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Review: SuperMash

SuperMash looked like one of the standouts during Nintendo's recent Indie World Showcase, a genre-defying retro throwback to early Nintendo titles which seemed perfect for the Switch. Surprisingly, the game had already launched one day befo...

 
 
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Legendary '80s video game composer Ben Daglish passes away

Ben Daglish, composer of a slew of amazing tunes for '80s home computer titles, has passed away at 52, due to complications from lung cancer. Daglish may not be a name instantly recognised by some young video game fans today, but his body o...

 
 
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Hyperkin reveal 'Ultra Game Boy' prototype handheld

Hyperkin have revealed details of a new device currently in development at the peripheral manufacturer. The tentatively-titled "Ultra Game Boy" is designed to be a remake of one of the greatest selling consoles of all-time, brought up to sp...

 
 
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Attack on Titan Season 2's opening gets a chiptune remix

When it comes to people who create chiptunes based on theme songs from TV shows, Studio Megaane is one of the best. The thing that makes his stuff spectacular is that he tends to capture the magic behind the original tracks' quality. W...

 
 
 
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Chiptune musicians release album on Famicom

We've seen new releases for the Sega Dreamcast come to fruition in the past few years, but a brand new Famicom cartridge is an even more potent throwback. 8-Bit Music Power is a chiptune music compilation from Japanese artist RIKI and games...

 
 
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New Dj CUTMAN album of remixed videogame music out now

Web musician Dj CUTMAN has created a ton of awesome remixes of videogame music over the years. Today, he released his newest album, Volume III, compiling selected works from 2012-2015. There's a lot of great stuff in here, remixing music fr...

 
 
 
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Race through ten Chipzel songs on a laser track in Spectra

"F-Zero meets Audiosurf" brings some vivid imagery to mind, but after watching the above trailer, I'm not sure I agree with that tagline for the indie racer Spectra. Sure, it's set to some bumpin' Chipzel tracks, but it looks like levels a...

 
 
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Contest: Win a copy of Mega Ran Com: Mission!

Originally a commission by a hardcore fan, Mega Ran Com: Mission, was recently unlocked for the general public, and we've got five digital copies to hand out to lucky readers! To enter to win, just leave a comment in the thread below t...

 
 
 
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Weekend Playlist: Anamanaguchi

This Sunday I get the chance to play with one of my favorite bands of all time, Anamanaguchi. This chiptune band has been rocking my ipod since forever, and It's almost hard to believe I have been listening to these guys for 8 years now. I...

 
 
 
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Weekend Playlist: Watch Dogs Kart

This week two of the most anticipated games of the year released. I was personally baffled by the mess of licensed music included in Watch Dogs, so much so that I decided to just turn the radio off for good. Mario Kart 8 on the other ...

 
 
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Remix Default was produced on a 3DS

Last week saw the release of Ralfington and Dj CUTMAN's Bravely Default remix album featuring four tracks that pay homage to the characters of the critically acclaimed Nintendo 3DS game. Using Korg-DS10+, Rytmik Retrobits, a...

 
 
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This Week in Chiptune features a Bravely Default remix album

This Week in Chiptune is a live broadcast and podcast of new and noteworthy chiptunes. Hosted by Dj CUTMAN, TWiC is a diverse program showcasing everything from chiptune-infused EDM to minimal videogame music. Each night is centered around...

 
 
 
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New East/West game composer collaboration In Flux available

You might remember last year's World 1-2, the big game music collaboration featuring artists from both sides of the Pacific. If you aren't familiar, you may want to take some time now to catch up. The production group responsible for that h...

 
 
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MAGFest = WIN is chiptuney goodness for your ears

This past weekend in Maryland's National Harbor, several thoudand like-minded individuals gathered for the 12th annual Music and Gaming Festival, AKA MAGFest. This was only my second year attending, but man it was a blast. Tons of games, ev...

 
 
 
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The real world is '80s inspired chiptunes, apparently

I have been a part of the "real world" for a few years now, and I can say from experience that it certainly is not as glamorous as William "WillRock" Harby's new album Welcome to the Real World. We have previously seen a snippet of Harby's ...

 
 
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ULTIONUS is out now, features music by Jake Kaufman

Not long ago, Andrew "DarkFalzX" Bado ran a Kickstarter campaign for the pixel art Metroidvania Legend of Iya, which just barely reached its funding goal in the final hours of its run. Though he has been putting his time into that, he has ...

 
 
 
 
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Download a free track from C-jeff's Big Steel Wheels

Ubiktune has impressed us in the past with its chiptune bundles and its various other published albums. As it turns out, the founder of Ubiktune Dmitry "C-jeff" Zhemkov is not just the Ubiktune founder; he's also a member. C-jeff's new...

 
 




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PhilKenSebben

Trials of Fire is God damn I blinked and 3 hours had Highly recommend to my board game loving

 
dephoenix

Last minute Indie World (pipedream) wishlist: Re:Legend finally coming to Switch, Monster Crown too, more cat games, Untitled Goose Game 2 with the goose invading Nintendo worlds, and a new mascot platformer to fill that hole in my

 
Ricky Namara

Random Thoughts While Pooping Hollywood Edition: can we really remove the human subplots from kaiju movies without damaging the narrative flow? Yes this post is in correlation to the recent Kong VS Godzilla

 
Slimybear245

Just one hour left to get dissapointed by no Silksong news for real actualy for real realise of the reals we have to get Silksong news this time really maybe, possibly

 
Churros89

So I got into a selection process for a really REALLY nice job offer, however now I have a week to deliver some sort of long form test/homework, and this is the EXACT kind of thing that I struggle hard with due to ADHD and Im worried I wont finish it

 
RiffRaff

Noticed this has a nice little discount on the eShop Looks like a silly time and right up my Gonna wait to see what happens at the showcase later before buying Anyone play it? Worth my time?

 
Kerrik52

Ive written over 5000 words now and I still have 8 Tales games to go, awards ranking to do and a snazzy conclusion discussing Arise to whip out of thin Who knew writing about 25 years worth of games would be like this?

 
Operative20

Tried making dango yesterday and it was kind of a I massively undercooked it and also most likely put way too much flour because I have never baked from scratch Tasted like I bit into play-doh :( Gotta try again soon

 
Gamingnerd

Just bought 192 DOGE after waking up to the coin soaring in price from 7 cents to 13 see how this turns

 
Cathedral

After 30 hours in Octopath Kind of over Its disappointing that the tales dont intertwine more than just being in the same

 
 

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