Music: The 25 Best Smash Bros. Remixes – Ultimate Edition

All good things must come to an end, and we have now hit our last article spotlighting my favorite remixes from Super Smash Bros. with Ultimate. As the game is so new and the content so dense…this took a lot of internal debate to sort out, and I may have some changes down the road,…

Music: The 25 Best Smash Bros. Remixes – Wii U/3DS Edition

Let’s continue on with Part 4 of my Smash Bros. remix ranking, this time for Wii U/3DS! For the purposes of this series I will only focus on actual remixes from the franchises appearing in Smash. This duo of games took some thought, but I feel pretty good about these five being the best of the…

Music/Art – My Favorite Fan Art and Remix of 2018

Much like last year, it’s time to honor some fan tributes to video games! 🙂 Best Remix – Escape from the City by Lame Genie featuring Josh Herzer Lame Genie has climbed pretty high into my ALL TIME BEST ROCK REMIXERS of VGM, and this is a strong testament as to why. The band captures…

Music: The 25 Best Smash Bros. Remixes – Brawl Edition

Time for Part 3 of my Smash Bros. remix ranking, this time for Brawl! For the purposes of this series I will only focus on actual remixes from the franchises appearing in Smash. Here the music count rose considerably, but thankfully for me I more or less had my top 5 in mind before beginning this…

Music: The 25 Best Smash Bros. Remixes – Melee Edition

Time for Part 2 of my Smash Bros. remix ranking, this time for Melee! For the purposes of this series I will only focus on actual remixes from the franchises appearing in Smash. Melee more than tripled the song count from 64, so this was a little more dynamic of a selection process. Here’s the best tunes from Melee in my…

Music: The 25 Best Smash Bros. Remixes – SSB64 Edition

I had a thought on vacation to share my favorite five tracks per Super Smash Bros. title as a recurring feature over the next week, so let’s actually act on that and get what could be the hardest game off the docket first; Super Smash Bros. for the N64. For the purposes of this series…

Music: 52 Women VGM Composers You Should Know About – Saki Kasuga

Saki Kasuga Kasuga (maiden name Haruyama) started her composing career at Intelligent Systems, beginning on the second Game Boy Advance Fire Emblem title with the series’ lead composer Yuka Tsujiyoko. She would continue to work at the company for several years, providing music and sound to Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door, Fire Emblem: Sacred…

Music: 10 Spooky Tunes for Halloween – Diablo’s “Tristram Village”

This song has been on my Top 100 VGM list before, and it’s hovering on the cusp of making it in still. It’s a really melancholy number that captures the despair and destitution Tristram is feeling incredibly well. The guitar work is exquisite, too. A truly haunting, thought provoking piece.