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Game Music Daily Week 29: Ape Escape, Skies of Arcadia, Metroid Prime, Red Orchestra 2, X-Men 2: Clone Wars, Mass Effect 3, Warframe

Game Music Daily Week 29: Ape Escape, Skies of Arcadia, Metroid Prime, Red Orchestra 2, X-Men 2: Clone Wars, Mass Effect 3, Warframe

  199. Ape Escape “The Lost Land – Primordial Ooze” (Soichi Terada) “I’m ashamed I didn’t make this epiphany sooner. The PERFECT thinking music. Promordial Ooze stood out because of the motivating swell behind the four-second spiral. A constant force building toward a goal with little diversion or sudden shock. Tranquil, ...

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What DayZ Could Learn From Its Imitators

What DayZ Could Learn From Its Imitators

I got into the DayZ mod around ten months ago, when I finally built a computer that could handle large scale games. I fell in love with the idea of it—a world in which there are no rules about right and wrong, and where there is only survival, and what ...

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Game Music Daily Superb First Levels: Sonic Adventure 2, Ratchet: Deadlocked, Mario Kart 8, Super Mario Galaxy, Ace Combat: Assault Horizon, Spongebob: Battle for Bikini Bottom, Metal Gear Solid 4

Game Music Daily Superb First Levels: Sonic Adventure 2, Ratchet: Deadlocked, Mario Kart 8, Super Mario Galaxy, Ace Combat: Assault Horizon, Spongebob: Battle for Bikini Bottom, Metal Gear Solid 4

  192. Ratchet: Deadlocked “DreadZone Training Course” (David Bergeaud) “New theme! This week will feature our favorite game openers, the tracks kicking off the action in-game. With that, I’ll swing back around to Ratchet: Deadlocked. As I’ve pointed out before in week seven, if the F-Zero series still continued today, ...

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Top 5 Hypest Moments of EVO 2014

Top 5 Hypest Moments of EVO 2014

EVO came and went, but not before knocking the wind out of our sails on quite a few occasions.

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Game Music Daily Week 27: Tetrisphere, Kingdom Hearts II, Super Smash Bros Melee, SteamWorld Dig, Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Brink, Jetpack Joyride

Game Music Daily Week 27: Tetrisphere, Kingdom Hearts II, Super Smash Bros Melee, SteamWorld Dig, Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Brink, Jetpack Joyride

  185. Tetrisphere “Prophetic” (Neil Voss) “Why yes, one of favorite N64 soundtracks! Prophetic sticks out in particular because of how infectious the percussion sounds with the techno. Striking with the divide of electronic and organic sound, Prophetic becomes easily repeatable without annoyance or a step lost, maintaining the most head-bopping ...

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Top 6 Saturday: Super Smash Bros. Veterans who are Still M.I.A.

Top 6 Saturday: Super Smash Bros. Veterans who are Still M.I.A.

Rejection is never easy, especially in the ensemble bash that is Super Smash Bros. With the upcoming release of Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS, the roster doesn’t look to be much larger than Brawl’s. This will ultimately lead to some cuts, which is a shame, because Super Smash Bros. Brawl had a pretty solid roster ...

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The Port Report: Guacamelee: Super Turbo Championship Edition (Wii U)

The Port Report: Guacamelee: Super Turbo Championship Edition (Wii U)

It’s no secret that we here at Front Towards Gamer were in love with Guacamelee. The ambitious DrinkBox Studios throwback dropped on PlayStation platforms over a year ago, and it wasn’t until the somewhat cliche Super Turbo Championship Edition came around last week that other consoles got a swing at it. Not only does ...

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Over 9000 Zombies! Interview: Loren Lemcke Talks Games, Influences, and the Pitfalls of Early Access

Over 9000 Zombies! Interview: Loren Lemcke Talks Games, Influences, and the Pitfalls of Early Access

Loren Lemcke’s first game Over 9000 Zombies! just released on Steam Early Access and things seem to be going well. “The community reaction has been quite good!…Overall the community has been incredibly helpful and with their feedback Over 9000 Zombies! is ready to keep moving forward with development”.  Even though ...

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Top 6: Reasons You Should Try Mount & Blade: Napoleonic Wars

Top 6: Reasons You Should Try Mount & Blade: Napoleonic Wars

Weird games are the best. Some games achieve that special sort of lunacy by accident, and some recognize what’s great about it and lean into the skid. Take Dark Souls, a very tough and serious action RPG where you can transform into a pot to fool your invader. It’s ridiculous, ...

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Game Music Daily Week 26: To The Moon, Jet Set Radio, Shovel Knight, Spyro 4, Need for Speed Underground, Metal Gear Rising

Game Music Daily Week 26: To The Moon, Jet Set Radio, Shovel Knight, Spyro 4, Need for Speed Underground, Metal Gear Rising

  178. To The Moon “Everything’s Alright” (Kan Gao, Laura Shigihara) “After finally playing To The Moon in one big-old sitting, Laura Shighara’s sweet singing hit harder than I imagined. I knew coming in the sole vocal track would back a revelatory moment full of emotion and discovery, the result of ...

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