Mat Ombler

How ‘Pokemon’ predecessor ‘Pulseman’ bridged the gap between German and Japanese techno

German DJ Mijk Van Dijk explains how the ‘Pokémon’ composer’s music found itself in the middle of a thriving techno scene

Machine Girl’s music turns ‘Neon White’ into a Y2K demonic rave

How ‘Ape Escape’, ‘Jet Set Future’, ‘Doom’ and DJ Sammy shaped the musical DNA of 2022’s wildest and weirdest game, ‘Neon White’

Listen to this hour-long DJ set of Soichi Terada’s music from ‘Ape Escape’

The set also features an exclusive interview with the pioneering Japanese producer, who shares his favourite video game soundtracks, composers and more

Tons of famous bands and musicians are composing for games right now, and we’re here for it

Utah Saints, Wu-Tang Clan, Sigur Rós and Dr. Dre are just a few of the big names lending their talent to video games

Joey Valence & Brae: “There’s always going to be a huge link between video game culture and music culture”

Hip-hop’s rising stars talk to NME about their ‘90s sound and why their getting music in a video game would be a “dream come true”

How ‘Elden Ring’’s sound designer and ‘Metal Gear”s composer created the best game soundtrack since ‘Streets of Rage’

Hideyuki Eto isn’t just a master of sound design - he’s a master of techno music too

Uematsu’s prog-rock influences are what make ‘Final Fantasy”s music so special

Pink Floyd, Yes, Emerson, Lake & Palmer and King Crimson all played an essential role in shaping the sound of the 'Final Fantasy' series

Nintendo 64’s ‘Buck Bumble’ has a banging UK garage soundtrack

A remixed and remastered version of the 'Buck Bumble' title theme is coming May 2022

‘Gran Turismo”s musical legacy is rooted in Japanese jazz fusion

Bring Me The Horizon are the latest band to have a crack at 'Moon Over The Castle', but the iconic 'Gran Turismo' track has some surprising heritage
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