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The Reboot/GDC 2008: Metroid at Video Games Live

Watching Video Games Live was the perfect way to end the Game Developers Conference, which took place last week. The full-symphony-orchestra played various video game themes, including Pong, Frogger, Dragon’s Lair, Metal Gear Solid, Mass Effect and Halo. Fans in attendance were also given a special performance, as VGL played the theme to the popular Nintendo game “Metroid.” It was only the second time Metroid has ever been played at VGL. Props to Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall for putting together such a kick ass show. Here’s the performance:

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  1. The Reboot/GDC 2008: Metroid at Video Games Live February 26th, 2008 12:40 am

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  2. Michael Pacheco February 27th, 2008 6:49 pm

    Nice Videos!

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  5. […] including Metal Gear Solid, Final Fantasy, Sonic the Hedgehog, Bioshock, Mass Effect and Metroid were also featured at the show in San Francisco, CA. Co-creators Tommy Tallarico and Jack Wall put […]

  6. Stronghold Crusader Extreme March 24th, 2008 8:23 am

    very useful information :)

  7. crusader extreme March 24th, 2008 11:02 am

    i like video games much :)

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