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Mafia III has an impressive 60s soundtrack

2K has unveiled a massive soundtrack list for its 1960s set title Mafia III, with songs such as “Paint it, Black” by the Rolling Stone and “Ring of Fire” by Johnny Cash featuring in the game.

In total, the game will have over 100 tracks iconic of the era, as the game is set in the open-world of New Bordeaux in 1968. Here’s a list of some the tracks you’ll be jamming along to:

  • The Rolling Stones: “Paint it, Black,” “Sympathy for the Devil” and more;
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival: “Bad Moon Rising,” “Fortunate Son” and more;
  • Sam and Dave: “Soul Man” and “Hold on, I’m Comin’”;
  • Steppenwolf: “Born To Be Wild” and ”Desperation”;
  • Aretha Franklin: “Respect” and ”Chain of Fools”;
  • Jefferson Airplane: “Somebody To Love” and “White Rabbit”;
  • Sam Cooke: “Wonderful World,” “Bring it on Home to Me” and more;
  • The Temptations: “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg” and ”I Wish It Would Rain”;
  • Cream: “White Room”;
  • Johnny Cash: “Ring Of Fire” and “Folsom Prison Blues (Live)”;
  • The Beach Boys: “Help Me, Rhonda” and “Wouldn’t it be Nice”.

A complete list of tracks can be found here.

The studio head and creative director of development studio Hanger 13, Haden Blackman had this to say about the game’s soundtrack:

The 1960s marked some of the best years for artistic expression. From rhythm and blues to the transformative progression of rock and roll, it is critical for us to represent this era accurately and authentically in Mafia III. This soundtrack immerses players into a golden age of music that includes some of the greatest and most beloved artists and music of all time.

The full title launches on October 7th for Xbox One.

2016 Classic FM Hall of Fame voting now open

In 2015, 12 famous video game soundtracks made the Classic FM Hall of Fame, and this year they want to see more.

Whether it’s fantasy favourite The Elder Scrolls Online, the space-age ambience of Elite: Dangerous, or the orchestral beauty of Halo 5, make sure to visit the Classic FM Hall of Fame website to register your vote.

You can vote for a total of three tracks from of nearly 100 in the Classic FM database, or add your own if your favourite is not listed.

Video game tracks have featured in the Classic FM Hall of Fame for the last four years, so make sure to get voting to help get video game music recognised for the fifth year running.

Fallout 4 OST out now

Fallout 4 is nearly upon us, unless you ordered with Game online that is, and the excitement is through the roof here at TiX towers. Fortunately we, and indeed all of you, can quench this Fallout thirst with the official soundtrack.

The Fallout 4 Original Game Soundtrack is now available worldwide on iTunes, priced at £14.99. It includes 65 tracks, scored by the award-winning composer Inon Zur.

So grab you’re Fallout Beer and nod enthusiastically like a Fallout bobble head to the Fallout 4 soundtrack, until Tuesday the 10th finally arrives and you can explore the glorious wasteland.

Dragon Age: Inquisition tavern songs available for free until 9th Feb, get ’em quick!

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If you’re a fan of the lovely songs that are played whenever you visit a tavern in Dragon Age: Inquisition, you’ll be glad to hear that you can now grab all ten of them for free right now, legally.

The official Dragon Age blog has them available for download now however you only have until 9th February 2015 to grab them, as after that they’re heading to a variety of different digital distribution platforms and you’ll need to pay to get them.

You can grab them right here in a handy 27.4MB zip folder.

And if you’re one of the lucky talented folk who can play an instrument, they even have the sheet music available for download too!

 

Lost Planet 3 Soundtrack Releases Next Week

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Jack Wall, the award winning composer will release the soundtrack for Capcom’s Lost Planet 3 on his label, Lost In Sound Records. If you’re not familiar with Jack Wall, you would have heard his cinematic scores found within popular titles such as Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Mass Effect 1 & 2, Myst III & IV, Splinter Cell: Pandora’s Tomorrow and Jade Empire (unless you don’t own them either!). Featuring 37 tracks composed and produced by Wall, the Lost Planet 3 Original Soundtrack comprises two volumes, ‘Alien Country Music’ and ‘Score’, which will be released as a single package for digital download on iTunes and Amazon to coincide with the game’s release on August 27th, 2013.

The Lost Planet 3 Original Soundtrack is presented in two volumes to reflect the distinct musical approaches for the game’s soundtrack. Volume 1 features country and rock instrumentation combined with organic drum and percussion elements, infused with modern synthetic elements to create a country music of the future. Volume 2, features Wall’s cinematic scores as a blend of sci-fi orchestral and acoustic themes, spine-tingling atmosphere, and synthesized ambient textures, which serves to support the game’s compelling narrative, mysterious environments and epic action sequences. Key tracks include: “Lost Planet 3 Theme,” “The Ice Planet,” “The Vorgg,” and “The Forgotten.”

The Lost Planet 3 soundtrack is available for digital download through Lost In Sound Records on August 27th 2013.

Black Ops 2 – Mob of the Dead Soundtrack Released

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The Uprising Map Pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II was released last week, but now fans of the latest Zombie Map playground ‘Mob of the Dead’ can download the official soundtrack on itunes, Amazon, Spotify, Google Play and more. The award-winning developer of Call of Duty: Black Ops II delivers 24 original compositions created specifically for the “Mob of the Dead”, as well as previously unreleased bonus tracks from Tranzit and Die Rise.

The Call of Duty: Black Ops II Uprising ‘Mob of the Dead’ Zombies experience puts players on the island of Alcatraz, in the shoes of four Prohibition-era mobsters: Billy Handsome, Al “The Weasel” Arlington, Salvatore “Sal” DeLuca and Michael “Finn” O’Leary. All four are serving time in Alcatraz Prison, only to discover that being behind bars is the least of their problems. In order to survive, players must work their way through the steel cells and aging concrete buildings while fighting off a multitude of zombified prisoners and guards trapped on the island with them.

Fans can purchase Uprising as a standalone Map Pack for a suggested retail price of 1200 Microsoft Points, exclusively on Xbox LIVE.

You can read our review of the Uprising Map Pack via this direct link.

Halo 4 Original Soundtrack Goes Into Limited Edition

Microsoft and 343 Industries, in conjunction with new soundtrack partner 7Hz Productions, today announced the Halo 4 Original Soundtrack and a Limited Numbered Edition (OST) produced by composer Neil Davidge of Massive Attack fame will be available online and in stores on 22nd October 2012. The Halo 4 Original Soundtrack, featuring 15 tracks and over 75 minutes of unique music, marks the first time a new composer has taken the reins for the iconic series’ musical score since the launch of the original Halo game more than a decade ago. Continue reading Halo 4 Original Soundtrack Goes Into Limited Edition