News: Last Chance To Reason – Level 2 video game gets two more chapters

With the release of 2011’s Level 2, an album acclaimed by all and that’s still memorable to this day as one of the best albums of modern progressive metal, Last Chance To Reason worked with independent video game developer Tom Vine to create an interactive multimedia experience. What we got was this, a demo with only the song Upload Complete. It was short, but it was a lot of fun, and it was really cool to play with the music.

Today, The Virus Master has come out, which includes the songs Coded to Fail and Taking Control. I … Read more

The Legend of Zelda’s 25th Anniversary Symphony

I have never played any Zelda game ever (although I’ve just started a game on A Link to the Past), but this is a pure gem!!!

Kind of like the Kanto Symphony for Pokémon, Zelda Symphony doesn’t need you to have played the games to enjoy. The themes are beautiful, the melodies beautiful, the sounds beautiful, everything’s beautiful (to hell with synonyms).

Concerts were held in Tokyo, London, and Los Angeles with an orchestra playing, as part of the 25th anniversary of the series. This disc came with the game Skyward Sword on the Nintendo Wii.

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Pokémon Reorchestrated

This website provides you with a stream of the first album of this grandiose project : Kanto Symphony. You can also get it for a minimum of 10 dollars.

Artist Skotein, composition major, has taken on the huge undertaking that is reorcherstrating all Pokémon games’ music! And what a wonderful way to revive our childhood than to give a second, more mature, listen to its soundtrack.

The album contains numerous solo artists and visual artists, too.

Kanto Symphony is a real professional recording that is sure to get the geek, the nerd, and the nostalgic we all are.

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Talking to Women about Videogames: The Album – on sale for $0.99

Now on sale for just 99 cents is the “Talking to Women about Videogames” album by Jonathan Holmes (associate editor of Destructoid). This album is a collection of remixes of the theme song of Jonathan’s YouTube series Talking to Women about Videogames and features tracks by video game music composers such as Jesse Hopkins (Mount and Blade, Gratuitous Space Battles), Souleye (VVVVVV), Danny B (Super Meat Boy, HAWP), Matt Harwood (Bit.Trip, Alien Hominid) among many others. This album is all over the place with some very low … Read more

Put your band’s logo for Dark Souls II’s shield design contest

Hey people! You like hardcore games? You’re a big fan of some band or you are in a band?

If you don’t know Dark Souls, you really should. And since Dark Souls II has been announced, From Software has just released a Shield Design contest on facebook.

I would absolutely love to see an Opeth or Meshuggah shield in the next DS game, but if you have a band you can still do it and put your logo on one of the shields that will be in the game!

Follow this link to access the facebook app.

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Russian Shepard is Metal!

This is happening, folks!

Saint-Petersburg-based band Starbreeze releases today their symphonic space metal album named N7. If you haven’t guessed it yet, this is a conceptual album based off of Bioware’s Mass Effect universe and games saga. You don’t believe me? Look at that trailer!

It is a good mix of heavy metal with hints of progressive elements and loaded with symphony.If you like good metal, Mass Effect, or both, head over to their bandcamp page to pre-order the album for 0.50$ (while it’s still time!), and show them some support on facebook too!

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As if the whole Coheed & Cambria thing wasn’t cool enough, you can now play a theme combat game on your iPad/iPhone

For just under 3 bucks you can play a Mortal Kombat-like game with some of your favourite characters from the Amory Wars saga like Claudio Kilgannon, Wilhelm Ryan, and many more! You can even challenge people online!!

Bummer I don’t have an iPhone.

Buy this promising app on the app store by following this link.

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