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Final Fantasy rhythm game, Theatrhythm, coming to 3DS

8:00 AM on 07.06.2011 // Jim Sterling

Japan's Jump magazine has revealed yet another Final Fantasy spin-off in the works, this time one that actually sounds interesting. Theatrhythm has a typically stupid Square Enix name, but it sounds like a cool idea, and it'll be coming to the 3DS. 

The so-called "Theater Rhythm Game" portrays retro side-view battle screens with chibi-esque characters duking it out. The flow of battle is determined not by commands, however, but by tapping the touchscreen in time with the music. The music is taken from a range of past Final Fantasy titles, so the nostalgic will be quite happy. 

If they pick up all the classic tunes, this could be a pretty cool game. I'm actually surprised nobody thought of it before, what with the FF series having some astounding music. 

3DS Final Fantasy Rhythm Game Announced [andriasang]

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