My VG Music Picks #70 – Cursed Leorina (Klonoa 2: Lunatea’s Veil)

WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for Klonoa 2: Lunatea’s Veil

So I recently found out that the Klonoa 2 soundtrack is available on iTunes but only in America and Japan, and that makes me very annoyed. Come on, Namco, let me pay you money for your cool game soundtracks! Anyway, brief rant over, let’s talk about probably my favourite boss theme from Klonoa 2. Continue reading

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My VG Music Picks #35 – Vs Street Fighter Rivals Arrange #1 (Street Fighter X Tekken)

I know many were incredibly disappointed with how Street Fighter X Tekken ultimately turned out, but there were still a few elements that I still enjoy even now. For instance, the rival fights. If you play through the Arcade Mode with a “canon” team, like Ryu and Ken or Kazuya and Nina, you’ll get into a rival fight, prefaced by a short cutscene of the two teams confronting each other.

Granted, these scenes weren’t anything particularly special but were mildly entertaining at the very least. But my favourite part was the music that played. If you were playing as a Street Fighter duo, you’d fight your rival to a Tekken remix and vice versa. And for my money, the first variant of the Street Fighter rival theme is easily my favourite. Continue reading