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These bands would make awesome game soundtracks

It's not a new phenomenon for established mainstream musicians to create game soundtracks. Mark Mothersbaugh of Devo fame was largely responsible for The Sims 2 soundtrack; that little-known bloke Paul McCartney did work for Destiny's ...

 
 
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Take a listen to the Kingdom Hearts III theme songs

Every time I see a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts III, it reminds me I've still only completed Chain of Memories on the Game Boy Advance like 13 years ago. I need to get my butt in motion and get through the series if I want to be all caugh...

 
 
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Fire Emblem series arranged soundtrack releasing in Japan

This Spring, Japan will see the release of an Arranged Soundtrack collection featuring classic tunes from the long-running RPG series, Fire Emblem.The CD, titled Flower of Enchantment, will see memorable tunes from the series recreated inn ...

 
 
 
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Super Mario Odyssey Sound Selection available on iTunes today

For anyone who fancies getting their weekend off to a Super Mario Odyssey-esque bang, good news, as the soundtrack to the Switch mega-hit is coming to iTunes today.Super Mario Odyssey Sound Selection is a 12-track album featuring choice cut...

 
 
 
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Monster Hunter: World getting a 3-disc soundtrack in Japan

The marketing hype for Capcom's upcoming adventure title Monster Hunter: World continues, with today's announcement of a soundtrack set, now available for pre-order in Japan.Although there is little more than a teaser image, we do know it w...

 
 
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Video game mashups to brighten up your day

I am fond of a video game mashup or two, so I was stoked when I heard 2 Mello (the composer for 2064: Read Only Memories) was releasing a Streets of Rage mashup album this week. When it came out on Tuesday, I downloaded it right away for li...

 
 
 
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Video game music fest being held in the UK in January

A two-day celebration of video game music is set to take place next year at the UK's National Video Game Arcade in Nottingham.The "All Your Bass" event, which will be held in January 2018, will consist of a series of performances and Q&...

 
 
 
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Sonic Adventure 1 & 2 soundtracks getting vinyl release

Vinyl soundtrack publishers Brave Wave have announced this weekend that the soundtracks to classic Sega titles Sonic Adventure and Sonic Adventure 2 are in line for a luscious LP release.Both titles will receive two records each, with the f...

 
 
 
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'Jump Up, Super Star' is rocking the iTunes music charts

Through some weird twist of fate, Nintendo has managed to pull off a chart topping hit with the theme song for the upcoming Super Mario Odyssey. As spotted on Reddit, there was a brief period where "Jump Up, Super Star" was actually in the ...

 
 
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Composer Go Shiina departs from Bandai Namco after 20 years

It's the end of an era. Composer Go Shiina has decided to leave Bandai Namco after 20 years working there to pursue other projects. Shiina has worked on several major series for Bandai Namco over the years, including Tekken 5, the God ...

 
 
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Japan getting vinyl OSTs of NieR & NieR: Automata

Japan will see stunning vinyl releases for the soundtracks to Cavia's sombre action-RPG NieR and its PlatinumGames sequel NieR: Automata.Each game gets a double vinyl set. The NieR Automata set features 15 tracks, while the NieR (or NieR Ge...

 
 
 
 
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First Sonic ring noises at gas stations, now this?

For years I've been hearing the Sonic "ring" noise at gas stations across the US. It's kind of an unspoken thing -- I haven't talked to too many people that have even acknowledge it, but every time I buy an iced tea or something on a r...

 
 
 
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This Quake vinyl could be the perfect drug

There was once a time when video game soundtracks weren't fully orchestrated or composed by rock musicians. Technology limited composers to MIDI tunes, so there wasn't a need to call in more "professional" acts to spruce up your game. ID So...

 
 
 
 




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On Air Fish

March is my Beck is my favorite music What are your thoughts on me posting a Beck music video each day of March?

 
Michformer

‪Drew another illustration yesterday, one that’s based on Condemned 2’s front cover (one of the best box arts ever I love how the bloody eye contrasts with the forward to celebrating its 10th anniversary next month

 
MetemNight

Ive come to an Monster Hunter now has both a rampaging pickle, and a rampaging I can 100% guarantee that the next invader-style monster is going to be some kind of fish It adds Water is coming

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Out of the blue my Stepdad just texted me asking if we could start to split the cable/internet Thats about another $80 a month in addition to the $200 I put on the gas, and whatever I end up doing with my I dunno if I can afford

 
Greenhornet214

Theres sadism, theres masochism, and then theres

 
CaimDark Reloaded

Im glad Kingdom Come is doing well despite some reviewers attempting to tank it because they dont like the lead creator and because a game that strives for historical accuracy unlike any other doesnt play by modern progressive

 
TheCoolFreezer

Looking at Ni No Kuni II, and it looks really cool! Will I have to play the first one, or is this a final Fantasy situation where you don’t have to know anything?

 
TheCoolFreezer

Looking at Ni No Kuni II, and it looks really cool! Will I have to play the first one, or is this a final Fantasy situation where you don’t have to know anything?

 
Chris Hovermale

Curious about Have you ever bought a game not because you expected it to be good, but because you just wanted to enjoy one or a few particular concepts it uses?

 
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Tough Monster Hunter or double dip on

 
 

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