S4 E126 Music Videos: Portal | Helldivers 2 (Apr 2024)

This week, we cover three outstanding music videos, demonstrating different genres of music and different game engines - a re-imagined Simon and Garfunkel classic, a pop-tacular and a rap. We discuss the perfect match between the lyrics, the game and the images our three selected creators have demonstrated in these shorts. We suggest comparing and contrasting, but really we just mean enjoy them all for what they are.

1:41 Harry101UK’s Sound of Science, Source Filmmaker/Portal, music by Stupendium
4:49 Who I am, Blender/Minecraft/Portal by Cubical, music by CG5
6:16 Portal is darker than expected, and these beautifully illustrate it?
9:26 Why recreate Portal in Minecraft aesthetic; why?!
11:57 Why Portal and why now?
14:09 Both videos capture the creepiness in Portal well
15:57 Helldivers 2 – JT Music’s video is a mindblowing overview of this new game
17:59 No AI used in the making of by JT?
18:35 What is Helldivers 2 about: the galaxy’s last line offence!
21:11 An homage to Starship Troopers… and politics of our time
30:49 Our show: what do you think to the new format?

Credits -
Speakers: Phil Rice, Tracy Harwood, Damien Valentine
Producer/Editor: Phil Rice
Music: Animo Domini Beats
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