These are the highest voted news items related to videogame music for the month of December 2008.
Jeff Tymoschuk, composer of Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness discusses his soundtrack for the episodic role-playing game.
SpamM, one of the many artists of the Earthbound Crew collective, has released a crazy mixtape mash up of songs from Mother for the Famicom along with all manner of various rap songs and more.
Kyle Gabler has released the soundtrack to World of Goo as a free download, available via the composer's official website.
Winifred Phillips discusses her latest release SimAnimals, the process of making the music and what else she'll be up to in the near future.
Musicians from Sapporo, Hokkaido-based Joe Down Studio, responsible for the arrangements from Square Enix's Chocobo Tales series of games, discuss their arrangements of Final Fantasy themes for the most recent DS title.
Dan Bruno (QA tester for Harmonix) dissects the battle music of the recently fan-translated Mother 3, finding each enemy has their own signature 'heart beat.' As you attack the enemy, continuing to press the button along to their beat results in continued combo attacks that, if sustained, lands some 50 percent more damage.