Finally, after much disappointment, it looks like there will be at least one major announcement in May at E3, the world's largest games conference, and for once its Nintendo with the ammunition. With the time until the unveiling of the wii successor likely to be full of empty rumours and ideas, it is time to ask a more important question - do we care?
Looking back now, it is easy to understand the appeal of the stand alone blockbuster of 2010, Inception. Christopher Nolan's impressive feature film had action, beautiful violence on the one hand, and on the other cleverly utilised dreamworlds and the subconscious, rendering both with cinematographic aplomb. However despite looking and sounding incredible I couldn't help but wonder why this film was even made as a film at all.
For those who remember Rez there will always be a place in your heart for the experimental genre which mashes music with gaming - less on cue button mashing from the likes of the Guitar Hero series, and more refined styles which fuse themselves with music in some way. For Rez, it was the shoot-em up, which casually built a soundtrack around how you played. For Chime, it is the gently addictive puzzle game upon which the soundscape is based.