Sound Shapes wastes no time introducing you to its mechanics. As soon as you boot up the game, you’re greeted to a minimalistic environment, a turntable, and an adorable, sticky blob that you control. As you are prompted to jump to the next section of this tutorial stage, you see a coin-like object. Once you make contact with it, it emits a single note, and then you discover something: the more of these tokens that you obtain, the more a song is formed. Eventually, enemies and various environmental objects will contribute to the slowly developing chorus of catchy music. But with a campaign of songs to hear, an editor to make your own music, and a community where you can share and play user-created content, does Sound Shapes give you reason to put it on repeat, or will you end up hitting stop on the title to play something else?

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