Takenobu Mitsuyoshi discusses his music for such Sega arcade series as Daytona USA, Sega Rally and Virtua Fighter.
Influential game composer Michiko Naruke discusses her music for the Wild Arms series, getting her start at Telenet Japan, and the upcoming Beyond the Yellow Brick Road for Nintendo DS.
Today on Boing Boing tv, Joel Johnson visits Blip Festival 2008, the megalocus of live chiptunes music, where Game Boys met Atari STs with Amiga visuals for four evenings of square wave fun. Also Bubblyfish.
Nobuyoshi Sano (Ridge Racer), Michio Okamiya (The Black Mages) and Yasunori Mitsuda (Chrono Trigger) of the Korg DS Trio discusses the making of their music creation software for the Nintendo DS and live performance at the EXTRA Hyper Game Music Event.
Mega Man 9 Arrange Soundtrack includes the participation of composers from Capcom's 8-bit era and other musical guests. Here, producer Ippo Yamada offers an introduction to the process behind its creation, joined by Inti Creates composer Ryo Kawakami and guest arranger Akari Kaida.
In this exclusive interview, Yasunori Mitsuda updates listeners of his music on his currently Japan-exclusive RPG Soma Bringer, while also sharing his thoughts on the subject of being an internationally recognized videogame composer, as demonstrated by the orchestral concert taking place in Australia titled "Destiny Dreamer's Alliance."
Inti Creates composer and sound designer Ippo Yamada describes the process behind creating music and sound effects for Mega Man 9, providing details on the upcoming arranged album.
Baiyon is a DJ, art director and graphics designer based in Kyoto, Japan. For PixelJunk Eden, the artist worked together with Q-Games as the director of art and music. The original soundtrack for the game has just been released this week by Aniplex.