The term Nintendocore was coined, as a joke, by Nathan Winneke, lead singer of HORSE the band . The genre is a derivative form of metalcore that fuses typical metalcore elements with chiptunes and 8-bit music. Nintendocore frequently features the use of electric guitars, drum kits, and other typical metalcore instrumentation along side electronic beats or video game music. Use of auto-tuned or synthesized vocals is present, but often limited, while screamed vocals are used heavily. Read more on Last.fm.