Atlus U.S.A., Inc. Announces the Rule of Rose Soundtrack CD

July 14, 2006

Atlus
U.S.A., Inc. Announces the Rule of Rose Soundtrack CD

A Collection of Six Stunning Songs by Famed
Game Composer Yutaka Minobe

Atlus U.S.A., Inc., a leading publisher of
interactive entertainment, today announced a soundtrack CD for Rule of Rose, an
action-horror game for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system,
developed by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. The soundtrack will be available
at participating retailers, while supplies last, by pre-ordering Rule of Rose.

"Yutaka Minobe’s incredible musical score for
Rule of Rose enhances the emotional intensity of every aspect of the game," said
Carl Chen, Project Lead for Atlus U.S.A., Inc. "The soundtrack features a
half-dozen selections that stand on their own as great compositions, and as some
of Minobe’s best work."

The track listing for Rule of Rose: Songs from
the Original Soundtrack is as follows:

  • 1. Bullying (2:06)
  • 2. Ambient Music for Strings: "Fear" Part II
    (1:28)
  • 3. The Attic (2:46)
  • 4. Backbiting (1:56)
  • 5. Piano Etude I (Rule of Rose) (0:53)
  • 6. A Love Suicide ~The Theme of Rule of Rose~
    (3:51)

The soundtrack CD will also include exclusive
CD-ROM content in the form of Rule of Rose wallpapers, music sheets, and a Rule
of Rose promotional video which debuted at the 2006 Electronic Entertainment
Expo.


Developed in Japan by Punchline and Shirogumi,
and published in Japan by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., Rule of Rose is
scheduled for release in September 2006.

Rule of Rose has been rated M (Mature) by the
ESRB for Blood, Intense Violence, and Suggestive Themes.