GameSpy writes: "Rhythm Heaven's marketing might indicate that if you can tap your foot, you can play the game. But if that's all the rhythm you have it'll be a long, punishing road to completing the game. Even if you have the grace of a professional choreographer Nintendo's latest series of quirkily designed mini-games is gonna take some practice. On the other hand, its madcap blend of "tap 'n flick" games are some of the best seen on the DS. For every frustrating moment that makes you slam the DS shut, there are at least two more moments that will make you grin."