Music: Top 5 Intro Themes

It’s a new month, so let’s do another entry in my Top 100 songs (boy, I’m doing a lot of lists these days…). Today I’d like to focus on my favorite introduction tunes. Silent Hill 3 – You’re Not Here (PS2, Konami, Akira Yamaoka/Mary Elizabeth McGlynn) Akira Yamaoka is a master at crafting horror-tinged rock…

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. Into the Wilderness, Wild ARMs, Michiko Naruke, PS1, Sony/Media.Vision, 1997 I absolutely adore the introduction to Wild ARMs, which is primarily due to…

Opinion: My Favorite Pre-Game Intros

Some games feature some sort of trailer or attract mode in order to psych up the player for what they are about to experience. Here I want to share 10 that worked their magic on me beautifully, leaving a very strong memory on how awesome it was. Not all of these are even from favorite…