Play, Compose and Share in a unique take on the classic sidescrolling platformer where your actions make the music. With equal parts musical instrument and game, Sound Shapes gives everyone the ability to make music. Set different shapes into the world to make musical notes and trigger sounds through your actions. Upload your levels for others to download and remix on their own. Sound Shapes creates an ever-changing musical community for everyone to enjoy on the go.
Sound Shapes is a game for PlayStation 3 & PlayStation Vita designed by Jonathan Mak and Shaw-Han Liem, and developed by Queasy Games in Toronto, Canada. It uses the new touch screen and back touch pad to place sounds of different musical instruments. The game is a side-scrolling platformer with a musical focus.
Sound Shapes was shown at industry conference E3 2011 and picked up nominations for best of show award from media sites including IGN, 1UP, and Electric Playground. It also received 2 Game Critics Awards (Best Mobile and Best Casual).
At the Spike Video Game Awards 2011, it was announced that Deadmau5 will be contributing songs and sound material to the project. Beck has contributed 3 new songs to the game: Cities, Touch the People, and Spiral Staircase.