I haven’t done a post about video game music since June? God, 2020 fucking sucks. That’s the synopsis. That’s the main takeaway. Let’s fix that by talking about the music in Genshin Impact. On the podcast, I made the bold … Continue reading Music to My Ears: Caelestinum Finale Termini (Genshin Impact)
Nintendo made several announcements as part of the celebration of 35 years of Mario, like a re-release of three beloved games that’s weirdly only available for six months and another nail in the coffin of the Wii U with the … Continue reading Does Super Mario Bros. 35 Measure Up to the Success of Tetris 99?
In 2004, I had a lot of foolish ideas. I thought sleeping in someone’s living room for an entire summer — with another person doing the same thing, no less! — was a good choice. I wore T-shirts that were … Continue reading Celebrating the Release of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered
When I’m working and I need to tune out everything around me, music is the go-to source. NieR Automata had several tracks that fit the bill, and this offering from Final Fantasy XIV’s latest patch is quickly becoming another favorite … Continue reading Music to My Ears: Return to Oblivion (Final Fantasy XIV)
It only seems appropriate that after seven months of work, we have a bit of a post following up on Trails of Cold Steel III, right? We finally beat the game and completed our blind playthrough. Going through CSIII without … Continue reading Trails of Cold Steel III: Playthrough Complete (Plus Review)
Amidst these uncertain times, one of the few constants in my life right now has been our playthrough of Trails of Cold Steel III. I know how ludicrous that sentence sounds, but bear with me. We started the game back … Continue reading Music to My Ears: One-Way to the Netherworld
If you’ve been following this site for any amount of time, you know there are certain subjects that pique our interest more than others. Video games, sports, anime, movies, television, music…these are all core principles of what makes the world … Continue reading Haikyuu: An Anime I Didn’t Expect to Enjoy This Much
We’re playing through Trails of Cold Steel III over on our YouTube channel right now, and it’s been an interesting experience going through blind for the first time. In the past, I’d played the earlier games in the Trails series … Continue reading Music to My Ears: Spiral of Erebos
We’re maybe 10 hours into Trails of Cold Steel III after months (and what felt like years) of waiting for its release in America, and so far the early returns are really good. The most noticeable change is the graphics. … Continue reading First Impressions: Trails of Cold Steel III (Spoiler-Free)
After seven major story arcs and more than 1,050 episodes of the Pokemon anime, the impossible has finally happened: Ash Ketchum won a Pokemon League tournament. After several heartbreaks along the way, getting increasingly close but coming up short, he … Continue reading Ash Ketchum Might Not Be the Worst Pokemon Trainer Ever?