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
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