Streets of Rage

Longreads Or Whatever

Video Games and Club Music Have Always Been Intertwined

From 'Wip3out' to The Black Madonna premiering a track in 'GTA V,' there's a long history of software and hardware linking electronic music to gaming.
Mat Ombler
10.29.18
Gaming

The ‘Streets of Rage 2’ Soundtrack Still Sounds Amazing Decades Later

We grabbed a staff writer for Noisey and Thump and had him listen to Yuzo Koshiro's 1992 soundtrack for 'SoR2.' Spoiler: he was impressed.
Mike Diver
3.7.16
Features

From Cartridge To Club: A Look At The Labels That Recontextualise Video Game Music

A growing collection of record nerds and video game fanatics that have taken up the task of publicly celebrating video game music.
Sam Eckhardt
11.14.15
VICE vs Video games

'Slug Street Scrappers' Tries to Make Fighting Video Games Real

Micah Brock liked 'Streets of Rage' so much he decided to make an extremely goofy YouTube channel inspired by it.
Michael Hafford
10.26.15
Games We've Played

The Video Games That Want You Dead

Steam's "Early Access" is full of half-finished survival titles right now, all different but bound by a single common goal: to kill you.
Steve Hogarty
2.17.15
VICE vs Video games

The Video Games That Want You Dead

Steam's "Early Access" is full of half-finished survival titles right now, all different but bound by a single common goal: to kill you.
Steve Hogarty
2.17.15
Sega Mega Drive

How Sega’s Mega Drive Made Modern Gaming What It Is Today

Sega's 16bit machine set a whole bunch of precedents that the games world is still following.
Mike Diver
11.27.14
VICE vs Video games

How Sega’s Mega Drive Made Modern Gaming What It Is Today

Sega's 16bit machine set a whole bunch of precedents that the games world is still following.
Mike Diver
11.27.14