Mar
19

An even greater cathedral

Lords of Shadow 2, or the Spanish Castlevania, continues with the time-tested formula of the first game, throwing in a few improvements and new ideas for good measure. It’s still a variation on the original, [...]

Jan
14

The Vampire of the Opera

The next-gen Castlevania is, first of all, a way for the Spanish developers to revamp the series. Namely, to do so music-wise too, with the composer Oscar Araujo staking everything on one, very strong card. [...]

Sep
25

Timeless quality

You know that? I could weasel out of writing this review by simply telling you to read Krzysztof’s review, because, honestly, what else can be said about this soundtrack? Chrono Trigger Symphony Volume 2 is [...]

Sep
10

Thaw on the ice planet

If American road movies, Blizzard’s composers’ music in Starcraft 2: Wings of Liberty or Christopher Lennertz’s Starhawk Original Soundtrack are your thing, you should definitely give Jack Wall’s new album a spin. Lost Planet 3 [...]

Sep
2

Chrono Trigger Reborn

Blake Robinson apparently developed a taste for full-length album arrangements. After Super Metroid Symphony and Banjo-Kazooie Symphony, the British arranger chose Chrono Trigger as his next challenge. Mitsuda’s much-acclaimed work has had its fair share of interpretations, [...]

Aug
4

Glitch Symphony

Remember Me, Oliver Deriviere’s newest soundtrack and another title strengthening the position of cyberpunk in games, was keeping me in high hopes ever since I heard the first, quite promising snippets from the album. But [...]