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*Cue noodly air guitar solo*
All week, we've been asking you to sound off on some gaming-related topics for our end of the year recap. Many of you took the time to chime in on our favorite and least favorite character posts, and the same rang true for ou... read feature

Game Music photo
Game Music

Nintendo 30th anniversary CD is perfect stocking stuffer


Classic Famicom-era soundtracks across two discs
Dec 05
Nintendo has released their Famicom-era soundtracks in a variety of ways over the years, but it's been quite some time since anything has been available in print. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of some of their earliest ti... read
2013: Best songs photo
Share your stories with the Dtoid community
[All week long we'll be asking for your thoughts on certain topics related to the year in gaming! Miss a previous post? Click here to sound off on your favorite and least favorite new characters!] Gaming is graced with some a... read feature

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Remix

Super Mario 3D World hip-hop remix by Dj Cutman


Because the main theme wasn't catchy enough as is
Nov 24
We've said time and again how great the Super Mario 3D World soundtrack is. The team used the game's main theme quite extensively in promotional videos for the game, and it became obvious that they were taking the series in ... read
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Go listen to the entire Lightning Returns soundtrack


Check it out while you can
Nov 22
I may not be much of a Final Fantasy player, but I always find myself loving their soundtracks. Lighting Returns: Final Fantasy XIII just came out in Japan this past week, and YouTuber MarquisofElmdoor has uploaded the entir... read
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Christmas Music

New Square Enix Christmas album is the hotness


Featuring Yuzo Koshiro and unannounced Mana game
Nov 20
Square Enix's X'mas Collections album from 2010 was a cool idea, but was poorly executed. To put it bluntly, it was short, lazy, and sounded "cheap." They've taken this feedback to heart, and are releasing a second volum... read
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Metal Gear

Metal Gear Ground Zeroes features custom soundtracks


Mine would all be Billy Joel and Meat Loaf tracks
Nov 19
Hideo Kojima has tweeted a photo showing a menu option for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes which allows players to import their own music and listen to it on an in-game Walkman. In the tweet, Kojima comments that ... read
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Humble Mobile Bundle

Ridiculous Fishing headlines Humble Mobile Bundle 3


Rymdkapsel, Spelltower, and others join in
Nov 19
I previously said that I was a little disappointed with Humble Mobile Bundle 2, so my expectations for the future of Humble Bundle's Android spinoff have been tempered. Today, the Humble Mobile Bundle 3 was announced, and I ... read
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Note Worthy 022: Soundtracks you should be listening to!
Coming to the end of the year, there's always a lot of great game music releases planned. Top honors go to Super Mario 3D World, and there are so many reasons why that you'll read about here in a second.We've got reviews... read feature

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The Super Mario 3D World OST cover is the BEST THING EVER


Look at how happy Bowser is!
Nov 14
Okay so I'm putting the cover art for the Super Mario 3D World OST below because there's a spoiler with the fifth playable character that was revealed yesterday during the Nintendo Direct. It's not really a spoiler, but appar... read
Tearaway's music photo
Tearaway's music

Here's a taste of the incredible music in Tearaway


Head of audio Kenny Young goes behind the music
Nov 13
Every time I see a new aspect of Tearaway in more detail, I'm just taken aback by how incredible of a game it's shaped up to be. Today is no exception, because Sony has posted a new video as part of a series of behind-t... read
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Music

The current Bandcamp Weekly is all about game music


Featuring Danny B, Big Giant Circles, Laura Shigihara, and more
Nov 07
Independent music enthusiasts (and especially those who follow game music) are pretty familiar with Bandcamp as a platform to get affordable music while giving the creators a greater cut than through traditional means. Perhap... read
Final Fantasy Tactics OST photo
Final Fantasy Tactics OST

Final Fantasy Tactics OST on iTunes in North America


Tee hee, 'Bloody Excrement'
Nov 06
Gather 'round, you little whippersnappers, and let me tell you about the hardships I went through when I was your age. Back in my day, if we wanted the Final Fantasy Tactics original soundtrack, we would have to get it o... read
Super Mario 3D World photo
Interview covering influences for the game, references to past soundtracks, and cats vs. dogs
We mentioned a few days back that we had an interview with Nintendo composers Mahito Yokota and Koji Kondo regarding their work on Super Mario 3D World in the works. Well, here it is! The two take the time to share with us how cats influenced the game, their thoughts on the great cats vs. dogs debate, and some surprises that we'll hear when it comes to the game's soundtrack. read feature

Super Mario 3D World photo
Super Mario 3D World

Super Mario 3D World features a lot of live music


The emphasis is on a big-band jazz style
Oct 30
The Super Mario Galaxy soundtracks feature some of the best Mario music of all time. That's in part thanks to the majestic atmosphere generated by the live symphony orchestra they recorded for those games. The recent New... read
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Game Music Bundle... of the Damned!


Over a dozen soundtracks
Oct 22
Just in time for Halloween, the Game Music Bundle... of the Damned! drops into our trick or treat bags. This bundle blends a nice variety of soundtracks, from top horror franchises to indie games. Dead Space, Silent Hill... read
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Note Worthy 020: Soundtracks you should be listening to!
Okay, so we've featured a lot of Final Fantasy in Note Worthy lately, in part thanks to the recent remaster soundtracks. Looking at Final Fantasy VI this month, however, finally brought me around to accepting that this is tru... read feature

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Lots of new Silent Hill soundtracks are available now


Origins, Homecoming, Shattered Memories, and more
Oct 04
Sumthing Else Music Works has just released a whole bunch of Silent Hill series soundtracks, just in time for Halloween. We're talking soundtracks from the more recent series games, including Origins, Homecoming, Downpour, Sh... read
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Secret of Mana

Spectrum of Mana tribute album now available


Three discs of arrangements paying homage to Secret of Mana
Sep 30
Last month we shared an exclusive sample of Spectrum of Mana, a 3-disc tribute album to Hiroki Kikuta's timeless Secret of Mana soundtrack featuring stemage, Alexander Brandon, Tim Yarborough of The OneUps, and many others. T... read
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Mighty No. 9

Mega Man 2 composer joins the Mighty No. 9 team


Manami Matsumae and Takashi Tateishi unite!
Sep 29
With just two days left before donations close, the Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter is exploding with all kinds of tasty treats. I hope you remembered to vote on your favorite Call design! Here's another bit of wonderful news: We we... read
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Cat Girl Without Salad

Real game Cat Girl Without Salad gets a great fake OST


Great free music
Sep 29
[Image by Grace] Last March 31st, I posted a story about a videogame that is a real videogame. A lot of people said, "Hey, it's the day before April 1st! This isn't a real videogame for sure! You got punked, dummy!" It's amaz... read
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Mega Man X

Mega Man X series to get a 12-disc music collection


It's like we're paying for life support coverage
Sep 28
*sigh* Let's skip the piss party this time and jump right to the nitty gritty. A listing on Japanese online shop Rakuten has appeared for Rockman X Sound Box, set to arrive on December 18, 2013. The 12-disc set is likely a so... read
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Sound Card 013: Try not to fall asleep while reading!
This one's been on the back burner for way too long. While most recent editions of The Sound Card have focused on a single game franchise, I've been wanting to get back to the good ol' "What's on your playlist" kind of posts.... read feature

Chrono Trigger Symphony photo
Chrono Trigger Symphony

Chrono Trigger Symphony Vol. 2 is hot and ready


Blake Robinson's second Chrono album takes the fight to Magus
Sep 24
Blake Robinson is in the process of reproducing the entire Chrono Trigger soundtrack into synthesized orchestral form, and the project started bearing fruit last month. For such a massive game with an equally massive score, ... read
Latest Game Soundtracks photo
Note Worthy 019: Soundtracks you should be listening to!
Another month, another batch of ten soundtracks to cover in our monthly Note Worthy feature. We've got a lot of great music in this issue, including the Final Fantasy V Remaster Version, six hours of music with Before Meteor:... read feature

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Gunstar Heroes

Celebrate 20 years of Gunstar Heroes with OC ReMix


Be Agressive! is the latest OCR tribute album
Sep 14
Treasure knows how to make some f*ckin' games. That's an undisputed fact. And one of the best Treasure games is of course Gunstar Heroes on SEGA Genesis. Did you know it just celebrated its 20th anniversary this past Monday?... read
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Super Mario World

This Super Mario World orchestral arrangement is glorious


Might be included on Video Games Live: LEVEL 3
Sep 09
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... read
Chrono Trigger Symphony photo
Chrono Trigger Symphony

Gotta get back in time! Chrono Trigger Symphony is out


Grab the new fan album for eight bones
Aug 22
I hope you enjoyed our little snippet of Blake Robinson's Chrono Trigger Symphony, because now it's time for the real thing! The first volume of the three-part fan symphony is live on Loudr and iTunes for $7.99, less than wha... read
Chrono Trigger Symphony photo
Chrono Trigger Symphony

Sneak peek at Chrono Trigger Symphony fan album


First volume of three-part set releases tomorrow
Aug 21
On August 22, 1995, Chrono Trigger released in the US and changed the RPG paradigm forever. Exactly 18 years later, Blake Robinson is paying tribute with Chrono Trigger Symphony: Volume 1, the first in a three-part set celebr... read
Hearthstone music photo
Exclusive tunes along with commentary from the sound team
It's been a while since we've talked about the Warcraft card game spin-off, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft. Blizzard Entertainment is currently taking beta sign-ups, so I thought it would be a good time to find out what's go... read feature







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