Music: Top VGM STKs #10 – Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4

Persona 4 is one of those soundtracks that come around at the right time to just floor you. At least it was for me. In 2008 when the game came out I got the deluxe edition AND the secondary collector’s package from my ex for Christmas/birthday gifts, and it was a bit of a dicey…

Music: Five Modern RPG & Action/Adventure Tunes from my Top 100

I have 15 more tracks to go on my Top 100 before I can wrap it up, so let’s just continue marching forward with these posts! 🙂 Today I want to talk about some of my favorite tunes from relatively recent RPGs and Action/Adventure games! Home Sweet Home – Beyond Good & Evil (Christophe Heral,…

Opinions: If I could design a NES Classic 2…

Nintendo plans to re-release the NES Classic next year, but that’s sort of old hat. If Nintendo came over to me to generate a NES Classic 2 (modeled after the late second model of the console) with the same number of games, this would be what I would supply. Now in this case I’m giving…

Opinion: Bottom 25 Games – 21) Friday the 13th (NES)

21) Friday the 13th (NES, LJN/Atlus, 1989) Hey, LJN returns yet again for another NES licensed dud. Much like their horrible Uncanny X-Men, Atlus (or whatever secondary dev they subcontracted) botched their spin on the iconic horror franchise with Friday the 13th, a needlessly convoluted and deliberately difficult game that is the definition of malcontent….

Music: Top 5 “Town” Themes

Sanctuary areas in games tend to have unique, relaxing compositions that emphasize safety and tranquility. However, I seem to like more melancholy themes, given my three favorites are more morose in tone. Regardless, here’s five of my favorite town themes from my Top 100 list: Lower Valua, Skies of Arcadia, Yutaka Minobe and Takayuki Maeda,…

Art: Rockin’ Kats

Almost hard to believe this is the same artist that did the majority of Shin Megami Tensei‘s Demons…but it’s true!