Evolution of a Theme: Final Fantasy’s Prelude

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Analysis by Sam Dudley Edited by Alyx Jones This is the first in a series of articles discussing the nature of themes in video game music. We'll be looking at what makes thematic content in video games different to that of other mediums, with in depth explorations into some well known concepts

Dissidia: Final Fantasy NT Game Audio Review

Review by Andrew Overfield Edited by Jake Basten Developer: Team Ninja Publisher: Square Enix / Koei Temco Composer(s): Takeharu Ishimoto / Keiji Kawamori / Tsuyoshi Sekito Audio Lead & Design: Takashi Yoshida Reviewed on: PS4 (Beta & Release) For the best part of 20 years I've been a fan of the Final Fantasy franchise, and I mean

Susan Calloway joins Distant Worlds in Paris!

Susan Calloway, original vocalist from Final Fantasy XIV, joins Distant Worlds: music from Final Fantasy Calling all Final Fantasy fans!!  Distant Worlds: music from FINAL FANTASY, the official symphony concert tour is coming to Paris on April 21st. Arnie Roth will conduct the Sinfonia Pop Orchestra and Chorus, with legendary composer Nobu Uematsu attending! Susan will be the featured vocalist

The Turing Test Audio Review

Review by Matt Hellewell Edited by Sam Hughes & Doug Waters Developer: Bulkhead Interactive Publisher: Square Enix Composer: Sam Houghton & Yakobo Audio Lead: David Orton Reviewed on: Xbox One This first person sci-fi puzzler from the developers of Pneuma: A Breath of Life explores the phenomena of consciousness and challenges the meaning of human intuition.

Life is Strange Game Audio Review

Review by Alyx Jones Edited by Sam Hughes Developer: Dontnod Entertainment Composer: Jonathan Morali Audio Lead: Sébastien Gaillard Audio Artist: Frédéric Devanlay (Big Wheels Studio) Sound Design: Louis Martin, Yannick Tassin Voice Actors: Hannah Telle, Ashly Burch, Nik Shriner, Dani Knights, Carlos Luna Reviewed on: Playstation 4 Disclaimer: This review contains some hints towards the game's narrative direction. Not full on spoilers, but proceed