I was checking out the website for Nicalis, a game development and production studio responsible for helping games in production like Cave Story +, Binding of Isaac Afterbirth +, Redout, and 1001 Spikes. I recently navigated to their web site and HOT DAMN it is sexy. https://www.nicalis.com/
All of the flavor, from the characters out there from their respective games to the detail and audio was incredible. I am highly inspired by their design and approach to a website that is largely marketing heavy with some blurb of who they are about.
2017 is a fantastic year to be a gamer. Games that have came out this year have been phenomenal, and new games have been announced that are hype af. At the time of E3 this past June I covered 5 games I was stoked for. I won’t cover any games from there that I already covered (ie. Super Mario Odyssey). However this year has been chalk full of great announcements and progress updates. So let’s get started.
WRLD (feat. Ehiorobo) – Drowning
Genre: Electronic, Downtempo
Vibes: Chill with a mysterious presence, Dream-like
There’s that old saying that it’s now impossible to sound completely “original.” When it comes to music, innovating on a note progression is going to be a challenge, so finding songs bearing similarities is bound to happen. Here are 10 songs from video games that sound awfully similar to another song in some way.
Tons of Pokémon fans out there know some classic PokéFacts. You can research a bunch to quickly learn a lot of quirks. Ekans and snake backwards, along with Arbok and the Muk one heheh original right? In this article I hope to inform even the most diligent of PokéNerds out there of at least one thing they do not already know.
In celebration of Sonic Mania’s arrival, I thought I’d specialize this edition of My Favorite Video Games on yo boi Sonic! Whether the game was trash or brilliant, one thing Sonic games always have in common is sweet jams. From retro 2D, to 3D rock, to whatever hybrid time-line shenanagans the modern games are twisting on us, its all executed to a high level. From the exciting and fast paced first levels to the final boss fight music, Sonic music has got a spectrum of greatness to uncode. Enjoy!
I was sifting through the plethora of channels I follow on YouTube. A good amount are video game music cover channels. If you’re into video game music and enjoy YouTubers remixing classics, this is the article for you!
WeAreCastor is a Norwegian band doing all kinds of genre-funky whatnots. Feel Good Music / 10.
WeAreCastor – Vāyu
Genre: Electro-Pop, World
Vibes: Motivational, Time to change the world, Overcome the Man
Welcome back to another round of 10 amazing video game songs. Last list I asked for a suggestion on doing like a themed favorite. It could have been something like Jazz focused. Or Boss Battles. Or emotional, heartwrenching, tear-inducing. But no one gave any feedback. Even when I asked in person. So I thought very meta about this response. Nobody responded with ideas. Therefore, could this mean (dons tin foil hat) the people of the Huesteus blog want 10 songs from games nobody wanted?? Well I decided to take it one level further. Here are 10 songs from 10 DIFFERENT games from a CONSOLE nobody asked for – the WiiU.
A year ago I did an article on Pokémon Go when it came out. It was a groundbreaking game that heavily impacted my social life, felt waves amongst places to go like bars and parks, and revolutionized the potential for technology today. So where is Pokémon Go today?