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Eternal Sonata by Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc.




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  • Fantasy Violence
  • Mild Language
  • Use of Alcohol
Eternal Sonata is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 36.
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  • Platform: PlayStation 3
  • Publisher: Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc.
  • Developer: Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc.
  • Category: Role-Playing

Product Details:

On his deathbed, the famous composer, Chopin, drifts between this life and the next. In his final hours, he experiences a fantastical dream where he encounters a young girl facing a terrible destiny and the boy who will fight to save her. On the border between dreams and reality, Chopin discovers the light that shines in all of us in this enduring tale of good and evil, love and betrayal.

Developed by Tri-Crescendo and featuring the music of Chopin, Eternal Sonata for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system delivers amazingly detailed 3D graphics, a captivating storyline, an innovative action battle system as well as new playable characters, quests, music and more.


  • New Quests, Battles and Events: Experience new quests, battles and events that will shed new light to the dramatic and evolving storyline. New Playable Characters and Costume Changes: Now players can play as Crescendo or Serenade and even change some of their favorite character's costumes.
  • Exclusive New Music: Listen to newly added Chopin music - a key element in the environment and story.
  • Custom-Made for Next-Gen: Enjoy amazing, high-definition, anime style cel-shading and high quality textures to truly deliver an awesome next gen experience.
  • Innovative Battle System: Battle using a unique, hybrid turn-based/action RPG system that combines free-roam and turn-based action (up to three players during battle).
  • Strategic Use of Light and Darkness: Adjust your battle strategy in the ongoing struggle between light and darkness. Beware of enemies lurking in the shadows, as their stats - attacks and potency - will change, as will their physical form. Lure them out into the light or destroy them within the cloak of darkness. Change your special attacks depending on whether you are in the light or in the dark.
  • Dramatic and Evolving Storyline: Experience a deeply moving story focusing on the enduring struggle between good and evil all taking place in a dream during the final 3 hours of world-famous music composer Frederic Chopin's life.
  • Mesmerizing Music: Listen as world-renowned pianist Stanislav Bunin performs Chopin's original compositions, which are a key element in the environment and story of Eternal Sonata
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Solid JRPG This being the first JRPG I completed on the PS3 system, I had a feeling it was gonna be a good experience. The characters and the story are really good, the graphics are awesome especially on an HDTV. The controls take a bit to get used to, but once you do the game becomes easier to play. I really liked the battle system it's very different from anything else you'll play especially if you like JRPGs in general. The sound gets a lower 7 because some of the voice acting is terrible, they could have used better actors especially for the younger childlike characters you get. But other than that it's a great game.
    Date published: 2012-06-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Great Game For Experienced and Novice Gamers I first came across this game when I randomly decided to purchase a game from gamestop nothing particular in mind just wanted something to play and return in a few days. I ended getting a surprisingly enjoyable game that peak my interest for way longer than I expected. Now yes i will say graphics are average and storyline is very predictable and not very in-depth but honestly it was just a fun game. For those of you like myself who are gamers but have friends less than interested in a 80hr gaming experience this works perfect as a intro to rpgs, while still having the option of more intense gameplay to satify the more seasoned gamer. Play this inbetween your annual purchases and main games and you'll find yourself a very enjoyable story and phenominal music n eternal sonata
    Date published: 2012-05-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the Best!! This was absolutely one THE best RPG games I have ever played. The music is amazing, the gameplay is awesome. The only thing that I didn't really like about it was that some of the boss's were extremely hard to beat, and sometimes it took me a long time to finally beat them. You have to block at just the right time, or more than half of your life meter will go out, or your character will just die, but overall, this game is AMAZING!! I strongly recomend this game to anyone who love's RPGs.
    Date published: 2012-04-29
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from top ten all time for me of all genres and game typ just the graphics and sound alone blow you away. I had so much with this. Only thing i could see people complaining about is the grinding.
    Date published: 2012-01-04
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from great its a 9 out 10 great game this game is great great music great battle system a must have
    Date published: 2011-12-27
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love action RPGs? Me too! This game takes action RPGs to a whole new level. Check it out. Buy it. It's a good buy.
    Date published: 2011-08-05
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's almost like a dream. The graphics are excellent, the voices are done well, the worlds and places you adventure to are beautiful. I've played many of the rpg's on PS3 and this one is my favorite. The story is really well made and it will make you sad once you finish it. The battle system is great. You control your character for a small amount of time and do attacks and spells etc. Then it moves onto another person on your team or the enemy. It's turn based but it doesn't feel restricting at all since you are able to run around and do whatever you want. The music in this game is absolutely amazing. Some of the songs are by Chopin so they sound really good and many of the other themes in the game are really nice as well. As you complete each chapter in the game, it gives you a small history lesson on what was going on in Chopin's life and you learn a few things about the past. It has some parts that are actually quite hard to beat so you must level up a lot during the game to avoid getting killed instantly. The ending portion is very good and interesting. You will go through many battles and they are hard. For the price now, the game is definitely worth it. It took me just a little over 30 hours to beat and I wish it were longer. There is no other game like this. I highly suggest it if you like rpg's or if you like graphics that make you feel like your part of a dream.
    Date published: 2011-05-31
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun Turn Based Game! The music is absolutely beautiful! So far I love the gameplay and the battling system isn't bad either! I love the changing of special attacks due to it being night or daytime. Great game!!
    Date published: 2011-03-21
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