Episode 24 – January Jams Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

This week, join Cameron, Michael and James as they continue the Video Game Realness month-long celebration of music in video games. Michael shares his Top 5 soundtracks of all time, as well as his faves from 2013.

The trio also takes some time to share listener tweets who tweeted at us with their favourite soundtracks of all time. Donkey Kong Country is high on a lot of lists; who knew?! The guys discuss the news of the week, including updates from CES, and finally move into this week’s January Jams topic: how does music influence/affect storytelling and atmosphere in games? What games do this the best? You’ll have to listen to find out! Also, be sure to tweet us with your opinions!

(Michael also wrote a story about this for 1UP.com a couple years back and you can check it out here.)

Show Notes:
-The Wind Waker video James mentioned
-Below is a Storify of all the game soundtrack tweets we received. Be sure to get in on the action this week!

***DISCLAIMER: All music used in this episode does not belong to Video Game Realness and is being used under Fair Use Policies.

2 thoughts on “Episode 24 – January Jams Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

  1. Hey Michael! I loved your descriptions of the Phoenix Wright music. You do know that they have a jazz album as well, right? Great episode, guys!

  2. Hey Sam, glad you liked them! Yep, I know about the jazz album! I was also talking about the Phoenix 5 soundtrack on the most recent episode. Some of my faves there are the Simon Blackquill theme and the Bobby Fulbright theme. Yours?

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