Defend The Stage Against Aliens As Tegan and Sara, Metric & More

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Defend The Stage Against Aliens As Tegan and Sara, Metric & More In Upcoming Indie Music Video Game LOUD on Planet X

Indie Music Game To Release April 19 On PlayStation®4, Mac, PC & April 21 On iOS, Android

Toronto – April 4, 2016 – The stage is set and soundcheck is underway in preparation for the April 19 console (PS4™/Steam) and April 21 mobile (iOS/Android) launch of arcade-style music video game LOUD on Planet X from independent video game developer Pop Sandbox. Featuring top indie artists Tegan and Sara, Purity Ring, METZ, Metric, Lights, July Talk, F*cked Up, Cadence Weapon, Austra and more, LOUD on Planet X will release on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Steam (PC and Mac) for $6.99 USD / $8.99 CAD, as well as select iOS and Android devices for $3.99 USD / $5.49 CAD.

In LOUD on Planet X, players select from a bevy of top, current, indie music artists, then defend their stage from hordes of quirky aliens by tapping to the music and using a fun assortment of makeshift weapons like speakers, strobe lights, fog machines, amplifiers, bouncers and custom special attacks! Watch the music battle in a new trailer at https://youtu.be/zo-5enTJXos.

“It’s been an incredible experience working with such talented musicians and their enthusiasm for the game has been a driving force,” said Alex Jansen, Co-Founder of Pop Sandbox. “Being able to present their likenesses along with their amazing music combined with LOUD on Planet X’s solid controls is something we’re sure fans will enjoy, so we’re looking forward to sharing it with lovers of both music and games.”

In addition to featuring top hits from each indie artist, LOUD on Planet X also includes three original scores created by Mike Haliechuk and Jonah Falco of F*cked Up, Brendan Canning and Justin Peroff of Broken Social Scene, and Harrison. An early sample of Haliechuk and Falco’s score can be heard via Soundcloud.

Three more top playable music artists will be announced the week of release. For more information on LOUD on Planet X please visit the game’s website, or Facebook and Twitter pages.

A press kit is available at http://loudonplanetx.com/presskit/.

About Pop Sandbox

Pop Sandbox is an award-winning small studio based in Toronto. The studio brings together top practitioners from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines into a creative environment that fosters innovation in both content and form. Over the past five years, Pop Sandbox has worked with a diverse group of filmmakers, artists, journalists, social workers, technologists, playwrights, animators, composers, game designers, activists and musicians on groundbreaking graphic novel, film, videogame and interactive experiences.

About LOUD on Planet X

LOUD on Planet X is an original Pop Sandbox production developed with the support of the Ontario Media Development Corporation. We acknowledge the financial support of FACTOR, the Government of Canada and of Canada’s private radio broadcasters. Nous reconnaissons l’appui financier de FACTOR, du gouvernement du Canada, et des radiodiffuseurs privés du Canada.

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