Interview: Hiroyuki Iwatsuki Talks Omega Five

Omega Five is a horizontal shooter for the Xbox Live Arcade, featuring an unlockable retro mode, during which both the graphics and sound are stylized to imitate 16-bit hardware. The soundtrack represents a new take on the sidescrolling shooter by revisiting previous conventions of the genre.

The score by Natsume veteran composer Hiroyuki Iwatsuki contains up to three versions of each song, with the categories of contemporary game music, retro chiptune sounds, and remixes (by the sampling masters of Super Sweep) represented within the same album. Siliconera had the chance to catch up with the game's composer and arranger to hear his thoughts on the multifaceted soundtrack album.

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mirroredderorrim4584d ago

Ugh. I don't want to make a Live account, but this game is so tempting..