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Hearing Video Games Live's take on Super Mario World got me all excited for its new album, which has thankfully been successfully funded on Kickstarter as of this week. (Here's hoping for approval from Nintendo.) Just over $2...


Video Games Live is making a final push for its Kickstarter campaign, unveiling a fantastic arrangement from Super Mario World (which you can hear below) that it hopes to take to Nintendo and get on the upcoming Video Ga...


Maybe you've been to a Video Games Live concert. Maybe, like me, you loved it, and sought out past CD and DVD releases. The show has only gotten better with time as they incorporate more and more music into the program, and a...


For all of the positive buzz I've heard surrounding Video Games Live, I have yet to see the concert. About as good of an opportunity as we're going to get has presented itself: the latest show will be streamable for free via ...




While pretty much everyone these days games, it still seems that most of the best events always hit the bigger cities. When I was growing up I longed to visit the Pokemon Center in New York or E3 in Los Angeles. There were no...


Cristián "Psycho Crusher" Escobar, fresh off his Ken Masters arrangement, has left the past behind and entered the world of contemporary software, where a blue-skinned lady / man / thinger will have sex with you if yo...


Not to be ousted by The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddess stopping in Los Angeles during E3, Video Games Live will also be in LA for the the convention. In fact, it'll be the same night at the exact same time as the af...


Game music concert series Video Games Live says that they're going "off the grid" to bring their orchestral performances to smaller towns starting this week. They've done the big city thing for about a decade now, but it's ni...


I hope I can make it out to what sounds like it's going to be an awesome show. Video Games Live always puts on a great show, but they have some big stuff planned for their 200th, which is set to go down during E3 week next mo...


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[Publisher's note: For you children of the 80's that beat the game, this woman is THE James Banana] Kinuyo Yamashita, better known as the original composer for Castlevania on the original Nintendo, will be performing at Vide...


Touring game music concert Video Games Live is now adding music from Might & Magic to their line up. The Paris, France show on December 17 will be the debut for this addition. Tracks from Might & Magic II, IV, V and e...


Popular videogame concert series Video Games Live is best seen...well, live, but if you can't make it to a show, this upcoming disc release should work quite nicely. Video Games Live: Level 2 brings the concert to video for t...


Fans of game music will want to check out PBS on July 31st to see a special presentation of the Video Games Live concerts. The station is going to feature a 90-minute special that will show new, live performances of music fr...


We here at Destructoid love us some Video Games Live. However, so far our Japanese readers (could you raise your hands, we'd like to do a head count) haven't been able to experience the awesome as the concert series has never...


I'm so pleased to hear that a series of game music concerts is blowing up. It's literally a worldwide success now, and I hope it continues. Tommy, Jack and the gang: we here at Destructoid wish you the best in the future. You...


Do you like Video Games Live? Of course you do, unless you're an idiot. The chaps behind the critically acclaimed videogame concert know they're hot sh*t, and have partnered with VIVO to produce a special VGL-branded MP3 play...


Jesus Christ, The Grinder looks awesome.I'm not a big fan of the FPS genre, but when a game brings this much to the table, it doesn't matter what genre it's in. The Grinder combines the knowingly over-the-top horror/comedy of...


Tommy Tallarico's and Jack Wall's killer concert series, Video Games Live, is set to rock Los Angeles on the last day of this year's E3 expo. On June 4, Video Games Live will perform at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, ...


Video Games Live is a damned good show. If you frequent this page, you'll know that we say that often here. Tommy Tallirico and friends have a great thing going on with this show, and I wish them great success. If you're a ge...


It's like Debbie Does Dallas ... if you took out the busty blonde and replaced it with a short, Italian games music mastermind. Okay, so it's not even close. But we'll get our pom-poms out and cheer for Tommy Tallarico, as he...


If you have ever made it out to a Video Games Live show, you would know that it can leave you wanting more. Well, to continue the constant cycle of "first evers" VGL is giving you the option to purchase the "Fi...


Video Games Live will be making its way to Mexicali, Mexico this weekend for the first ever video game concert in the country. That may be cool alone, but what will really make this show special? It's in a 7000 seat bullring!...


If you haven't had a chance to check out Video Games Live, you're doing yourself a disservice. The peanut butter and jelly mix of  live musicians and a stunning, cutting-edge visual experience is unlike anything you'll e...


Video Games Live was so well received in the Great White North that they're heading back for a second helping of beaver tails, Tim Horton's coffee and the CFL.Starting in February 8th, 2008, VGL will be kicking off its tour o...


Wow. The Spike Video Game Awards are the place to be this year. If the newly announced host Sammy J. wasn't enough to excite you, then maybe the addition of a full-blown videogame orchestral concert would be. Touring game mu...


Video Games Live is one of those things that sounds like a cool idea until you get there. Upon experiencing it however, you realize that far from being merely cool, the show is actually one of the most enjoyable, stirring, mo...


A few days ago we told you about the addition of new musical content (BioShock, Halo 3, and more) to the E for All session of the Video Games Live concert which will take place on October 19th at the Nokia Theatre in Los Ange...


You can't blame ups for talking about the upcoming E for All Expo session of Video Games Live -- we're big fans! If the updated set containing songs from Halo 3, Conan, BioShock, Contra, Chrono Cross, Pac-Man, Tetris, and Fin...


Ever since we were privy to the spectacle that is Video Games Live at this year's Game Developer's Conference, I've been dying to see it again, so when a press release from co-creator Tommy Tallarico hit the Destructobox earl...


If you've never been to a Video Games Live concert, then you've been missing a delightfully nerdy treat. Hearing the music from your games decked out with a full orchestra and lights show is an incredible experience, and I th...


The Cyberathlete Professional League is hosting a new gaming tournament that will hopefully show that video games aren't all first-person shooters, and that a real gamer should be skillful at all genres. The Iron-Man of Gami...


Video game remix web site Overclocked Remix has partnered up with Video Games Live to rock the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC this Friday and Saturday. You may already know about the epic touring gam...


Video Games Live is a stunning confluence of high-brow music, the games we all grew up on, and the surprisingly funny antics of the show's hosts. I can't quite explain how Mr. Tallarico (one of the co-creators) becam...


The other day I implored you to go see the Video Games Live concert at Yale University. Whether or not you heeded my advice, I will never know. Though I suggest that in the future, when the almighty Dyson tells you to do som...


Just about everybody here at Destructoid loves going to Video Games Live. Not only because we're massive geeks, but, well ... okay, it is because we're massive geeks. Can you blame us, though? Where else in the wor...


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