All posts tagged news

God vs. Artists

There has been some interesting news in the video game music world lately having to do with fair use and copyright. Having dealt much with music licensing for Hideo, I […]

Hideo App

As a designer at my day job, for the past few months I’ve been working on mobile applications, specifically an iPad magazine. It’s been a challenging experience, but it’s really […]

Wait, Ebert Said What Now?

Over a year ago, Roger Ebert made the infamous statement, “Video games can never be art”. In the following months, a heated debate ensued amongst everyone within the gaming community, largely defying the statement with numerous examples from over the years. While he ultimately somewhat apologized for his non-researched judgment, you can imagine my surprise when I saw what Ebert himself wrote on Twitter last week.


Most people dream of meeting a member of their favorite band, or a sports legend, or… Neil Patrick Harris. If you’re a 12 year old girl, maybe it’s Justin Bieber; […]

Mass Effect 3, Black Eyed Peas, and Golden Gramophones – The 2012 Grammys

Fellow Hideo-ite Chris Pasillas discussed the worthiness of video game music in concert halls in his last blog post. Funnily enough, this week expands a bit on that concept in a much larger arena: The Grammys.