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Masaya Matsuura (Parappa) Releases musika For iPod

Sony BMG Music Entertainment has announced the release of musika, an original music visualizer game for the iPod, created by NanaOn-Sha president Masaya Matsuura as a "fresh and innovative experience that creates beautiful visuals using the title o
Sony BMG Music Entertainment has announced the release of musika, an original music visualizer game on the iTunes Store for play on Apple iPod. musika, created by NanaOn-Sha president Masaya Matsuura is a "fresh and innovative experience that creates beautiful visuals using the title of any song." Users can simply enjoy musika's imagery, or play along by pressing the center button in time with the letters in the song's name to advance to more difficult levels displaying different visual effects. Masaya Matsuura was the creator of PaRappa the Rapper for the original PlayStation, and the title has been developed in collaboration with Method Solutions for the iPod. "The iPod is a device that revolutionized music and it is now poised to be a progressive gaming platform," said Masaya Matsuura, President of NanaOn-Sha. "Many years ago Apple's tools first opened my eyes to the power of music and multimedia, so it's exciting to release my first game for this device." "musika is a natural extension of our existing relationship with the iPod and iTunes, and represents another step in our ongoing campaign to broaden our reach in the area of music-based mobile entertainment," said Thomas Hesse, President, Global Digital Business & U.S. Sales, Sony BMG Music Entertainment. "It's great to work with Masaya Matsuura and Method Solutions as to introduce this exciting new game, and we look forward to bringing musika to iPod users worldwide via iTunes." [Further coverage of mobile game news and features is available at Gamasutra sister site GamesOnDeck, from which this story is cross-posted.]

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