Video Game Music

  • Final Fantasy VI Symphonic Poem Performed By Stockholm Orchestra

    Published at The Gamer Headlines - 7 readers

    The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic played a stirring medley of the songs of Final Fantasy VI this past June entitled Final Fantasy VI Symphonic Poem: “Born With the Gift of Magic,” and having just released the video of their performance online have created quite a stir in the video game music lover community.

  • Musical Roundup #1

    Always Nintendo - - 1 readers - And You Thought The Smash OST Was the Only Smash Music To Look Forward To This new “roundup” just had to come to fruition as it’s impossible in the days of Reddit and Youtube to simply not pass over countless fan-made covers and renditions of all the classic Nintendo pieces, both old and new. Plenty are low-quality covers (though made with genuine passion nonetheless), but ev ...
  • Former Bioshock Dev’s Kickstarter For Bizarre “The Black Glove” Arrives

    The Gamer Headlines - - 2 readers - Today the Kickstarter campaign for The Black Glove, a project by former Irrational Games developers who worked on both Bioshock and Bioshock Infinite forming their new studio Day For Night Games, has launched and aims to raise $550,000 before November 4th. The game, which was announced back in June, is described as a “metaphysical thriller” in which you are the curator of a 192 ...
  • How Far Would You Go To Make Half Life 3 A Reality?

    Attack of the Fanboy - - 1 readers - Half Life 3 has been wanted for a over decade now after the release of Half Life 2 came out in 2004. How far would you go to make the game become a reality? A dedicated group of fans are actually organizing a campaign to convince Valve to actually make Half Life 3. The catch is that the campaign has been set up on Indiegogo and it’s asking fans to pay over $150,000 for it.
  • The Awesome Culture of Chiptunes

    Awesome Games - - What do Shovel Knight, Super Hexagon and Retro City Rampage all have in common? Besides all being pretty damn good video games, these contemporary titles have some of the best Chiptune soundtracks we’ve heard since the NES glory days. Catchy, playful and totally something any retro aficionado would load onto their iPod.

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  • The Awesome Culture of Chiptunes

    … What do Shovel Knight, Super Hexagon and Retro City Rampage all have in common? Besides all being pretty damn good video games, these contemporary titles have some of the best Chiptune soundtracks we’ve heard since the NES glory days. Catchy, playful and totally something any retro aficionado would load onto their iPod. Okay, maybe not every retro…

    Awesome Games - Cultures -
  • How Far Would You Go To Make Half Life 3 A Reality?

    … Half Life 3 has been wanted for a over decade now after the release of Half Life 2 came out in 2004. How far would you go to make the game become a reality? A dedicated group of fans are actually organizing a campaign to convince Valve to actually make Half Life 3. The catch is that the campaign has been set up on Indiegogo and it’s asking…

    1 readers - Damian Seeto - Attack of the Fanboy - Half-Life -


  • These 8- and 16-bit EWI videogame remixes are outstanding

    …. Our own Darren Nakamura said that it "looks like this guy is blowing into a Super Scope 6 to make this music." That's about right. Peter Smith is quite good with the EWI, so much so that he has a YouTube channel dedicated to his video game music covers. Soundole VGM Covers is packed with great selections, all of which are using the EWI's native…

    Dale North - destructoid -
  • Musical Roundup #1

    … and if you have any suggestions or ideas for how to make this musical editorial more rewarding for yourself. And with that said, let’s get right to it! Musical Roundup #100 1. Harmony of Heroes Harmony of Heroes is exactly what it says; a harmonious collage of the heroic series’ which make up the Smash Bros. catalogue, and for that matter…

    1 readers - Always Nintendo -
  • Like music in video games?

    …Like music in video games? Check out Beep, an in-production documentary about the history of video game sound. The filmmakers are currently raising money on Kickstarter, and the project sounds pretty cool. More info here. Read more...…

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  • SEGA Nerds on Location: Video Games Live

    … this man was… Tommy Tallarico. Whah? Don’t know who he is? Well, not only is he the guy responsible for launching Video Games Live, but he also has quite the résumé in composing video game music, including several titles which appeared on SEGA consoles such as Cool Spot (Genesis), Earthworm Jim (Genesis/SEGA CD), Spider-Man (Dreamcast), and this sweet…

    The Requiem - SEGA Nerds -
  • A Historical Overview of Video Game Music: Past and Present

    … What would popular music be without Elvis and The Beatles? What would The Lion King be without “The Circle of Life,” or Titanic without “My Heart Will Go On?” Music impacts most people daily, and it is safe to assume that the world would not be the same without music. Why, then, do the songs and music in video games hardly receive the same…

    2 readers - Matt Shiflet - Gamers Sphere - Present - Present -
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  • Game Music Live – Yumi Kawamura x Lotus Juice

    …As part of our series on Japanese game music bands, allow me to introduce Yumi Kawamura x Lotus Juice, a duo most famous for working together on the Persona 3 soundtrack. If you’d like to see Yumi Kawamura x Lotus Juice perform in the West, let them know in the comments section below! Please introduce yourselves. Yumi: We’re Yumi Kawamura x Lotus…

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