Music: 52 Women VGM Composers You Should Know About – Rika Muranaka

Rika Muranaka Muranaka got her start outside of the gaming industry; she was signed to Columbia Records and released four CDs of original music, produced music for commercials, advertising, governmental films and other media, and had contributed to Casio’s electronic keyboard sounds — in short, she was quite established. In 1997 she was intrigued by…

Opinion: Heavy Burger Shoots its Way into Weirdest Retro Revival of the Year

Coming to Steam and Switch this month, Flying Tiger Entertainment is creating their own unique spin on their Data East licensing — Heavy Burger. This is kind of crazy town: 1-4 Players can battle against time-honored characters in a nostalgia-inducing collage of retro set-pieces from BurgerTime, Karate Champ, Lock ‘N Chase, Heavy Barrel, Side Pocket,…

Site News: A (Slight) Design Overhaul

I’ve been using the same look for LVLS for…most of its current iteration at this point? Since I am battling some sort of illness (woo…XD ) I took some time today to reconsider its style, but what can I say, Dyad is a great fit for the content I produce here. So I did change…

Music: 52 Women VGM Composers You Should Know About – Winifred Phillips

Winifred Phillips Phillips has been one of the leading western women composers in the 2000s to the present, contributing to several huge franchises and garnering widescreen acclaim and accolades for her work in the medium. She got her start working on God of War, Sony’s action/adventure franchise launcher back in 2005; since then, she has…