Zivix Announces JAM Live Music Arcade, Coming Soon to XBLA and PSN

Get ready to experience and create music in an entirely new way! Zivix LLC, a developer leveraging innovative technology through peripherals, real musical instruments and entertainment software, an in association with Reverb Publishing, announced today its latest offering, JAM Live Music Arcade, is set to launch later this year for both Xbox LIVE Arcade and PlayStation Network.

JAM Live Music Arcade gives you the freedom to become the DJ, producer and the band leader for total creative access in a live music sandbox. Allowing players to take on the role of lead guitarist, bassist, drummer, singer and synth player, JAM Live Music Arcade provides a deeper connection to the music through jamming, improvisation and exploration rather than all the emphasis being on the high score. Just grab any one of the plastic guitar peripherals most gamers have lying around (or your standard game pad) and you’re ready to kick off a music gaming experience unlike any other.

“JAM Live Music Arcade builds upon years of our music experience and some of the successes we had with previous iterations of the JAM franchise, but takes it to an entirely new level allowing creative freedom and a closer connection to the music,” said Chad Koehler, vice president of Zivix LLC. “The world loves music, and this product provides immediate accessibility in a totally new way. If you’re looking to jam out, turn the living room in to a live show and experiment with a near-infinite bank of sounds, effects and rhythms, then this is the experience for you. If you’re interested in a more traditional follow-the-leader type of play, then we’ve included the Arcade Mode just for that purpose. With the great songs and artists we have and the wide variety refreshingly creative different play modes, JAM Live Music Arcade is the breath of fresh air the music gaming genre needs.”

Features of JAM Live Music Arcade include:

  • Allows the player to experience music in a different and creative way by controlling and remixing all aspects of the song – it’s an entire band in your hands!
  • Players have complete creative control over the music and are rewarded for their sense of timing by getting into the flow of the music and beat
  • Featuring 32 tracks from major artists to top-touring indie bands designed specifically for the JAM platform, JAM Live Music Arcade offers a wide variety of musical stylings
  • Compatible with any of the millions of gaming guitar peripherals on the market today
  • JAM’s Arcade Mode not only engages a new type of follow the leader pathway and gameplay style, but also incorporates more controller actions from an up-strum to the whammy bar, creating even more of a challenge
  • Dynamic visuals respond to your every move, ensuring your visual jam is just as unique as your musical one
  • User created content: Create a mix, replay or challenge it in Arcade Mode

Pricing information, the official XBLA and PSN launch dates, complete set list and more for JAM Live Music Arcade will be revealed in the coming weeks. For more information about the game, please visit

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James Parkin

James has been holding a controller for most of his life and loves nothing more than a good gaming night with his wife, daughter, three dogs, and a good beer.

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