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Joystiq is revealing its 10 favorite games of 2012 throughout the week. Keep reading for more top selections and every writer's personal, impassioned picks in Best of the Rest roundups. Dragon's DogmaThere are so many things wrong with Dragon's Dogma, as noted in Joystiq's scathing review. For star...

January 1st 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Sound Shapes developer Queasy Games wrapped up a present for everyone this holiday season, and this package is simply stunning. Look at the care that went into that tape, the love in the creases, the compassion in the folds – oh, fine, rip it apart. Just tear it open. You animal.The Holiday...

December 19th 2012 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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Sound Shapes is expanding today with the launch of an in-game music shop. Up for grabs are three new sound packs, the Acoustic Sound Pack, Drum Kits Sound Pack and 8-Bit Sound Pack. The packs will be available for $0.99 each, and all feature five new instruments, their own Beat School Levels and Tr...

December 4th 2012 at 1:20pm 0 Comments
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You're reading Reaction Time, a weekly column that claims to examine recent events, games and trends in the industry, but is really just looking for an excuse to use the word "zeitgeist." It debuts on Fridays in Engadget's digital magazine, Distro. Remember when the summer lull signaled a blissful b...

August 31st 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Sound Shapes is definitely a music game, but it doesn't fit into any existing music game framework. Your movements aren't judged by their adherence to the rhythm of the in-game music, nor do your movements create the music.Instead, the world is literally made of music.%Gallery-162054%

August 9th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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It's a great week for PlayStation Plus subscribers, who can grab the first two episodes of Telltale's The Walking Dead adventure game for free on the PlayStation Store today. As we noted earlier, Sound Shapes ($15) also launched today, and those that buy the PS3 version of the game get the Vita ver...

August 7th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Could you refer to Jon Mak's on-the-fly Sound Shapes level as a "club banger?" Why yes, yes you could. We'd even go so far as to say you should refer to it that way, but you may just call it "that really impressive thing that convinced me to buy Sound Shapes."

August 1st 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Would you like to hear a new Beck song? Of course you would. Would you like to see a new interactive music video for said song, with art by Pyramid Attack? It's very likely you would.Would you like that song and music video to actually be a level in Sound Shapes, in which you literally travel along...

July 20th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The synaesthetic platforming of Sound Shapes is getting bolstered by three tracks from pseudo country/hip-hop/folk/whatever artist Beck, Billboard reports. "Cities," "Spiral Staircases," and "Touch the People" will apparently each get their own levels in this August's PlayStation 3/Vita game. All t...

July 18th 2012 at 12:20pm 0 Comments
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After a long Sound Shapes-filled commute, you can go home and play more Sound Shapes. Developer Queasy Games just announced that it'll be released day-and-date with the Vita version.So ... when is that date? August 7, for $14.99. Best of all, if you buy it on one system, you'll get it on both. User...

June 4th 2012 at 11:29am 0 Comments