Players prove that rhythm is life by tapping in sync with the beat in order to restore Beat City to the vibrant, melodious city it once was and rid the city of the evil Cacophony Corporation which bring nothing but monotony to the city. The better the player is at keeping the beat the more stars they will earn. Beat City also features a Stairway to Heaven challenge which upon completion, changes the ending of the story and unlocks a game mode, adding to the games' replay-ability.
* Feel The Beat: Using the stylus, players tap, swipe or hold on queue to the music's beat in order to receive a high star rating within each mini-game.
* Pick-Up And Play: There are 20 colourful rhythm-based mini-games that players can choose from to play on a whim. Plus, players can go back at any time to try and beat their old score.
* Unlock The Beat: Players can play through the story mode, Beat Revolution to unlock mini-games and more than 20 items in the Beat Album.
* Rhythm Ratings: Beat City provides immediate and constant feedback on players' individual actions so there's never any doubt on the progression.