Tap, swipe and move to the music to maneuver through Raphael's mysterious world in Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure. Put your detective skills and your ear for rhythm to the test in order to solve the beat-based riddles that lead to the truth behind the mystery. Unearth clues scattered throughout the treasures of Paris to start piecing the puzzle together, then challenge your friends to even more toe-tapping challenges and build an adoring fan base among the Parisians. Immerse yourself in the streets of Paris as its world-famous landmarks, colorful characters and beautiful scenery burst to life in 3D on this wild, high-tempo adventure.
Just when I thought July will only have a single rhythm game that I'll be obsessed with for the Nintendo 3DS, out of nowhere comes Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure, quite possibly one of the most entertaining and well put together rhythm games I've ever played. Rhythm Thief takes a similar approach to the Professor Layton games in terms of storytelling and visuals, Rhythm Heaven when it comes to the mechanics of the rhythm games, and some added quirkiness of Elite Beat Agents. What makes the game so compelling is that despite it being primarily a rhythm game, it tells a story with genuine characters you want to care about, presented in gorgeous anime cinematics. Rhythm Thief puts you into the role of Raphael, a mild mannered art enthusiast by day, and... Read Review