Win a pair of tickets to iDig Music Festival 2016!

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iDig-Music-Festival-2016-LogoTo celebrate the return of iDig Music Festival to Dublin, the very kind organisers have provided us with a pair of tickets to give away on Elite Gamer for their event on April 29 – May 1 .

So whether you’re a casual gamer who wants to hear their favourite game soundtracks live or you just like video game music, then this competition is the one for you.

Here’s how to enter:

  • ”Like” our Facebook page
  • “Like” and “share” this post
  • Leave a comment below telling us about the moment when video game music most impacted your life. It could be a heartwarming true story or some elaborate work of obviously falsified fiction, just make sure it catches our attention.

Oh, and please only enter if you’re reasonably likely to be able to attend The Dublin-based event. The winner will be selected on Friday 22 April 2016, no more entries will be accepted after this date.

One (1) winner will be selected at random. The Winner will be notified via email and announced on the Elite Gamer Facebook page and our Twitter account on 22 April 2016. The Winner will be required to acknowledge receipt of such email within two (2) working days of such receipt. If the Winners fail to acknowledge receipt of such email within 2 days, they will not be entitled to claim their Prize.  The Promoter reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to deal with any unclaimed Prize(s) in any manner. The Winners must exercise their Prize personally. The Winner will receive two (2) tickets to iDig Music Festival 2016 (the Prize).

6 COMMENTS

  1. Cool! Can’t wait to see this again this year!

    Video Game Music probably most impacted my life when the band I was in around 2004-2008 covered Frank Klepacki’s Hell March from Red Alert 1. We had such a blast playing that song. We bonded as musicians and friends and I’ve epic memories of getting halls full of teenages marching along to create the boot sound effects.

    Last year I got to interview Frank Klepacki for my website and learned that at the time we played it, he’d never yet performed the song live. We were the first to play Hell March to a live audience as near as I can tell. Awesome!

  2. I remember getting GTA IV at 12am on launch day, 2008. So excited to finally have this game I’d been anticipating for years! I got home and popped the disc in my PS3 but that install! Luckily we had the awesome theme music, that perfectly set the tone for the game, to listen to while we waited. ☺ 

  3. My earliest memory of a game soundtrack is the first ever Sonic the Hedgehog. I stayed up all night trying to complete it on the Sega Mega Drive! The game went audibly crazy. 

  4. The greatest video game music that has impacted my life were 6 songs. Green Hill Act 1 in Sonic, Ken’s Stage from Street Fighter II Champion Edition, Metal Gear Solid main theme, the Shenmue main theme, the Halo theme from Halo 1, and Apotheosis from Journey, a song that literally brought a tear to my eye.
    Any time I hear these, I’m reminded of the awesome times I played those games with my brother, cousins and friends when I was younger and how I long to have those great times back again. If I can’t relive them through playing, perhaps I can relive them through listening to them in the brilliant sound of the Video Games Live orchestra. 

  5. When I first played the Halo series I absolutely fell in love with the soundtrack and even though I don’t play the series anymore I can’t help but still adore it. A large chunk of my music is just OSTs, some from games I haven’t even played.

  6. To me music in video games plays an essential part in how a story is told. When I think of my favourite video game, I think of the music. Some of my favourite games comes soley down to the soundtrack and the emotion that each song carries. My favourite game to date is Bioshock. I didn’t know what I was expecting when I first played that game but the second the game starts and you hear “The Ocean on his Shoulders”, I get goosebumps. I listen to the soundtrack so I can relive that first moment when you enter Rapture. To date I probably have more video game music in my music library than anything. Each song connecting me to s different part of my life. There’s nothing more I’d love than to see all of my favourite video game soundtracks being brought to life in a live orchestra. 

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