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"Goodbye, Jean-Luc, I'm gonna miss you. You had such potential. But then again, all good things must come to an end."
- Q, Star Trek: TNG

Music & Audio

New Musical Horizons Rise Over Halo 2 Soundtrack

by Ken Newquist / February 15, 2005

Halo 2 Soundtrack Cover At least a third of what made Halo such a great game was its original soundtrack, which combined good ol'rock'n'roll with synthesized orchestras and erie discordant notes to perfectly complement the action happening on screen.

The music is just as important to its sequel, but just as Halo 2 is has a certain over-the-top, Hollywoodish feel to it, so does its soundtrack. Indeed, where as the original soundtrack was focused entirely on the game's music, seven of the sequel's 21 tracks are music by popular artists "inspired by" the game.

noisemonster.com: Space: 1889 Audio Dramas Announced

by Ken Newquist / November 30, 2004

I never played Space: 1889, but when I saw this brief on 20by20room.com, I had to check it out. Basically, these are "full-cast audio adventures" record to CD and set in a world in which man went into space in the 1800 using the sort of "fantastic science" seen in the works of Arthur Conan Doyle, H.G. Wells and Jules Verne. Looks pretty cool. Read the full story.

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