Music: 52 Women VGM Composers You Should Know About – Yuka Tsujiyoko

Yuka Tsujiyoko Yuka Tsujiyoko started at Intelligent Systems after a stint working as a computer programmer for another company, but her schooling in music drove her into video game composition. Her first role for the company was 1990’s Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light, and she would go on to serve as…

Opinion: My Top 25 Gaming Box Arts

Box art is a key element towards a game’s marketing muscle; it was once upon a time a major indicator what a game might contain within, and is typically carefully designed to attract customers in through compelling artwork and strong character designs. Ideally. There are far too many examples of poorly executed box art, ones…

Opinion: Lyn is the best in Fire Emblem Warriors

This isn’t going to be a deep post; I just want to state that Lyn is incredibly fun to play in Fire Emblem Warriors. She teleports around, slashes all over the place, is insanely fast and has some amazing moves that do wonders for crowd control and zipping through large groups. Her voice is just…

Opinion: Artistic Discussion – 2/7/2018

Fire Emblem stood out on the shelf when it launched for the GBA way back in 2003. Its anime influence on its medieval world was unfaltering, and as someone who had finally discovered how much they adored such art design around that time, I was immediately drawn to its distinctive character designs. To this day…

Music: Five Great Compositions from Women

It’s a bit of a tradition of mine to write about women composers in March, so I’m going to do that again with 5 of my favorite songs from my Top 100. Note – I realized I accidentally wrote about Wild Arms twice, so I’m picking a new song for this feature.   Winds across…