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Skrillex advergame takes dubstep to the stars

S. Prell, @SamPrell

Like a pod-person from Invasion of the Body Snatchers, dubstep artist Skrillex's upcoming album, Recess, is walking among us, hidden in plain sight. Play the shoot-em-up game Alien Ride, now available for free on iOS and Android, and not only will you find asteroids to blow apart, but a preview of Recess as well.

Alien Ride is what you might call an advergame. You don't get to choose the track or listen to the whole album, but theoretically it could at least get you excited for the dubstep artist's first full album release on March 18.

This isn't the first time Skrillex has snuck his way into video games, mind you. He also created Reptile's theme for the 2011 reboot of Mortal Kombat, as well as the main theme for 2012's reboot of Syndicate. So yeah, Skrillex is somewhat versed in both nice sprites and scary monsters.
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