This week’s show is all about that fast part of the game. You know, THAT part. Where your heart speeds up and suddenly everything you learned flies right out your brain. There are moments in games that make you PANIC, and sometimes it’s not the game. Sometimes it’s your opponent. (Pernell) And your opponent (Pernell) is somehow better (WAY better) at these puzzle games for some reason! Let’s listen!
This week we sit down and talk with the heads of PM Studios, publisher of great music games like Cytus Alpha, Deemo, the DJMAX series, and other great titles like Mercenaries Saga Chronicles and the upcoming Horizon Chase Turbo! We talk about their love of games and music, how they got started in the industry, and who has the most platinum trophies on the PlayStation Network!
The theme this week is music and games focused around a single word! Well, since there are 2 hosts it’s really 2 words. But then they talk for way too long during the intro of the show and that’s many more words! Also, stay tuned in through the episode for a fun word-puzzle game that drives Pernell insane!
Underworld – Disgaea – Playstation – Tenpei Sato
Winning Run – Ace Driver – Namco System 22 – Hiroyuki Kawada
Underworld – Cladun X2 – PSP
Title – Driver – Gameboy Color – Steve Rockett (original by Alister Brimble)
We’ve done it! Three years of podcasts, video game music, and friendship! Let’s reflect back on our favorite tracks and episodes of the last year, you may be surprised at what we pick! There’s celebratory beverages, behind-the-scenes podcast stories, and fun trivia quizzes which Pernell is way too good at.
This episode was recorded in a live stream, which you can watch here unedited! (ALL HAIL THE METRONOME)
We listen to video game music with brass instruments, front and center. This means trombones, saxophones, and trumpets! Expect music from across the game console spectrum, from the SNES to the Sega Saturn, we’ve got it!
Joining us this week is composer, sound designer, and trombonist Mitchel Wong! He talks about his love game music, his new project Kine, and we get deep into RPG and fighting game talk!