Amplitude reboot heading to PS4 & PS3

  • Posted May 5th, 2014 at 13:36 EDT by Adam Byrne

In a spate of news that will please and thrill in equal measure, a reboot of the much-loved PS2 cult classic Amplitude is en route to PlayStation 4 and 3, developer Harmonix has confirmed.

Like many before it, the developer is taking the crowd sourcing path, aiming to raise around $775,000 via a Kickstarter – with a release date nailed onto June of 2015. Much of the original game’s developers are on board, tasked with re-skinning the 10-year-old musical hit in glorious high definition. “We're aiming to deliver an updated soundtrack, incredible visuals, and fine-tuned controls,’’ explains the developer on the game’s Kickstarter page.

Given the game’s funding status, the majority of the soundtrack will have original compositions rather than the fully-licensed music template used in the original PS2 hit. Any additional money generated from the Kickstarter may go towards bringing over real songs, though.

Is the news of Amplitude’s resurgence striking the right chord with you? Give us your thoughts below and as ever we’ll keep you updated with any news regarding the game’s development.

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Adam is a PSU editor and a recent English graduate of IADT in Ireland. When he’s not glued to the PlayStation or revelling in cheesy ‘80s action flicks you can find him talking nonsense on Twitter.
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