Taking place at the Penny Arcade Expo, Mega Ran and K-Murdock discuss collaborating on Forever Famicom, a hip-hop album paying tribute to the music of the NES and Super Nintendo game consoles.
Tomas Dvorak, aka Floex, composed the music scores to Amanita Design's critically acclaimed point-and-click adventure titles Samorost 2 and Machinarium. The artist has just released his latest original album, the highly anticipated Zorya.
David Lloyd (djpretzel) & Larry Oji (Liontamer) of the online game arrangement community OverClocked ReMix discuss joining this year's Independent Games Festival as judges of the excellence in audio awards category.
Final Fantasy XIII-2 co-composer Mitsuto Suzuki has uploaded to the Square Enix Music Blog a slightly modified sample of his contribution to remix album SQ Chips, Final Fantasy XII arrangement "PSG meets PS2."
All presentations taking place during this year's Sense of Wonder Night event at the Tokyo Game Show are now available to view on YouTube. The experimental titles shown at SOWN this year included Reflow, Eufloria and Taplib.
Independent developer Arthur Lee (@MrPodunkian) of Merry Gear Solid 1 & 2 has released his soundtrack to Escape From Puppy Death Factory, published by Adult Swim.
The 26-track soundtrack to The Gunstringer is now available for free download via Twisted Pixel's official website for the game. The comical Old West shooter for Xbox 360's Kinect features music by Chainsaw and Audio Aggregate.
Mitsuto Suzuki has uploaded his song "Missing Link" from Final Fantasy XIII-2 to the official Square Enix Music Blog, where it can be streamed online. The vocal track features Russian singer Origa.
Game-inspired musician Jay Tholen has released his first EP for the Pause Music netlabel, entitled Vainglory. The five track, 20 minute album is available to stream in its entirety or purchase either as a digital download or on CD.
To commemorate the Mana series' 20th anniversary, Square Enix has announced two forthcoming Mana arrange albums by Hiroki Kikuta and Yoko Shimomura, in addition to Kenji Ito's previously announced Re:Birth album.
Co-composer Naoshi Mizuta is providing the theme for the Archylte Steppe location featured in Final Fantasy XIII-2. A preliminary draft of the vocal track is currently streaming on the official Square Enix Music Blog.
Take a look at our flickr photo set, containing images from the 2011 Tokyo Game Show in Chiba, Japan. Also included in the 360 photograph album are scenes from the Grasshopper Manufacture 1st Collection Press Event, SQ Party Level 1 show and 4 Star Orchestra concerts.
2SLEEP1 is a 66-minute playlist of audiovisual performances in text mode, designed to make you fall asleep. The movie has been created for your fascination, rest and relaxation, by chip musician Goto80 and Raquel Meyers.
Q-Games' PlayStation Move music visualizer and generator has changed its name to PixelJunk 4am. Sound and art director Baiyon describes the name as a late night, early morning atmosphere the design team is attempting to capture.