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Silent Hill's Yamaoka joins Grasshopper Manufacture

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2010-02-02 - comments

Having left work at Konami, Silent Hill series composer Akira Yamaoka has announced that he is joining Shinji Mikami and Goichi Suda on game development at Grasshopper Manufacture.

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Nubuwo January 2010 - Highest Voted Items

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2010-02-02 - comments

A selection of the highest voted news items related to videogame music for the month of January 2010.

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Classic game soundtracks re-imagined at Japan's Comiket

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2010-02-01 - comments

Arrangers of videogame music share their albums at the Comic Market 77 festival at the Tokyo Big Sight convention center.

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PORTRAIT: Wild Arms 2 fan arrange album sample on YouTube

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2010-02-01 - comments

Samples from Wild Arms 2 fan arrange compilation PORTRAIT, released at Comic Market 76, have been uploaded to YouTube.

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Comic Market takrockers!! interview!!

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2010-02-01 - comments

Game cover band takrockers!! discuss their approach to performing rock music arrangements from classic games.

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Omodaka @ Fami-Mode 2010 Montage

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2010-01-31 - comments

Omodaka performed at Fami-Mode 2010 last night at Fami-Mode.  The annual event organized by Satoshi Sakagami celebrates the long-lasting appeal of the Famicom game system.

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Team Teamwork, of Ocarina of Rhyme, releases Vinyl Fantasy 7

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2010-01-31 - comments

Team Teamwork's Vinyl Fantasy VII mashup features Tom Waits, Jay-Z and Ghostface Killah vocals accompanying the Final Fantasy VII soundtrack by Nobuo Uematsu.

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Valkyria Chronicles 2 soundtrack samples online

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2010-01-29 - comments

Music samples from the Valkyria Chronicles 2 soundtrack have been posted to the Basiscape Store, featuring music by series composer Hitoshi Sakimoto.

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Noobie Noobinson releases Metajets soundtrack on Bandcamp

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2010-01-29 - comments

Artist Noobie Noobinson has released the soundtrack to racing game Metajets: Extreme Turbulence, where young flying aces compete on the Aeronautical Racing Circuit in a high stakes battle for air supremacy against the evil Black Cloud brigade.

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Gamasutra Feature: the next big steps in game sound design

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2010-01-28 - comments

In an extensive Gamasutra feature examining game audio, Damian Kastbauer looks at past examples of innovative game audio, such as Crysis, Crackdown, and Oblivion in order to project the next big steps in the audio arena.

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The Making of Dragon Quest VI's live action commercial

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2010-01-28 - comments

Dragon Quest VI for Super Famicom was advertised with a live action commercial featuring actors in Akira Toriyama hairstyles and game character cos-play.

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Q&A: Behind High Frequency Bandwidth's PixelJunk Shooter Tracks

Source submitted by jeriaska on 2010-01-26 - comments

High Frequency Bandwidth discusses the BAFTA-nominated score for independent studio Q-Games' PlayStation 3-exclusive download title PixelJunk Shooter.

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Artist Profile: The Icarus Kid

Source submitted by theicaruskid on 2010-01-26 - comments

The Icarus Kid performs live remixes of NES music, including tracks from Kid Icarus, Wrecking Crew, Metroid and Startropics.

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Concatenation Records releases debut chip EP from Daemon9623

Source submitted by crusherjoe on 2010-01-26 - comments

Sean "Daemon9623" Babbitt's debut EP is a rip-roarin', head-stompin' zombie chiptune concept album.

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Canabalt soundtrack now on sale!

Source submitted by anosou on 2010-01-25 - comments

Danny Baranowsky's soundtrack for the critically acclaimed Canabalt is now available for purchase via bandcamp. It's pay what you want.