The Obsolete Gamer Show: John Robert Matz

We’re talking video game music with award-winning composer, John Robert Matz. He recently earned at GANG award for the indie game, FOSSIL ECHO and has worked on a number of games such as Artemis and...

The Obsolete Gamer Show: Chris Rickwood

We talk with award winning composer Chris Rickwood fresh off his Reddit AMA about his work on Smite. We talk with Chris about his work on Smite as well as his other work including, Orcs must die, Age ...

The Obsolete Gamer Show: Paula Powered

Imagine being a rockstar, on stage, preforming for your fans. Now imagine using video game inspired music to do it. We sit down with the dynamic trio from Paula Powered the British-French-Digital grou...

Gamer Profile: Stephen Barton

I loved 3D Monster Maze on the Spectrum ZX, but Doom really reset the bar entirely. The soundtrack was awesome (especially given the resources available), but what really got me hooked was that it was...

Streets of Rage 2 OST

So after reading through Nick’s article on Streets of Rage 2, I really got all nostalgic and went searching for my OST from the game. I remember this and Sonic 2 were the two games I played constant...

Super Mario: Bounce to This

Most of the time a cool video we find online we will just share on our social media pages, but since this is Mario and it is so awesome we felt it deserved a place in our archives. Honestly, I am not ...

Final Fight-Double Impact Remixed Soundtrack

For those who never played Final Fight Double Impact it was released for download a few years ago for XBL and PSN. Final Fight Double Impact featured HD-filtered graphics and remixed music, composed b...

Sonic Advance: Egg Rocket Zone Remix

We love video game music and remixes here at Obsolete Gamer so we want to profile some of the ones we have come across and enjoy. Today we have a cool remix from Sonic Advance. If you have a remix you...

Super Mario Bros. Swingdance video

Morgan Day and Emily Wigger put on the routine at the 2011 Camp Hollywood National Jitterbug Championship, delighting the crowd with a routine featuring music and sound effects from the classic Super ...

The Interview: 8-Bit Weapon

We don't sample any music or sound effects. Everything you hear is from us controlling the chips of each computer or console directly with software to make original music with....

Kino One Review

Despite not being incredibly original and at times feeling slightly repetitive (some stages do drag a bit), one can't help but notice the amount of care and polish poured into the thing. It features m...

Pomplamoose covers the Angry Bird theme

So the question asked was will the Angry Birds theme replace the Super Mario Brothers theme as far as popularity in gaming and my response is God I hope not. However, the Pomplamoose cover was pretty ...

The Music Hall: Instant Remedy

As some of you may know, I'm a big fan of videogame music, particularly of the retro variety. It was around... hmm, I guess 10 years ago now, that I started my collection, initially by recording MegaD...

Rygar OST

In the NES version you guided the main character through a number of adventures on his ultimate goal of defeating the evil King Ligar. To defeat the evil king Rygar had to travel across the world and ...

Bionic Commando: 8-bit OST

Released in late 1988 by Capcom, Bionic Commando follows the adventures of Ladd Spencer, a super solider with a bionic arm that could fire a grappling gun allowing you to pull yourself up or swing fro...

Earthbound OST

Original known as Mother, Earthbound was an RPG released on the Super Nintendo in 1995. Earthbound is actually the follow up sequel of Mother that was released in Japan for the Famicom gaming system i...

Super Mario Land: OST

Super Mario Land was released for the Gameboy in 1989. This was the first Mario game on the Gameboy and featured Mario going up against a space alien named Tatanga of all people to save Princess Daisy...

Final Fantasy I: OST

The story goes that while working in a music rental shop Uematsu was approached by a woman working in the art department at Square. At the time Uematsu didn’t consider it a career move in fact he th...

What is your favorite video game theme song?

As music became a larger part of gaming individual songs became fan favorites like Celes’s Theme from Final Fantasy VI or the Kelethin music from the original Everquest. Like in movies the right kin...

Gamer Culture: OverClock Remix

OC Remix’s artists do not just take a song and make a few changes here or there. Sometimes a song is totally re-envisioned creating a completely new piece of music. These are true fans of video game...

Super Mario RPG OST

What can I say I fell in love with this game. I was always a big Mario fan and shortly before its release I got big into Final Fantasy so when I saw a Squaresoft (Square Enix now) RPG built around Sup...

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night OST

Today in the music hall I’d like to share with you one of my favorite soundtracks. Castlevainia has always had good music even back to the Nintendo days. I remember many of the memorable tunes from ...

Game Music: A Love Affair

It made you feel you were going into battle and you were going to kick some ass. Sometimes I load this one up just to play the first level, hear the music and lay some smackdown. ...

Overclocked Remix

Overclocked Remix is one of the best websites in the world for video game music remixes. You can find almost any game music remixed at the site....

Interview – CoLD SToRAGE (Tim Wright)

I’ve done a lot of fast paced racing or shooting games. Recently I’ve had the chance to write some music for younger children’s games, so that was fun. I’d love to write music for a horror gam...