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…

Opinion: Power Up! – Metal Blades (Mega Man 2)

Metal Blades (Mega Man 2) Sometimes in a game you get a weapon that simply outclasses everything else. Last time I wrote one of these I spoke about the Spread Gun in Contra (which absolutely qualifies), but Mega Man 2 takes the cake in terms of game-breaking attacks. Metal Man is one of the easier…

Music: Five of my Top 100 VGM from All Over the Map

All right, we’re down to the last 10 songs on my Top 100 VGM! I’m going to work to get this finished this weekend, so expect the last five tomorrow! Chicago: Stealth, Perfect Dark, Grant Kirkhope, N64, Rare, 2001 For me this is one of the best “stealth” songs I’ve ever come across. And it…

Opinions – A Dual Life Perspective, 2017 (Pt. 2)

All right, so here we are with the second half of my year in review for 2017. This was ultimately a better six months than the first. I had a job through all of it (I’m not huge on it but it’s a steady source of income more or less), my healing made a ton…

Opinion – Mega Man 1 – 6 Ranked!

So after reviewing all of the Strider games a bit ago, I wanted to tackle something else and possibly make it into a recurring feature. This time, I want to cover the NES Mega Man games and share my opinion on them all! This go-around I’ll be placing them in the order I adore them…

Culture Clash!: Mega Man/Rockman (NES/Famicom)

Study 22 – Mega Man/Rockman 1 -6 (Capcom) Capcom’s premiere NES franchise had the most entries of any NES hero or heroine with seven (including the Japan only Rock Board); only Mario, whose menagerie of appearances is impossible to beat, had more to his name. The games all revolved around Mega Man/Rockman’s (American/Japanese) talent for…