Nubuwo is reporting from the Moscone Center in San Francisco for the 2012 Game Developers Conference. Check back throughout the week for more of our photos from the event, uploaded to our flickr photo set.
Joystiq has posted a cover story on the Nubuwo Debut Bundle, titled "Kickstarter project offers hundreds of video game inspired tunes for a few bucks." The post, by Mike Schramm, mentions backer rewards including video interviews with Nobuo Uematsu and Kumi Tanioka.
A running theme of composer Jessica Curry's visual media projects is the experience of a hidden story being uncovered. IndieGames.com caught up with the composer to hear about her background in literature and music composition, both of which have added nuance to the design of Dear Esther.
Two IGF finalists in the excellence in audio category, Danny Baranowsky and Mattias Häggström Gerdt, relate their experiences attending the Game Developers Conference in a video filmed at the event in San Francisco last year.
IndieGames.com catches up with composer Austin Wintory and sound designer Steve Johnson. Their online multiplayer title Journey has been in development at Thatgamecompany since 2009, and is due out the week of March 13 on the PlayStation 3.
IndieGames.com catches up with the composer of Antichamber, which is up for a 2012 Independent Games Festival Award in the category of technical excellence. Siddhartha Barnhoorn discusses the process behind composing for the atmospheric score and finding the right sound for the mind-bending puzzler.
In this video interview, Final Fantasy series composer Nobuo Uematsu discusses the advantages of founding his own independent sound studio Dog Ear Records. "Financially, we haven't had a big hit yet, or completely surpassed our monetary needs" he says of his studio. "On the other hand it's a very positive work environment."
Hideki Sakamoto of the Tokyo-based game sound studio Noisycroak is writing original music for Level-5's Time Travelers for Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita. The composer and scenario writer Jiro Ishii previously collaborated on 428: In a Blockaded Shibuya.
The new Nobuooo is now online at Nubuwo.com. The site supports account crreation through Facebook, submission of items and comments, as well as voting up posts. Over eighty pages of 15-item news posts have been reformatted from with thumbnails, categories, hypertext and iFrame embedding.
The makers of the Nobuooo news site have launched a one-week Kickstarter, together with twelve game-inspired musicians. Proceeds will benefit the artists and allow for founding a new Japanese and English-language web domain on nubuwo.com / ja.nubuwo.com.
Nobuooo has created the templates for Japanese language news website on ja.nubuwo.com. The new domain's features include account creation through Facebook Connect, item submission, comment posting and voting up posts, as well as the potential to translate content between languages.
Rockstar Games has published two digital albums of music heard in Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, featuring music heard on Head Radio and Lips 106 stations.
IndieGames Podcast #24 hears from four participants of the Nubuwo Debut Bundle. Joining the show are musicians Danny Baranowsky of The Binding of Isaac, Sabrepulse (Ash Charles) of Bit Pilot, Dom Beken of PixelJunk Shooter 1 & 2, and Tomas Dvorak (Floex) of Machinarium.
Game composer Danny Baranowsky (Super Meat Boy, The Binding of Isaac) is writing original music for The Hunger Games: Girl on Fire, which is being designed by Adam Saltsman of Canabalt and Gravity Hook HD.
Retro City Rampage Soundtrack is now available to sample in full and purchase in your file format of choice through Bandcamp. The 24-track album features music by virt (Jake Kaufman), Freaky DNA (Leonard J. Paul) and Norrin Radd (Matt Creamer) from the game by Vblank Entertainment.