Category Archive: Videos/Animations

Any cool videos or animations that we find.

Oct 17

The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra Performs Music from Final Fantasy VI

Perhaps Nobuo Uemastu’s greatest musical work, performed by the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. It’s truly something to hear and I only wish I could be there to hear the whole thing live. Especially this is only a piece of the symphonic poem called “Born with the Gift of Magic”.

Oct 17

3D Chalk Art of Mega Man X

The AWE Me channel has another piece of fantastic 3D chalk art. This time of Mega Man X!

Oct 17

The Angry Video Game Nerd Breaks Down the Bad in LJN’s Beetlejuice Game

Just in time for Halloween, The Angry Video Game Nerd reviews the game adaptation of one of my favorite movies “Beetlejuice.”   In a way, this game kind of typifies how I feel about early adaptations of movie games. Some are good and some are bad but that’s because they usually were given the freedom …

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Oct 17

Outside Xbox Looks at 7 Impractical Locks in Gaming

The thing with video games is that a lot of times designers want to do something interesting with something mundane. Locks is a pretty good mechanic to mess around with and in the case of the examples given in the video above, are designed to be aesthetically different than regular locks or to offer puzzles …

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Oct 16

Doom’s “At Doom’s Gate E1M1″ Guitar Cover perf. by Epic Game Music

Epic Game Music brings to us today a cover of one of the most influential games of all time, Doom. Given his instrument of choice, I would say this is very appropriate.   If you liked this video and want to see more, I suggest checking out Epic Game Music’s YouTube channel.

Oct 16

Exciting Technology Seen in Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Exists In Some Form Today – Reality Check

We have hoverbikes already? Or at least will have them soon? Aw yeah, count me in for driving one of those.

Oct 16

Extra Credits and Idea Channel Look at Mechanics and Meaning

Two interesting videos came out yesterday on YouTube each talking about the relationship between players and the mechanics of the games they play. The first video is from Extra Credit with discusses whether or not video games have less value than other mediums.   I agree to a degree with some of the points brought …

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Oct 16

The Point Asks if Games Can Change Who We Are

I find the notion that video games are some how bubbles of escapism that don’t have an effect on us to be really silly, especially if you accept that other mediums do.   When you think about it, just look at how much video games have influenced people to do in the last couple of …

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Oct 15

“Stay Away From Me” – A Five Nights at Freddy’s Parody of “Stay With Me” by Nathan Smith

There is a reason why I haven’t talked about Five Nights at Freddy’s, despite thinking that it’s a pretty brilliant game, and that’s because the game terrifies me. I’m not big into horror games and get scared pretty easily which is what has kept me away from games like Amnesia and this game, but if …

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Oct 15

The Rare History of Killer Instinct Revealed by Did You Know Gaming

The history of Killer Instinct is seeped in the magic that made Rare one of the best developers of the olden days.   This is part of the Did You Know Gaming series on YouTube. If you liked this video then you should check out other videos exploring the history of various video game franchises.

Oct 15

A Man Glitches, a Slave Obeys – Eggbusters Tries Out Two Bioshock Glitches

I think the saddest part about Bioshock is compartmentalized the whole world felt. It’s bad enough the that the game segments everything based on “levels” when the whole city is really the best part. I think it would have been really cool if it were possible to check out some of the places just shown …

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Oct 14

Tetris Opera perf. by Jillian Aversa at Video Games Live, San Diego Comic-Con 2014

If you’ve never been to Video Games Live, then you are missing out on a very special treat. I’ve had the pleasure of going a couple of times (one of them being their first performance) and let me just say that this video is a pretty accurate to representation of how fun the show is. …

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Oct 13

Gears of War 2’s “Main Theme” perf. by SquidPhysics

You got love that cello! As well as all the other instruments used in this cover of the main theme from Gears of War 2. YouTube user SquidPhysics continues to put out some of the highest quality game covers I’ve ever heard.   If you liked this video, then I suggest checking out the other …

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Oct 13

Really Freakin’ Clever Looks at The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures – The Oft Forgotten Zelda Game

I think streamlining the Zelda formula in this game is what led to revelation that Zelda games have become to much filler. Though I think some of the adventure is lost in games like Four Sword Adventures though their single player mechanics do seem like really clever solutions to the problems of not having three …

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Oct 10

PBS Game/Show Explains Why Mario’s Jumps Are So Important

I would not be surprised if Mario is the reason why jumping is so important in video games and why it’s so fundamental in many games. Look back a lot of old games, there were some games 2D games that didn’t have an emphasis on jumping and that seem to make everything a bit more …

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