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Music on: Retro Keyboard

Create some 80s nostalgia on the move.

July 7 th 2010 - BARCELONA

Music on: Retro Keyboard” for Nintendo DSiWare TM will be available for the Americas next Monday July 12th, priced at only 200 Nintendo DSi Points TM .

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”


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) Service DSiWare TM Price 200 Nintendo DSi Points TM Release (Europe+Australia) June 25 th 2010 Release (Americas) July 12 th 2010 EUR / Germany / Australia age rating Exempt ESRB "E" Everyone Promotional Trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2rb3YwU5dM (download it from GamesPress)

“Music On” series

“Music On” series for DSiWare is a software collection including musical applications and games for all ages.

The series started with “Music on: Electronic Keyboard”, followed by “Music on: Retro Keyboard”. It will be soon continued with “Music on: Acoustic Guitar”. More titles are in development.

The “Music on” series is currently top-ranked as a non-free release on the DSiWare service in the US and European countries such as UK, Germany and France.

About Abylight

Abylight is a solid and well established game developer from Barcelona (Europe), 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, aside from the “Music on” series for DSiWare TM , are "Fish'em All!", “NEVES Plus: Pantheon of Tangrams” and “Stop Stress: a day of fury” for WiiWare TM .

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Press contact

Abylight www.abylight.com

email (general enquries) info@abylight.com

Eva Gaspar +34 931850008

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