Development studio PixelHive opens up about the 90s-style game music of their classics inspired platformer Kaze and the Wild Masks, set to release on March 26, 2021, for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Steam, and Google Stadia.
Music composer and audio designer Paulo Bohrer of PixelHive sheds light on his creative thought process and the art of making 90s inspired game music. In an in-depth interview with SOEDESCO, he offers a unique view into the connection between music and gaming, and he shares his greatest inspirations for the music of Kaze and the Wild Masks. With classic tunes and catchy rhythms, the pixel-art platformer takes players back to the beloved musical themes of the 16-bit era.
About Kaze and the Wild Masks
In Kaze and the Wild Masks, your journey through the Crystal Islands in 90’s classics platformer style. Play as Kaze and save your friend Hogo from a curse that spread chaos around the islands. Face enraged living vegetables by invoking the powers of the Wild Masks. Pounce ferociously like a tiger, soar through the sky like an eagle, sprint fiercely like a lizard, and rule the sea like a shark.
- Unleash the skills of the wild masks to get powers from the tiger, eagle, lizard, and shark
- Uncover the secrets of the Crystal Islands in 30+ levels with over 50 bonus levels
- Relive your childhood memories of classic platformers with high-quality frame by frame pixel art
- Pave your way through a satisfyingly smooth, but challenging platformer
- Refresh your ears with 25+ tracks inspired by the musical themes of the 16-bit era