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Horizon Forbidden West soundtrack can be streamed on all platforms starting this Friday

The first tracks from the soundtrack will drop February 25. Starting this Friday, you will be to stream the Horizon Forbidden West score that accompanies your machine hunts, both in and outside the game. Guerrilla has teamed up with Sony Music to roll out the soundtrack on all streaming platforms, so you will be able to take your pick. The soundtrack will be released in three volumes. Volume 1 arrives this Friday and includes tracks such as Aloy’s Theme, a new take on her iconic theme for Horizon Forbidden West with vocals by Julie Elven, and In the Flood, a…

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Check out Africa by Toto being played on instruments in Majora’s Mask

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. I hear the drums echoing tonight. Here’s something fun for your weekend listening pleasure: Toto’s Africa being played in The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. Created by YouTuber Bigfatfrown, the video features him playing various instruments in the game to create his own cover of the hit song. The harmonies are outstanding, honestly. Creating music using in-game instruments is nothing new (hello Starbound players!), heck, I even have my own band in Lord of the Rings Online along with tons…

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Twitch partners with music licensing company Merlin to boost independent artists and labels

Twitch has announced a partnership with Merlin, a digital music licensing partner for independent artists and labels, which will aim to help them reach audiences on Twitch and access new revenue streams. The livestreaming platform says its new relationship with Merlin – which has offices in the UK, US, Japan and the Netherlands – will expand communications between Merlin members and Twitch, open up support for them to grow their audience bases, and unlock marketing opportunities. Continue reading Twitch partners with music licensing company Merlin to boost independent artists and labels

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Wildfire 2022 LEC music video starring Vedius, Drakos and rock band Against the Current marks first collaboration between Riot casters and a music artist

American pop rock band Against the Current have today released their latest single, “Wildfire”, in collaboration with the League of Legends European Championship (LEC) and two of its casters. Welshman Andrew ‘Vedius’ Day and North American Daniel ‘Drakos’ star in the new music video, launched to promote the start of the Spring 2022 LEC season. The track marks the first time that a music artist has collaborated with esports talent from Riot Games for a song. Continue reading Wildfire 2022 LEC music video starring Vedius, Drakos and rock band Against the Current marks first collaboration between Riot casters and a…

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It’s time to cry to Christmas Pain In Christmas Town

Like many people, I’ve had a difficult year. My dad died, an uncle died soon after, and everything is a lot, you know? Even in the best of years, I find Christmas challenging. That’s why I’m filling my ears with the maximalist sounds of a song which knows true suffering, a song from a fictional musician in a video game. Reader dear, it’s that time of year: if you’ve not already started, pour a cocoa and join me for Christmas Pain In Christmas Town. Read more

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GTA Online is getting a new radio station with The Contract

New music is coming soon to GTA Online’s hip hop stations. We’ve got some exciting GTA Online news for music heads out there. Ahead of The Contract’s December 15 launch, it has been announced that a brand new radio station will be added to the game, so players will have a whole host of new tunes to take them through the streets of Los Santos. This new station, going by the name of MOTOMAMI Los Santos, will be hosted by Spanish singer and songwriter ROSALIA alongside venezuela musician Arca. The station will be playing music from a range of different…

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Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy Radio Tracklist Leaks, And It’s Missing Some Classics

Every Grand Theft Auto player knows you can’t catch priors and commit crimes against humanity without bumping your favorite songs on the radio. While Rockstar Games’ upcoming Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition promises high resolution textures and Grand Theft Auto V style controls, a finger on the monkey’s paw for the HD remaster closed on some classic songs that didn’t make the cut.

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Worlds 2021 song: Riot sneaked a meme into the ‘Burn It All Down’ music video for the LoL World Championship

It’s that time of the year again – the hype for the League of Legends World Championship is reaching bursting point and the Worlds song for 2021 has dropped. This time the track is ‘Burn It All Down’ by P4RIS. It follows a similar formula to past songs, it’s fast, frantic, with electronic melodies and beats to bop to. This time around, the animations seem a lot more fluid and frenetic as some of the top LoL players in the world from the past few years do battle. Continue reading Worlds 2021 song: Riot sneaked a meme into the ‘Burn…

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Pentakill 3 Lost Chapter album and live concert review: Kayle vocalist Noora Louhimo steals the show

League of Legends’ virtual rock band Pentakill return with a third album, Lost Chapter, and an ambitious live concert. Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco reviews the highs and lows of both, with Kayle and her IRL vocalist Noora Louhimo arguably the star of the show When Kayle’s original Pentakill skin was launched a few years ago, it earned the nickname Pentakayle by some in the community. The top-lane late-game monster joined the Pentakill virtual band line-up as a vocalist, joining the likes of bassist Yorick, lead vocalist Karthas, synth player Sona, drummer Olaf and guitarist Mordekaiser. Continue reading Pentakill 3…

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RossBoomsocks just released a metal music video and it slays harder than Pentakill

He might be known for mucking about in League of Legends, but it turns out Scottish YouTuber RossBoomsocks is also a dab hand at writing and performing metal music. When he’s not spending $250 on making his own Urgot plush toy, announcing his ganks in all-chat or popularising Mathematically Correct Sett, he’s slaying it on the vocals. RossBoomsocks has just released a music video with his apparel brand Saikou, which he co-wrote the lyrics for and recorded in a single day. Continue reading RossBoomsocks just released a metal music video and it slays harder than Pentakill

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Pentakill’s third album Lost Chapter drops in September, Riot reveals album art and release date for latest League of Legends metal music record

“Now listen, fellow warriors, I ask you: Should my campaign come to an end?” The answer is no. Riot Games has revealed the release date for a new Pentakill album, a collection of original music themed around League of Legends. The third Pentakill album – titled Lost Chapter – will release on Apple Music, Spotify and Deezer on September 8th 2021. It’s the first new Pentakill record in four years, following the launch of ‘II: Grasp of the Undying’ in 2017 and the original album ‘Pentakill’ in 2014. Continue reading Pentakill’s third album Lost Chapter drops in September, Riot reveals…

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Opening ceremony for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games featured game music

By Stephany Nunneley 23 July 2021 19:56 GMT The 2020 Tokyo Olympics officially started today and during the parade of athletes, video game music was played.The music kicked off with the theme from Athletes Dragon Quest’s “Overture: Roto’s Theme,” which was followed by Final Fantasy “Victory Fanfare,” Tales of series “Sorey’s Theme – The Shepherd,” Monster Hunter “Proof of a Hero,” Kingdom Hearts “Olympus Coliseum,” and Chrono Trigger, “Frog’s Theme,” respectively (via Nikkei Asia).But that wasn’t all: there was music from Sonic the Hedgehog, Ace Combat, Kingdom Hearts, Pro Evo Soccer, and others.Here’s the full list of games played at…

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Help, I’m trapped listening to The Sims 4’s Simlish summer jams

You can tell summer is coming: sun’s out, guns out, and taps aff, and a car drove past my flat blasting Len’s 1999 monster summer jam Steal My Sunshine at full volume. That reminded me EA made a Simlish version of Steal My Sunshine for The Sims 4‘s Seasons expansion, and now I’ve fallen down a terrible hole of breaking my brain with incomprehensible versions of familiar summer jams. Please help. The Simlish translation of “Girl I think my butt gettin’ big” in Nelly’s Hot In Herre is killing me. Read more

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A man of many talents: Video of Fnatic Valorant team captain Boaster singing in Mandarin watched by millions

Jake ‘Boaster’ Howlett is not only capturing the minds of Valorant fans worldwide, but he’s now winning over their hearts too, thanks to a mix of musical talent, lively personality and witty charm. The British Valorant player and team captain of Fnatic’s Valorant side, who recently reached the final of the Stage 2 Masters LAN in Iceland, was very much the face of the tournament. Whether it was his crazy post-game celebrations with the team, lively vlogs, enthusiastic face reactions when the camera panned to him or his politeness in press conferences (“first of all, thank you for the question…”), Boaster…

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Rockstar Games has created its own record label, CircoLoco Records

By Dom Peppiatt 24 May 2021 20:55 GMT Rockstar Games has announced CircoLoco Records, a new record label the developer is creating in with the dance party and club promoter of the same name.Rockstar wants in on the music industry, and it’s using the Ibiza club culture icon CircoLoco to help breakthrough into the scene. Rockstar and CircoLoco are teaming up to form CircoLoco Records and the company’s first EP is hitting shelves on June 4.From then on, we’ll see another EP launch every week until July 9, when the compilation album Monday Dreamin’ will be released in full. You can…