Chiptunes, Schmiptunes: Embracing The Human Side of Video Game Audio

We're living in something of a golden age of chiptune music. The last five or so years have seen a popularity explosion for the classic electronic sounds that most gamers associate with the games of their youths.


The bleeps, bloops, and grinds of chiptune music have evolved from a technical necessity to an aesthetic… » 5/03/12 7:00pm 5/03/12 7:00pm

The Weird And Wonderfully-Named Video Games Of Jakub Dvorský (And…

Machinarium creator Jakub Dvorský was at this weekend's GameCityNights event, announcing not one, not five, but three new games to come from Amanita Design. We (read: Kotaku's favorite Englishmen at Rock Paper Shotgun) dispatched monocled investigator Brendan Caldwell to track him down and find out everything… » 3/29/11 2:00pm 3/29/11 2:00pm