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Sega's iOS adaptation of Rhythm Thief and the Emperor's Treasure is out now, and it's priced at $10. Before you rush off thinking you've landed a steal (ho ho ho), you should note this isn't a straight-up port of the 3DS game by any means. This morning we briefly checked out Rhythm Thief and the P...

January 9th 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Sega's Japanese website has added Rhythm Thief & The Emperor's Treasure to its list of upcoming iOS releases, which comes to us as quite a surprise considering the company never announced it or anything. Perhaps the announcement was ... stolen!?At any rate, the port will be out sometime this wi...

September 6th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Rhythm Thief and the Emperor's Treasure is something I wouldn't expect to find in 2012: It's a narrative-based rhythm game, with all original music and high production values. I didn't think anyone would make something like that these days.In fact, with its colorful, bright rendition of Paris, its...

July 18th 2012 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Rhythm Thief: The Emperor's Treasure, Sega's stylized, beat-based sleuthing title for 3DS, is available now, and the above trailer proves it. Press play and watch along to the jazzy soundtrack, and then maybe give it a try. If we can find the rhythm in this one, surely you can too.

July 11th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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We still have no official word on the aftermath of Sega's restructuring -- how many employees were laid off, or which games have been canceled. However, we obtained confirmation from a Sega rep on the PAX East show floor of one upcoming packaged game that has not been canceled: Rhythm Thief and the...

April 6th 2012 at 11:45am 0 Comments
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With the recent talk of game cloning, it's easy to forget that taking an idea from another game and running with it can be not only inoffensive, but beneficial.When done the wrong way, cloning lets one company divert revenue and attention away from the original, nearly identical source. But when do...

February 6th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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The Nintendo Direct conference was ... light on news. However, Nintendo did announce that the first downloadable demos for retail 3DS games are hitting the Japanese eShop today! The selection includes Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy, Resident Evil: Revelations, Rhythm Thief, and Metal Gear Solid: Snak...

December 26th 2011 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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The first thing I played at TGS was also one of the games I was most curious about: Sega's 3DS rhythm game Rhythm Thief & The Emperor's Treasure. I'm a fan of music games, especially those that use musical gameplay to tell an original story, like Parappa the Rapper or Gitaroo-Man. Rhythm Thi...

September 26th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments