According to Billboard.com, Beck is contributing three unreleased songs to the upcoming video game Sound Shapes. His tracks “Cities,” “Touch the People” and “Spiral Staircase,” will each be the soundtrack to a level of the game. It will also include original music by deadmau5, I Am Robot and Proud and Jim Guthrie, who previously delved into gaming soundtracks with “Superbrothers: Sword & Sorcery EP.”
The musically oriented game will allow players to create increasingly complex beats via their achievements in a side-scrolling platformer. Users will be able to generate their own levels and music for the game, as well.
Play, Compose and Share in a unique take on the classic side-scrolling platformer where your actions make the music.
Equal parts instrument and game, Sound ShapesTM gives everyone the ability to make music. Play through a unique campaign that fuses music and artwork into a classic 2D platformer.