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  • Blog Post: Album Takes Classic 8-Bit NES Tunes And Turns Them Into Lullabies

    From the folks who brought us a collection of lullabies based off of Mega Man tunes , comes a new album that broadens its reach. Instead of focusing on a single game , musician Mark Polydoris and brother looked to a number of different games like Super Mario Bros. 2, Contra, Duck Tales, Castlevania,... More
  • Blog Post: Pharrell Reveals His NBA 2K15 Soundtrack

    2K Sports tapped pop star Pharrell to select the soundtrack for its upcoming NBA 2K15, and he talks about his selection process in a new video. Pharrell, known for his production work in hip-hop with the Neptunes as well as his ubiquitous recent hit "Happy," handpicked all the artists and tracks... More
  • Blog Post: Sir Paul McCartney Planning To Release Destiny Single

    Iconic Beatle Paul McCartney isn't really a gamer, but he's still managed to be a part of a couple big game projects. In addition to Harmonic's 2009 release The Beatles: Rock Band, McCartney worked with Destiny composer Marty O’Donnell on one of Destiny's song, and the musician... More
  • Blog Post: Mega Ran And Klopfenplop Team Up For "T.U.R.T.L.E. Power"

    Nerdcore rap artists Mega Ran and Klopfenpop recently collaborated for their totally tubular new music video “T.U.R.T.L.E. Power.” The bodacious beat samples Partners N Kryme’s 1990 theme from the original TMNT movie, “TURTLE Power,” set to the stylized visuals of the TMNT... More
  • Blog Post: OverClocked ReMix Celebrates Gameboy's 25th Anniversary With A Tribute Album

    The Game Boy was released in North America on July 31, 1989 – 25 years ago today. In celebration of the original mobile gaming device’s 25th anniversary, video game music group OverClocked ReMix has released Legacy: Game Boy 25th Anniversary , a collection of 15 songs from the Game Boy and... More
  • Blog Post: Shovel Knight Composer Jake "virt" Kaufman Signs On For Temporus Remix Album

    It's no secret that we enjoyed many things about Shovel Knight , particularly the music. Firebelly Studios, a developing currently at work on its Kickstarter game Temporus, has announced that Shovel Knight soundtrack composer Jake "virt" Kaufman will contribute to the game's stretch... More
  • Blog Post: Super Time Force Ultra Heading To PC This Summer

    Capybara Games is bringing its time shifting action-platformer Super Time Force to PC with an added Ultra subtitle. Super Time Force Ultra, or STFU if you prefer brevity and have no patience for hearing others speak, will leave behind its Xbox exclusivity and come to PC by way of Steam this summer. ... More
  • Blog Post: Smooth McGroove Takes Us Back To Pokémon’s Pallet Town In Latest Arrangement

    Lyrical gangster Smooth McGroove has published his latest a cappella arrangement, this time with calm stylings from the Pokémon game that started it all. Before setting off into the world (and encountering that scoundrel Gary over and over), players explored their home of Pallet Town. This track... More
  • Blog Post: Portal's Turret Chorus Sings The Game Of Thrones Theme

    Game of Thrones ' season may be over, but that doesn't mean we can't relive its opening theme music from the perspective of a collection of Portal turrets. The video comes from YouTube channel Harry101UK , which has a collection high-quality animations from Portal set to the tune of original... More
  • Blog Post: Here's The Super Smash Bros. Theme Played Entirely With Kazoos

    I can't say I was ever curious what the Super Smash Bros. theme would sound like played with a chorus of kazoos, but now that it's here, I can't help but give it a listen. The video comes from YouTube channel Tsuko G. , who posted the video with the simple description, "I couldn't... More
  • Blog Post: Tribute Album Re-Imagines The Out Run Soundtrack

    Digital artist RobKTA has released a collaborative album paying tribute to the music of Out Run. The original Out Run released in North America in 1986, making this album arrive just short of a 30th anniversary. The game is notable for its impressive at the time graphics, and its soundtrack. The latter... More
  • Blog Post: Smooth McGroove Tackles Street Fighter

    The Internet’s number one video game themed acapella singer (there’s probably more than one – I haven’t checked), turns his melodic multi-tracking skills to a popular Street Fighter 2 tune. Below, you can see Mr. McGroove’s rendition of “Ryu’s Theme” from... More
  • Blog Post: Video Game Cover Band New Game Plus Rocks Through Nintendo's Musical History

    In this epic, exhaustive nine-minute video, Toronto-based video game cover band New Game Plus jams through iconic parts of 22 songs from throughout Nintendo's history. Starting in the NES era, the band hits classics like The Overworld Theme from Super Mario Bros. 2 and Vampire Killer from Castlevania... More
  • Blog Post: Hotline Miami Composer Releases New Music Video

    Perturbator, a composer who worked on the Hotline Miami, has released a sleek new music video, retaining the 80’s-style synth tunes his work has been known for. The music video is odd, to say the least, but features a number of cool moments that may surprise you. It also features a similar looking... More
  • Blog Post: Riot Games Releases League Of Legends-Inspired Metal Song

    Some people love League of Legends. Some people love metal music. Some of those people are the same. Appealing to the overlapping slice of those audiences, the band Pentakill creates metal music inspired by Riot's flagship title. Riot describes Pentakill as a "passion project created by a number... More
  • Blog Post: Street Fighter's Guile Takes On His Greatest Opponent: Beethoven

    We joke about Guile’s theme going with everything, and I’m starting to wonder if it might actually be true. Musician Walt Ribiero has taken the familiar Street Fighter anthem and crossed it with Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and… it’s pretty darn good. Ribiero’s other... More
  • Blog Post: Supergiant's Transistor Soundtrack Now Available To Stream Or Purchase Online

    If you've played either of Supergiant's games, then you know how fantastic the soundtracks can be. The soundtrack for its latest release, Transistor, is now available online. You can listen to the whole soundtrack either on YouTube with the video embedded below, or you can stream it on Transistor's... More
  • Blog Post: Soundtrack For Old-School RPG Child Of Light Available Soon

    Ubisoft's upcoming RPG, Child of Light, taps the power of the same engine used for the beautiful Rayman games to deliver a nostalgic experience inspired by genre classics like Final Fantasy. To drive home the old-school sensibilities, Ubisoft is delivering a soundtrack filled with delicate, distinct... More
  • Blog Post: Chiptune Documentary Sequence Shows The Animated Life Of A Game Boy

    The opening sequence to Europe in 8 Bits , an upcoming documentary on the European chiptune scene, shows us the life, death, and rebirth of an original Game Boy. It's a great sequence, which depicts an original Game Boy going from factory to home to a second life as a piece of musical equipment.... More
  • Blog Post: Typing Of The Dead: Overkill DLC Adds Music Lyrics And Words

    A new DLC pack for Typing of the Dead: Overkill replaces the game's normal text with musical lyric quotes, artist names, and instruments. You can grab Dancing With The Dead for $2.99 by heading here . For more on Typing of the Dead: Overkill you can check out our Test Chamber for the game here ,... More
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