Lumines was one of the best games on the original PlayStation Portable. It was sort of a rave version of Tetris, which was a very good thing. The successor to the PSP is now upon us, and so is a new Lumines, subtitled Electronic Symphony.
4am is the latest title on Q Entertainment’s PixelJunk brand. Details about the game are scant, even though there is a debut trailer. It promises that players can “freely shape the sound to perfection” and then broadcast that sound to the world.
Tetsuya Mizuguchi, the developer behind Space Channel 5, Lumines and Rez – and its upcoming spiritual sequel Child of Eden – joined the long list of smart, creative types who can boast of having their own TED talk. What does Mizuguchi think is an “idea worth spreading”?