Tag: Video Games


Soundtrack Review: Austin Wintory – ABZÛ (2016)

(Note: The following soundtrack review is based on listening experience alone and not on how the music works ingame.) Imagine the most wonderful, ethereal parts of ‘Atlantis: The Lost Empire’,...

/ 21st October 2016

Out now on CD: Austin Wintory’s soundtrack for ABZÛ

Varèse Sarabande will release the ABZÛ – Original Game Soundtrack on CD today. The album features the original music composed by Austin Wintory (JOURNEY, ASSASSIN’S CREED SYNDICATE, GRACE). About the creation...

/ 21st October 2016

Listen to an epic cover of ‘Apocalypsis Noctis’ (Final Fantasy XV)

I bet many of you can’t wait for the belated release of Final Fantasy XV. To ease the wait a little, parts of the original music composed by Yoko Shimomura...

/ 21st October 2016

Preview of Francois Jolin’s Music for adventure sci-fi game ‘Alice VR’ revealed

Drawing inspiration from the timeless stories of Lewis Carroll, adventure sci-fi game Alice VR, published by Klabater, “merges past and future to create a sci-fi tale of mystery and discovery”, as...

/ 21st October 2016
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Composer Jeff Broadbent about the musical process behind Ubisoft Blue Byte’s ‘Champions of Anteria’

Officially classified as a typical Real Time Strategy Game, Ubisoft Blue Byte’s Champions of Anteria definitely is more than that. Champions of Anteria combines base building with role-playing elements and pausable combat which I have not experienced...

/ 16th October 2016

‘Beep: A Documentary History of Game Sound’ DVD Available Now

Beep: A Documentary History of Game Sound is one monster of a project if we’ve ever seen one. A festival cut has been screening on games events, and the video-on-demand...

/ 14th October 2016

Tickets still available: The Chinese Room’s ‘Dear Esther’ live at the Barbican

Just a few days after the console release of Dear Esther: Landmark Edition, another very special date is right around the corner. Next week on October 14th, Dear Esther’s iconic...

/ 3rd October 2016

Out now: Composer Steve London’s Original Soundtrack for Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander

The original soundtrack for the very promising indie game Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander is available online from today. The soundtrack features the game’s original score by Steve London (Born to be Blue, Shallow Ground, That...

/ 13th September 2016
Composer Bart Delissen on the creation of the music for Verdun&

Composer Bart Delissen on the creation of the music for ‘Verdun’

If you are into games and shooters in particular, you probably have heard about Verdun which has been released end of last month. Many praise Verdun’s realism so much that they see it...

/ 11th September 2016

Austin Wintory celebrating his birthday with free downloads (incl. Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, Journey, The Banner Saga, Abzu)

Happy Birthday, Austin Wintory! In another great gesture, composer Austin Wintory announced today on his Facebook page that instead of receiving gifts on his birthday, he would rather give something...

/ 10th September 2016
Final Fantasy Live Stream Abbey Road

Watch Final Fantasy XV being performed live by the London Philharmonic Orchestra at Abbey Road Studios

While attending Gamescom a few weeks back I was fortunate to attend an exclusive event with the masterminds behind Final Fantasy, Game Director Hajime Tabata as well as Art Director Tomohiro Hasegawa....

/ 7th September 2016

Scoring Forza Motorsport 6: Michael Nielsen and Kaveh Cohen about the difficulties of reinventing the music of an established car racing franchise

When you think of racing games, you don’t usually think about tranquil and intimate music. If you then add the composers behind some of the music in trailers for Mad...

/ 6th June 2016