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. »
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.
» 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.
» 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…