Opinions: My Favorite Women in Video Games Hub

I was working on this series over at P4, but I think it’s not quite the right fit — I’m not academically examining these characters and sources and all that, just discussing why I think these women are amazing. So, I’m making a list with some minor details for 40 women or girls that I…

Music: 52 Women VGM Composers You Should Know About – Noriko Matsueda

Noriko Matsueda Matsueda joined Square in 1994 and began her career assisting recent hire Yoko Shimomura on the original Front Mission for the Super Famicom. Her first exposure to International audiences came with 1995’s Chrono Trigger, where she stepped in to assist the ill Yasunori Mitsuda with one track, “Boss Battle 1”, which Nabuo Uematsu…

Music: Mirah’s “Information” (and “Hot Hot”)

I’m super on the tip of newness this week, as Mirah put up this brand new track from her upcoming album Understanding earlier this week, and I kinda love it? It embodies a lot of cutting commentary on the current state of America in its lyrics, and it highlights how amazing her voice is. The…

Music: 52 Women VGM Composers You Should Know About – Yuko Takehara

Yuko Takehara Takehara joined Capcom around 1993, where she was first tasked to provide support for the arcade version of The Punisher. She was later selected to lead the composition on Marvel crossover titles X-Men Vs. Street Fighter, Marvel Super Heroes Vs. Street Fighter, and Marvel Vs. Capcom, arguably her best-known work for the company. Other…

Opinions – A Dual Life Perspective, 2018 (Pt. 1)

2018 thus far has been an improvement over last year. I feel like I’m finally getting my feet under me after what felt like a colossal upheaval of everything I thought I knew. That’s not to say I haven’t had setbacks or rough patches; those have certainly existed. And I’m still healing from the biggest…

Music – Our Lady Peace’s “Head Down”

I’ve been a fan of Our Lady Peace for quite some time now…getting close to 20 years! And I’ve been waiting for an album that approaches the best of their material from the 90s, and I believe Somethingness is the one that gets closest. There’s an energy, a passion and a depth to the songs…