Harmonix’sPlayStation 4 reboot of Amplitude, which originally launched on PlayStation 2 in 2003, now has a confirmed release date.
Harmonix Music Systems, the minds behind Guitar Hero and Rock Band, created the original Amplitude years before the plastic instrument revolution.
The soundtrack includes music crafted by Harmonix’s in-house composers, as well as songs from video game composers such as Darren Korb (Transistor), C418 (Minecraft), Danny B (Crypt of the Necrodancer), and Jim Guthrie.
Yeah, it’s going to be great.
Kickstarter supporters who backed at the $40 tier or higher will receive the game two weeks earlier, on December 23rd. What better way to ignore awkward family social gatherings than by putting on headphones and rocking out to some indie game tunes? With “high fidelity visuals, new songs, a sci-fi narrative and more”, the campaign will be presented in the form of a sci-fi concept album with a story told through the game’s visuals, music, and lyrics. While Amplitude’s wide release won’t hit until the beginning of 2016, the early access release means the team ultimately hit its goal although there’s no word on when to expect the PS3 release. If you’ll be attendingPlayStation Experience this weekend, you’ll also get a chance to play the game a little early. Both cooperative and competitive multiplayer, as well as single-player campaigns, are available.
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