The Biggest Winners Helped This Year's VGAs Tell a Different Tale

If the Video Game Awards are actually an awards show, and not just a keynote for promoting upcoming games, then the big news from last night was The Walking Dead: The Game. Eminently quotable analyst Michael Pachter said before the show that if this title, a downloadable self-published game, took home Game of the… »12/08/12 11:00am12/08/12 11:00am

If You've Ever Wanted To Climb Around Inside A Beck Song, This Game's For You

Sound Shapes »8/23/12 9:00pm8/23/12 9:00pm has been out for a couple of weeks now, and I think it's finally time I wrote something about it here on Melodic. It's been a bit tough to get the average gamer interested in the game for some reason, even though it's one of the most clever, musical games I've played all year. (And that's taking…

New Beck Songs Shape These Video Games Levels That You Can Play Next Month

Have a look—and a listen—to some new music from Beck that is being used to structure levels in next month's PS Vita and PlayStation 3 game Sound Shapes. Notice how the lyrics are incorporated into the level. What's a little harder to grasp is that, as you control the little guy in this platforming game, you are… »7/20/12 12:15pm7/20/12 12:15pm

Xbox has Summer of Arcade, and now PlayStation Has These Four Games

From July 24- August 27 Sony will showcase four new downloadable games for PlayStation 3 or Vita. They're not exactly exclusive, but at least three of them will probably be good (Sorry, multiplatform Expendables 2, we can't judge you yet, one way or the other. The trailer breaks it down. Buy a bunch of these games,… »7/10/12 12:18pm7/10/12 12:18pm

Sound Shapes is Still Making the PlayStation Vita Look Interesting

For reasons known only to Sony and the Gods above, the company went an entire E3 press conference without mentioning the wonderful Sound Shapes. One look at this clip, showcasing some content for the game produced by the artists and musician behind Sword & Sworcery, will make you wonder why the hell that was. »6/05/12 2:50am6/05/12 2:50am