By Joe Sigadel / April 30th, 2016
NIS America has announced today that their first localized Touhou title, Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet, will be coming to North America on September 6 and Europe on September 9. It will be available both physically and digitally on the PlayStation 4. As usual, NIS America has a Limited Edition available as well, the details of which can be found below in their press release. The website for Touhou Genso Rondo has also been launched, with a new promotional trailer for the game. This marks the first time a physical Touhou game has been localized on a console in the West, so this could end up being a pretty exciting release. More details, screens and the trailer can be found below.
Santa Ana, CA (April 27, 2016) – Today, NIS America is happy to announce that the competitive shoot ‘em up Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet will be coming to North America on September 6 and Europe on September 9 as a physical and digital release for PlayStation®4! The game will also be receiving a retail limited edition which will include an art book, soundtrack, art cards and bonus in-game DLC.
About the game: Developed by CUBETYPE, Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet is a shoot ‘em up that takes place in the Touhou universe. Select from 10 playable girls and dive straight into bullet-hell! Reminiscent of a fighting game, Touhou Genso Rondo takes the traditional shoot’em up genre and infuses it with a 1v1 battle scenario, allowing for a unique gameplay experience. Learn more about the Touhou characters in Story Mode as you progress through the game, blasting your opponent with a barrage of beautiful bullets. Or if you are feeling confident, jump into online battle mode and showcase your skills to players on PSN™.
• Touhou to the Masses — As the first physical release of a Touhou title on consoles, players will be introduced to the expansive and delightful Touhou universe through the PlayStation 4’s HD graphics.
• Multiple Combat Options! — Force your enemy into oblivion by customizing your projectiles and inventing your own beautiful bullet patterns! Or read your enemy’s patterns and sneak in close for a powerful melee attack!
• You are the Boss!? — Say goodbye to the days of feeling helpless in boss battles! Touhou Genso Rondo kindly equips the player with powerful attacks and the strength of a boss!
• Spell Cards! — Collect power-ups and unleash maximum damage to your enemy by casting spell cards – but use them only at the best of opportunities! For more information, visit www.NISAmerica.com/games/touhou-genso-rondo/
Source: Press Release
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