Video: Behind The Music of Tearaway on PlayStation Vita

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22w ago - Sony Community Manager James Spafford is here with a new behind the scene video today spotlighting the music of Tearaway on PlayStation Vita.

To quote: Tearaway is out in just over a week and we can't wait for you to play it! To get you even more excited, take a little peek at the third video in our series looking at all the bits and bobs that make Tearaway the unique and special thing that it is.

This one will tell you all about the splendid sounds and music we made especially for the game, including a completely bespoke original score.

This very special soundtrack is inspired by all sorts of folklore and legends, and even features snippets of some sea shanties our Head of Audio Kenny Young wrote for the game, one of which made it into our Sogport trailer back in January.

If that doesn't make you want to ride a pig through a beautiful paper world we don't know what will.





You can get your hands on the Tearaway Original Soundtrack first with the Special Delivery Pre-Order Pack available both at your favorite retailer and on the PS Store for a limited time - so if you like what you hear, head over to the store and pre-order...
 

Video: Introducing Video & Music Unlimited Service on PlayStation 4

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22w ago - Sony Network Entertainment Social Media Manager Elina Chen shared a video today which introduces the Video Unlimited Service and Music Unlimited Service on PlayStation 4 below.

To quote: We know you're excited to get your hands on the PlayStation 4. We're just as excited to show off what's new when it comes to the Video Unlimited service and Music Unlimited service.





What's new on the Video Unlimited service:

•Faster start times and quicker navigation
•Access to over 200,000 movies and TV episodes
•Instant streaming of new purchases that accounts for bandwidth to minimize buffering
•Cloud storage of all new purchases, eliminating hard drive clutter
•Past purchases will soon be available through cloud storage
•Social features that show what your friends have watched and rated

What's new on the Music Unlimited service:

•Completely redesigned user interface
•Enhanced discoverability to help you navigate our vast library of 22 million tracks
•High quality audio streaming for every song
•System-level integration that lets you play songs from your playlists while playing games, accessible through the mini-player that appears...
 

Video: Remastered Music in Final Fantasy X HD on PlayStation 3

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34w ago - Square-Enix Community Manager Lee Williams shared a video today showcasing the remastered music in Final Fantasy X HD on PlayStation 3 below.

To quote: You might have gathered that it's Gamescom week, so there have been lots of goodies coming in recently - like a lovely little trailer comparing some of the gameplay from the original Final Fantasy X with footage from the new HD Remaster version.

It shows off a sequence of battles, focusing on the Overdrive attacks. Check out the difference between SD and HD!

But the new thing we're showing off here, is the arranged version of the battle music!

It's worth pointing out that more than 60 tracks from the original Final Fantasy X soundtrack have been rearranged or remastered in HD audio in the new edition.





Excited much? The game's currently slated for launch this year, and will be available for PS3 and PS Vita. We'll have more soon, so keep checking back!
 

Videos: VidZone: Free Music Video App on PS3 Today, Take the Tour

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39w ago - VidZone Head Of Production Ben Creasey announced that the VidZone free music video application arrives on PS3 today and has invited fans to take the tour below.

To quote: Today I'm happy to announce that we are finally able to bring VidZone to our American comrades!

VidZone has had a successful four years and running in Europe and we can't wait to see the app become a huge hit in the US as well.

The free ad-based app includes an expanding catalogue of thousands of music videos from all your favorite artists, including Justin Timberlake, Daft Punk, Pink, Foo Fighters, J.Cole, David Guetta, and many more. It's out today – watch the video above to take a quick tour.

Supported by major music labels as well as more than 7,500 independent labels, you can count on getting the latest music videos from the biggest names, including regular exclusives and world premieres, all on your PS3.

VidZone Highlights

• Free to users
• 55,000 music videos
• Hundreds of pre-programmed music TV channels
• Hundreds of live concerts
• Hundreds of artist interviews





Check out tons of genre-based Zones such as Hip Hop Zone, Rock Zone, and...
 

Video: Papo & Yo Music, Soundtrack and Sale on PSN Tomorrow

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70w ago - Minority Media Community Manager Deborah Chantson has shared a video today announcing the Papo & Yo music, soundtrack and sale on PSN tomorrow!

To quote: Just as I wrote about graffiti in Papo & Yo back in July, I wanted to share another story and video diary about how we captured the unique music and sound to transport players deeper into the South American favela of Quico's imagination.

And with the flood of requests we've gotten since launch, I'm excited to announce that the Papo & Yo soundtrack will be available for purchase starting tomorrow on PSN in North America!

As a special release day promotion, it will be on sale for 15% off the regular price (30% off for Plus members) until January 4th.

Over the past few months, some of you may have caught my tweets about our brilliant composer and sound designer, Brian D'Oliveira from La Hacienda Creative.

Fun facts like "Brian D'Oliveira learned about 15 new instruments to play for Papo & Yo!" or "when Monster runs, the sound effect actually comes from hitting a fridge," are just a glimpse of the music's backstory in Papo & Yo.





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