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Learn to play iconic 80s game themes with Korg for iPhone

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Korg has updated its Gadget app for iOS to enable synth fanciers to mimic the classic video game sounds of the 80s.

v2.5 of the app features a Kanata synth as an in-app purchase, which is an 80s-inspired synth capable of reproducing the sounds you may have heard in arcade games like Pac-Man and Galaga.

It works (via Factmag) by recreating the Waveform Memory Sound Generator found in the old Namco tables.

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The Korg app doesn’t come cheap and is currently available for £14.99/$19.99.

However, if you want the Kamata IAP, which has been made in collaboration with Bandai Namco Studios, you’re going to have to fork out £7.99/$9.99.

You can hear some samples in the video below.

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