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Kylie Prymus is the first columnist for PS Fanboy. A Ph.D candidate in philosophy, Kylie specializes in the sociology of technology. Through this new weekly column, Kylie will explore the impact of PlayStation on thought and culture. Any gamer who has spent a significant amount of uninterrupted ti...

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June 28, 2008 at 12:00PM
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Japanese gamers aren't the only ones that can create some devious echochrome creations. Starting this Thursday, the innovative PSN downloadable title will be updated with new puzzles, created by American gamers. Thirty new puzzles, featuring the best from the user community of echochrome, will be ...

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How does one craft the music for a game like echochrome? It must have been a challenge to create the ambiance necessary for such an abstract puzzle game, but Hideki Sakamoto was up to the challenge. Speaking with Siliconera, the musician noted the need for simplicity to match the game's visual style...

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How does one craft the music for a game like echochrome? It must have been a challenge to create the ambiance necessary for such an abstract puzzle game, but Hideki Sakamoto was up to the challenge. Speaking with Siliconera, the musician noted the need for simplicity to match the game's visual style...

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The teams behind the creative PSP games, Patapon and echochrome, will make an appearance at this year's Develop conference in July. Atsushi Li, director of Pyramid and Junichi Yoshizama, associate producer of SCE Worldwide Studios will discuss the tribal music game Patapon. Jun Fujiki and Tatsuya ...

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The PlayStation Blog announced today that 20 new user-generated levels will be available in echochrome between May 15-21, and those new levels may be replaced with even more content the following week. Despite our mixed feelings on the idea that the puzzles are replaced rather than added to a mega-...

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If you've been trying to find a new way to melt your brain and think outside of the box, you'll probably get a kick out of the twenty new user-created levels for echochrome due out tomorrow and continuing to get released through next Wednesday. These levels will appear at random in freeform mode whe...

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Click for high-resolution image. Japan's scary obsession with creating echochrome user levels continues in this week's showcase. Updates are going to come for those with the US version as well, making this $10 digital download a gift that keeps on giving. Check out the latest additions in our gall...

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It's interesting to note the differences between echochrome's Japanese UMD release and the North American PSN-only release. The North American downloadable version lacks two of the three play modes found on the original Japanese UMD. The two modes that were cut are "pair" and "other," while "solo" i...

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Kumi Yuasa, associate producer of echochrome, has revealed on the PlayStation Blog that future free updates of the title will add hand-picked user-generated content selected by the developers. The new levels will be available on a "regular basis" by signing in online with the game; however, these l...

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So echochrome is now out and you can pick it up on the PSN for either the PS3 or PSP. If you've already gotten it and been playing it, then you know just how difficult some of the perspective puzzles can be. One of the best ways to troubleshoot is follow by example -- watch and learn. So chec...

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So echochrome is now out and you can pick it up on the PSN for either the PS3 or PSP. If you've already gotten it and been playing it, then you know just how difficult some of the perspective puzzles can be. One of the best ways to troubleshoot is follow by example -- watch and learn. So chec...

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Now available on the PLAYSTATION Store, this MC Escher-inspired puzzler is downloadable for only $10. Want to try your luck at scoring a copy for free? Here you go. To enter this giveaway, leave a comment with the biggest prime number you can think of. You must be 18 years or older and a re...

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It's time for North America to experience the full perception contorting reality of echochrome with this week's PSN update. For those not sure about putting down $10 for the 56 MC Escher-inspired levels, don't be afraid to try out the demo first. Also, Happy PSN Canadian Equality Day! Today's th...

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Happy echochrome day! Seventy-five percent of today's new content is related to the mindbending puzzle game. Sure, that sounds a lot - until you realise there are only four new items available for purchase on the store. Don't forget, echochrome on the PSP is a different game from the PS3 version ...

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Much like Niko, echochrome's faceless protagonist arrives in the Land of the Free this week, ready to make a new life for himself and hopefully find his way out of his various labyrinthine prisons. Of course, he'll need your help to do so. If you're not too busy playing GTA IV, that is. For ten...

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Click for high-resolution image. The user-generated levels for echochrome continue to pour in. In preparation of today's American PSN release, we wanted to showcase the latest bunch from Japan. If you've played the demo, you know how daunting this title can be. Imagine how much pain your brain wil...

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The mind-bending echochrome is coming out on PS3 and PSP tomorrow -- just one week after the release of last week's demo. Both versions will cost $9.99 each. The PS3 and PSP version both feature 56 unique levels each, with plans for more downloadable levels in the future. With a level editor inclu...

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The mind-bending echochrome is coming out on PS3 and PSP tomorrow -- just one week after the release of last week's demo. Both versions will cost $9.99 each. The PS3 and PSP version both feature 56 unique levels each, with plans for more downloadable levels in the future. With a level editor inclu...

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This is not a good week in games for anyone who has finals or works from home. The PlayStation Blog announced this afternoon the full version of echochrome will be available tomorrow from the PlayStation Store, which is just one glorious week after the demo release gave the general populace a tast...

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