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Soundtrack Saturday: Oct.24

Ypx here—a little later in the day than usual but still here. Today we’re going to be listening to “A Certain Someone’s Memories” from MOTHER 3. The enigmatic Mother (or EarthBound) series’s third and likely final installment was released for the GBA in 2006 and WiiU Virtual Console in 2015, both exclusively in Japan. Still […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Oct.17

Ypx here—I missed last week. I also miss having Rucu around. We all hope she’ll return soon and that her family is in good health. Today we’re going to be listening to “Hotel Moon Forest” from Opoona. We’re back with Opoona again for the second time in two months. We’ve already talked about its composer, […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Oct.3

Ypx here—today we’re going to be listening to “Spira Scenery” from Final Fantasy X. While numbered as the tenth game in the series, it is not the tenth game released for the Final Fantasy franchise, and also boasts the title of fifth-highest-selling PlayStation 2 game. Developed by Square with composition by Nobuo Uematsu, Masashi Hamauzu, […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Sep.26

Ypx here—today we’re going to be listening to “Freeze Draft (Stage 5 – Hekichi Plateau” from Kero Blaster. A platformer released in 2014, later for PS4, and even later for Switch, it was the first major release for Studio Pixel since Cave Story in 2004. The game received positive reviews, especially for its control scheme […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Sep.19

Ypx here—today we’re going to be listening to “Daybreak” from Skullgirls. Released digitally for consoles in 2012, Skullgirls is a 2D fighting game with some fun twists such as non-1v1-fights and unbalanced teams. The soundtrack was composed by Michiru Yamane, Vincent Diamante, Blaine McGurty, and Brenton Kossak. Yamane is notable for her work on the […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Sep.12

Ypx here—today we’re going to be listening to “Meditation” from Opoona. Released for Nintendo Wii in 2007, Opoona is a role-playing game where you control the titular hero and family to rescue the rest of his family. The game features many former Square, Enix, and Square-Enix notables from games like Dragon Quest, and the composer […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Sep.5

Ypx here—today we’re going to be listening to “Beach of Waa Lo” from Legend of Kay. Released for the Playstation 2 in 2005, Legend of Kay is an action-platformer about restoring peace on an island inhabited by humanoid animals. The game did well enough to garner a rerelease on DS, and an anniversary remaster in […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Aug.29

Ypx here—today we’re going to be listening to “Danger in the Forest” from Final Fantasy IX. Today we’re listening to more music by Nobuo Uematsu, this time from Final Fantasy IX, which is a game I do not believe I’ve covered before. Released in 2000 to critical acclaim, the game was a return to more […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Aug.22

Ypx here—today we’re going to be listening to “Let the Game Begin!” from Mario Party 2. We are back to listen to Mario Party 2 and this time, it is an extended version! I usually don’t share the extended versions, but this song was only 30 second by itself, so I felt it was warranted. […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Aug.15

Ypx here—today we’re going to be listening to “Lobby Theme” from Diddy Kong Racing. Released for the Nintendo 64 in 1997, Diddy Kong Racing was an alternative to the Mario Kart series with a Rare-dominated roster, and while some of the characters have made appearances again on Nintendo games and consoles, many have not after […]