12 – NERDITRONICS – Music in Video Games: Underappreciated Gaming Glue or Boring Mute Fodder?


Nerditronics 9/15/2012
Episode 12.0

Intro -
Blog Update -
Big posts coming

Nerd Nugget -
The French are dumb… Except for French Fries…those are awesome!
-Marshal

News -

It will be Mine
September 11, 2012
http://www.geekologie.com/2012/09/it-will-be-mine-hungry-hungry-hippos-gam.php

Jupiter Has Taken a Massive Meteor Hit (So Earth Didn’t Have To)
Jamie Condliffe
Sep 12, 2012 4:29 AM
http://gizmodo.com/5942503/amateur-astronomer-spots-massive-explosion-on-jupiter

Google Apps Says Goodbye To Internet Explorer 8, Pulls Support For the Browser
Drew Olanoff
September 12, 2012
http://www.techcrunch.com/2012/09/14/google-apps-says-goodbye-to-internet-explorer-pulls-support-for-the-browser/

No More Needles: ‘Painless’ Laser Injects Drugs
Gregory Ferenstein
September 13th, 2012
http://techcrunch.com/2012/09/13/no-more-needles-painless-laser-injects-drugs/

Here Are the Blueprints for the iPhone 5
Molly Oswaks
Sep 15, 2012 12:30 AM
http://gizmodo.com/5943498/here-are-the-blueprints-for-the-iphone-5

Feature topic -

Music in Video Games:
Underappreciated Gaming Glue or Boring Mute Fodder?

Good Game Crappy Music:

Mega Man (NES):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1w_S2K37Lo

God of War III (PS3):
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aqrs3dv-TAM

Armi Ja Danny – I want to love you tender (Crappy Music)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kA5GkLM5C7M&feature=g-all-lik

Marshal Games:
Halo
Super Mario
Descent
Descent OST – Level 1: Lunar Outpost
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eou6Z3WrCbQ

John Games:
Final Fantasy VIII – Eyes on Me

Zelda (Orignial)

Mass Effect

Fall Out 3

Show Wrap-up -

Legend of Zelda (Chipophone)
Legend of Zelda, composed by Koji Kondo in 1986, performed on the Chipophone.
Mp3 available here: http://www.linusakesson.net/chipophone/legendofzelda.php
Category:
Music
License:
Standard YouTube License

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RK19z06WMU4

1967/1968 Battleship Board Game Commercial

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrHs8CWDzmc