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Abylight already has its next 3DS eShop title in the pipeline following Musicverse: Electronic Keyboard. The studio is bringing back AfterZoom, a 2011 DSiWare game featuring a mix of real-world biology and fantasy elements.

Here’s the announcement from Abylight:

“Here in Abylight Studios we want to turn 2016 into one of the best years since the creation of the team, and not only because of our released games, but also for the beautiful collaborations we are working on. After the ‘Musicverse: Electronic Keyboard’ success on the Nintendo eShop, and almost with no time for us to recover from the celebration, we want to share more good news!

Because of the interest and love that you showed us about bringing ‘AfterZoom’ to Nintendo 3DS™, it is finally heading to the portable console. However, as you may imagine already, we can’t reveal further details, but we hope to start releasing more information in the coming weeks.

Prepare your Nintendo 3DS™ system because we will turn it into a lab from another planet! On this new installment of the franchise, ‘AfterZoom’ unveils the origins of such a weird microorganism collection, which consists of more than 150 species. These organisms are feisty and there will be lots of training to calm them down…”

Abylight has yet to say when AfterZoom will be made available on the eShop.


Musicverse: Electronic Keyboard previously arrived in North America on February 18. Today, Abylight dated the 3DS music app for Europe as well. It’ll be available starting on March 3. Pricing is set at €7.99.


Musicverse: Electronic Keyboard was revealed towards the very beginning of this year. The music app is now almost ready for prime time, with Nintendo’s website listing the music app for release on the North American 3DS eShop next week. It will be available starting on February 18.

An overview of Musicverse: Electronic Keyboard is posted below, which details the app’s various features. For those wondering, it’ll cost $7.99.

Share your musical genius using Musicverse: Electronic Keyboard!

Record the melody stuck in your head wherever you are and show it to the world, no limits with Miiverse, Facebook and Twitter!

Listen and play the creations of Miko in Japan, John in Canada and Magnus in Europe… Everyone just a note away!

Both if you are an expert or the first time playing, Musicverse guides you easily through all the possibilities just at your fingertips in your Nintendo 3DS™.


Store up to 128 creations.
Share your music trough Miiverse, Facebook and Twitter.
Import other user’s music from Miiverse or QR Code patterns.
Export your creations in AAC format to the SD card.
Included video tutorials.
Left handed mode.
Chord scale visualization.
Key zoom function.
Real time quantization.
Automatic accompaniment with 14 musical styles and 4 variations.
8 programmable chords.
32 instruments.
Integrated sequencer with independent chord and melody tracks.


Earlier this month, we found out about Abylight’s new music creation app for the 3DS eShop called Musicverse Electronic Keyboard. The company has since shared additional information about the download.

Here’s an overview of its main functions:

– Video tutorials included in the application.
– Automatic accompaniment with 14 music styles and 4 variations.
– Eight programmable chords and 12 chord types to choose.
– Availability of 32 instruments from retro to modern style.
– Integrated sequencer with independent chord and melody tracks.
– Independent mutes for drum, bass and chorus parts.
– Six octave keyboard (2 visible).
– Chord scale visualization.
– Key zoom function.
– Real-time quantization.
– Pitch bend function.
– Metronome.
– Left-handed mode.

And specifications:

– Store up to 128 creations.
– Share your music through Miiverse, Facebook and Twitter.
– Import other user’s music from Miiverse or QR Code patterns.
– Export your songs in AAC format to the SD Card.

Musicverse Electronic Keyboard does not yet have a release date. When it’s ready, it’ll cost $7.99 / €7.99.


Following the “Music On” series, Abylight is developing a new music app for the 3DS eShop: Musicverse Electronic Keyboard. This new download will allow users to create and share songs, sounds, and melodies on Facebook, Twitter and Miiverse. Abylight also says that it will be more accessible compared to the Music On titles.

A teaser trailer for Musicverse Electronic Keyboard can be found below. There’s no word on a release date just yet.


In 2011, Abylight published “AfterZoom” for DSiWare. The company has now announced a reworked version set for the 3DS eShop, PS Vita, mobile, and Windows platforms.

AfterZoom’s updated release will offer cartoon-styled visuals, new activities, and a revamped interface. One new stage has players testing organisms through mini-games.

AfterZoom’s new version is due out in June 2014.