Videogame music documentary seeks (chord) progression via Kickstarter

Videogame music documentary seeks (chord) progression via Kickstarter

Aug 27, 2014

Do you like videogames? Do you like music? You do?!??! Then chances are you like videogame music. Now, we’ve got a Kickstarter campaign we’d – no, wait, come back! This one is actually worth backing, and (almost) definitely won’t run off with your money. The video above says it all really but, basically, the idea is to create a full-length,...

The World Is Square (and Enix) to this band

The World Is Square (and Enix) to this band

Jun 20, 2014

Once upon a time, there was a company called Enix. This company produced anime, manga, and videogames – most famously, the Dragon Quest titles. Once upon another time there was a company called Square, who gave the world far too many legendary, much-loved RPGs to list here. Once upon yet another time these two collided, and Square Enix crawled out of the...

Snake Eater theme saxophonist performs videogame lullabies, because why not

Snake Eater theme saxophonist performs videogame lullabies, because why not

May 22, 2014

If (like us) one of your guilty pleasures is submitting to the corporate machine from time to time in order to buy special and limited editions, your bedroom – possibly your whole house/flat – will be full of gaming related tat. Toys (sorry, figures), soundtracks, t shirts, keyrings, art books, and guides. Perhaps you’ve gone a step further and...

Like laughing, podcasts & videogame music? Then Whales are Whales is for you!

Like laughing, podcasts & videogame music? Then Whales are Whales is for you!

May 12, 2014

As any respectable scientist can tell you, the internet is stitched together with podcasts. It requires a lot of stitches and heck, even us at Critical Gamer do our part to help prevent the information superhighway unravelling like a Scooby Doo mummy. Okay, so our episodes are released with Half-Life regularity (just one this year so far) but hey –...

Just Fun with Alexander Brandon and friends

Just Fun with Alexander Brandon and friends

Feb 4, 2014

You may know that music is fun, pure fun, some might even say – Just Fun. And that ladies and gentlemen is exactly the title of hardened videogame music veteran, Alexander Brandon’s new Studio Collaboration Album. Being the successful musician behind Jazz Jackrabbit, Unreal and Deus Ex, he has begun a Kickstarter to bring his album to the masses. It’s...