Hey there, SpaceCats – meet Ulala, the grooviest reporter in the galaxy! She’s got attitude, and she’s got moves. Help her get the scoop on an unidentified Dance Troupe that has captured thousands of people and is forcing them to dance!
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Very Positive (341 reviews) - 86% of the 341 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 4, 2011

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About This Game

Hey there, SpaceCats – meet Ulala, the grooviest reporter in the galaxy! She’s got attitude, and she’s got moves. Help her get the scoop on an unidentified Dance Troupe that has captured thousands of people and is forcing them to dance! Will you be able to free the hostages, and uncover who’s behind the kidnappings all while bustin’ some groovy moves to sweet beats?

Features

Battle It Out With Funky Rhythms
  • Show Ulala’s enemies who’s boss by swankily executing stylish dance moves that destroy robots, free hostages, and just look plain groovy.
  • Test out your rhythm today!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® XP
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz Intel Pentium 4
    • Memory: 2GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c compatible, NVIDIA GeForce 7300 series, ATI Radeon™ X1600 Video Card with 256MB RAM
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 1.8GB Hard Drive space
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible Sound Card
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows® 7
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2GB RAM or more
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c/Shader3.0 compatible, NVIDIA GeForce 8800 series or higher, ATI Radeon™ X1900 Video Card with 512MB RAM
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 4GB Hard Drive space
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible Sound Card
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100 of 114 people (88%) found this review helpful
71 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 1, 2015
Up, down, up, down, chu, chu, chu.
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99 of 113 people (88%) found this review helpful
47 people found this review funny
Recommended
6.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 26, 2014
all of the blood of the innocent people that i was determined to rescue is on my hands because of my lack of rhythm and groove, but ulala just keeps dancing regardless
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41 of 49 people (84%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2014
Almost impossible to beat, but still absolutely awesome :D Space Channel series is one of my all-time favorite rhytmn games, it's just delightfully whacky and fun to listen to! Space Channel Part 1 needs a Steam release too though, it's slightly better for beginners.

For future reference for myself, Auto-Play with X360 controller: Hold RT+RB+LT+LB then press B, Y, X

Chu, chu.
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41 of 52 people (79%) found this review helpful
11 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 27, 2014
99.9%

Holy crap. Holy crap. Holy crap. This game is incredible. This is Parappa the Rapper on Steroids. This game is the absolute GREATEST GAME EVER CONCIEVED.

I had no idea what to expect from this game. I knew it was a rhythm game, but that's all I knew. Let me break down my experience so far with the game for anyone curious.

I started off on a space station, reporting for space news on space channel 5. Some space rogues had taken the station over and were forcing all the space citizens to space dance. It was my space job to space rescue them all. I blasted all the space minions with the power of my funky-fresh, 80's blacksploitation soundtrack moves and finished the first level off by out-singing three super-powered space karaoke robots.

By this point I can barely contain myself, I am almost at the point of involuntarily emptying my bowels from the sheer force of my own maniacal laughter. If you're not on board yet then you have terrible taste and should reconsider your life choices.

The next level opened with the space mayor, who bares a striking resemblance to Doctor Robotnik, being space-kidnapped by the rhythm rogues. It was once again up to me and my funky newsteam to go and rescue him. The ground troop leader took him to Space Seaworld, where mutated space plants had captured a musical class of primary school kids. I rescued the children flawlessly, before moving on to the space-boss. Oh no! My reporter protagonist, aptly named "Ulala" has been tied up in the tentacles of the slimy space pirhana plant. I struggle to battle the plant as my avatar makes hilariously tasteless jokes about being sexually aroused, but emerge victorious! Once again destroying my enemies with the power of space dance just after beating a rival network's reporter in a space electric guitar battle. We rescue the space president who proceeds to warm our hearts with a beautiful solo that would touch the hearts of even the most jaded of gamers, before being kidnapped once again. Dude really needs better bodyguards.

Our news team doesnt have to research for long before we have a hot new lead, but oh no! The space police and their highest ranking officer, Cyote Ugly in Space, is trying to stop us! Her giant, breast-shaped space cruiser is launching mammary missiles at us! Ulala and her trusty sidekick manage to beat her in a space drum battle, but no! it was a trap all along, orchestrated by the head of the space baddies! We've got to get back to Space Station 5 and rescue Space channel 5's commanding officer, Space Michael Jackson. No, I'm not even kidding. You have to rescue Space Michael F*cking Jackson with the power of dance.

I have to stop for now, my chest hurts too much to go on.

11/10.
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27 of 32 people (84%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
32.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2013
michael jackson is in space

you get to dance with him

that's pretty much all the game is about as far as i'm concerned

also the music is really really good
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24 of 28 people (86%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 26, 2014
If you like rhythm games or Japanese Anime, it's worth a go. Colorful, imaginative, cheesy, and challenging.

[Help With the Configuration:]
When you play, Steam lets you choose or configure. Configure doesn't save changes.
To configure the game (resolution, full screen, and more):
- Right Click Game > Choose Properties > Local Files Tab > Browse Local Files
- Copy config.ini to My Documents\Sega\Space Channel 5 Part 2
- Edit config.ini with notepad or a text editor
Full_Screen=1 for Full Screen
Resolution= 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4 (These are the 5 Rez choices in Steam's SC5P2 Config)
Volume Numbers Represent 0-100 Percentages
You're On Your Own messing with the controls :p

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28 of 38 people (74%) found this review helpful
18 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 27, 2014
There is a section of the game where you destroy a giant robot by making Michael Jackson go "HOO!"

I don't need to say anything else...
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27 of 37 people (73%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 4, 2014
This game is freakin' hillarious. It's just sOOOooOO Cheezy.

A bit hard at first, because you don't get any visual aids like most of those rythm games, you really need to get the timing right off the rythm of the beat.
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29 of 41 people (71%) found this review helpful
21 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2015
If journalism was as good as reporting as Ulala we would never have any problems in our lives ever again
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18 of 22 people (82%) found this review helpful
8 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 5, 2014
"Up, down, up, down, chu-chu, chu!"
"Up, down, up, *boink*, chu-chu, *boink*"

Yep, that's pretty much what things will sound like. This game will kick and stomp you in the balls, yet somehow have fun with it.

There's no indicator for when to press the buttons, so you have to have a good ear and photographic memory There's a 99.9999999% chance you'll ever beat the game without cheats.
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animegamer420
0.7 hrs
Posted: September 21
this game is very glitchy and i have a 2016 pc. the language plays in japanese when switched to english and vice versa. the input is not working properly. i dont know if its lag or what but it is not woking and i have great rhythm.
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Kirtide
0.1 hrs
Posted: September 18
Is it just me, or is this game out of rhythm? Yeh I really think it is. Plus another great thing is how the game is spoken in japanese when there is an english version for the PS2!?

Plus how they tried to plaster a story/plot into this (whilst not in my native language), and please lady - put some clothes on!

EDIT: Ok, never mind... the game audio defaults to japanese, seriously, wtf...
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Ceili
2.9 hrs
Posted: August 17
Amazing Game ruined by syncing issues. What a sadness.
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Ludius
3.1 hrs
Posted: August 16
This game is a masterpiece in every sense of the word. I can ABSOLUTELY ASSURE YOU you have never played anything remotely similar to it. This game is just as great as it is absurd and incomprehensible. Space Channel 5 Part 2 will have you wondering "what could possibly happen next" at every turn. Three words: space.michael.jackson

perfect 5/7 for me.
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Neintendew
4.0 hrs
Posted: August 8
After playing this game in a properly (GBA doesn't count) I can finally see why Ulala is in Project X Zone 1 & 2.

Awesome, addictive music and gameplay.
Great graphics for that time.
Hilariously fun story.
The game is pure fun.
It's just a great rhythm game, with a fun multiplayer. Pure, unadulterated fun.

I recomend this game for everyone, especially Sega fans.
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TheGeek47
1.4 hrs
Posted: August 6
Up, down, up, down, boink, boink, chu.



10/10...

and where's Part 1 ?!
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Milk Jug
1.0 hrs
Posted: July 25
Wish this was real life.
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s~anand~zen
3.3 hrs
Posted: July 21
probably the best game of all time
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MPO
2.0 hrs
Posted: July 12
Undeniably charming, challenging, and creative. You'll fall in love by the end of the first level, and there are so many great character designs. Puts a unique spin on concentration games. Amazing music, and nearly impossible to put down.
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Chrono_Ace10
3.2 hrs
Posted: July 6
I don't know how this game has got a Very Positive score on the page, because this is a terrible port. While it's really charming, and the music is just a joy to my ears, the controls are terrible, I keep failing the rythem for no reason what so ever, it feels completly luck based if I can actually perform the action on screen, XB1 controller, XBOX 360, and keyboard controls, nothing works out. If someone who has had this problem and has fixed it could help me, I'd be more then willing to re-do this review.
Currently I give this game a Sonic Boom out of 10, oh yea I went there.
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