Feel The Rhythm, Beat The Mystery SEGA Announce “Rhythm Thief & The Emperor’s Treasure”

Do you like a good mystery solving puzzle game? I know quite a few people that do.

Well what would you say to me if I told you that SEGA have announced a new title which is indeed a mystery solving puzzle game, that has got a bit of or should I say a lot of rhythm in it, I bet most of you are now thinking to yourselves “a mystery solving puzzle game that has got rhythm in it…..this is new”.

Well it’s true, SEGA have announced a new game today which will be coming out exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS early next year, “Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure” is an all new puzzle solving game which is situated around a character called Raphael, an honourable thief that has stolen many famous and priceless works of art up and around the city of Paris only to return them days later.

Here is the Official Press Release by SEGA about the brand new title:


LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO (August 30th, 2011) – SEGA®Europe Ltd. and SEGA® of America, Inc. today announcedRhythm Thief & the Emperor’sTreasure™ exclusively for Nintendo 3DS™. In Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure, players are immersed in the mysterious rhythmic adventure in the city of Paris, recreated in stunning 3D vision on the Nintendo’s new handheld console. Pump up the tempo in early 2012 with the most mysterious musical adventure to hit the Nintendo 3DS yet.

Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure blends rhythm, puzzles and a compelling story set in one of the world’s most exciting cities in a way that has never been seen before,” says Gary Knight, Senior Vice President of Marketing at SEGA Europe and SEGA of America. “This unique blend makes creative use of the Nintendo 3DS’ technology, offering an engaging, challenging and most importantly fun experience throughout.”

Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasuresees players enter the secret life of Raphael, infamous among Parisians as an honourable thief for stealing famous works of art only to return it days later. Dive into Raphael’s world and help him find the Wristlet of Tiamat to unmask the mystery behind his father’s disappearance. Whilst unravelling the truth players will encounter an assortment of different rhythm challenges to master. Tap the screen, swipe the Nintendo 3DS stylus and control the gyro to the beat of the music to manoeuvre Raphael through the unique streets of Paris, brought to life by stylish animations and vibrant 3D maps and landscapes.

Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure offers a unique enjoyable single player experience, as well as toe-tapping multiplayer and uses the innovative StreetPass™ communication system. Unearth the clues hidden behind treasures scattered around Paris, call on your sense of rhythm and use all your puzzle solving skills to help Raphael get to the bottom of the mystery.

Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure is set to be released early next year, we shall keep you all updated as soon as more information comes up about it, and to let you have a glimpse on what it’s going to look like, here is the official teaser trailer, enjoy. 🙂

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