Stephen surprised Brian with a bracket tournament of video games. Video games face each other for the most culturally relevant video game of all time. Who will it be? Super Mario 64? The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time? Super Smash Bros. Melee? Or something else? Theme music is by Daryl Banner. Become a member on […]
What do a talking car, a helpful fish, a suave fox, and a courageous little boy have in common? They each star in their own adventure game developed by Humongous Entertainment! Gather round and listen as Brian and Stephen relive the games of their childhood. Theme music is by Daryl Banner. Become a member on the Cultured, […]
Video game and media composer Jamal Green set out on a journey that he thought would lead him in a very specific direction, but where he ended up, he would have it no other way. Jamal has seen considerable success writing for video games and film, writing the scores to games such as Equilinox, Sizable, […]
Video games are a staple to our modern culture. We certainly have many people to be thankful for that, but there’s one person in particular who we want to celebrate today, and that is game designer Roberta Williams.
The music of The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind, IV: Oblivion, and V: Skyrim turned the tides of video game music composing. Their music sets the tone for the magical worlds that the heroes of Tamriel explore in these vast fantasy games, and musicologist Andrew Shaw has been able to draw narrative connections between the three games with just the music alone.
Gamers, get ready for an adventure into the musical world of Final Fantasy X! The magic cast by composers Nobuo Uematsu, Masashi Hamauzu, and Junya Nakano certainly charmed Brian Edwards, the guest of today’s episode. Brian is a video editor and a motion graphics designer, and years of playing the game have given him tremendous insight into the influence of the music on Final Fantasy X’s gameplay.
Daryl Banner, a self-trained composer with a unique repertoire, unravels his unique career as a composer while maintaining his status of being one of the best M/M Romance writers of our time.