Tag Archive: Soundtrack

Yakuza – Goro Majima Karaoke All Time Best Collection CD | Soundtrack Spotlight

Longtime fans know how strikingly juxtaposing the series is, with their straight-faced plot lines going hand-in-hand alongside the slew of dopey side-quests and goofy distractions. Of course, that includes karaoke, the rhythm-based mini-game that really took the gaming world by…
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Yakuza – Kazuma Kiryu Karaoke All Time Best Collection CD | Soundtrack Spotlight

Official soundtrack releases for games developed in Japan tend to remain exclusive to their own country, respectively. It’s pretty disappointing when this happens, as titles like the Yakuza series (or, Ryu Ga Gotoku if you hail from the land of…
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Splatoon Live in Makuhari | Soundtrack Spotlight

“You’re a kid now! You’re a squid now!” Seriously, who would’ve guessed a kid-friendly, team-based shooter like Splatoon would’ve become a smash-hit success for Nintendo? Not only did the innovative gameplay – blasting globs of ink in kid-form with various…
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Jon St. John (Duke Nukem) Interview – The Cyber Den

Hail to the king, baby! This is an interview with professional voice actor and radio presenter Jon St. John, famously known as the voice of Duke Nukem. After the release of two successful side-scrollers and a critically-acclaimed first-person shooter, Duke was…
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DUSK Review

There was a time when every first-person shooter tried to be the next Halo or Call of Duty, favouring heavy plots and linear levels. Health would regenerate magically, and you could only carry two weapons at a time. In short,…
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Retro Rated: Wipeout 2097 (PlayStation)

Hovercraft, headbanging-music and explosive weaponry – welcome to the future of racing, ladies and gentlemen! British studio Psygnosis released Wipeout in 1995 to an unexpected gaming audience, and the title was all about speeding through race tracks as catchy electronica…
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Retro Rated: Duke Nukem 64

Few could have predicted a game to rival the likes of id Software’s revolutionary first-person shooter DOOM. In 1996, 3D Realms released the rude ‘n’ crude alien frag-a-thon Duke Nukem 3D to critical acclaim. The game was packed with cheesy…
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