Crash Team Racing Brought the Family Together

Crash Team Racing (CTR) used to be the designated holiday party game. I thought about the game recently because of the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy announcement, which led me to buying its racing counterpart on a whim at the PlayStation Store. Continue reading Crash Team Racing Brought the Family Together

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LET’S PLAY! NBA 2K17 – All-Star Game Edition

In honor of NBA All-Star Weekend 2017 in New Orleans, I check out the new patch and play my own All-Star Game to celebrate.

Why Music is an Integral Part of a Video Game

 

I used to never care about video game soundtracks. They call it background for a reason, and that’s exactly how it felt: a non-factor.

But then I heard “Wandering Flame” by Masashi Hamauzu. Continue reading Why Music is an Integral Part of a Video Game

First Impressions of Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV sets the tone with a not-so-serious approach.

Noctis, Gladiolus, Ignis, and Prompto come back from a bachelor’s vacation when their Regalia convertible breaks down in the middle of the desert. The player is prompted to push the car forward. After a couple of minutes, the score drowns out the complaints of our four protagonists and the camera pans to the sky. Cue the Final Fantasy title!

(Please note, this article contains some spoilers from Chapters 1 – 4)  Continue reading First Impressions of Final Fantasy XV