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Oct 17

Okabu Floats to PSN Tomorrow, Hear the Soundtrack Now

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Since we started development, a lot of people have commented on how much they love the music of Okabu, created by our very talented partners at Resonate. Liam and the Resonate team have blown us away with what they’ve managed to create, and they’ve made a behind-the-scenes video to give you a bit of background. I’ll let Music Director Liam Paton explain in his own words!

With the release of Okabu almost upon us, we wanted to share a short film that documents our last 12 months working on the soundtrack to the game. It has been such a great project to work on and hopefully the footage captures the fun that we had along the way.

Meeting and working with an amazingly talented group of musicians, learning to play the Kalimba properly and working out how to record six-feet wide Marimbas have been just some of the highlights of the year. It feels like a long time ago since Simon first showed us that early build of Okabu last October and it’s really exciting to know that people will soon be playing the results of everyone’s hard work.

So check out Okabu in the PlayStation Store tomorrow and also part of this month’s “Only on PSN” program – we really hope you enjoy it! We’d love to hear what you think of the game, so come say hello on Twitter and Facebook.

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Pukadon said:

October 17th, 2:16 pm

Consider it purchased! Looks fantastic.

JonJonXD said:

October 17th, 2:21 pm

I’ve been following this since it was first announced. I can’t wait to play this.

Looks like you guys have done an awesome job :)

rockinjs864 said:

October 17th, 2:32 pm

online co-op yes or no ?

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    Simon Oliver said:

    October 17th, 2:49 pm

    Hey, OKABU is Sofa co-op, but not online.

DeathGazer said:

October 17th, 2:37 pm

Price?

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    Simon Oliver said:

    October 17th, 2:50 pm

    The price will be $14.99

Psicocrusher said:

October 17th, 2:48 pm

I need play this game… Is so different to other games but so great… and the music… and I need it. I will play it with my girlfriend.

JdelaMancha said:

October 17th, 2:51 pm

I’ve been super excited for this game since the trailer came out. The style is fantastic but it really was the soundtrack that sold me on it. Can’t wait.

pandacastro said:

October 17th, 2:54 pm

Of topic but is there a rolando 3 ? Fan of the series.

hilyou said:

October 17th, 3:24 pm

are you guys going to use youtube as your video player now? because for me the old video player: viddler was slow for me!

Chidori_93 said:

October 17th, 3:28 pm

Platinum!!! Go Trophy Hunters…

FatTony2045 said:

October 17th, 3:57 pm

This game looks very good, can’t wait to buy it….

NewDust said:

October 17th, 4:40 pm

Hai Simon,

Is there going to be a possibility to buy the soundtrack separate?

mf_ghost_414 said:

October 17th, 6:08 pm

Been pretty interested in this. Def looks like something I’d put on to play with the girlfriend. Hopefully it can hold up to a full playthrough without losing its charm. Shame that it probably won’t gather the attention it deserves though, due to the timing, price & lack of online co-op.

OnesOwnGrief said:

October 17th, 6:33 pm

Honestly speaking, it will a great game to even play with your kids or with another member of the family. $15 isn’t much when you look at the value from that angle.

Kirkpad said:

October 17th, 6:44 pm

I am SUPER undecided about this one. I’ll have to wait and see how the demo is.

The music, however, sounds fantastic.

QuantumMercury said:

October 17th, 8:43 pm

Platinum trophy = buy.

LilWayneSuckz said:

October 17th, 9:48 pm

I hope every person who patiently waited for PSN to be restored back in April buys this game tomorrow night…I do hope the reviews are great

xI2esistanc3x_0 said:

October 18th, 4:57 am

were is the store update sony it’s already tuesday

O_R_I_00 said:

October 19th, 11:06 pm

I probably won’t get a reply……but any info on if they will release an actual album to purchase in either mp3 or cd format?

That’s what made the decision on buying this game. Fell in love with the music, sounds and funny voices in the demo.

TrustLove said:

October 20th, 5:40 pm

No online multiplayer?! Ugh… So disappointing :/

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