Austin, Texas. Monday 11th May– Developer Kevin Albers announces the release of his new rhythm game 'Jammer' for the Xbox Live Community Games marketplace. Jammer is a rhythm game in which player's actions affect musical arrangements. It features ten original music tracks, and is playable with standard gamepads and guitar controllers.
“Jammer is the first step in creating a series of rhythm games and interactive musical experiences that put musical decision-making into the hands of game players. The core audio engine mixes music in real-time from multiple musical elements, opening up many types of interaction not usually found in rhythm games.
I remember when I first encountered rhythm games years ago, and was simultaneously impressed with the experience yet disappointed by the lack of player input into the music itself. I told myself that if I could, one day I'd make something similar that gave players at least some control over the music itself, as opposed to simply tapping along to something set in stone” - Kevin Albers
Jammer trailer on youTube -
Jammer on the community games marketplace -
Jammer webpage on Kevin Albers' site, including screenshots and box art -
About Kevin Albers
Kevin Albers is an independent game developer/artist/musician. After many years in the mainstream game industry, he is now producing games and games-related software for Xbox Community Games, with a focus on music-related gameplay and visuals. Kevin's goal with is to create fun musical/game experiences that bring player musical decision making and improvisation to the music game genre.
For more information visit http://kevinalbers.com