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Margin Makers: Guide to video game music

From stirring strings to the bleeps of 8-bit classics, MCV explores the musical landscape of games From the opening notes of Super Mario to the rousing chords of Fallout, the music of games has become as integral to players’ experience as visuals and gameplay. In line with the evolution of …

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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. For video game fans, Final Fantasy VII’s One Winged Angel, The Legend of Zelda’s Overworld Theme and the Mario Ground Theme hold …

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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. The publisher has teamed up with licensing partnerSumthing Else Music Works to release the soundtracks from all of the core console entries in the franchise so far on …

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The Last of Us soundtrack is coming to vinyl

Music lovers, gamers and hipsters alike rejoice – one of the most celebrated video game soundtracks in recent years is landing on wax. Thanks to Mondo, which has brought a number of movie and game OSTs to vinyl over the past few years, The Last of Us’ soundtrack has been …

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Rockstar releasing 59-track GTA V soundtrack on vinyl and CD

With the next-gen version of Grand Theft Auto V now just two weeks away, Rockstar has revealed a limited edition soundtrack SKU. The Music of Grand Theft Auto V includes 59 tracks and is limited to a production run of just 5,000 units. Both vinyl and CD versions are planned. …

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Soundtrack reward for Super Smash Bros buyers

Nintendo is offering a free CD soundtrack to those who buy Super Smash Bros. There’s a catch, of course – gamers must buy both the 3DS and Wii U versions to receive it. Once both games are out users must simply register codes for both games on Club Nintendo. Neither …

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Players to receive Smash Bros Soundtrack for registering the game

Fans who register both the 3DS and Wii U versions of Super Smash Bros on Club Nintendo will be rewarded with the title’s soundtrack. Super Smash Bros for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U Premium Sound Selection packages together songs taken from – or inspired by – songs from the games. …

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Pharrell Williams to ‘curate’ NBA 2K15 soundtrack

2K Games has found a way to get the name Pharrell Williams on the cover of 2K15. The rapper and song writer has been signed up to curate the most extensive and unique soundtrack compilation in NBA 2K franchise history” for the game. "It was a cool experience,” Williams said …

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