PHILADELPHIA – (December 13, 2010) – Ozone Entertainment today announced they will be authoring the rhythm game debut of video game enthusiasts Buckner & Garcia for the Rock Band Network. Their debut album “Pac-Man Fever” will be coming to the service in its entirety in celebration of Pac-Man’s 30th Anniversary.
The album was originally released in 1982 consists of eight tracks, each themed after classic video games such as Frogger and Centipede, and feature sound effects taken directly from the games. The title song peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is certified gold by the RIAA.
“We are very excited to be working on bringing this classic album to Rock Band,” said Owen Douglass, owner of Ozone Entertainment. “With the release of all the fantastic new Pac-Man games this year, it shows that the character is still very relevent after all these years and people still love to play his games. We wanted to reintroduce today’s gamers to the song that defined the peak of Pac-Man’s cultural success, as well as the entire album which celebrates some of the other great titles of gaming’s past.”
“We are very excited to have our album released on the Rock Band Network especially in light of Pac-Man’s 30th anniversary,” said Jerry Buckner. His partner Gary Garcia added, “We had a lot of fun recording it and hope our fans have fun playing along with all the songs.”
All eight of the songs from the album will take advantage of the new features introduced into the series by Rock Band 3, including Pro Drums, Standard and Pro Keyboard, and Vocal Harmonies. They are expected to hit to Rock Band Music Store on the Xbox 360 in early 2011, with potential future releases on the Playstation 3 and Wii consoles.
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