Wouldn’t pop stars be just a little bit more interesting if they had to battle monsters while simultaneously singing some tunes" It’s an odd question to ask, but it’s one that the folks over at Galapagos RPG clearly must have been thinking about a lot before making Omega Quintet.
Singing Songs, Bashing Blare
In the universe of Omega, demon-like monsters called Blare plague Earth, killing people and causing destruction. As it turns out, the only ones who can stop these monsters are young women who wear skimpy outfits and sing as they bash the Blare into oblivion. Called Verse Maidens, these girls partially rely on public support to take full advantage of their abilities, and thus their battles are turned into a sort of concert/television show that their (mostly male) fan base watches intensely.
The game begins with the widely popular Miss Momoka retiring as a Verse Maiden, causing five new Verse Maidens to be brought in. Along with the new Verse Maidens, a male manager is brought in. The player is able to control the group of five Maidens in combat, and while exploring, they must play as Takt while moving around the Verse Maiden’s headquarters or talking to characters. Of course, considering Takt is the only male to ever hang out in the Verse Maiden’s headquarters, Omega Quintet feels the need to have him see a lot of girls in their underwear, just because they are too darn innocent to know that hanging out in one’s underwear could be considered a sort of sexual thing.
Let’s Talk About Fluff
While I summed that beginning up fairly quickly, Omega Quintet actually draws it out for a long, long time. That’s not a good thing. Originally, players only can use one Verse Maiden in battle, and after a few hours, two more join up. After another few more hours, another two join up, finally allowing players to actually a have a full party in combat. While Omega does this to let the player learn all of the combat and explo...