It’s hard to remember there was a time before you could just google anything and find factual information and opinions on things. Before there was was Wikipedia and forum stories, there were urban legends. And a few of them were about video games. Back then, games and game companies would come and go with very little notice. Even today, there are games that the internet has basically forgotten. A local company might manage to get their home brew game sold in a local store and never get any further than that. This environment lead to lots of urban legends about games. Here’s three video game urban legends that persist until today as well as some facts about them.
This Week in Chiptune is an interactive music show featuring the best new music from across the Internet, and the globe! Check out the latest episode below, and make sure to join us this Saturday at 3pm EST.
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79 Kicks (Deep House, Electro House, Trance, Future Bass and Misc)
17 Claps (Layered and Single)
53 Cymbals (Electronic & Acoustic – Crashes, Splashes, China, Rides)
28 Closed Hihats (Electronic and Acoustic)
21 Open Hihats (Electronic and Acoustic)
34 Snares (Electronic and Acoustic)
14 Toms (Electronic and Acoustic)
22 Percussions (Electronic and Acoustic)
15 FX (Bonus of various videogame related and foley effects)
02 Bass Drops
(Signature bLiNd Bass drops created in Stomper
Freeware (Windows 95) I have used these things in almost every electronic track I have created in the past 15 years)
bLiNd’s Drum Loops
50 Trance Drum Loops (Split into categories of Kicks, Claps, Hihat,
Percussion, and Rides)
13 Future Bass Loops (Various Full Drum Loops or Drum Top loops from 140-163bpm)
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Just in time for the release of Pokemon Sun and Moon we have a remix of two Pokemon Themes, Azalea Town and Blackthorn City by Ben Briggs and Voia! It’s a Pokemon Remix Medley. Now we gotta get back to playing Pokemon Sun / Moon!
Next up, we have a GameChops Spotlight track from Chime! This electro dubstep remix of Undertale’s Megalovania, the theme of Sans (or Chara ;) from Undertale with video assets by Beeple. Check out more Undertale Remixes.
Dj CUTMAN remasters Cement City’s Drumstep remix of the Tetris theme! This iconic video game theme is a real banger!
DOOM’s metal soundtrack is remixed in chip tune style by Master Boot Record! This was part of our epic Halloween EP, check it out if you missed it.