Twitch Is Trying To Solve Its Music Problem

Twitch kicked up a huge storm last August when it started muting users' archived footage that used copyrighted music—a sudden and unpleasant change that lead many to accuse the service of taking the worst possible cues from YouTube. Today, the company offered a concrete idea for a new way forward: a music library. » 1/15/15 2:30pm 1/15/15 2:30pm

The Best Musical Tributes To The New Super Smash Bros. (So Far)

Super Smash Bros. has incredible music, and plenty of it. It's no wonder, then, that the game's legions of fans have been playing around with it. There are countless remixes, covers, and chopped and screwed versions of Smash songs online already, with more undoubtedly to come. Here are some of our favorites. » 1/08/15 2:10pm 1/08/15 2:10pm

Mario Kart Parody Of Cheesy Pop Song Is Better Than The Original

Mario Kart 8 is a game about perseverance in the face of adversity. No matter how many different colored shells, or banana peels, or scary-looking Luigis knock you down, you've just gotta get back on your kart and keep racing. In other words: it's the perfect source material for an inspirational pop song. » 12/29/14 11:00am 12/29/14 11:00am

The 12 Songs of Christmas… in Video Games

On Christmas Day one of my traditions that helps me to get in the spirit of the season is listening to Christmas songs, and last year I shared with you all a wonderful collection of Reggae Christmas songs. This year I decided to try my best and listen to all the Christmas-y songs in the world of Video Games. » 12/25/14 7:00am 12/25/14 7:00am

The New 3DS Has A Cool Musical Easter Egg

Some gamers who've already picked up Nintendo's new-and-improved 3DS have discovered a wonderfully squee-inducing secret buried inside the console. If you tap out the beginning notes of Mario's iconic theme music when in the browser menu, the interface will turn into the classic block-breaking arcade game Breakout. » 12/04/14 11:50am 12/04/14 11:50am