Late to the party? Don’t worry, the food is still hot

May 15, 2010

Four words:

Shadow of the Colossus.

I suppose it is a tad early to call this one a “classic,” but even someone like Guillermo del Toro felt strongly enough about it to proclaim it a “masterpiece.”  It was one of those games that sort of “snuck” into the PS2 library.  Most gamers seemed to breeze right by this one, perhaps even lifting it off the shelf and reading its deceptively vague insert.  Others may have peered into the shadowy figure on the cover and instantly lost their sanity, screaming obscenities and jumping through one of the massive glass windows at Media Play.  The few that actually played it however, found it contained within its shiny disc a hundred Christmas mornings… and I’m talking about the good ones, like the time you peeled open the wrapping paper and found a Sega Saturn PS2.

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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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Top 10 Classic Soundtracks of 2008

December 21, 2008

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Well I’ve decided that every year I’ll make a top 10 soundtrack list, and with the new year being 10 days away, I can knock off one a day. The cutoff for this list is the Dreamcast/N64/PSx line so when I don’t include KH2, Katamari Damacy, or Shadow of the Colossus, it’s only because I I can’t. So not long from now, I will announce our number 10. Stay tuned.

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