final fantasy vi opera

(by Gene Yraola)

Now that a legendary staple amongst 16-bit enthusiasts will once again be brought to the mainstream attention with the release of the SNES Mini Classic today, its time to look at one of the game’s most revolutionary … [Read More]

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Wii Music fail

(By Brian Davidson)

The year was 2008. Before the advent of mobile “quickie” games like Angry Birds and Flabby Bird, the Nintendo Wii was the king of “casual” games. Mostly known as shovelware to hardcore gamers, Nintendo sought to bring … [Read More]

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IMG_2043

(By Brian Davidson)

Say what you will about the controversial artist, but today at his YEEZY SEASON3 fashion showing Kanye West revealed one of the most beautiful trailers (emotionally) for a game he has been secretly working on entitled “Only … [Read More]

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FF7 remake

(By Matthew James)
Possibly the greatest and most revered videogame music composer of all time, Nobuo Uematsu will not be involved in the remake of the game whose soundtrack he made iconic.


One of the most indelible memories of the … [Read More]

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The Lost Arcade

(by Gene Yraola)

The golden era of arcades in America was a distant memory by early 2001, yet one dimly-lit location in the underbelly of Manhattan’s Chinatown managed to flourished with a robust community that far exceeded the lifespan of … [Read More]

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Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions

(By Gene Yraola)

Currently on it’s European leg of the tour, Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions, features the music from the longtime running videogame franchise in wonderful orchestra arrangements.

Having made stops already at Madison Square Garden and at San Diego Comic … [Read More]

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senza peso

(By Brian Davidson)

Ever wish you could ride with the valkyries? Ever dream of der ring des nibelungen? Well unless you’re a performer, you’ll never be able to experience the full imaginary world of an opera…until now.

Enter Senza Peso, … [Read More]

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ni no kuni music
Winner:  Ni no Kuni, score by Joe Hisaishi and Rei Kondoh, performed by the  Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra (Wayô Records)
Runner-up: The Last of Us, score by Gustavo Santaolalla (Sony Masterworks)

Videogames have never had a finer year in … [Read More]

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Lana Del Rey Videogames

Today’s classical cover comes from Australian classical pop-cover gurus Aston as they do a simple piano rendition of Lana Del Rey’s breakthrough hit “Video Games.” Granted the song already was a piano backing track, but this cover protrudes a level … [Read More]

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