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Music Monday: Borderlands 2

It’s about time isn’t it? We’ve wanted to discuss the music to Borderlands 2 for quite a while. Thanks to fans on YouTube, you can listen to the entire thing, including the music from DLC. If you’ve been playing this game constantly for the past few months like we have, …


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Music Monday: The Star Wars Universe

Are we still riding the high of an awesome Star Wars weekend? Absolutely! Is it cheating to include the music of Star Wars in a blanketed way without referring to a specific game? Yes, yes it is. But for the love of Yoda, we just don’t care! Besides, if you …


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Music Monday: Bit.Trip Runner

Any game that has the word “runner” in its title better have propulsive music to match, and much to the delight of gamers the world over, quirky retro platformer Bit.Trip Runner delivers on this in spades. Exciting, energetic and fun are just a few words to describe the sounds one …


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Music Monday: Civilization V

Welcome to Strategy Week, Mac gamers! All week we’re going to be discussing various strategy games and the aspects that make them great. Since it’s Monday, you know of course that means it’s time to focus on the music. We’ve previously discussed the incredible music of Civilization IV on Music …


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Music Monday: Braid

To kick off our Indie Week festivities let’s discuss the music of one of the most highly-lauded indie games of this generation, Braid. This action/platform/puzzle game twists the conventions of game genre and tropes in fascinating and unique ways that can’t be fully described here, lest we give those who …


Music Monday: Batman: Arkham City

It seems fitting to feature the soundtrack to Batman: Arkham City on April 1st. It is after all referred to as April Fool’s Day, and what better day to talk about a game that features the Clown Prince of Crime, the Joker? I’m sure it’s one of his favorite days, so in …


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Music Monday: The Cave

Usually we feature games that are either classic or have been out a while. It provides enough time to reflect on the game and music itself, affording us the opportunity of hindsight. Let’s break from that with this week’s Music Monday as we delve into the music of a game …


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Music Monday: Hearts of Iron III

Hearts of Iron III plays like a 21st century version of Risk if it was solely focused on World War II. Command countries and squadrons as you rewrite history according to your battle tactics. Naturally the soundtrack for such an epic strategy game has to be equally epic in scope …


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Music Monday: Minecraft

Some games need intense music to punctuate dramatic moments or to clue the play in to how they feel or what mood or time period the game takes place in. In these games the music plays an intergal role and can even feature pop songs or at least pop song …


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Music Monday: Civilization IV

  When you’re dealing with a game that spans the course of human history and beyond, you’re going to need a score that is both timeless and era appropriate for the right moments in the game. Civilization IV is a game that strikes this balance perfectly. The CD may be …