The New Theatrhythm Is More Of The Same

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: Curtain Call.

While the final release of Curtain Call is reported to have over 200 songs, the demo at TGS 2013 had a scant dozen. However, among these were the theme song from Final Fantasy Type-0 (which was DLC for the first game) and the “One Winged Angel” remix from Advent Children.

Hands on, Curtain Call played identically to the original game (as far as I could tell) with lots of tapping, holding, and flicking the stylus in time with the music. To see how it looked in action, check out the video below.

[Sorry for the lack of in-game sound. All games in the Square-Enix booth used headphones only.]

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call will be released in Spring 2014 for the 3DS in Japan. There is currently no official word on an international release.


  • I don’t think I have ever seen someone being so violent with a stylus, can see the entire display shaking and the screen flexing well beyond the normal for a resistive touch screen.

  • Off topic: Dem fingernails >_>

    On Topic: I know that it states that the game is aimed at japanese audience on the trailer but I don’t think that should be an excuse to have a FF game with all the gameplay sucked right out of it. Atleast theres some kind of point system but it just seems way too repetitive.

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