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A Guide To Creating Music For Games

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.

Designing Video Game Interface Sounds with Synths in Ableton Live

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.

Here's How To Use Multiple Game Controllers To Create A Cool Musical Performance

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.

Interview: Devious Gamers

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.

Push Hero 2 Is A Free Game For Ableton’s Push 2 Controller With Awesome 2-Player Mode

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!

Roland TR-REC Gameifies Pattern Sequencing 808 Style

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.

11 Inspiring & Iconic Music Scores Every Film & Video Game Composer Should Listen To

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.

"BEEP" Documentary Debut at Game Music Connect 2015

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.

Arcano MIDI NES MIDI Synth Lets You Create Chiptune Music

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 Innovative Tool for Game Audio Composers

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!

Interview: Tom Salta on Scoring Halo: Spartan Assault

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.

Review: Oracle Modern Sound Design Library

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.

Sonically Atmospheric Horror-Survival Game "The Ritual" Chooses Kickstarter For Halloween Campaign

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!

How to Develop a Haunting, Heart-Stopping, Horror Game for Steam

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.

Review: Glitchmachines Polygon

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.