Jester Interactive, which is UK based has announced that it has signed a deal with Paul Oakenfold’s Perfecto label which will see the Sequel to MTV Music Generator 2 feature tracks from Paul Oakenfoldhimself and the Australian New Year touring Timo Mass.
Music 3 was set for release was scheduled for a late 2002 release, but that will be held back until early 2003. Tracks expected to feature include ‘Ready Steady Go’, ‘Starry Eyed Surprise’ and ‘To Get Down’.
Head of licensing at Perfecto Records Martin Blades, when speaking about the project explained "Music is not simply about selling records at retail; this is a rare opportunity for a games publisher and record label to work successfully together in order to provide games users with a unique and fun tool and more importantly enhance the gaming experience with quality music and credible artists". We will no doubt see this more often in the future as the technology of music and gaming becomes more closely linked.