Opinion: Artistic Discussion (7/13/2017)

Hello folks! Once again, I’m resurrecting an old LVLs. feature. This time, it’s Artistic Discussion, a feature designed to talk about the good and the bad of gaming box art. Unlike last time, I’ll be posting one piece per post and it may be good OR bad, depending on my mood at the time. Today…

Opinion: My Top 111, #26-27

27) The Last Story Good: Excellent characterization that destroys the cliches typically attached to JRPGs midway through for one of the most amazing narratives I’ve come across in a game. Intriguing combat engine that focuses on real time combat is a lot of fun once it clicks. Lazulis is one of the best hubs I’ve…

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,…

Imagery: Some Updates!

In Sin & Punishment… In Dragon Quest… In Beyond Good & Evil… In The Last Story…    

Archives: The Last Story Review

Note – This stands as the best review I wrote for LVLS back in the day. It conveys the passion I felt for The Last Story, and also provides some analysis in the Spoiler section at the bottom. With LVLS operating once again, it felt right to bring this back over. The Last Story (Wii)…