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Soundtrack Saturday: Sep.25

Ypx here—today we’re going to be listening to “Forest Glade” from Kameo: Elements of Power. Released in 2005 for the Xbox 360, Rare’s action-adventure game is about controlling the titular character and elemental abilities by transforming into ten elemental warriors. The game was visually bright, received fairly well by critics, and was praised for its […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Sep.18

Ypx here—today we’re going to be listening to “Stickerbush Symphony” from Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest. A direct sequel to Donkey Kong Country 1995’s platformer is widely hailed as one of the greatest games of the genre, and is often praised for its graphics, gameplay, and soundtrack. It was the second best-selling game […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Sep.11

Ypx here—today we’re going to be listening to “Ephemeral Memory” from Chrono Cross. Released as a sort-of sequel to Chrono Trigger released in 1999 for the PlayStation by Square (before -Enix). Unlike its predecessor, this game is mostly in 3D, though the sprite-based aspects of the game are from different vantage points than top-down to […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Jul.3

Ypx here—back for another weekly Soundtrack Saturday. We’re on a Saturday again! It doesn’t really feel much different for me, but maybe it’s more convenient for you? Released in 2006 for the Nintendo DS, these three games are being remade into 2021’s Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl (Platinum is not being remade). I’m excited to […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Jun.27

Ypx here—back for another weekly Soundtrack Saturday. This one, like many before it but not in a while is on Sunday. It will likely happen again, but here we are again. Let’s take a listen: Stranger of Sword City was released between 2014 and 2016 depending on where in the world and what platform you […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Jun.20

Ypx here—back for another weekly Soundtrack Saturday. This one, like many before it but not in a while is on Sunday. It will likely happen again, but here we are again. Let’s take a listen: The original Valkyrie Profile was released in 1999/2000 (JP/NA), and later rereleased as Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth as an enhanced port […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Jun.12

Ypx here—back for another weekly Soundtrack Saturday. We had another good week this week in terms of getting content on the site from what I’m told, so I’m here to do my part. Released for the PlayStation2 in 2000 and 2001 in Japan and North America respectively, Dark Cloud was an interesting game that combined […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: Jun.5

Ypx here—back for another weekly Soundtrack Saturday. We haven’t done one of these in a while and I’m determined to get back to that. I’ve already prepared our listenings for the rest of the month! We last discussed Super Mario Galaxy back in 2017. This track is from the first galaxy you see in the […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: May.15

Ypx here—back for another weekly Soundtrack Saturday. It’s a quiet period post-Expedition, but we’re all just kind of ambling around. Here’s this week’s music: This is the first time we’ve actually covered Ecco the Dolphin. We’ve talked about Ecco II on two occasions and mentioned some other Ecco-like games and Ecco-like soundtracks, but the original […]

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Soundtrack Saturday: May.1

Ypx here—back for another weekly Soundtrack Saturday. We’re all busy around here wrapping up the Expedition and I’m no exception. Listen to this: At the start of the Expedition (and a couple instances since) Padi mentioned that Rucu and I would be working on a special project. We still are! However, she’s been really busy […]