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- Pre-order Disasterpeace’s Original Soundtrack Fez Now:Â Along with the exciting release of the multiple award-winning indie platformerÂ FEZÂ just this week alone, Disasterpeaceâ€™s original soundtrack of the same name is also scheduled to be available this Friday, April 20th.
- Attend T-MODE, Acquire Skills from Inverse Phase and Dj CUTMAN: Chiptune wunderkind Inverse Phase and video game DJ mastermind Dj CUTMAN are scheduled to appear at T-MODE 2012 this weekend. From learning how to spot fake chiptunes to being educated on the art of laptop DJing, these dudes have you covered.
- GDC Vault Adds Free GDC 2012 Videos Online:Â GDC Vault, a service that hosts a variety of audio, video, and PowerPoint presentations of previous Game Developers Conferences, has just added free video content from last Marchâ€™s show, featuring talks from the legendary Civilization creator Sid Meier, iWin VP Laralyn McWilliams on the importance of metrics, and White House analyst Constance Steinkuehler Squire.
- Blip Festival 2012 in New York City Presented by 8bitpeoples:Â Presented by VGM collective/record label 8bitpeoples, Blip Festival 2012 promises an explosive round-up of the worldâ€™s chipmusic talent, with top-notch performances by Burnkit2600, Danimal Cannon, CHiKA, Graffiti Monsters, Pulselooper, Wizwars, and many more.
- Submit Your Work for the Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Music Tribute:Â To kick off the commemoration of one of the best-selling video game franchises of all time, Capcom is opening up submissions to showcase fan music all year long.
- Danimal Cannon’s Roots for $5 on Indie Royale’s Spring Bundle:Â Indie game bundle website Indie Royale releases game bundles every two weeks to help get the word out over games that are worth playing and support developers that are typically passed over in mainstream media. This time around, Indie Royale has recently released a Spring Bundle featuring some of the most brilliantly designed indie releases, along with Danimal Cannonâ€™s critically-acclaimed chiptune albumÂ Roots.
- Quick Look: aivi & surasshu’s “Mabe Village” Collaboration:Â The incredibly talented instrumental composer and Olga Brose Valente Memorial Prize winner Aivi Tran and sound designer surasshu have come together at this yearâ€™s Game Developerâ€™s Conference for a pretty awesome collaboration, featuring â€œMabe Villageâ€ fromÂ The Legend of Zelda: Linkâ€™s Awakening.
- Sound Bytes: beek’s “Kip’s Isle”:Â With his own defined upbeat style, beek continues to impress us with the funky â€œKipâ€™s Isleâ€ in this weekâ€™sÂ Sound Bytes.
- In ‘Tha Tube:Â jmr, Usabell, sci, dusthillguy, RAMPKORV:Â Â This week, we serenade you with a featured selection of ReMix: ThaSauce featured artists from our ownÂ Fasto the Speedhog 2Â original releaseÂ in the style of classicÂ Sonic the HedgehogÂ games.