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Video Game Music w/ the James Episode 6 : Ys Seven (Part 1)

Well well, looks like I have a couple of minutes to start writing some stuff.  My Review in Progress for Final Fantasy 4 is almost wrapped up (the first publish will be up to the end of -interlude-) and as an added surprise, I’ll also be discussing Mortal Kombat, which was actually not on my to-do list, but, it was addicting enough for me to play through the entire story mode.

For now though, it’s music time.  It’s funny how Ys Seven came to mind for this post.  Far from my favorite Ys game, the story was great and the music is arguably some of the best in the series.  I tend to have vivid dreams this time of year, and a couple of nights ago, actually started dreaming some of my favorite music from this game and putting it on TWF, so I said why not go through with fulfilling my dream.  Brace yourselves, cause this is going to be a large list of tracks, even if I eliminate some.  As a matter of fact, I’ll break this one into two episodes, one for each disc of the soundtrack.

Why not just put up the whole intro for the opening track, right? Right.  It’s actually pretty standard rpg opening music, nice pulse, the melody in the strings is pretty cool.  Not my favorite opening in the series, but that doesn’t make it bad, just alright.  I still get pumped listening to it every now and then.

My first though encountering this track in the game : “This dick does not deserve such a badass theme song”.  It’s one of those slow paced electric guitar themes more suited to a character more mysterious and …silent — he doesn’t know when to stfu!  The guy earns his cool points late in the game, but until then, it doesn’t fit the personality at all.  It’s a perfect listen if you want something slow to jam to though. Continue reading

Falcom supporting the NGP, teaser for next PSP Legend of Heroes game revealed

Looks like there might be a reason to keep an eye on the NGP. The CEO of Falcom has said that the company is working on a new RPG for the handheld, hopefully to be released near launch. I haven’t found many reasons to look forward to the NGP just yet, but having Falcom supporting the handheld with RPGs would definitely be one of them.

In other Falcom related news, a new Legend of Heroes game for PSP will be arriving later this year in Japan. Eiyuu Densetsu: Aoi no Kiseki, sequel to Zero no Kiseki, has a release date of September 29th. A teaser has been put up on youtube, which you can see after the jump.

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A Brief Look at the History of The Legend of Heroes

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky is coming out this month and what better way to commemorate its arrival than by looking at its very own trail. If you know a little about the Legend of Heroes series, then you might know that Trails in the Sky is a spin-off series. But did you know that it’s actually a spin-off of a spin-off?

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