Cool Down Your Summer with Music

June 20, 2011

Well folks, summer is here and it’s not getting any cooler. Well personally I think it probably would, maybe with some pop and beer stashed inside – but nevertheless, I thought why not make a compilation of some chill, refreshing water themes to fight against the increasing summer heat, which I hear is cracking the 90s in a lot of places. y(es that was one sentence!)

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Stand Out Game Introductions

June 18, 2009

Well today I was playing an online Video Game Music quiz and I happened upon the opening theme of Cannon Fodder. I’ll just say that I had no idea what was coming there, it starts out with ska chords and goes into “♫ War, never been so much fun…♫” So for the focus of this article I will talk about some attention grabbing intros.  Not all of them need take the Cannon Fodder approach but all of them have some quality that makes them unforgettable.

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Collection of Epic Tracks

June 3, 2009

Well I have been lagging on coming up with a new soundtrack to do, so I decided to go with my idea of making a top list of epic tracks. One of my favorite things about making this list was seeing how varied each track was from system to system and game to series.

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8-Bit Jesus!

December 21, 2008

This holiday season, forget about the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, throw out your CD of Twisted Sisters “A Twisted Christmas.” The Christmas album to rule all Christmas Albums is here! All give praise to the newly born

Have a very 8-Bit Christmas!

Have a merry 8-Bit Christmas!

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Let’s Do This: Delving into an NES RPG

December 21, 2008

crystalis_swordSo my collection of cartridges has grown and my NES has been used for at least an hour a day over the past two weeks… Up until now I’ve just been playing a few pick-up-games. A little bit of Snow Brothers, then some Magic Johnson’s Fast Break, then a bit of Chip & Dale: Rescue Rangers for good measure. It really has been fun, playing some great (and not so great) games from the past. However, there are only so many times you can play through the first three days of Paperboy before you need something to break up the continuity. With that, I decided it’s time to take up an NES RPG. Read the rest of this entry »