Genre: Whatever Mega Man is
Release: 20 October 2012 - OUT NOW
Price: $17.19 (digital)
Where to buy: Digital version here. Physical version here or here.
RKS Wiki said:Rosenkreuzstilette plays similarly to classic Mega Man games. The gameplay is simple: make your way through stages eliminating enemies and collecting items as you go. Defeating the boss at the end of the stage completes it. Clearing one of the eight main stages that are selectable from the stage select screen also rewards you with a new weapon, which varies based on the boss defeated, and a new password that can be used to resume a game from where the player last left off.
These kinds of screens look familiar? Good. Get to work.
If you haven't heard of Rosenkreuzstilette before clicking this thread, you almost certaintly won't care about the story. I've played both games and I barely do.
RKS Wiki said:Several months have passed since the events of Rosenkreuzstilette. The Orthodox Church has begun witch-hunting Magi while a mysterious group of Dark Magi, captained by a woman named Pamela Arwig, forms an organization known as the Schwarzkreuz and abducts Spiritia Rosenberg. It's up to Freudia Neuwahl, along with the help of her new fairy friend, Strudel, to get to the bottom of the mystery. If they can get past their friends in the RKS and their latest member, Dolis Warmind of the RKS's Special Ops Division first.
The wiki has more info.
Enemies - Round 1
Enemies - Round 2
Enemies - Round 3
I sure hope you like ice, because there's a theme here.
Q. No, I mean why should I buy it?
A. Oh. Well if you want the tl;dr version, it's a damn brilliant Mega Man game. If you like those games then it's your duty to check this out.
Q. How long is it?
A. 8 + 4 + 4 stages. Two playable characters, but you need a code to unlock the second one (see below). My first run took about 4-5 hours, but that's only because it was default weapon only / no energy tanks and I was half asleep.
Q. English version when?
A. All the important menus are in English already. Trust me, unless you're playing Story Mode and you desperately want to know why you're shooting everyone up, the Japanese text won't bother you.
Q. Is there a demo?
A. Sure is. Here.
Q. Should I play Rosenkreuzstilette?
A. Yes, although Freudenstachel is the better game in my mind.
Q. How do I play as
Up, Down, R, L on the erka:es logo screen (first screen on startup)
Q. Will I be put on the FBI watchlist for playing this game?
A. Not unless you're playing it naked at one of their offices.
First time making an |OT|, let me know if I've missed something. It may be unusual to make a thread for something like this, but the game's too good to be overlooked.