Tokyo Game Show 2019 – Final Fantasy VII: Remake

Video game trade shows and conventions are something of a big deal. Whether it’s E3, PAX, or Game Developer’s Conference, there’s almost always something to look forward to. Many of the biggest publishers and development teams use these presentations to show off the latest footage for their projects or even to reveal new ones altogether. …

New Final Fantasy VII Remake Cast Announced

When the Final Fantasy VII remake is released, our favorite characters will sound a lot different. The cast has received an overhaul, with Supergirl’s Tyler Hoechlin as the iconic Sephiroth – taking over from another noted Superman actor, George Newbern, thus giving this recasting an almost poetic nature. In addition, Briana White will play Areth, …

PlayStation Classic Announcement

In November 2016, Nintendo launched the incredibly popular, and ludicrously hard to find, NES Classic. This system had no option of preorder, so when it hit the shelves it was gone within minutes. This isn’t anything new; hot items often become unavailable with a quickness; that’s what makes them hot. After they initially hit stores, …

Video Games Taught Me to Sing

At the outset of writing this, I should begin with a small personal anecdote: a significant amount of my own inspiration as a musician and composer has come from playing video games. To this day I remember as vividly as ever one of the most powerful visuals I have ever seen: a scene from Final …

The Top 10 Best PlayStation 1 Games

For a moment, think back twenty years with me. Tamagotchis had taken the world by storm, the words “Bop it! Twist it! Pull it! Pass it!” were stuck in everyone’s head, and Sony was in the midst of creating one of the world’s most iconic systems: the PlayStation 1. As the world’s first CD-ROM based …