nobuooo.com Notable developments in the world of videogame music for August of 2008. Nobuooo is a social news website that includes items related to videogame music from around the web. Everyone in the community votes to send the most popular items to the top of the frontpage. Once a month participants collaborate on a video update highlighting several of the most notable items posted to Nobuooo.
This month on the video update: the music of E3. Castlevania producer Koji Igarashi offers some background on the artwork by Masaki and music by Michiru Yamane found in the upcoming Nintendo DS title Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia. Deborah Mars, senior producer of PixelJunk Eden, explains the title's unique gameplay features and offers some background details on the collaboration between game designer Dylan Cuthbert and artist/ musician Baiyon. Finally, Simon Viklund of the Swedish game development company Grin talks about his arrangements of classic NES music for Bionic Commando and Bionic Commando Rearmed.