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Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Master Quest tour visits 19 cities

The Zelda Symphony tour is making a comeback. You know you can’t keep a hero down. So next year, The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses tour will return. This time, it’s bigger and better, taking on the Master Quest moniker. The The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses Master Quest tour will more »

2014 Walmart Black Friday ad breaks sales into “events”

Oh Walmart, this year you’re going to try again to outdo them all. Here’s the scoop. Since Target and Best Buy decided to leak their own ads, that’s what happened with the Walmart Black Friday ad too. The store put it up online on their webpage, presumably to make things easier on all of us more »

2014 Best Buy Black Friday ad preview seems great for gamers

Time to catch a glimpse at the big one. Gather around for the 2014 Best Buy Black Friday ad preview. Best Buy has decided to leak a bit of their ad, showing what people can expect come November 27-28, 2014. It’s huge. As you gaze through the offerings of the Best Buy Black Friday ad, more »

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2014 Target Black Friday ad preview is enlightening

It’s here. We now have our (virtual) hands on the 2014 Target Black Friday ad, as the store has gone ahead and released it early. Let me assure you, it’s everything you hoped it’d be. The deals laid out in this Target Black Friday sale are fantastic. Don’t buy any games until Black Friday. Wait more »

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2014 Kmart Black Friday isn’t so good for gamers

The Kmart Black Friday ad has leaked, as has the ad for Thanksgiving Day. Don’t get too excited about these prospective deals if you’re into video games. The store has been cutting back on what titles and selection it offers, and the sales are subdued as a result. For example, the Thanksgiving Day promotions for more »

Klipsch KG-300 gaming headset works with almost every system

Know what’s incredibly frustrating? Getting a gaming headset that only works with one or two of your systems. Do you know how many headsets are floating around my living room? The last count was 4. All are in varying degrees of working order, thanks to an active cat, and the only two I can really more »

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Watch Letterman for Hatsune Miku (Update)

Oh man, something monumental is happening tonight. Remember how Hatsune Miku was the opening act for Lady Gaga’s ARTPOP tour, and how her Project Diva came to the US in 2013? That was only the beginning. Ahead of the November 18, 2014 release of and the Miku Expo performances in Los Angeles and New York, more »

Grant Kirkhope put hours of Banjo-Kazooie music on Bandcamp

Grant Kirkhope is a cool guy. I met him once, briefly. He’s been to MAGfest a few times and I was there for his first panel there. I got a picture with him (one I refuse to show as at the time I was a goofy young nerd and dressed the part accordingly), and told more »

Diggin’ in the Carts is a deep dive into Japanese video game music

If you’ve ever been interested in the history of Japanese video game music, Diggin’ in the Carts by the Red Bull Music Academy is a must see documentary. With five episodes already available, and a sixth and final episode to be released on Thursday, October 9, Diggin’ in the Carts is director Nick Dwyer’s comprehensive look more »

Slamba Yetu is the greatest thing that shouldn’t exist

Do you know what Civilization IV and Space Jam have in common? No, not nothing. They have ! Okay, you need to stop laughing at my intro. If this relationship is going to work, you have to just accept that sometimes, I have to use a really stupid intro in order to get to the more »

Jonathan Coulton’s JoCo Live available online

Something awesome is on its way. Have you ever heard of Jonathan Coulton? If you’ve played Portal or Portal 2, then of course you have. He’s the musical genius behind “Still Alive” and “Want You Gone.” The artist is a master of creating geeky, hilarious songs that are also quite serious and professional. Well, he more »

Lovers of game music remixes should listen to Erutan

Erutan, otherwise known as Kate Covington, is a trained musician who spends her time and talents making video game music remixes. But, she doesn’t just do that. No, she takes music and adds lyrics to them, so that you really feel the full force of the intent. For example, here’s her cover of “Rose of more »