From understanding themes, variations and the unique demands of the game audio world to the relationship between composer and developer, this invaluable guide explains how music for games works.
Ableton Live has all the tools you need to create your own video game interface sounds. It's fun and can even earn you some money! G.W Childs is here to show you how it's done.
You might not have known that game controllers make the perfect triggers and controllers for samples and effects - but they do! Here's how it works, with many live examples.
What happens when a bunch of guys have an idea for a business, and actually go through with making it happen? G.W Childs finds out the story of game developers Devious Gamers.
You’ve heard of Guitar Hero, you know Ableton Push 2. What do you get if you combine the two? Push Hero 2 of course. And as this video shows this free game for Push 2 is a lot of fun!
As if pattern sequencing 808-style wasn't already fun enough, Roland's TR-REC is a music game app that is set to bring music making (game-style) to the masses for iOS and Android users.
Learning from the best, for most composers and soundtrack musicians, means listening to the best. Here's 11 incredible music scores for film and video game which Gary Hiebner recommends we listen to.
Exclusive preview screening of video game sound and music doc segments featuring Japanese video game composers will take place at international video game music conference in London on September 15.
This minimalistic microcontroller-based synth is designed to emulate the classic chiptune sound of the Nintendo Entertainment System's audio processing unit. For just $65 you can grab an Arcano soon.
Elias Composer's Studio 1.5 is a collaborative tool for game composers, giving them the ability to adapt musical scores dynamically in real-time depending on the player’s movements in the game!
Tom Salta, GANG Award for best original soundtrack for Halo Spartan Assault, and composer and producer of countless AAA Games, Films and TV shows shares his game scoring tips and tricks.
Casey Edwards, the creator of Oracle, is best known for composing music for games like Killer Instinct 1 and Killer Instinct 2. Now you can get hold of his epic sounds in Oracle.
New Story-Driven Horror Game, The Ritual, Combines Intense Scares With Non-Stop Action As Players Live Through Their Own Horror Movie. The sound design is worth experiencing too!
Do you enjoy playing first-person video games? Are you a fan of survival/horror films & games? Then you’ll love The Ritual of Weylyn Island! With your help we'll play it on the Steam platform soon.
Imagine having easy to use tools and content that could enable you to design your own sonic effects both easily and with a unique twist... stop imagining... Glitchmachines are here with Polygon.