157w ago - Today SCEA Producer Kumi Yuasa has announced that Echochrome ii will be hitting PSN on December 21, 2010 and shared a fresh video below.
To quote: Wow, it's been some time since our last game update so I am very excited to announce that echochrome ii will be available for your holiday gaming pleasure on December 21st!
And if you're already enjoying PlayStation Move and our vast library of Move titles, then echochrome ii will be a great addition to your collection.
If you didn't see my last post and are curious as to what echochrome ii is all about, it's a unique puzzle game using the PlayStation Move motion controller to shine a light on a series of blocks and objects to create realistic shadows on the wall.
The blocks and objects you see in each level will cast different shadows depending on your movement so as you alter the perspective and angles by adjusting this light source, you will manipulate the shadows they cast to ultimately reveal a solution to the puzzle and guide your character to the exit. You can check out some actual gameplay in the video above.
Once you check out the game for yourself I think you'll enjoy how it uses PlayStation Move in this rather unique and original way. The best way...
180w ago - SCEA Producer Kumi Yuasa has shared a video first look at the upcoming title Echochrome ii for both PS3 and PlayStation Move today!
To quote: As most of you have already heard, we will be coming out with echochrome ii later this year. It was announced at E3 and we've received a lot of positive feedback.
For those of you who don't know what echochrome ii is, here is an interview and demo with our team to show you exactly what everyone has been talking about.
Remember all the fun you used to have playing with shadows as a kid? Now you can bring back those exciting feelings of shadow art by utilizing the PlayStation Move motion controller and the PlayStation Eye camera!
With its unique way of using Move controller as a flashlight, you will control light and shadows, rotate levels and change the way objects are viewed and the shadows they cast. The ultimate goal is to lead your character, that can only walk on the shadow, through the path from beginning to end.
Beware, as there are hidden goals, jumping pads, holes, transporting elevators, and so on. Rotate the level itself to create a specific shadow - the possibilities are infinite and there is always more than meets the eye as every person...
186w ago - SCEA Producer Kumi Yuasa has announced today that the Echochrome Soundtrack is coming to PSN Store alongside a gallery PSP demo.
To quote: Today, I'm very excited to announce that the Echochrome soundtrack will actually be available for download on May 18th from the PlayStation Store!
Echochrome's music soundtrack is a departure from traditional games, featuring string quartet compositions that combine classical music with modern musical sensibilities. The original score is composed by Hideki Sakamoto of noisycroak Inc.
You can get a sampling of the music from the game's trailer below:
Actually, we're releasing two soundtracks on May 18th. Here are the details.
Echochrome Original Soundtrack Contains 12 original tracks from the game, plus one all-new bonus track.
Echochrome Remix Soundtrack Features five tracks from the original soundtrack re-done with special piano arrangements that add a completely new flavor to the mix. The remix soundtrack also features a mysterious bonus track.
Each of these soundtracks will be available on the PSN Store for $2.99. Or, you can pick them both up for...
193w ago - Today SCEA Marketing Specialist Brian Chou has announced this is the last chance for those interested to get Echoshift add-on levels for free.
To quote: I'm here to remind you that this is the last week to get the limited echoshift Add-on Levels!
For those of you who don't have a copy of echoshift yet, but will be downloading it this week (before April 1, of course), we will give you seven additional levels that will be a free gift-with-purchase for $14.99!
That's over 60 levels filled with puzzles and challenges, plus three different modes of play for each level. echoshift's innovative take on puzzles lets you cooperate with "echoes" of your past actions to maneuver around obstacles and find new paths.
Check out the trailer to catch a glimpse of this unique gameplay:
For those of you who already purchased the game before March 18, don't worry as you are also entitled to the Add-on Levels for free! Simply log into the PlayStation Store using the PSN ID that you purchased echoshift with, and you'll see the DLC levels for you to download in the "View All" section of the echoshift page.
I'll leave you with a new look at some of the extra levels. Act quickly to get these though,...
194w ago - SCEA Marketing Specialist Brian Chou has announced today that through April 1, 2010 all Echoshift PSP add-on levels are free on PSN.
To quote: I have some exciting news to share with you today about echoshift, one of the most unique puzzle games available for the PSP on PSN.
The development team created seven extra levels full of the challenging puzzles and gimmicks that make the full game so much fun! Best of all, SCEA is offering these to our fans for FREE, but only for a limited time.
Beginning with today's PlayStation Store publish and lasting until April 1, PSN users who have yet to purchase the echoshift game will find a bundle offer on the PlayStation Store.
The bundle offer includes the full game plus all seven extra add-on levels for the original price of $14.99!
Now is a great time to try echoshift's innovative take on puzzle games, where you have to create echoes of your actions that you'll replay and cooperate with to solve challenging puzzles. To learn more about the game, check out our previous posts.
This is the first time these levels have been available in SCEA, and this offer is only good until April 1!
For those fans who have already bought echoshift and have been enjoying the game, don't worry we've...