Monday, October 31, 2011

Episode 21B: Sacrifices Must Be Made, Part 2

Part 2 of our discussion of sacrificing story and gameplay for graphics. We take a look at games that succeed in combining the three, and also look at ones that fail. Episode 21B

Episode 21A: Sacrifices Must Be Made, Part 1

It's a topic brought up with every single generation of new consoles--the thought that game makers are sacrificing good story and good gameplay for the sake of selling a game that focuses entirely on graphics. In light of this current generation of systems, do you agree or not? In this 2-part episode, we debate this issue from various angles. All music used belongs to their respective games/studios/composers/developers/etc.  Episode 21A

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Episode 20: Holiday Gifts

The holidays are fast approaching, and with it, some of the hottest anticipated video game releases. I and the panel discuss some of the biggest releases due out this holiday season, what we think will be the must-have titles, and the games we personally want to nab. All music used belongs to their respective games/studios/developers/composers/etc. Episode 20

Monday, October 3, 2011

Episode 19: Bleeps and Bloops

Music can add so much to the experience of playing a video game. From its humble beginnings as filler, music now serves a huge function--in fact, we expect it now, with studios now employing full orchestras to accompany their games. In this episode, we discuss how far music has come in the gaming world, as well as talk about our favorite game tunes and composers. All music used belongs to their respective games/studios/developers/composers.

Episode 19