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Pharrell probably 'happy' he's picking NBA 2K15 soundtrack

2K Games has preemptively boosted the pop cultural cred of NBA 2K15 by hiring musician, producer and creator of this omnipresent earworm Pharrell Williams to oversee the basketball sim's music selection. "I tried to curate songs that were diverse but yet still proved to be motivational to...

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Journey composer says new AFM contract won't solve 'intimidation-based culture'

Earlier this week, the American Federation of Musicians threatened Journey composer Austin Wintory with a $50,000 fine for creating music for a video game. Wintory's actions were allegedly in violation of a contract enacted in October 2012, but a new agreement between the AFM and Microsoft is...

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Download Dead Rising 3 fan-service DLC soundtrack for free

If you read our earlier article on the Super Ultra Dead Rising 3 Arcade Remix Hyper Edition EX Plus Alpha DLC for Dead Rising 3, and immediately developed a craving for the addition's tunes, today is your lucky day: Capcom's offering the soundtrack at the always attractive price of "free." ...

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League of Legends takes a top spot on ... iTunes?

Proving that you don't need to be real to earn real success, the debut album from Pentakill, a band made up of five League of Legends characters, is currently sitting at number one on the iTunes metal charts. Look, we'd be clever and throw in a pun or two here, but this news really speaks for...

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Harmonix scores Freezepop, Super Meat Boy composer, more for Amplitude

There's going to be less talk, more rokk for Harmonix's Amplitude Kickstarter campaign going forward, as the band Freezepop has joined the fight to bring a new version of the 2003 PS2 cult classic to life. The band, which frequently collaborates with Harmonix, won't be alone in their quest, as...

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Jet Set Radio composer brings funky fresh beats to Hover

Hover: Revolt of Gamers, the upcoming game from French developer Midgar Studio, is inspired by games like Mirror's Edge and Jet Set Radio (or as it was known in the States, Jet Grind Radio). Thanks to hitting the $60,000 stretch goal of their crowdfunding campaign earlier this week, Midgar will be...

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DuckTales Remastered soundtrack out now, woo-oo

Life is like a hurricane here at Joystiq Reviews, previews, tons of games - it's a shindig! Today we bring you - news of a soundtrack: DuckTales, woo-oo! Forty-seven tracks of catchy DuckTales, woo-oo! Tracks from WayForward's remastered DuckTales, woo-oo! C-c-c-composed by Jake...

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Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls soundtrack now available

The epic soundtrack from Blizzard's first Diablo 3 expansion is upon us, featuring such cheery song titles as "Paths of the Drowned" and, sure-to-be wedding first dance fave, "Blood for Blood." The Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls soundtrack is available via iTunes for $9.99 (or $1.29 per song, because...

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inSynch is a simplistic rhythm game built in stop motion

inSynch has something to do with music, but nothing to do with goodbyes or frosted tips – it's a rhythm game that allows players to compose their own songs or attempt to survive for as long as possible. It's simplistic and unique, with four shapes rolling down four concrete pathways,...

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Game Music Bundle 7: Journey, Broken Age, Luftrausers

Who needs AC/DC and Aerosmith for their gym workouts when you could listen to smooth grooves of video game soundtracks? The Game Music Bundle 7 from Loudr offers 17 albums of audio delights, including tunes from Austin Wintory (Journey, The Banner Saga), Peter McConnell (Broken Age, Hearthstone:...

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