The highly anticipated Japanese export game Rule of Rose being brought to the states by Atlus U.S.A. is going to have a soundtrack included with the game for those smart few who pre-order what looks to be the creepiest game since Silent Hill. Click "Read More" to read the press release from Atlus.
The soundtrack is composed by the famed composer Yutaka Minobe who worked on such great hits as Panzer Dragoon Orta and Space Channel 5 so it really should be worth a listen.
ATLUS U.S.A., INC.
RULE OF ROSE™ SOUNDTRACK CD
A Collection of Six Stunning Songs by
Famed Game Composer Yutaka Minobe
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA — JULY 14, 2006 — 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
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.
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About Rule of Rose
March, 1930. A young girl named Jennifer, whose parents were killed in a tragic airship accident, is taken to the Rose Garden Orphanage, located in a remote portion of the English countryside. What Jennifer discovers is a dilapidated building and a ragtag mob of children who call themselves the "Aristocracy of the Red Crayon." The demented residents of Rose Garden kidnap Jennifer and take her into the dark heart of an impossibly large zeppelin, on a meandering course for a distant land. Now, with the help of a canine companion named Brown, Jennifer has to find valuable gifts for the Aristocracy, or suffer a fatal punishment for her insolence...
About Yutaka Minobe
Yutaka Minobe is a self-taught musician who learned to play the piano as a four-year-old, and was composing original works by the age of eight. Minobe's gameography includes Skies of Arcadia, Panzer Dragoon Orta, and Space Channel 5.
About Atlus U.S.A., Inc.
Located in Irvine, California and founded in 1991, Atlus U.S.A., Inc. is a publisher of challenging and compelling video games for a variety of platforms, including the Nintendo DS™, Game Boy®
Advance, Xbox 360™, and PlayStation®2. Atlus's library of critically acclaimed video games includes Riviera: The Promised Land, Trauma Center: Under the Knife, Magna Carta: Tears of Blood, and the award-winning Shin Megami Tensei series. For more information, visit http://www.atlus.com.
"PlayStation" and the "PS" Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. © 2006 Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved. RULE OF ROSE is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Licensed to and published by Atlus USA.