Toronto based studio Pop Sandbox have announced the addition of Purity Ring to the list of musicians featured in their upcoming indie video game, ‘LOUD on Planet X.’ They are joining Tegan and Sara, Metric, F*cked Up, METZ, Austra, Lights, July Talk, and Cadence Weapon. In addition, they have offered up a sample of the second score to the game from Broken Social Scene’s Brendan Canning & Justin Peroff – stream via Soundcloud below.
They have also released the details about the limited edition 7″ vinyl, with original artwork by indie comics superstar Michael DeForge, available only to ‘LOUD on Planet X’ Kickstarter supporters campaign, which ends June 5. Watch the Kickstarter video with score/vinyl details via YouTube below.
Targeted for a Fall 2015 release, ‘LOUD on Planet X’, will be available for console and mobile. Combining rhythm tap and tower defense style gaming, ‘LOUD on Planet X’ allows you to use an assortment of power-ups (amps/strobe lights/fog machines/bouncers/etc.) to help your artist defend their stage, against hordes of attacking aliens, as you tap along to the music. Read more about ‘LOUD On Planet X’ via Pitchfork.
Pop Sandbox is an award-winning small studio based in Toronto, Canada. They bring together top practitioners from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines into a creative environment that fosters innovation in both content and form. Over the past 5 years, they have worked with a diverse group of filmmakers, artists, journalists, social workers, technologists, playwrights, animators, composers, game designers, activists and musicians on groundbreaking graphic novel, film, videogame and interactive experiences.