It's hard not to feel a little bit sorry for SimCity's menu music. The jaunty theme plays every time I start (or attempt to start) the game. It accompanies the loading window that precedes the game's proper main menu.
Well, that didn't take long. I've been playing FarmVille 2 for just over a week, and I am 100% ready to light the theme music on fire.
I loved all of the Quest for Glory games, but was easily my favorite. I re-installed it recently due to that great sale at GOG.Com, and so I'm once again making my way through Moravia.
I've been giving Blizzard and Diablo III a of for the game's , but I don't mean to give the impression that I don't like as a game. In fact, I like it quite a bit! All of the little touches Blizzard has included are splendid and hugely enhance the overall experience of playing the game.
The World Ends With You was a game about shopping, so it makes sense that included a sales-pitch with its in-game music. Also, about being a teenager. And… playing Tin Pin games? And ghosts. And general confusion.
If you bought a copy of the magazine Computer Gaming World in the early 2000's, chances are you heard a track by Tomas Diablo. The magazine was one of several PC-centric gaming mags that would come with a bundled CD each month. One of my fondest gaming memories was the CD, upon which I believe I once grabbed a demo…
Welcome back to "Menu Music," our regular Kotaku Melodic feature where we look at (and listen to) the best and worst menu music the video game world has to offer.
Welcome back to "Menu Music," a regular Kotaku Melodic feature in which we'll be listening to the best and worst menu music in video gaming.
Every time I boot up my Vita, I get into an elevator. This elevator takes me to all kinds of cool places—fun games, great graphics, really cool online features, and a highly functional and enjoyable PSN experience. But there's a catch: on this elevator, they're playing incredibly tedious background music. It loops…