Oct 24

Final Fantasy XIII-2’s “Noel’s Theme” Viola Cover perf. by xclassicalcatx

The only think I am aware of regarding the Final Fantasy XIII games is that the music is pretty good (everything else is at least hit or miss.) Of course, it could be just how beautifully xclassicalcatx players her viola.

Oct 24

50+ Exciting Features in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Oh my goodness I cannot wait for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. I cannot cannot cannot cannot cannot!   All the modes, all the features, it’s simply just too much. I especially am excited about Ridley as a boss character and Smash Tour. And we cannot forget about 8 player Smash and Mewtwo as …

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Oct 24

Motherboard: “Sex at a Four-Year Video Game College” by Jagger Gravnin

An interesting article by Jagger Gravnin about the social life at Digipen, a four-year college specializing in game development, and the differences between the male and female experiences. It mostly seems to focus on what dating life is like at a college that is mostly male and the subtle objectification and harassment that occurs on …

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Oct 23

Megaman vs. Protoman Rap by Arthur & Medic Feat. Dan Bull and NLJ

I’m not sure what to really say about this other than it’s got a really cool beat and Dan Bull puts up compelling arguments for Mega Man. Then again, I can see where NLJ is coming from for Protoman.   This rap is the collaborative efforts of Dan Bull, NLJ, and Arthur and Medic. If …

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Oct 23

Nightmares Return with Five Night at Freddy’s 2 on Steam Greenlight

It feels just like last week that Five Nights at Freddy’s first came out. Now a sequel is on it’s way in what I think might just be the quickest a sequel has ever been produced. I’m pretty curious about how the new features of this game is going to work, seeing as the original …

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Oct 23

Ultra Combo Part 2 Did You Know Gaming Killer Instinct

More Killer Instinct History reveals some additional tidbits about Killer Instinct Gold, Killer Instinct for the Xbox One, and KI related Easter eggs that have popped up in other rare games.   This video is part of the series Did You Know Gaming. If you liked it, then I suggest checking out their channel for …

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Oct 22

Pokemon X and Y’s “Professor Sycamore’s Theme” Flute Cover perf. by Sab Irene

Huh, when I hear Professor Sycamore’s theme like this it sounds like something out of Monkey Island.   This song was performed by Sab Irene and if you liked it, then you should check out her channel for more.

Oct 22

History Respawned: Angels, Demons, and Souls – How Real World Mythology Influenced the Game

If you ever wanted a quick crash course in the history of western of mythology, well this video probably wouldn’t suffice but it has just enough make you even more curious. All in the context of Diablo III so what more could you ask for?   This video is part of a series by Bob …

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Oct 22

JonTron Fless From Clock Tower’s Scissor Man

It’s really cool to see what the early ideas of survival-horror games were like. There is definitely a lot of good ideas in here, like how the enemy can corner you in the most unlikely ways. What I found pretty interesting is that you don’t really seem to have a way to defend yourself in …

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Oct 22

What Characters Might Look Like in a Disney Smash Bros. Game by MikeVDesign

Tumblr user MikeVDesign has conceived of something extraordinary. What if we took Disney’s epic heroes and villains, and put them into Super Smash Bros? Unfortunately we may never see a game like until Disney buys out Nintendo (or the other way around) but until then we can just imagine it with this cool pixel art …

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Oct 21

Limbo with Lyrics by Brentalfloss

I couldn’t remember if Limbo had a main theme or any other iconic tune and so I was really curious as to how Brentalfloss was going to make a “Limbo with Lyrics”. His solution was pretty interesting, though it completely undermines the creepiness of this game. I think that may have been the point though. …

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Oct 21

Little Mac Cosplay by Rae Kay Punches In!

Little Mac comes to life in this cosplay by Rae Kay. Check out these photos and then check out the rest here.  

Oct 21

Ready for Adventure – Legend of Zelda Prints by pepsie

Tumblr user pepsie has created some fantastic Legend of Zelda prints highlighting the feeling you get when you set off on your new quest to save Hyrule (or Termina) from the forces of evil. Check them out.  

Oct 20

The Elder Scrolls’ “Main Theme” Violin and Guitar Cover perf. by Diwa De Leon

Diwa De Leon brings us his arrangement of the iconic Elder Scrolls theme. As always it’s excellent and can get any adventurer into the trekking mood.   If you liked this song and would like to hear more, check out Diwa’s YouTube channel.

Oct 20

Video Game High Schoool Doesn’t Seem So Ridiculous When PBS Game/Show Asks Why Not?

Jamin actually had me pretty convinced throughout this whole video that eSports should be considered a college or high school sport, until the end. His point that unlike other sports and classical games, games like League of Legends and DoTA are owned by someone and as such they could put out new versions of the …

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