Music: 52 Women VGM Composers You Should Know About Hub

Welcome to the hub for my spotlight of women who have composed music for video games! Over the course of 2017 (and a little into 2018) I will be sharing a brief bio and some samples of 52 individual women who have left an indelible mark on the sound of this medium. I don’t want…

Music: 52 Women VGM Composers You Should Know About – Kinuyo Yamashita

Kinuyo Yamashita Yamashita entered the video game industry in 1986 joining Konami’s sound team and was tasked to create most of the soundtrack to the original Castlevania as her first job. While she did not compose “Vampire Killer”, the series’ most enduring theme, she did come up with several of the more memorable pieces of…

Site News: Impending Feature on Women Game Composers

So, with the Women’s March about to begin I wanted to announce a new feature series here at LVLS — a spotlight on 52 women composers in the video game industry. Each weekend I will post a brief bio and some samples of a composer’s work for the next 52 weeks, in the hope to…

Opinion: Splatoon 2 and Inktastic Impressions pt. 2 (Spoilers)

So hey, I have put in over 20 hours into Splatoon 2 now! With the solo campaign finally splatted I feel like I can share better impressions of the game and how it improves over its Wii U prequel. Since I will talk about the campaign mode there will be some spoiler-y bits ahead, so…