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The Ten Catchiest Mega Man Songs

Picking ten among hundreds of catchy Mega Man songs is practically impossible. So what I did was pick ten of my favorite Mega Man stage BGM, and weigh them by the quality of the song given its technology at the time, and how it compares to the tunes that come before it. I aimed for a bit of game diversity, so you have to allow for one (and … [Continue Reading]

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Chrono Cross versus Final Fantasy VI – A Soundtrack Comparison

The soundtrack of Chrono Cross is seen by JRPG enthusiasts as the best ever and rightfully so. That era of JRPGs is a time where the amount of cinematic flair we see today wasn’t possible, so it was imperative that game developers go the extra mile to keep players engaged. It was an era where there was more room on the stage for the … [Continue Reading]

Tales of Graces began the trend of a much more cinematic presentation. Tales of Xillia I and II continue to perfect the formula. The game is just as engaging to watch as it is to play.

The Current State Of The Tales JRPG Franchise

[Editor’s Note: This is written from a North American perspective, so although Tales of Xillia 2 is out in Japan, I have yet to play it, and am expressing my spoiler-free opinions which are current as of the release of Tales of Xillia] Namco Bandai, more affectionately known as Bamco, is on to something with Tales of Xillia. The Tales … [Continue Reading]

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Breath of Fire II Retranslation – By Ryusui (SNES)

Ryusui led a 100% Retranslation effort of Breath of Fire II, and it’s AMAZING! Let’s take a quick spoiler-free look at Breath of Fire II and you can decide if you want to try the game for yourself. Whats Different? Breath of Fire II’s plot or monster statistics weren’t altered, but the script and interface got an outstanding update. … [Continue Reading]

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Tales of Graces began the trend of a much more cinematic presentation. Tales of Xillia I and II continue to perfect the formula. The game is just as engaging to watch as it is to play.

The Current State Of The Tales JRPG Franchise

[Editor’s Note: This is written from a North American perspective, so although Tales of Xillia 2 is out in Japan, I have yet to play it, and am expressing my spoiler-free opinions which are current as of the release of Tales of Xillia] Namco Bandai, more affectionately known as Bamco, is on to something with […]

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chrono cross soundtrack compared to final fantasy vi

Chrono Cross versus Final Fantasy VI – A Soundtrack Comparison

The soundtrack of Chrono Cross is seen by JRPG enthusiasts as the best ever and rightfully so. That era of JRPGs is a time where the amount of cinematic flair we see today wasn’t possible, so it was imperative that game developers go the extra mile to keep players engaged. It was an era where […]

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Mega Man – Origin of X Part II

The second part to the Mega Man X origin story is here! This chapter sees Mega Man, Zero, Mega Man X, and Bass face off against Let and his Dragonbrood clan, except something is wrong… Here is the tracklist for the movie: 1. Golbez’ Four Emperors – Final Fantasy IV 2. Last Man Standing – […]

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The Gaming Investor – A Guide To Investing In Microsoft

The Xbox One and Playstation 4 are poised to lead entertaining, and may I add – very profitable shelf lives for their respective video game companies. The second adjective is important because gamers often benefit from the first, but few if any ever plan to benefit from the second. Investing in a video game company […]

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Breath of Fire II Retranslation – By Ryusui (SNES)

Ryusui led a 100% Retranslation effort of Breath of Fire II, and it’s AMAZING! Let’s take a quick spoiler-free look at Breath of Fire II and you can decide if you want to try the game for yourself. Whats Different? Breath of Fire II’s plot or monster statistics weren’t altered, but the script and interface […]

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My Thoughts On 007: Skyfall

Due to Skyfall’s awesome box office numbers, I can safely go by the assumption that anyone who wants to see it has seen it by now. This is why I’ll opt for more of a short reflection as opposed to a comprehensive review. Those who haven’t seen Skyfall can see if the film is worth […]

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Final Fantasy IV : J2e’s Uncut Translation (SNES)

Final Fantasy IV set the foundation for the way most JRPGs are developed today. In recognition, the game has seen several enhanced remakes, and a full length sequel. Many people know it was released in the United States as Final Fantasy II (as it was the second FF title to be released here, with VI […]