This weekend Square Enix announced downloadable songs from non-Final Fantasy games coming to the latest iteration of FF's rhythm game. That's four songs from Bravely Default, three from the SaGa series and one each from Secret of Mana and Chrono Trigger. That's not right.
Above: some hands-on impressions of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call, the bizarrely-titled music game that Square Enix released for 3DS this week.
I have already talked at length about how the music of Final Fantasy has affected me, so you can probably guess that I enjoyed the original Theatrhythm—though that's not to say it didn't have its problems. Luckily, the sequel, Theatrhythm: Curtain Call, has done a great job addressing these problems.
The sequel to Square Enix's Final Fantasy rhythm game arrives in North America September 16. Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call is also getting a lovely $70 collector's edition, limited to 5,000 pieces and exclusive to the Square Enix online store.
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy, a music game built around the series' excellent soundtracks, came out for the 3DS around two years ago. Now, a sequel, Theatrhythm: Curtain Call, is out in Japan and I am happy to report that it is far more than just an updated track list.
While growing up, I, of course, knew the Mario and Sonic themes, but it wasn’t until I first played Final Fantasy VI that game music really started to affect me. To say I have a soft spot for the series’ music is an understatement—which is why I am ecstatic that Theatrhythm: Curtain Call has 109 new songs.
This new Japanese commercial for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call is absolutely ridiculous. Thirty seconds of creepy horror movie singing followed by another 30 seconds of Final Fantasy nostalgia tripping. I love it.
Aw, look at that! They're all singing. How adorable.
Undoubtedly one of the best features of the Final Fantasy series is its amazing soundtrack—hence the creation of last year's music game Theatrhythm Final Fantasy. Of course, even with over 70 songs in the game, that was just the tip of the iceberg: hence the creation of its upcoming sequel, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy:…