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.

Music: 10 Spooky Tunes for Halloween – Ducktales’ “Transylvania”

I just posted a Capcom tune but we’re doing more! And it’s the original cut of “Transylvania” from Ducktales! While I have decided Jake Kaufman’s thunderous modernization is the definitive take, this is still a spooky track well suited for its creepy level, and one that matches the mood of the TV show well enough…