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Happy Chrono Trigger Music Day

Ah, video game music day ... the one day every week where we can go back in time and relive our favorite tunes from the games of yesteryear. Hey ... going back in time. That gives me an idea ... Please enjoy the following guitar selections from everyone's favorite time-traveling Super Nintendo RPG,...

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Happy Monkey Island music day

PS3 this, Wii that... whatever happened to the days when all you needed for a good time was a crappy computer and a copy of your favorite adventure game? Relive those days with a selection of music from LucasArts' brilliant Monkey Island series, performed on piano, mandolin, and live six-piece band...

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Happy Final Fantasy music day

Why do we play games? To escape, of course -- to free ourselves from our earthly shackles and enjoy a world of pure fantasy, if just for a moment. To that end, please enjoy this quick escape through the music of the Final Fantasy series on guitar, piano and, er, recorder. Check out our previous...

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Happy virtual console music day

What better way to wrap up a week chock full of Nintendo Wii news than with some classic tunes from game's confirmed for the U.S. release of the system's virtual console? We've already done Zelda music to death, so please enjoy this beatbox rendition of the Donkey Kong, Super Mario World on the...

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Happy video game piano medley day

Some days here at Joystiq, we just can't decide what we want. We'll feel like a little Mega Man, only to stop and go searching for Chrono Trigger, then Tetris, then Zelda, Final Fantasy, Mario ... nothing seems to satisfy. Luckily, we're always in the mood for the piano, and YouTube is happy to...

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Happy Castlevania metal rock out day

All right, we know it's one of the last Fridays of the summer and we should be happy that it's the end of the week and football is about to start and all that. But sometimes, despite all the happiness and joy that surrounds us, we just need to hear some moody, creepy, hard-rocking,...

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Happy retro-techno music day

Another Friday, another collection of game music from YouTube. This week's selections don't come from the Legend of Zelda, though, or any other specific game, for that matter. This week we're featuring artists who use the beeps and bloops of classic games to lay down some exquisitely-layered beats....

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Happy Zelda music day ... again

What's that you say? You didn't get enough Zelda music last Friday? You want even more YouTube videos of people playing Zelda music? Well, who are we to deny our readers... This string quartet will blow your mind, but don't stop there. Continue reading for more Zelda tunes on piano and ocarina....

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Happy Zelda music day

Today is Friday, and you know what that means. That's right, it's time for a bunch of videos of people playing Zelda music! This ukulele performance (found via Wonderland) is pretty impressive, but continue reading for an equally impressive piano medley (from Video Game Pianist Martin Leung) and a...

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