Tag: video games

New Korg Synth Recreates Classic 80s Video Game Audio

In partnership with video game designer Bandai Namco, Korg has created a new chiptune synth for its app, Gadget. Gadget, which launched back in 2014, features numerous virtual synths and drum machines based around the iconic Japanese company’s arsenal of products. It is also a sequence and mixer for those recording full tracks. With the apps latest update, it allows you to utilize the “Kamata” synth, recreating the sounds found in classic Namco games like Pac-Man and Galaga. Kamata will join the 8-bit “Kingston” synth, with a very 80s inspired interface to match. Gadget retails for ¬£14.99, while Kamata is ... Read more

Street Fighter II Soundtrack Re-Released On Vinyl

Our gaming hearts skipped a beat when we read about a small production company aiming to give classic game soundtracks a second life, planning to re-release what is viewed by the older generation of gamers as one of the most iconic (and most addictive) fighting games ever made: Street Fighter II. The Japanese production company Brave Wave has made it its mission to “explore the interplay between video games, music, and nostalgia.” That means taking the unpolished soundstrack from nostalgic videogames that we have sweet, sweet memories of, remastering them for the 21st century¬† and then selling them in incredible ... Read more