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
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, 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
Square Enix and Eidos have announced that the Deus Ex: Mankind Divided soundtrack will be released on December 2nd and will be available on CD, digital download, and via streaming services. To go alongside this, they have also announced a limited edition Deus Ex: Human Revolution vinyl release that will feature two bonus tracks: 'Deus Ex:
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.
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