From Dark Souls to Valkyrie Profile: The Motoi Sakuraba Mixtape

Some game composers are absolute workhorses. They'll be so prolific in such a short span of time, that you'll almost forget that they did entire soundtracks. Motoi Sakuraba is just such a composer.


The Valkyrie Profile Series, Dark Souls, the Baten Kaitos Games, the Star Ocean Games and every freakin' Tales Game:… » 6/21/12 8:30pm 6/21/12 8:30pm

The Kotaku Mixtape Vol 6: SimCity and Beyond

If you're reading this, you probably wasted hours and hours of your youth on Simcity 2000. Chances are you also know the weird, off-beat soundtrack by heart. But in the 90's, Will Wright's Sim Franchise was massive, and SimCity 2000 was only one one game in a series that spanned subjects like healthcare reform and the… » 4/19/12 8:00pm 4/19/12 8:00pm

The Kotaku Mixtape Vol 5: All The Cheesy Game Music You Can Handle

There is a very sick part of me that loves cheesy music and movies. I blame it on being left alone with basic cable in the 1990's: You couldn't change the channel without hearing some schmaltzy song playing in the background!


And so today on the Kotaku Mixtape, we're celebrating at some of the cheesiest songs to… » 4/05/12 7:00pm 4/05/12 7:00pm