Music/Art – My Favorite Fan Art and Remix of 2019

Much like last year, it’s time to honor some fan tributes to video games! 🙂 Best Remix – Vampire Killer by 楓-kaede-, Jill, REO 楓-kaede-, Jill, and REO have been on a tear with Castlevania, following up their sublime “Bloody Tears” cover with this thumping gothic remix of “Vampire Killer”. I adore their synergy and…

Opinions: Decade of Memories – The 15 Best Video Game Fan Arts this Decade

Fan art is something I was once really really into collecting. Around 2015 I sort of backed off from doing so, but I’ve been revisiting DeviantArt and reconnecting into that channel of inspiration and craftsmanship that can emphasize how amazing characters from games can be when reinterpreted by their fans. Not ALL of these efforts…

Music: Top 25 Video Game Fan Remixes: #21- 25

Let’s wrap up my remix picks today! To kick us off, here’s Thailand’s Simon Leong absolutely nailing Dr. Wily’s theme from Mega Man 2. This is an acoustic guitar cover, but it is played with the energy and the tempo of a much heavier instrument choice, and it just clicks. Leong has a lot of…

Music: Top 25 Video Game Fan Remixes: #1 – 5

Okay, I’ve had the hub page up all day, so let’s actually begin the list of my favorite remixes. The Advantage’s math rock approach to NES synth was one of the first major exposures I had to the now booming VGM rock cover world, and despite their relative silence for a long while they still…

Castlevania Imagery

Alert – I have hosted the art of Succubus that displays her bare breasts, so if you’re easily offended by the sight of nudity, I suggest not continuing on! Castlevania Castlevania: Symphony of the Night Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow (note – I hate the anime switch IGA made to the primary…

Opinion: Castlevania Anniversary Collection’s Full Lineup!

Nintendo Life reports the remaining titles for Konami’s upcoming multiplatform Castlevania Anniversary Collection: Castlevania (1987, NES) Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest (1988, NES) Castlevania: The Adventure (1989, Game Boy) Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse (1990, NES) Kid Dracula (1990, NES) Castlevania II: Belmont’s Revenge (1991, Game Boy) Super Castlevania IV (1991, SNES) Castlevania Bloodlines / New Generation…