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Beat'n Groovy

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Title Screen

Beat'n Groovy

Developer: Voltex
Publisher: Konami
Platform: Xbox 360
Released internationally: October 8, 2008


AreasIcon.png This game has unused areas.
GraphicsIcon.png This game has unused graphics.


A rather abysmal spin-off of the pop'n music series, which is also one of the only entries to make it stateside. Darn.

Unused Graphics

Votum stellarum

music/starmine, which contains the files for the song starmine (pop'n mixxx), also contains a vinyl graphic for the song Votum stellarum, which is completely absent from this game, labeled as votum_R.dds:

Beatngroovy-votum R.png

(Source: tikal.)

UI

Each of the game's UI folders hide additional unused graphics:

dialog

dialog_bg1.jpeg
A background graphic featuring a seemingly early version of the title screen.

Beatngroovy-dialog bg1.jpeg

game_play

game_banner_01.dds / game_banner_02.dds
Two very small placeholder banners.

Beatngroovy-gameplay-game banner 01.pngBeatngroovy-gameplay-game banner 02.png

game_play_name1.dds / game_play_name2.dds
A placeholder character name graphic. Both files contain the same content.

Beatngroovy-gameplay-game play name1.png

game_play_note.dds
Despite that the game's difficuly only goes from 1 to 3, there are graphics showcasing difficulties from 4 to 8.

Beatngroovy-gameplay-game play note.png

beatngroovy-gameplay-vs_chara_bg.dds
A placeholder background graphic.

Beatngroovy-gameplay-vs chara bg.png

live

livetest_banner.dds
A very tiny placeholder, reading "banner".

Beatngroovy-live-livetest banner.png

loading

game_banner_01.dds
A placeholder banner.

Beatngroovy-dialog-game banner 01.png

NL_note.dds
Despite that the game's difficuly only goes from 1 to 3, there are graphics showcasing difficulties from 4 to 8.

Beatngroovy-NL note.png

main_menu

m_download.dds
Because this game has no downloadable content support, this goes unused.

Beatngroovy-mainmenu-m download.png

m_test_model_01.dds / m_test_model_02.dds / m_test_model_03.dds
Three placeholder images.

Beatngroovy-mainmenu-m test model 01.png Beatngroovy-mainmenu-m test model 02.png Beatngroovy-mainmenu-m test model 03.png

m_test_name.dds
A different placeholder graphic.

Beatngroovy-mainmenu-m test name.png

music_select

beatngroovy-musicselect-MS_banner_00.dds
A placeholder banner. Has variants from 00 to 06.

Beatngroovy-musicselect-MS banner 00.png

SYS_B00_LABEL.dds
A placeholder graphic. Also has variants from 00 to 06.

Beatngroovy-musicselect-SYS B00 LABEL.png

beatngroovy-musicselect-SYS_DISC0_LABEL.dds
Another placeholder graphic. Only a "DISC1" variant is noticeable, however.

Beatngroovy-musicselect-SYS DISC0 LABEL.png

result

R_banner_01.dds
A placeholder banner.

Beatngroovy-result-R banner 01.png

R_chara_samplem.dds
A placeholder character graphic.

Beatngroovy-result-R chara samplem.png

beatngroovy-result-sys_back00m.dds
A placeholder background graphic.

Beatngroovy-result-sys back00m.png

(Source: tikal.)

Unused Charts

Each of the game's songs, whose files are present in the folder music, have at least one set of unused chart data, as listed below:

MOON - Folder aishuu

Unused files: aishuu_bp.txt, aishuu_hp.txt, aishuu_np.txt, aishuu_op.txt

Download.png Download MOON (unused chart data)
File: beatngroovy-aishuu.zip (37,6 KB) (info)

Missing Cat - Folder alterna

Unused files: alterna_bp.txt, alterna_hp.txt, alterna_np.txt

Download.png Download Missing Cat (unused chart data)
File: beatngroovy-alterna.zip (28,9 KB) (info)

R.C. - Folder classic2

Unused files: classic2_bp.txt, classic2_hp.txt, classic2_np.txt

Download.png Download R.C. (unused chart data)
File: beatngroovy-classic2.zip (10,0 KB) (info)

BEYOND THE EARTH - Folder contempo

Unused files: contempo_bp.txt, contempo_hp.txt, contempo_np.txt, contempo_op.txt

Download.png Download BEYOND THE EARTH (unused chart data)
File: beatngroovy-contempo.zip (52,9 KB) (info)

100sec. Kitchen Battle!! - Folder kitchen

Unused files: kitchen_bp.txt, kitchen_hp.txt, kitchen_np.txt, kitchen_op.txt

Download.png Download 100sec. Kitchen Battle!! (unused chart data)
File: beatngroovy-kitchen.zip (30,3 KB) (info)

WE TWO ARE ONE - Folder seuro

Unused files: seuro_bp.txt, seuro_np.txt

Download.png Download WE TWO ARE ONE (unused chart data)
File: beatngroovy-seuro.zip (6,08 KB) (info)

Gotta Get My Groove On - Folder soul

Unused files: soul_bp.txt, soul_hp.txt, soul_np.txt

Download.png Download Gotta Get My Groove On (unused chart data)
File: beatngroovy-soul.zip (15,3 KB) (info)

SPICY PIECE - Folder spy

Unused file: spy_np.txt

Download.png Download SPICY PIECE (unused chart data)
File: beatngroovy-spy.zip (2,47 KB) (info)

starmine (pop'n mixxx) - Folder starmine

Unused files: starmine_bp.txt, starmine_hp.txt, starmine_np.txt, starmine_op.txt

Download.png Download starmine (pop'n mixxx) (unused chart data)
File: beatngroovy-starmine.zip (50,1 KB) (info)
(Source: tikal.)