Playcade Meets Fantasia
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Hosted by legendary DJ/Producer Keith Shocklee of Public Enemy, Playcade provides a space where creatives and executives can mix and share interactive audio, visual and gaming design with the goal of fostering a more creative and diverse future. The Playcade launch event featured Heineken and Strongbow sponsored refreshments, DJ performances, presentations, and Q&A sessions with the creators, that gave attendees a first look and chance to experience the award-winning musical motion video game, “Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved” in advance of its October 21, 2014 worldwide launch.
The first-ever Playcade event took place in Downtown Los Angeles at The Event Space on September 19, 2014, and celebrated the upcoming launch of Disney Interactive’s and Harmonix’s “Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved.” In collaboration with the “Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved” team and premier electronic music and DJ school DubSpot, the audio production and remixing of many of the game’s tracks premiered during the event via special DJ performances and presentations through a professional Peavey mobile sound system.
The audio for all Playcade events will be powered by Peavey Electronics. Founded in 1965, Peavey Electronics Corporation is one of the largest makers and suppliers of musical instruments, amplifiers and professional audio systems in the world—distributing more than 2,000 products to more than 130 countries. Keith Shocklee will rely on Peavey audio gear for his Playcade performances.
“Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved” will be available worldwide on October 21, 2014 for $59.99 for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and Kinect for Xbox 360 for $49.99, with an ESRB rating of E10+ with lyrics descriptor.
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About Peavey Electronics® Founded in 1965, Peavey® is one of the world's largest manufacturers and suppliers of musical instruments and professional sound equipment. Peavey has earned more than 180 patents and distributes to more than 130 countries. Peavey and its MediaMatrix®, Architectural Acoustics®, Crest Audio®, Composite Acoustics® and Trace Elliot® brands and affiliates can be found on concert stages and in more than 10,000 airports, stadiums, theme parks and other venues around the world. To find out more, visit www.peavey.com.
About Harmonix Music Systems, Inc. Harmonix Music Systems, Inc., based in Cambridge, MA, and established in 1995, is the leading developer of groundbreaking music-oriented videogames. Harmonix was founded by Alex Rigopulos and Eran Egozy, who formed the company to invent new ways for non-musicians to experience the unique joy that comes from making music and have pioneered music and rhythm gaming in the US. For more information please visit www.harmonixmusic.com.
About Disney Interactive Disney Interactive, one of the world’s largest creators of high-quality interactive entertainment across all platforms, is the part of The Walt Disney Company responsible for the global creation and delivery of interactive entertainment, multi-platform video games, and family-focused content across all current and emerging digital media platforms. Disney Interactive produces and distributes a broad portfolio of content from Disney Interactive Games and Disney Interactive Media. Products and content released and operated by Disney Interactive include blockbuster mobile, social and console games, online virtual worlds, #1 kid’s entertainment destination Disney.com and the #1 Family/Parenting portfolio on the Web. Disney Interactive is the interactive entertainment part of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS).