Tallarico had been missing from the Hosting role in his shows The Electric Playground and Reviews on the Run for some time now due to working on his Video Games Live Tour. He returned to do a few episode after the intial run of the tour, but soon left the shows after.
Tommy dislikes the name of the Nintendo Wii and prefers to keep calling it by it's promotional name, The Revolution.
On Judgment Day, Tommy often makes comments on "What's in his pants" while having something in his pocket or actually down his pants. Items have included a PSP console and a large Tootsie Roll.
Tommy has his fair share of fans as well as detractors. Those people who don't like him so much are affectionately called "Tommyknockers."
Tallarico has an entire room in his house devoted to all of the Spider-Man memorabilia he has collected over the years.
Tommy's favorite old school video games are Ms. Pac-Man and Galaga.
Produced the SFX kit, a collection of over 20,000 sound effect files designed to help developers get started in the video game industry.
Tommy regularly attends the Spring Training games for the New York Yankees.
Has attended every Entertainment Electronics Expo (E3) from 1997 to 2006. With the revamp of E3 for 2007 it is unknown if Tommy will attend.
Tommy has done consultant work for Apple, Intel, Microsoft and Sony.
While it may be unusual to say for a video game show, Tommy does his own stunts. Some of which include parachuting, jumping from a ski-lift, being thrown into the ocean, and being hit with paint balls.
The IDG 2004 Industry White Paper considered Tallarico the person who contributed most to the advancement and growth of the audio industry in 2003.
While he is an accomplished musician, he never learned to read sheet music.
He is a big fan of the James Bond franchise. It is also rumored that he has film copies of all of the original Connery films.
Tommy is a nominating committee member for the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences.
He was keynote speaker at the 2000 Milia conference in Cannes, France.
Tommy is an advisory board member for the Game Developers Conference.
On July 6th, 2005, he began a world-wide tour called the "Video Games Live tour". The first show was held at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles,California.
Tommy's first game to work on was Prince of Persia for the Nintendo Game Boy.
Tommy was the first game producer to use 3-D audio in a video game.
Formed Mystical Stone Entertainment LLC with fellow video game composer Jack Wall.
Tommy's favorite pianist is Ludwig van Beethoven.
Was the keynote speaker at the 1999 Game Developers' Conference.
He is the founder and president of Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.)
Tommy is a huge fan of everything Spider-Man.
While an avid fan of the original Star Wars Trilogy, Tommy is very vocal about his criticisms of the current Star Wars Trilogy.
The band Chaosphonic named their song "Tommy Tallarico" after him.
His work on Knockout Kings N64 earned him the "Best Console Sports Product of 1999" award from the Interactive Academy of Arts & Sciences.
Tommy has been playing piano since he was 3 years old.
Tommy is a die-hard Yankees fan.
His Tommy Tallarico Studios is the multimedia industry's largest audio production house.
From 1991 to 1994, he was head of Virgin Interactive's music and video division.
Tommy has designed the audio for the multi-channel DTS theatrical trailer logo playing in movie theater trailers.
With his release "Tommy Tallarico's Greatest Hits Vol. 1", he became the first musician to release a video game soundtrack.
Tommy wrote the opening song used for Aerosmith's 2002 "Girls of Summer" tour.
Has been writing music for video games for over 15 years.
Founded Tommy Tallarico Studios in 1994.
Has done music for over 250 video games, and the list continues to grow.