Soundtrack review: Get even (Olivier Deriviere – 2017)

Cue rating - 10/10 10/10 10.0/10 “Get even” is a psychological thriller video game where Black – an ice-cold mercenary and hired gun – awakes in a mysterious old asylum with no memory of his past. Under the guidance of his anonymous captor, ‘Red’, Black embarks on a form of treatment, facilitated by a unique […]

Soundtrack review: Rise and shine (Damian Sanchez – 2016)

Cue rating - 8.5/10 8.5/10 8.5/10 Welcome to Gamearth, a once peaceful planet now threatened by the warmongering Space grunts of Nexgen. In the aftermath of their devastating first strike a child named Rise is forced to take on the sacred gun Shine – and with it the fate of his world. This is the […]

Soundtrack review: Minecraft – Greek mythology edition (Gareth Coker – 216)

Cue rating - 8.7/10 8.7/10 8.7/10 Minecraft is a sandbox video game originally created by Swedish game designer Markus “Notch” Persson, and later fully developed and published by Mojang. The creative and building aspects of Minecraft enable players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D procedurally generated world. Other activities in the […]

Soundtrack review: Minecraft – Chinese mythology edition (Gareth Coker – 2016)

Cue rating - 8.8/10 8.8/10 8.8/10 Minecraft is a sandbox video game originally created by Swedish game designer Markus “Notch” Persson, and later fully developed and published by Mojang. The creative and building aspects of Minecraft enable players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D procedurally generated world. Other activities in the […]

Soundtrack review: Minecraft (Mini battle game) (Gareth Coker – 2016)

Cue rating - 9.1/10 9.1/10 9.1/10 Minecraft is a sandbox video game originally created by Swedish game designer Markus “Notch” Persson, and later fully developed and published by Mojang. The creative and building aspects of Minecraft enable players to build constructions out of textured cubes in a 3D procedurally generated world. Other activities in the […]

Soundtrack review: Starcraft (various artists – 1998)

Soundtrack review: Starcraft (various artists – 1998)

Cue rating - 8.6/10 8.6/10 8.6/10 StarCraft is a military science fiction real-time strategy video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment and released for Microsoft Windows on March 31, 1998. The game later spawned a franchise, and is the first game of the StarCraft series. Set in a fictitious timeline during the Earth’s 25th […]

Soundtrack review: Starcraft II: Wings of liberty (various artists – 2008)

Soundtrack review: Starcraft II: Wings of liberty (various artists – 2008)

Cue rating - 9/10 9/10 9.0/10 “StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty” is a military science fiction real-time strategy video game developed and released by Blizzard Entertainment. The game revolves around three species: the Terrans, human exiles from Earth; the Zerg, a super-species of assimilated life forms; and the Protoss, a technologically advanced species with vast […]

Soundtrack review: World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King (V.A. – 2012)

Soundtrack review: World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King (V.A. – 2012)

Cue rating - 9.6/10 9.6/10 9.6/10 “World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King” is the second expansion set for the massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft, following The Burning Crusade. In the wake of the Sunwell’s purification, a period of suspicious silence swept over the world. As if on cue, the […]

Soundtrack review: World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (various artists – 2011)

Soundtrack review: World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria (various artists – 2011)

Cue rating - 9.2/10 9.2/10 9.2/10 “World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria” is the fourth expansion set for the massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft, following Cataclysm. With Deathwing’s menace ended, Warchief Garrosh Hellscream seized the opportunity to strike at the Alliance and expand the Horde’s territory on Kalimdor. His assault completely […]

Soundtrack review: World of Warcraft: Reign of chaos (V.A. – 2002)

Soundtrack review: World of Warcraft: Reign of chaos (V.A. – 2002)

Cue rating - 8.8/10 8.8/10 8.8/10 “Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos” is a high fantasy real-time strategy video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment, and was released in July 2002. It is the second sequel to Warcraft: Orcs & Humans, and it is the third game set in the Warcraft fictional universe. An expansion […]

Soundtrack review: World of Warcraft – Cataclysm (various artists – 2010)

Soundtrack review: World of Warcraft – Cataclysm (various artists – 2010)

Cue rating - 10/10 10/10 10.0/10 “World of Warcraft: Cataclysm” is the third expansion set for the massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft, following Wrath of the Lich King. The central plot of the expansion is the return of the evil dragon aspect Deathwing the Destroyer (originally Neltharion the Earth Warder). Last […]

Soundtrack review: Fable legends – The Rosewood (Russell Shaw – 2010)

Soundtrack review: Fable legends – The Rosewood (Russell Shaw – 2010)

Cue rating - 8.7/10 8.7/10 8.7/10 “Fable Legends” is a cancelled cooperative action role-playing video game developed by Lionhead Studios and published by Microsoft Studios for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One. The game was based around four Heroes and a Villain. Each role may be filled by a player via online multiplayer or by an […]

Soundtrack review: Fable III (Russell Shaw – 2010)

Soundtrack review: Fable III (Russell Shaw – 2010)

Cue rating - 9.2/10 9.2/10 9.2/10 “Fable III” is an action role-playing open world video game, developed by Lionhead Studios and published by Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. The third game in the Fable series, the story focuses on the player character’s struggle to overthrow the King of Albion (who […]

Soundtrack review: Fable II (Russell Shaw – 2008)

Soundtrack review: Fable II (Russell Shaw – 2008)

Cue rating - 8.8/10 8.8/10 8.8/10 “Fable II” is an action role-playing open world video game in the Fable game series developed by Lionhead Studios and published by Microsoft Game Studios for Xbox 360. It is the sequel to Fable and Fable: The Lost Chapters. There are both interactive and non-interactive cutscenes in the game. […]

Soundtrack review: Fable (Russell Shaw – 2007)

Soundtrack review: Fable (Russell Shaw – 2007)

Cue rating - 8.6/10 8.6/10 8.6/10 “Fable” is an action role-playing open world video game, the first in the Fable series. It was developed for the Xbox, Microsoft Windows, and Mac OS X platforms by Big Blue Box Studios, a satellite developer of Lionhead Studios, and was published by Microsoft Studios. Fable is a role-playing […]

Soundtrack review: Dying light – The following (Pawel Blaszczak –  2016)

Soundtrack review: Dying light – The following (Pawel Blaszczak – 2016)

Cue rating - 9.4/10 9.4/10 9.4/10 “Dying Light: The Following” is an expansion pack for the open-world first person survival horror game Dying Light. The game was developed by Techland, published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on February 9, 2016. The expansion introduces new […]

Soundtrack review: Trials of a blood dragon (Power Glove -2016)

Soundtrack review: Trials of a blood dragon (Power Glove -2016)

“Trials of the blood dragon” is a computer game which fuses together a popular gaming concept with an even more popular franchise: the “Trials” games and “Far Cry 3: Blood dragon”. I am interested in it because of the score, since Power Glove return after having worke their magic on the aforementioned Far Cry game. […]

Soundtrack review: Far cry 3 – Blood dragon (Power Glove – 2013)

Soundtrack review: Far cry 3 – Blood dragon (Power Glove – 2013)

Cue rating - 9.7/10 9.7/10 9.7/10 “Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon” is a 2013 comedic first-person shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It is a stand-alone expansion to the 2012 video game Far Cry 3 and the eighth overall installment in the Far Cry franchise. The game, a parody of […]

Soundtrack review: Tom Clancy’s “The division” (Ola Strandth – 2016)

Soundtrack review: Tom Clancy’s “The division” (Ola Strandth – 2016)

“Tom Clancy’s The Division” is a third-person shooter video game developed and published by Ubisoft, with assistance from Red Storm Entertainment, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. New York is in trouble. A devastating epidemic sweeps through the city and in the wake of the disease basic services fail one by one. Without […]

Soundtrack review: Far Cry Primal (Jason Graves – 2016)

Soundtrack review: Far Cry Primal (Jason Graves – 2016)

“Far Cry Primal” is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Ubisoft. It was released for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on February 23, 2016, and it was also released for Microsoft Windows on March 1, 2016. The game is set in 10,000 BCE during the beginning of the Mesolithic. It takes place […]

Soundtrack review: Clandestine (Leonardo Badinella – 2015)

Soundtrack review: Clandestine (Leonardo Badinella – 2015)

“Clandestine” is an espionage game by Danish developers Logic Artists that takes place in post cold-war 1996, veteran agents from both sides of the curtain are being mysteriously assassinated and you are in charge of investigating the leaks. Clandestine is a 2-player or singleplayer stealth/hacking game set in 1996. Asymmetrical co-op allows one player to […]

Soundtrack review: Flashback The Quest for identity (Rich Douglas – 2015)

Soundtrack review: Flashback The Quest for identity (Rich Douglas – 2015)

“Flashback”, released as Flashback: The Quest for Identity in the United States, is a 1992 science fiction cinematic platform game developed by Delphine Software of France and published by U.S. Gold in United States and Europe, and Sunsoft in Japan. As a cinematic platformer, Flashback features gameplay similar to that of 1989’s Prince of Persia, […]

Soundtrack review: Big Pharma (Mark Allsworth – 2015)

Soundtrack review: Big Pharma (Mark Allsworth – 2015)

“Big Pharma” is a simulation game developed by Twice Circled and published by Positech Games where one builds a drug factory. The game was released on 27 August. In Big Pharma the player takes the role as the manager of a pharmaceutical company, producing prescription drugs from raw materials. Raw materials have intrinsic positive (e.g., […]

Soundtrack review: Revelation (Neal Acree – 2015)

Soundtrack review: Revelation (Neal Acree – 2015)

“Revelation” is a MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game) from the Chinese video game studio NetEase. So far the score for the game has only been released in China and game music fans have been eager to give it a listen. The score is written by Neal Acree, one of my favorite game score composers. […]

Soundtrack review: StarCraft II: Legacy of the void (2015)

Soundtrack review: StarCraft II: Legacy of the void (2015)

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void is a standalone expansion pack to the military science fiction real-time strategy game StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, and the third part of the StarCraft II trilogy developed by Blizzard Entertainment. The game was released on November 10, 2015. The expansion includes additional units and multiplayer changes from Heart […]

Soundtrack review: Skylanders: Superchargers (Lorne Balfe – 2015)

Soundtrack review: Skylanders: Superchargers (Lorne Balfe – 2015)

“Skylanders: SuperChargers” is a role-playing platform video game in developed by Vicarious Visions (the first being Skylanders: Swap Force) and published by Activision. It’s the fifth installment in the Skylanders series and it introduces vehicles for the first time. Similar to its predecessors, Skylanders: SuperChargers is a “toy-to-life” video game in which players can place […]

Soundtrack review: Five worlds of Plarium (Jesper Kyd – 2015)

Soundtrack review: Five worlds of Plarium (Jesper Kyd – 2015)

Plarium is amongst Facebook’s most hardcore game developers. They create the games I keep seeing advertised on like “Sparta: War of empires” or “Stormfall: Age of war”. I am not a big gamer and anyway strategy games are not my thing, but they do provide great soundtracks. And when an iconic name like Jesper Kyd, […]

Soundtrack review: Taken (game) (Dawn Worth – 2015)

Soundtrack review: Taken (game) (Dawn Worth – 2015)

“Taken” is a horror video game which benefits from a score written by Dawn Worth. I couldn’t find a lot of information about game play or what it’s about but the cover looks quite creepy and mysterious. The main theme of the game is live action movie material. Only the almost imperceptible echo that the […]

Soundtrack review: The mighty quest for epic loot (Jamie Christopherson – 2015)

Soundtrack review: The mighty quest for epic loot (Jamie Christopherson – 2015)

“The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot” is a free-to-play real-time strategy video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal. The game combines castle defense and dungeon crawling mechanics, allowing players to build their own castle and to attack those built by other players in order to collect various in-game resources such as Crowns, Gold, and Gear. Jamie […]

Soundtrack review: Wheel and deal (Neon Dos – 2015)

Soundtrack review: Wheel and deal (Neon Dos – 2015)

I am not a fan of club or rave music. I mean I could listen to it for a little while before it becomes too much. But every once in a while a score comes along that lures me into its world with that kind of sound and I get hooked. I am though a […]

Soundtrack review: Broken age (Peter McConnell – 2015)

Soundtrack review: Broken age (Peter McConnell – 2015)

Alright, alright, settle down, nostalgia butterflies… We are here to talk about the music for this new game “Broken age”, not to reminisce about what it means to me. But how could I not mention all this? Looking at the “about” page of this game I got such a rush of nostalgia that the flow […]

Soundtrack review: Nitro Nation (DFAD – 2015)

Soundtrack review: Nitro Nation (DFAD – 2015)

“Nitro nation” is the ultimate car tuning and racing game. From what I see it’s heaven for those who enjoy the genre and love to spend their online time customizing cars and drag racing. The visuals look amazing and there are a lot of options to choose from in order to tune your perfect car. […]

Soundtrack review: Bloodborne (various artists – 2015)

Soundtrack review: Bloodborne (various artists – 2015)

“Bloodborne” is the latest Role Playing Game from the Japanese developers who brought the famous “Dark souls” series. The presentations of the game advises you to “face your fears as you search for answers in the ancient city of Yharnam, now cursed with a strange endemic illness spreading through the streets like wildfire. Danger, death […]

Soundtrack review: Gravity Ghost (Ben Prunty – 2015)

Soundtrack review: Gravity Ghost (Ben Prunty – 2015)

“Gravity ghost” is physics based puzzle game where the player controls the ghost of a little girl, Iona, who flies through a fantasized version of space with her friend, a ghost fox. I like this type of games; I’ve been playing games like “The incredible machine” or “World of goo”. It’s all about balance and […]

Soundtrack review: The order 1886 (Jason Graves – 2015)

Soundtrack review: The order 1886 (Jason Graves – 2015)

„The order: 1886” is a video game set in Victorian-era London which also mixes alternate history stories like the ones about the Knights of the Roundtable. The score is written by Jason Graves who recorded at the famous Abbey Road Studios and tried to bring the sound of that era into our ears. There’ve been […]

Soundtrack review: Dying light (Pawel Blaszczak – 2015)

Soundtrack review: Dying light (Pawel Blaszczak – 2015)

„Dying Light” is a 2015 survival horror video game. The game revolves around an undercover operative sent to infiltrate a quarantine zone in a city called Harran. It features a zombie-infested, open-world metropolis with a dynamic day and night cycle. Sounds like a lot of fun. The score was written by Polish composer Pawel Blaszczak. […]

Soundtrack review: The music of The league of Legends volume 1 (2015)

Soundtrack review: The music of The league of Legends volume 1 (2015)

„League of legends” is an online battle arena video game which apparently is very popular. It’s developed by Riot Games and inspired by a mod from „World of Warcraft”. The music of „World of Warcraft” has always been extremely exciting and adding to that the fantastic year we’ve had for game music in 2014, the […]