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Game Music Daily Week 38: Persona, Danganronpa, Shatter, Blacklight, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Castlevania, Hitman

Game Music Daily Week 38: Persona, Danganronpa, Shatter, Blacklight, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Castlevania, Hitman

Welcome to Game Music Daily! Our regular rotation of soundtrack showcase looks at the 30+ years of great music! We prod the staff for their personal picks and savory songs of what they consider special / interesting / important to them below. It could be anything; epitomizing events, significance of ...

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Five Nights at Freddy’s: Too Scary to Beat?

Five Nights at Freddy’s: Too Scary to Beat?

I am not going to be able to beat Five Nights at Freddy’s…and I think I’ve figured out why. I’ve played and beaten hundreds of games over my gaming lifetime. In an era where video games are getting simpler to get through and a resurgence of titles that are for ...

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Nintendo and the Future of DLC

Nintendo and the Future of DLC

People may not always associate Nintendo with downloadable content, but they’ve been pushing it harder than ever before over the last couple of years. Fire Emblem: Awakening and Mario Golf World Tour have had substantial pieces of downloadable content, and Nintendo already announced a bonafide expansion pack to Mario Kart 8. The game even touted a season ...

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Game Music Daily Week 37: Super Smash Bros. 3DS, Hack ‘n’ Slash, Remember Me, Rayman, Final Fantasy VI, Borderlands 2, Warframe

Game Music Daily Week 37: Super Smash Bros. 3DS, Hack ‘n’ Slash, Remember Me, Rayman, Final Fantasy VI, Borderlands 2, Warframe

  255. Hack ‘n’ Slash “Inner Prison Lock” (Paul O’Rourke) “I specifically chose this track due to how dramatic your touch can have in Hack ‘n’ Slash. An artifact within the game can speed up or down every sort of action on screen, even the audio. That said, the music radically ...

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Game Music Daily Week 36: Dear Esther, Evoland, Super Mario 64, Destiny, Spyro 3, Star Trek Online, Saya No Uta

Game Music Daily Week 36: Dear Esther, Evoland, Super Mario 64, Destiny, Spyro 3, Star Trek Online, Saya No Uta

  248. Dear Esther “Dear Esther” (Jessica Curry) “Where was this when i was a moody teenager!? Seriously, listening to this OST makes me riddled with repentance and remorse. It’s like a nonverbal Adele album, all I do is feel terrible. Oddly enough there’s a track titled 21, a relatively joyful ...

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Nintendo 3DS – A Timeline of Turmoil

Nintendo 3DS – A Timeline of Turmoil

From 2DS to New Nintendo 3DS to Smash 3DS, Nintendo's handheld has some tumultuous branding going on.

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Game Music Daily Week 35: Hotline Miami 2, InMomentum, Azure Striker Gunvolt, Battlefield 3, Pokemon Red/Blue, Transistor, NASCAR 2005

Game Music Daily Week 35: Hotline Miami 2, InMomentum, Azure Striker Gunvolt, Battlefield 3, Pokemon Red/Blue, Transistor, NASCAR 2005

      241. InMomentum “Flyover” (Gareth Coker) “Forgotten gem of 2011? Oh, I’d say so. Another Shatter-like game where the progressive, kinectic soundtrack takes precedence over the game. Less so electric dance and nuanced than Module’s masterpiece, Gareth Coker still delivers a stellar arrangement of tracks taking in the ease ...

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The Sun Also Rises: A Conversation with Lead Designer Ty Underwood

The Sun Also Rises: A Conversation with Lead Designer Ty Underwood

Article by contributor Don Gomez Full Disclosure: The Sun Also Rises is currently in a Kickstarter campaign in which the author of this article has contributed.]   A couple of weeks ago, an article about an upcoming video game about war that doesn’t involve any shooting caught my eye. The ...

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Game Music Daily Week 34: Super Hexagon, DJ Hero, Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, Metal Gear Solid 4, Dirt 2, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Game Music Daily Week 34: Super Hexagon, DJ Hero, Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair, Metal Gear Solid 4, Dirt 2, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

  234. Super Hexagon “Focus” (Chipzel) “Chiptune rave commence! That’s the best way (in my mind) to describe Chipzel’s musical style. It took me to Super Hexagon where her music nudged me to slog through the arduous, twitch gameplay just for the engrossing score. ‘Focus’ in particular stuck out, not just ...

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Game Music Daily Week 33: Child of Light, Ultra Street Fighter 4, True Crime: Streets of LA, Broforce, Street Fighter II, Super Smash Brothers 4

Game Music Daily Week 33: Child of Light, Ultra Street Fighter 4, True Crime: Streets of LA, Broforce, Street Fighter II, Super Smash Brothers 4

    227. Child of Light “Pilgrims On a Long Journey” (Coeur De Pirate) “Child of Light may be overlooked by the year’s end. Likely forever to be noted as Ubisoft’s poetic (in the literal and visual sense) JRPG homage riddled with rhyming, though I enjoyed Child of Light for what ...

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