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Want to relive the labors of setting up Nintendo's new console? How about taking the aural route? DJ Cutman has cut together an unofficial greatest hits album from the Wii U's built-in soundtrack, encompassing memorable 'hits' like the firmware update and menu tunes. We've embedded one of Nintendo...

November 26th 2012 at 8:29am 0 Comments
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Are video games art? That question may still be a cause of debate for some, but there is little question that there is artistry in video games -- like the music, which often doesn't receive the attention it deserves. Game music composers Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall have been doing their best to c...

June 7th 2010 at 8:35pm 0 Comments
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The Game Developers Conference has been trying to get Koji Kondo to come speak about game audio for ten years, according to an introduction by Tommy Tallarico. The wait seemed well worth it, as the famed Nintendo composer's first public appearance in the United States drew a standing ovation from th...

March 8th 2007 at 3:28am 0 Comments
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The music world is all in a tizzy at today's announcement of the 49th annual Grammy award nominations, and all the the nominated artists should be very proud. Unfortunately, music artists, producers and engineers who work in the video game industry have nothing to be excited about. Aside from an obs...

December 8th 2006 at 6:45pm 0 Comments
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If you want to star in one of our Friday music posts but lack the ability to play an instrument, we can't help. But if you can play and only need sheet music to game songs, Brian Auyeung's Video Game Sheet Music site is the answer.While the site hasn't been updated recently, it lovingly hosts a few...

November 7th 2006 at 5:55pm 0 Comments
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Tickets are now on sale for the two Video Games Live shows planned in conjunction with Gen Con Indy Friday & Saturday, August 11-12.After a stop in Philly earlier this month, the VGL tour is moving on to Houston July 14th, Chicago August 5th, and then Indianapolis the weekend after that. More on...

June 16th 2006 at 12:29am 0 Comments