Posts Tagged ‘Bear McCreary’

Works of Art — Gaming’s Most Inspired Visuals pt.1

For whatever reason, the debate as to whether or not video games can be considered forms of art exists, mostly due to trolls like Roger Ebert.  The Smithsonian American Art Museum, however, seems to side with everyone else believing that video games, like movies/books/music and other forms of entertainment, are indeed creative expressions worthy of […]

MIDI Theatre: Redux Edition

My love for video game music is strange, you could say.  As a kid, playing NES games way more than I should have, my ear was used to bending to the tinny, MIDI tunes that graced Capcom games with such atmosphere.  Music in video games only became better with the move to 16-bit; to be […]

An Achievement Both Ridiculous and Extremely Gratifying (Halo: Reach)

“If They Came to Hear Me Beg” will go down as one of the stupidest gaming achievements in all my video gaming experiences past, present, and future.  This one goes in the Hall of Shame immediately, an imperfect, yet impossible-to-relinquish achievement that takes place in Mission 10 of Halo: Reach titled “The Pillar of Autumn.”  […]