Katamari No-Emcee, a new album from electronic artist Timothy Jacques aka Team Teamwork that remixes the Katamari soundtrack with hip-hop tracks, is now available from VibeDeck and SoundCloud.
The nine-track album features remixes of tracks from a variety of artists including Busta Rhymes, DMX and Death Swing. The full tracklist is presented below. Team Teamwork’s previous mashes of hip-hop and video game tunes includes Vinyl Fantasy 7 and Ocarina of Rhymes, which you can check out on his official website.
“The IeSF has listened to the gaming community and has carefully considered their opinions. Upon hearing these concerns, the IeSF convoked an emergency session of the IeSF Board to respond. As a result, IeSF shall have two event categories: ‘Open for All’ events and events that are reserved for women. The events which were initially set aside as the male division will now be open to all genders, and the events which were initially set as the female division will remain as they were.”—International eSports Federation responds to gender segregation at its tournaments.
As video games continue to go through their growing pains as a medium, as writing and characterization improve, and as more talented storytellers are drawn to game development, it’s important that studios choose thoughtful titles that respect the creativity of the work.
After all, a rose by any other name might smell just as sweet, but only a very limited audience would stop to smell a rose called Bonestorm.