MaiMai Orange Rhythm Arcade Machine (English Version) is the latest version of Sega’s MaiMai series which launched in 2012. It’s a rhythm action game played by touching eight illuminated targets surrounding a circular screen.
Players select a song they wish to play along to, and when the little rings start popping up in the center of the screen and float outwards players must hit the corresponding button. Also, there will pop up on the screen a Star Mark, which players most softly trace across the touch screen to get bonus points.
While MaiMai Orange uses both button and touch screen inputs, when it comes to the rings, it is recommended players use the buttons as they will give a more accurate response. It is also recommended that players wear a glove on the hand they will use to trace the Star Mark, a touch screen compatible glove preferably, for a softer touch and a better response from the game.
MaiMai Orange comes as a twin unit and can link up to two units for four player compatibly as well as single player modes. Other features include the possibility of the games connection to the SEGA.NET network for online functionality.