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"Hadoken!" Street Fighter II Confirmed For Video Games Live: Level 3

by rawmeatcowboy
03 September 2013
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Los Angeles, CA, USA – September 3 2013/… Video Games Live™, the first and most successful video game touring concert in the world, today confirmed that Street Fighter II, will be featured on the upcoming Video Games Live: Level 3 album. Capcom’s iconic fighting game has been a fan favourite for over two decades and Video Games Live will be including a new orchestral arrangement of the theme tune on the Video Games Live: Level 3 album, which is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to fund its production and release.

Video Games Live: Level 3 album, which will contain a track list of music from award-winning video games created by the original composers from celebrated franchises. An orchestral mock-up of the Street Fighter II arrangement can be listened to here:

“Keep in mind that none of the orchestra is real in our mock up,” said Tommy Tallarico, CEO/Executive Producer/Host of Video Games Live. “It's all done on computers and synthesizers, so the final track will sound a lot better and more full than this mock-up. However, it does give you an idea of the arrangement and energy that this amazing franchise has!”

The philosophy behind Video Games Live is to showcase games in their warranted artistic spotlight while simultaneously introducing a whole new generation of gaming fans to the sights and sounds of the symphony. The Video Games Live concert series fuses the energy and excitement of a high-octane rock concert with the raw power and emotion of a symphony orchestra. Stunning synchronized visuals coupled with technology and interactivity add to the musical extravaganza that millions of people have enjoyed.

The Kickstarter campaign for Video Games Live: Level 3 the album will be studio recorded with a 72+ piece orchestra backed by a 60+ person choir and explosive rock band. All recordings will be written, arranged and conducted by famous game composers from around the world. All proceeds will go the creation of the album and the fulfillment of the prize tiers for backers.

The Video Games Live: Level 3 album track list will feature rare musical arrangements and exclusive recordings from:
Chrono Trigger/Cross, Shadow of the Colossus, Skyrim, Journey, Monkey Island, DOTA 2, Final Fantasy, Silent Hill, World of Warcraft, Diablo, BioShock, Beyond Good & Evil, Metal Gear Solid, Street Fighter II, Uncharted, Assassin's Creed, Earthworm Jim, Portal, Tetris, Resident Evil and more! Including a special track remix by legendary DJ, artist and performer BT!

The Video Games Live: Level 3 funding campaign has launched on Kickstarter, will run until 14 September 2013 and aims to raise a minimum of $250,000 USD. To support the campaign and pledge, go to: