence during a throwdown.
Dissing the opponent tap the left analog stick when they perform 'wack' moves shown in red will build up the Hype Bar. Hype is also gained, albeit slightly, when performing toprock moves with the D-Pad during the opponent's throwdown. Hype can be lost if players are rightfully dissed by an opponent, or if players wrongfully diss the opponent. This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for:. Until you earn points all your submissions need to be vetted by other Giant Bomb users.
This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll send you an email once approved. Overview B-Boy lets players experience one of the four pillars of hip-hop: breakdancing.
Career Mode Players start out with a 2, sq. The Lab includes the following essentials to help the player on their quest to become a famous b-boy or b-girl: Laptop - This is the player's interface to the outside world. From here, players will receive messages from b-boys and b-girls that are looking to compete. The calendar can be checked for upcoming tournaments, and the "Wall Of Fame" can also be viewed. Jukebox - Players start off with only a few records, but as progress is made in the game, more records are unlocked.
Each song has a different B-Boy Warriors - Homer Spinsome - B-Boy Warriors & Europa Io to break to. Wardrobe - Players can customize their clothes, hair, and footwear in the walk-in closet. More gear is available as sponsorships are gained from companies such as Adidas, Tribal, Armory, and Dope Ammo. The move initiations are graded based on the timing in descending order : Sick! Battle Basics Each battle consists of one or more 45 second rounds, aka "throwdowns", for each contestant.
Five judges will assess the performance and each specializes on one of the following criteria: Rhythm - Hit as many beats as possible to demonstrate rhythmic ability tap L1 or R1 in time with the indicated beats.
Flow - Chain as many moves as possible to demonstrate flow. Foundation - Perform as many of the base, easy, and medium difficulty moves to demonstrate mastery of the foundations of b-boying.
Blow Up - Players attempt to show off their most spectacular moves to 'blow up' the crowd. Special entries, hard difficulty moves, and finishing moves will excite the crowd. Hype Bar The Hype Bar measures the player character's adrenaline and confidence during a throwdown. Express "Energy Level" - B. Tweet Remove Format Clean. Cancel Update. What size image should we insert?
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