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INTERVIEW – In Conversation With Peter McConnell (Video Game Music Composer)

By Marty Mulrooney

Peter McConnell Interview

Peter McConnell is an American video game music composer who has composed award-winning scores for nearly two decades. His credits include numerous titles from LucasArts, where he spent much of his early career composing in-house for games such as Monkey Island II, Full Throttle and Grim Fandango. Peter was recently kind enough to join Alternative Magazine Online for an exclusive online interview, where we got the opportunity to discuss his long and illustrious career in-depth.

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GAME REVIEW – Brutal Legend (Xbox 360)

By Ian McCabe

Brutal Legend

If there are two things I love in this world (other than a good cup of tea and jammy dodgers), it would be video games and rock music. Throw the two together, put Tim Schafer in the rhythm section, Jack Black as your front man and a whole host of metal legends as your backing band and what do you get? The metal opus that is Brutal Legend, that’s what! But the question is… does it rock?

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Friday Release Day Faceoff – Uncharted 2: Among Thieves VS Brutal Legend

By Marty Mulrooney

Uncharted2vsBrutalLegend

Many British PS3 gamers will face something of a dilemma this coming Friday (16th October 2009). This is because two major releases are occurring on the same day: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves by Naughty Dog and Brutal Legend by Double Fine Productions. So if you only have money for one game this Friday, which should it be? Alternative Magazine Online will attempt to present balanced arguments for both games deserving a purchase, so that players can then make the most informed decision possible. Continue reading

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