June 21 st 2010 - BARCELONA
“ Music on: Retro Keyboard” for Nintendo DSiWare TM will be available for the European and Australian territories next Friday June 25th, priced at only 200 Nintendo Points TM . American release to be announced.
“ One will be able to perform the soundtrack of the best classic video games how they originally sounded” - said Alberto Gonzalez, producer at Abylight and responsible for over 40 original video game soundtracks since 1989 - “ It is perfect for retro lovers”.
This application, second of the “Music on” series, will transform your Nintendo DSi TM in a complete electronic keyboard with a carefully chosen edition of sounds and rhythms from the mythic computers and consoles of the 80s.
“Music on: Retro Keyboard” features the option to define up to 8 chords on the +Control Pad, allowing to perform any song as if they were from the 80s consoles or keyboards, and play at the same time your own melody with the Stylus.
“ Music on: Retro Keyboard”
Characteristics:Interface inspired by the 80s Selection of keyboard, console and computer sounds from the 80s Rhythms inspired by the first generation videogames
And also featuring:Automatic accompaniment function with chord recognition Up to 8 user definable chords 5 different styles, each one with 4 variations Independent drum, bass and chorus parts 6 octave keyboard (2 visible) Pitch bend function 16 instruments Integrated sequencer Metronome Recording and replay option Quick reference sheet Title Music on: Retro Keyboard Genre Musical Application Publisher & Developer Abylight ( www.abylight.com) Platform Nintendo DSiWare TM Price 200 Nintendo Points TM Release (Europe+Australia) June 25th 2010 Release (Americas) TBA EUR / Germany / Australia age rating Exempt ESRB “E” Everyone Promotional trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2rb3YwU5dM (You can download it from GamesPress) “Music On” series
“Music On” series for Nintendo DSiWare TM is a software collection including musical applications and games for all ages.
The series starts with “Music on: Electronic Keyboard” and it is followed by “Music on: Retro Keyboard”. Other virtual instruments and games will be soon announced.
Abylight is a solid and well established game developer from Barcelona, founded in 2004 by four professionals of the video game industry with a rich experience on productions for a wide range of platforms since 1988.
Since 2009, Abylight has started its path as an on-line video game publisher.
Abylight’s most recent interactive entertainment releases are "Fish'em All!" and “NEVES Plus: Pantheon of Tangrams” for WiiWare TM and “Music on: Electronic Keyboard” for Nintendo DSiWare TM .
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