News IA/VT -Colorful- Rhythm Game's 1st Promo Streamed
posted on 2014-03-29 01:30 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
The official website for Marvelous AQL's IA/VT -Colorful- rhythm game launched and began streaming its first promotional video on Friday. The game featuring the Vocaloid character IA will ship for the PlayStation Vita in Japan on July 31.
The release is a new type of rhythm game where players must play notes at the right time as they move along a changing trajectory. Songs will include a "colorful wave" finale where the player's collected colors flow from a giant circle to create an original stage. The "VT" in the game's title stands for "visual tracks."
The game's limited-edition Crystal Box release will bundle will include a pouch, PlayStation Vita skin sticker, decoration sticker, cleaner cloth, strap, charm strap, guard case, and special box for 9,240 yen (about US$90). The regular version will cost 4,800 yen (US$47).
Singer Lia (Air, Angel Beats!) provided her voice as the basis for IA. The character was revealed alongside Vocaloid3, the major upgrade to YAMAHA's underlying vocal music synthesis software engine in 2012.