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Coming Soon to PSN: Vibes for PSP and PS3

Al Evans's Avatar + Posted by Al Evans on Jun 04, 2010 // Senior Producer, Laughing Jackal

Just another quick announcement to let you all know about our exciting third PlayStation minis title for PSP and PS3, Vibes, which will release on the PlayStation Store on June 8th at the price of $5.49. Vibes is an action-packed rhythm game that includes a lucky 13 music tracks, covering everything from Classical to J-Pop, to Psychobilly, to Punk. With three levels of difficulty your finger will be well and truly wrecked. ;)

The game is squarely aimed at fans of the rhythm-based genre and has a steep learning curve, so if you think you have conquered Guitar Hero then give this a try. Starting off on the Easy difficulty allows the player to get used to the control mechanism — the difficulty then builds and builds, and will push players to the limit on the harder difficulty settings.

One feature we’re particularly proud of is the music-video inspired background sequences during gameplay. These not only look awesome, but they’re also hilarious (if I do say so myself), and feature things such as pulsating ducks, throbbing buildings and flexing sumo wrestlers. If that list isn’t 100% WIN then I don’t know what is — and don’t forget these items and more are all in the same game!

Vibes for PlayStation minis -- PSP and PS3 Vibes for PlayStation minis -- PSP and PS3

When creating Vibes, our principle aim was to create an addictive gameplay mechanism, accompanied by a fresh art style. We’ve definitely achieved both those things and — for my money — made one of the stand-out PlayStation minis titles. For more details on the game check out the trailer above (which is also available via the PlayStation Store).

For those who need reminding, Vibes is out on June 8th at $5.49. Hope you like it!

Vibes for PlayStation minis -- PSP and PS3 Vibes for PlayStation minis -- PSP and PS3

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+ guyverunit122 on June 4th, 2010 at 7:28 am said:

this look really good!


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+ BlooodyCow on June 4th, 2010 at 7:31 am said:

Is there a HD version of this video


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+ V_Ben on June 4th, 2010 at 7:32 am said:

looks like guitaroo man. this can only mean good things :P


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+ robgroove on June 4th, 2010 at 7:33 am said:

This looks sweet!


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+ Drtyrock on June 4th, 2010 at 7:35 am said:

Looks fun, I heart these type of games…multiplayer for ps3 would be nice…


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+ Faiizow on June 4th, 2010 at 7:36 am said:

This looks exactly like Beats. Probably not as feature packed aswell, will still buy though.


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+ MaikelSteneker on June 4th, 2010 at 7:38 am said:

Looks really good. Will there be a European release on june 9th?


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    + Al Evans on June 7th, 2010 at 8:01 am said:

    As long as all goes to plan Vibes will be released on the 9th. This game has been a long time coming we just hope you all enjoy it as much as we still do.


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+ sentry-23 on June 4th, 2010 at 7:45 am said:

If this allows custom soundtracks as well, you have a sure buy :)


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+ FenRir_D on June 4th, 2010 at 7:56 am said:

Oh [DELETED]. Definitely a buy


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+ DrApollo on June 4th, 2010 at 8:14 am said:

Great Idea!…I love the beats, the music, and the Idea. For me the art direction leaves little to be desired though. Lots of muddy colors and bland shapes.


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+ pillaysteven on June 4th, 2010 at 8:28 am said:

This looks exactly like Beats and with Beats you could use your own mp3s…


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+ Curtisio on June 4th, 2010 at 8:29 am said:

Sounds fun! I loved hearing those beats in my sterio when I played the video. On a headset, it should be even better!

Less than $6! WOOT!


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+ depward on June 4th, 2010 at 8:37 am said:

Looks like you’re defending on Guitaroo Man… but the whole team. Sounds like fun. I like rhythm games so def picking this up!


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+ nokedimyo on June 4th, 2010 at 8:48 am said:

“Pulsating Duck” – I’m sold on it.


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+ YungTizz on June 4th, 2010 at 8:56 am said:

I Hate it!


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+ emiru69 on June 4th, 2010 at 9:05 am said:

Sold! I really like the different tracks… a bit of everything. Which one are the other 2 titles that you released already? Good Luck with this project!


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    + Al Evans on June 7th, 2010 at 8:04 am said:

    The other projects are Cubixx and Stellar Attack. Cubixx is to be released the same day as Vibes and Stellar Attack is now due for the 22nd June. For more new check our blog http://blog.laughingjackal.co.uk/


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+ syk1288 on June 4th, 2010 at 9:22 am said:

Sold here also. @YungTizz: why even leave a comment? Hater.


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+ SkyNet003 on June 4th, 2010 at 9:55 am said:

“covering everything from Classical to J-Pop, to Psychobilly, to Punk”

None of these are genres I like :( Can we use or own music?


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+ SkyNet003 on June 4th, 2010 at 9:56 am said:

Awaiting moderation?

What did I say?

I just asked if I could use my own music because I didn’t like any of the genres mentioned above! How many times do I have to rephrase my post so you don’t censor it???

Geez…


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+ Jazzagers on June 4th, 2010 at 10:04 am said:

Look like Beats with a few notches beyond, will it be possible to use our own music and be able to change backgrounds?


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+ coolasj19 on June 4th, 2010 at 6:07 pm said:

reminds me of Beats. but without customs.


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+ play_the_station on June 4th, 2010 at 6:31 pm said:

I LOVE IT


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+ maplestory555 on June 5th, 2010 at 4:37 pm said:

hi any1 know what day is naruto ultimate heroes 3 coming on the PSN ??


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+ Midgetguy on June 5th, 2010 at 7:34 pm said:

WHOAH WHOAH WHOAH WHOAH WHOAH!!!!

Did I seriously just see a trailer for a superly amazingly awesome music game for the psp that will be coming out soon and for less than 6 dollars!?!?!

This game looks AMAZING!!!! It looks really difficult too… which is EVEN BETTER! (so tired of those guitar hero/rock band people thinking they’re musical beasts because they can beat a music game with cheap plastic peripherals)

basic-controller-played music games are the BEST! (DJ Max, Gitaroo Man, Parappa the Rapper, Space Channel Five) and Vibes looks like it will no doubt become one of my most played PSP games EVER!!!!

LOVE IT!!!!

AND THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!!!!!

I’m SUPER excited! There is NO WAY I’m missing out on this one!!!!


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+ FJ1100_rider on June 5th, 2010 at 10:56 pm said:

For those asking about custom soundtracks – it’s a mini and minis don’t support it – ever
it looks cool but because of this and the steep price for a mini I’ll probably pass – qubixx looks fun though – like the old atari game from the eighties


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+ FJ1100_rider on June 5th, 2010 at 10:57 pm said:

hey mods , why would my previous comment be ‘ awaiting moderation ‘ ?
no bad language and on topic .


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+ barnaclejoe on June 6th, 2010 at 1:20 am said:

aha.. looks pretty cool!

anyone else read something else when they hit this line “….pulsating DUCKS, throbbing…”

my, my.


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+ Al Evans on June 7th, 2010 at 8:08 am said:

Thanks to everyone for the comments. We hope you enjoy and if it is successful there is every chance of a Vibes 2 :) feedback will be welcome.


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+ frogzrus on June 10th, 2010 at 11:04 am said:

Remindes of The game BEATS


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+ manta005 on June 15th, 2010 at 7:42 am said:

Can we use our song in this game like Beats?


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