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Psai® interactive audio– in action, on video!

Periscope’s simple, revolutionary audio middleware technology premiered.

28th July 2010

Psai ? , Periscope Studio Hamburg’s unique interactive audio middleware for videogames, is being premiered with its first‘TECHLAB’ live-action video.

Available to view via the Psai ? website www.homeofpsai.com, the premier video shows the dynamism, intelligence and simplicity of the Psai ? interactive audio middleware in action.

The‘Lightsaber’ video stars Periscope Art Director Finn Seliger demonstrating a‘virtual sword fight’ with the use of a Nintendo Remote, illustrating through aggressive and passive hand movements, the music score instantly and seamlessly adapting to his actions.

Finn explains,“We wanted to capture Psai’s ? , capabilities, its reaction times to different playing styles, its immersive qualities and above all, its simplicity and beauty. In this case, we’re showing off the‘Action’ mode and our Lightsaber demonstration captures this perfectly. It’s fun to watch!”

Periscope Studio Hamburg stated that this will be the first of a number of TECHLAB videos focused on Psai ? culminating in a yet-to-be-announced videogame demo scheduled for Gamescom 2010 in Cologne.

Finn concludes,“With Psai ? , players will be controlling– almost conducting– their own soundtrack. Every style of gameplay and genre is supported; from FPS’s to Racing games, RPG’s to Adventure, everything is covered. Psai ? simply means that each and every player will have a gameplay experience which is unique.”

To view this ground breaking technology in action, go to www.homeofpsai.com

Periscope Studio Hamburg will be present at GDC Europe and Gamescom in Cologne (Business Center, Hall 4.2, M32) in August. Visit www.periscopestudio.de or contact PR and Marketing manager Cornelius Wiegmann - cw@periscopestudio.de to book your meeting.


Editors notes

The video is also hosted on YouTube. Visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JJO4vb8q9o for the embedded link code.


Founded in 2007, Periscope Studio, Hamburg, has rapidly grown into one of Europe’s most successful and innovative audio studios focused in the videogame market.

Periscope Studio is based within a WW2 submarine engine factory which has been turned into a state-of-the-art studio and recording facility. Taking inspiration from their submariner surroundings and the essential understanding of sound, Periscope has a complete mastery of how sound and audio works, enabling them to create the right and unique experience for every client every time. Their philosophy is“to delve into the depths of audio”.

They have developed their own middleware product‘psai ? ’ for truly interactive music in game which provides a greater emotional and revolutionary game-play experience. Recently nominated for "Best Soundtrack" in the German Developer Awards 2009 for 'Black Mirror 2' and 'The Whispered World', Periscope has quickly developed a reputation for innovative sound design, techniques and technology.

For further press information relating to the above company, please contact:

Mr. Kristien Wendt

Character Communications Ltd.

Tel (Main): +44(0)1376 322621

Tel (Mobile): +44(0)7876 252811

Email: kristien@charactercomms.com

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