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“Prinny Presents NIS Classics Vol. 3 spotlights Rhapsody: A Musical Journey”
Only a woman, her puppets, and, erm, Spawn
In somewhat over a month’s time, NIS America will launch its latest retro compendium. In preparation for Prinny Presents NIS Classics Vol. 3, the writer launched a highlight video specializing in one of many two video games featured within the launch, Rhapsody: A Musical Journey.
Thought of a forerunner of the Disgaea dynasty, Rhapsody: A Musical Journey was initially launched for PlayStation in 1998, earlier than ultimately making its manner west by way of a Nintendo DS port in 2008. A tactical RPG with a leisurely tempo and non-intensive issue, Rhapsody gained over followers as one in every of gaming’s first true “musicals,” telling its pleasant and totally healthful story by way of totally voiced tune and dance sequences.
Rhapsody‘s foolish story focuses on a love triangle between a cheerful puppeteer, Cornet, her Prince Charming, Ferdinand, and the dastardly witch, Marjoly, who arrives to shortly mess your complete scene up for all events. Whereas Rhapsody as an RPG is pretty middling, the healthful aesthetics, enjoyable characters, and catchy songs helped safe its place within the hearts of Japanese gaming followers worldwide.
The brand new Prinny Presents… version of Rhapsody will function sharp, upscaled visuals — although a basic CRT filter may also be obtainable for these gamers who hate their eyes. Moreover, the bodily launch of Vol. 3 will come packaged with a soundtrack CD and artwork e book, so you may hearken to the songs of Rhapsody at your personal leisure, be taught the lyrics, and sing them out loud in your subsequent commute.
The second included title in Vol. 3 is 2002 technique journey La Pucelle: Techniques, underneath the guise of its PlayStation Transportable remake, La Pucelle: Ragnarok. NIS America beforehand launched a brand new trailer focusing particularly on that title. Prinny Presents NIS Classics Vol. 3 launches in North America on PC and Nintendo Change August 30. It’ll comply with in Europe a couple of days afterward September 2.