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5:45 PM on 07.31.2014

I've been looping Hohokum's OST all day and you can too

Sometimes I worry not enough of you appreciate how good Hohokum is. It has a poop factory.  It also has a great soundtrack, which I've been listening to on repeat for most of this dragging day. You can, too. Just click here. And if you like it enough that you want to buy it when it comes out on August 12, just click here.

Steven Hansen



Celebrate the Game Boy's 25th birthday with this free OC ReMix album photo
Celebrate the Game Boy's 25th birthday with this free OC ReMix album
by Jordan Devore

25 years ago, the Game Boy launched in North America. Do you still have yours?

The folks at OverClocked ReMix have put together a celebratory arrangement album, Legacy: Game Boy 25th Anniversary, featuring 15 songs from games like Tetris, Super Mario Land, Pokémon Red, Mega Man II, and Batman. Listen to it for free here (or torrent here).

Perfect timing -- I was sorely in need of more music to work to. I'm willing to bet good money that if I dug my Game Boy out of storage, it'd still have enough of a charge to play Qix or whichever game I left in the cartridge slot when I last used the handheld years ago.

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Video: You could win the Theatrhythm: Curtain Call contest, I definitely won't photo
Video: You could win the Theatrhythm: Curtain Call contest, I definitely won't
by Bill Zoeker

As we reported earlier todaySquare-Enix is holding a contest to win some fabulous Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call prizes. All you have to do is create a short video of your own musical rendition of the Final Fantasy "Main Theme". I took the opportunity to try to turn this news report into an entry for the contest. I probably won't win.

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12:45 PM on 07.22.2014

Bungie settles with Halo composer Marty O'Donnell

Back in April, Halo composer Marty O'Donnell said he had been terminated from Bungie "without cause," and proceeded to file a lawsuit against the company on May 1. Bungie went on to deny wrongdoing later that month but has si...

Jordan Devore

12:15 PM on 07.22.2014

Sing your heart out for this Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call contest

Square Enix is running a "Legacy of Music" contest for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call next month in which fans can submit a brief music video of themselves performing the main theme of Final Fantasy. Prizes include a...

Jordan Devore

12:30 PM on 07.20.2014

How DannyB defeated his father

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on Youtube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Last week on Sup Holmes, w...

Jonathan Holmes

3:00 PM on 07.19.2014

Weekend Playlist: Summer Jams

Summer is officially in full swing and most of you are probably sitting inside and playing Destiny. I dont blame you though, if I had a PS4 I would be doing the same exact thing. For those of you who maybe want to pretend you are outside enjoying the nice weather, I have created this playlist of happy summertime jams.   

GRIMECRAFT

10:30 AM on 07.15.2014

You've got to hear this soothing banjo rendition of Link to the Past's Darkworld

As I've said before, A Link to the Past is my favorite Zelda game. It has it all, mixed with perfect pacing, clean graphics, and a more open structure than pretty much every other game in the series. Another reason why ...

Chris Carter

7:30 AM on 07.09.2014

Go see this Pokémon symphony in Washington, D.C.

Don your best duds to go see a Pokémon symphony! Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions will premiere at the Warner Theater in Washington D.C. on Friday August 15, 2014. Coinciding with the symphony event will be the 201...

Brittany Vincent

8:30 AM on 07.08.2014

Scritch, scratch, and remix your favorite chiptunes with Gambi

Gambi is an interesting app that allows you to remix and play around with chiptunes. It includes a free track that you can mess about with, though the actual app itself is $7, if you want to take the plunge. The layout is qu...

Brittany Vincent





3:00 PM on 07.06.2014

This Parappa homage is simultaneously genius and cringeworthy and I like it

From Gmcfosho, the mind that brought you "IMDABES" and "SWAGGIN DRAGON" comes "GTFO," one of the greatest videos you may ever see. It's a hilarious nod to getting all those losers out of your house after a party gone awry wi...

Brittany Vincent

10:45 AM on 07.02.2014

SNES-style battle music album Boss Battles for the Soul is out now

Last year, electronic music creator Mark Reichwein ran a little Kickstarter campaign for his pet project: to produce an album of boss battle music in the style of various 16-bit era games. The catch is that these track would ...

Darren Nakamura

6:00 PM on 06.30.2014

Listen to the 1001 Spikes soundtrack on Bandcamp

Between 1001 Spikes and Shovel Knight, this has been a great month for games that look and sound old but feel modern. If you're in need of a break from the latter's soundtrack, note that the music for 1001 Spikes is also up o...

Jordan Devore

4:00 PM on 06.28.2014

Mega Ran has Infinite Lives

Mega Ran returns to the scene with a new chip-hop track for anyone who's ever needed music to survive. The Philly born, Phoenix based Teacher/Rapper/Hero releases a new tune from his upcoming EP, Wouldn't Miss It For The Worl...

GRIMECRAFT

1:30 PM on 06.28.2014

Weekend Playlist: Hatsune Miku

Something that is unsurprisingly rising in popularity is Hatsune Miku, the anime persona for a singing synthesizer called Vocaloid. She is literally on fire right now, opening for Lady Gaga on her most recent tour and even s...

GRIMECRAFT

7:00 PM on 06.27.2014

The Primal Rage end credits song is the best thing I've heard all day

Primal Rage has been surprisingly relevant lately, which is a good thing because it's led to the recent revelation that this end credits song is amazing. Did you know this existed? I didn't. Max didn't either. Try to take three minutes out of your raging all night and all day to give this a listen.

Brett Makedonski