If this footage makes Dyad seem indecipherable, I can sympathize. Even having played the PlayStation Network title myself, I can barely keep up with it.
One of the coolest aspects of Dyad is its music. On the PlayStation Blog, creator Shawn McGrath offers a description and three free songs. "An individual level consists of up to 300 different loops and scale notes. Dozens of loops play simultaneously and are mixed dynamically based on your interactions; loops are also swapped in and out constantly to match the continually changing game state."
That make sense? The end result is a rather zen-like experience that many games of this nature go for but aren't always able to capture.
|1:30 PM on 02.04.2013|
Dyad is coming to Steam, potentially in March
Rumors for the Steam release of Dyad spread like wildfire when some crafty users found a listing in Steam's database. Now, the release is fully confirmed, as developer Shawn McGrath has informed Joystiq that Dyad will indeed ...more
|2:00 PM on 07.19.2012|
“[Dyad] is a racing game with some shooting elements, puzzle elements, and there’s like a meta-game on top of it that sort of comments on your state of mind when you get into the flow state of playing the game.&...more
|2:15 PM on 07.09.2012|
Dyad is headed to PlayStation Network next week
Dyad is going to launch on Tuesday, July 17 in North America for PlayStation Network. It's also been announced that PlayStation Plus users will be get a 20% discount on the $14.99 asking price. It's great to see that designe...more
|10:00 PM on 03.09.2012|
GDC: I have seen into the eye of the duck
Jonathon Holmes and Jordan Devore have been fans of Shawn McGrath's Dyad in the past. I played it for about two hours at GDC and I must say, it made me a believer. This is a short bit about my experience with this very unique, psychotic, and amazing indie game.more
|6:30 PM on 05.22.2013|
Devs express disappointment with Xbox One over Twitter
Microsoft's Matt Booty affirmed earlier today that digital publishing policies on Xbox One would be no different than they were on Xbox 360. Any hope that Microsoft would right the ship that has inconvenienced a good number o...more
|12:30 PM on 05.22.2013|
Xboned! Indies can't self-publish on Xbox One
[Castle Vidcons by Tyler Rhodes] Both Sony and Nintendo are bending over backwards to make their platforms as attractive to indie developers as possible, from waived licensing fees to free patching. Microsoft has been slippin...more
|11:00 PM on 05.21.2013|
Put on your ninja shoes, N v2.0 is playable now
By now, we've seen the big reveals of the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One, and I can safely declare a winner: PC. Why? Because just a few days ago, Metanet Software released a huge update to its diabolical ninja platformer N,...more