A little while ago, the London Symphony Orchestra asked all of you to send in your questions for Nobuo Uematsu and Masashi Hamauzu, and tomorrow all the answers will be revealed. Well at least the answers you most wanted.
London Symphony Orchestra is gearing up to their very first live video game music concert as Final Symphony takes place in the Barbican hall on May 30th. The concert had its world premiere this last weekend in Germany to a 10... read
Platforming fans, rejoice! Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams finally arrives on consoles where it firmly belongs!
The game, which also happens to be the first Kickstarter-funded game to actually appear on XBLA, goes straight back... read
Looks like Sega is back to being awesome again. On March 30th they will be holding a very special one night symphonic tribute to the Phantasy Star series, promising special guests and music pieces from nearly all major Phanta... read
In the newest edition of the German "Retro Gamer" magazine, a complete retrospective of the legendary Turrican game series also delivers some very exciting news for fans of the long lost silver-armored hero. According to the ... read
Euros did crazy sh*t with videogame music; this is a well established point by now with legendary folks such as Chris Hülsbeck, Rob Hubbard, Reyn Ouwehand and Tim Follin walking this fine earth and crunching out the... read
Well we all know Takenobu Mitsuyoshi is great, but just how great is he? So great he now has a third compilation album featuring his works lined up for release. His album series From Loud 2 Low started in 2003 including some ... read
In the midst of all the PS4 announcements and excitement, there was a bit of sad news to come out of Japan to put a damper on the hearts of longtime gamers. Kenji Eno, the eccentric and highly unusual game director and musici... read
It's not been that long since Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams saw release, thanks to the massive support it gained, through the Steam Greenlight system. The good word keeps rolling in for the German indie title, while it enjoys... read
Pro Wrestling X has been a distant dream for Dave Wishnowski, the independent game developer who wanted more out of his wrestling videogame experience than what the big-budget titles were offering. Inspired by games like AKI'... read
For those growing up in Europe and old enough to remember, GamesMaster was an absolutely awesome show with cheesy screen effects and crazy kids being dealt gaming challenges in order to get their hands on the coveted golden j... read
Journey composer Austin Wintory is a busy man these days. He recently spoke at SC9.0 in Germany to great success and media attention where he was able to share that Journey had received seven nominations for the ten... read
Final Symphony, the latest and last grand Final Fantasy concert in German producer Thomas Böcker's critically acclaimed series, has received a second show date. Two weeks after the premiere in Germany, the second stop wi... read
Germany's own Chris Hülsbeck was honored by fans and colleagues at Soundtrack Cologne 9.0, with the 25-year veteran being the guest of honor at the conference event and concert celebrations. But with his presentation did... read
Masashi Hamauzu is not only one of the most popular videogame composers, he is also one of the most unique. His work on Final Fantasy XIII is regarded as one of the finest in the series, though I personally hold a soft spot f... read
The WDR Radio Orchestra performed the newest concert from producer Thomas Böcker and his team at Merregnon Studios on just last week on November 16. Being in attendance, I can tell you it was a truly fantastic show, feat... read
The original creators return to Castle Shadowgate Man, there was nothing more nerve-wracking than getting stuck in Shadowgate on the NES and seeing those torches fade one after another. It's one of my most vivid gaming memories, though I got stuck mostly due to the quite con... read feature
Fancy a swing on the funky road of chiptunes this week? Ubiktune's got you covered with another excellent set of releases on their never-ending chiptune label.
Motorway is a jazz-funk chiptune album composed with changing tim... read
Project Giana finally realized Giana Sisters is a game that generally incites one response: plagiarism of Super Mario Bros.
When Black Forest Games launched its Kickstarter campaign for Project Giana back in July, the intention was to provide gamers the ... read feature
Some might be familiar with chibi-tech from prior projects such as Chiptuned Rockman where the ever-impressive chiptuner offered a spotless melodic arrangement of "Roll's Theme" that included dialogue constructed entirel... read
Jay Tholen released an album in 2008 called Epidemic which featured an homage to classic horror movie soundtracks by combining eerie atmosphere and sudden chiptune interactions.
But feeling the experience was a bit incom... read
You can be sure a lot of beer will be consumed as Soundtrack Cologne 9.0 is preparing to bring some esteemed videogame music legends together for a round of panels and an exclusive concert over the weekend of November 15-18 a... read
It's not the first time, nor the second, but a timeless adventure such as Shadowgate is always welcome to be remade again and again. At the helm of this new version is Zojoi, a company founded by Dave Marsh and Karl Roelofs w... read
Most people know him from his cameos in TMNT, but Miyamoto Usagi has been the star of his own comic book series for a long time. His first and only game, Samurai Warrior: The Battles of Usagi Yojimbo, came out in 1988 for the... read
We detailed six reasons to support the Project Giana Kickstarter just over a month ago, and it seems many agreed as Black Forest Games raised nearly $200,000 for the game, well over the goal set by the company. Those wh... read
One of the greatest things about all these crossover titles and all-stars games is the chance to revisit some of the most memorable pieces of game music history and have it presented in a new light (nobody mention Turtles in ... read feature
We've mentioned the Ubiktune netlabel a few times over the past year when discussing virt's FX4, the FM synth super compilation SOUNDSHOCK 2, and coda's retrotastic tracer. The netlabel has become well known fo... read
Hailing from Norway, Audun Sorlie is passionate about game music as an editor on OSV and writer for various magazines around the world. Following up on his post earlier this month about Project Giana, Audun's been able to spe... read feature
There comes a day when we must all pass away, but it just so happens that in Spelunky you die every day, all the time. The homicidal dungeon crawler has enjoyed success this summer on the Xbox Live Arcade service even th... read
At the tender age of four I sat in my best friend's basement playing her brother's Commodore 64. My friend, a girl, enjoyed watching me play, and offered me a challenge: beat any game, and she'd kiss me. My game of choice wa... read
[Editor's note: Hailing from Norway, Audun Sorlie is not only passionate about game music as an editor on OSV and writer for various magazines around the world, but he's also a big Kingdom Hearts fan. To commemorate the relea... read feature