Entries in 'music' (16)

Margin Makers: Guide to video game music

Margin Makers: Guide to video game music

From stirring strings to the bleeps of 8-bit classics, MCV explores the musical landscape of games

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 27th 2015 at 3:53PM in News
'Rock Band 4 captures the genius of the original Rock Band and Guitar Hero'

'Rock Band 4 captures the genius of the original Rock Band and Guitar Hero'

Led Zeppelin waited 27, Pink Floyd held on for 24 and Blur took 16: in comparison to rock and roll reunions, the five-year gap since the last Rock Band game ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 5th 2015 at 3:51PM in News
Play on: How video game music is rocking the classical world

Play on: How video game music is rocking the classical world

Dadadada-daa-daa-da-duh-daa. Play the victory fanfare from the Final Fantasy series to almost any gamer and they’re likely to join in with a vocal rendition by the final note.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 28th 2015 at 9:29AM in News
Assassin's Creed soundtracks coming to CD and vinyl

Assassin's Creed soundtracks coming to CD and vinyl

The musical scores from Ubisoft’s historical stealth-action series Assassin’s Creed are coming to physical formats for the first time later this year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 9th 2015 at 9:27AM in News

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Silent Hill music concert set to scare the UK next month

Silent Hill music concert set to scare the UK next month

The composer for horror series Silent Hill is set to bring his scary score to venues across the UK.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 8th 2015 at 1:08PM in News
Games outpace films and music as decline in UK physical entertainment market slows to 3%

Games outpace films and music as decline in UK physical entertainment market slows to 3%

The ensuing popularity of boxed video games has helped to slow the retraction of the UK’s physical goods market.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 10th 2015 at 8:46AM in News
Persona 4 rhythm game spin-off Dancing All Night coming to Europe in 2015

Persona 4 rhythm game spin-off Dancing All Night coming to Europe in 2015

The next instalment in the ever-widening Persona 4 universe is coming to Europe this year, in line with its North American launch.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 30th 2015 at 11:55AM in News
VIDEO: Rock Band 4 has a release date

VIDEO: Rock Band 4 has a release date

Rock Band's encore will return to rocking this October.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 15th 2015 at 11:05PM in News

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Alt-J, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pantera among first artists revealed for Guitar Hero Live

Alt-J, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pantera among first artists revealed for Guitar Hero Live

The upcoming encore to the Guitar Hero franchise has had its first tracklist revealed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 13th 2015 at 9:17AM in News
Sony partners up with Spotify for PlayStation Music

Sony partners up with Spotify for PlayStation Music

Sony has joined forces with Spotify for new digital music service PlayStation Music.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 28th 2015 at 4:22PM in News
Twitch unveils music library cleared for streaming use

Twitch unveils music library cleared for streaming use

The hunt for music to use in your latest stream has just got a little easier.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2015 at 3:58PM in News
Games vs Video vs Music vs Books

Games vs Video vs Music vs Books

Data collected by research firm Kantar Worldpanel provided to MCV shows how UK consumers enjoyed various forms of entertainment – in terms of units – in the 12-week period ending ...

on Jul 24th 2014 at 11:30AM in News

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Valve introduces Steam Music

Valve introduces Steam Music

Steam is to introduce a brand new bit of functionality – Steam Music.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2014 at 11:17AM in News
HMV refuses to remove new app from Apple App Store

HMV refuses to remove new app from Apple App Store

Apple has asked HMV to remove its new music downloading app from the iOS App Store – and the retailer has said no.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 3:20PM in News
ERA: Games retail will outperform video and music combined in 2013

ERA: Games retail will outperform video and music combined in 2013

Video games are expected to generate more revenue than both video and music combined this year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 27th 2013 at 12:23PM in News
The quiet success of Ubisoft's Rocksmith

The quiet success of Ubisoft's Rocksmith

The music genre is dead, right? Erm, no, perhaps not.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2013 at 1:08PM in News