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Music on: Electric Guitar for Nintendo DSiWare

posted 20 Nov 2010, 15:14 by Knuckles Sonic8   [ updated 20 Nov 2010, 15:31 ]
November 17th 2010 - BARCELONA
- Abylight is proud to announce the worldwide release of “Music on: Electric Guitar”, latest title of its successful musical series for the Nintendo DSiWare™ service.

“Electric Guitar” will be available for the Americas next Monday, November 22nd, and for the European, Australian and New Zealanders users on Friday of the same week, November 26th; priced at only 200 Nintendo DSi Points™.

As a result of an agreement with Japanese publisher and developer, Kawamoto Industrial Co. Ltd., Electric Guitar will be also published in Japan on December 1st as a first title of the series at only 200 Nintendo DSi Points™. Electric Guitar will be the first title of the series also available for the Japanese market. Other titles will follow.

“Electric Guitar has been developed to grant the wishes of the users and followers of the Music on Series. We've received a lot of messages from fans asking for new titles, and this one was at the back of our heads already. Nacho and I pushed to produce this guitar, for the fans and for the series completion” says Eva Gaspar, Business Manager of Abylight. “I specially love the sound and graphics, how you can play with the pedal effects and nobody telling you -don't touch that!-”.

An advance play mode has been specially produced for Electric Guitar in order to give musicians and amateurs the chance to perform melodies easily. Also, rearranging the pedals will produce a different sound result, as in a real guitar would happen. 

Being the second guitar of the Series, some user's issues have been readdress in this version. Now it is possible to assign up to 32 chords using the buttons of the console, not only the Control Pad.

Abylight has an open communication channel with fans and users through the Facebook group ( where news are also posted in exclusive. Also, keep tuned for news and feeds on Abylight's Twitter (

Music on: Electric Guitar
A real electric guitar in your pocket!

Transform your Nintendo DSi system into the most incredible electric guitar and your stylus into a pick. Amaze you how easy it's to play your favorite songs, even if music isn't your thing! Aside from the +950 chord catalog, that you can see and hear, and an unbelievable real sound, you also have 3 pedal effects: Distortion, Flanger & Delay, a special screen for melodies and 32 chord short-cuts.

* Pedals: Distortion, Flanger & Delay
    - Free organization and real sound outcome
    - Individually activated
    - 3 adjustment parameters
    - Real-time sound representation
* Advanced Play Screen
    - Great for melodies, arpeggios & chord variations
    - "Solo" function, limits the sound to the last string played
    - 1 octave transposition function
- 7 transposition of a note for each string
    - Vibrato
* 32 definable chords on the Control Pad

And also:
* +950 chords
* 32 different kind of chords with up to 6 variations
* Graphic & sound representation of the chords
* Intensity detection while strumming
* Chord Lock
* Palm Mute
* Realistic playing sound effects
* Save up to 10 sessions (chords & pedals)

Quick Reference Sheet:

 Title                                 Music on: Electric Guitar
 Genre Musical Application
 Publisher & Developer Abylight
 Service Nintendo DSiWare
 Price 200 Nintendo DSi Points
 Release (Americas) November 22nd 2010
(Europe / Australia / New Zealand)
 November 26th 2010
 Release (Japan) December 1st 2010
 PEGI / USK / OFLC Exempt
 ESRB "E" Everyone

“Music on” series
“Music On” series for Nintendo DSiWare is a software collection including musical applications and games for all ages.
Starting its release on June 2010 with the title “Music on: Electronic Keyboard”, Abylight has announced just another title to complete the series by the end of the current year, “Music on: Drums”.

About Abylight
Abylight is a solid and well established game developer from Barcelona, founded in 2004 by four professionals of the video game industry with a rich experience on productions for a wide range of platforms since 1988. Since 2009, Abylight started its path also as an on-line video game publisher. Abylight’s most recent interactive entertainment releases, aside from the “Music on” series for Nintendo DSiWare, are "Fish'em All!", “NEVES Plus: Pantheon of Tangrams” and “Stop Stress: a day of fury” for WiiWare™.

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Email (general enquries)
Eva Gaspar +34 931850008