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FALCOONN SKAATTEEBOOOOARRDD!!

Just when you thought you've seen everything there is in Brawl... Training mode + Custom stage + 3 CPU's at 999% damage + sliding crate = Lulz. (Video originally posted on Brawl Central forums.)

 
 
 
 
 

Brand-Spanking-New SSBB Videos.

With Brawl on the advent of dropping like an atomic bomb on Japan, the rest of Destructoid is probably feeling a little envious. I know I am. Bastards. >.> While I can't fill the void of pushing the release date back to it's original...

 
 
 
 

Epic Guitar Hero exam wrap-up.

I posted earlier this week regarding the plans my seventh-period class at school and I put together to end the semester exams with a bang. That is, to play Guitar Hero 3 (Xbox 360 ver.) for our exam period, which was about an hour and a hal...

 
 
 

Best. Semester Exam. EVAR.

Well, this week starts the dreaded semester exams at my high school, but surprisingly there is one bright spot in this dark sea of almost-certain annihilation. But before I tell you that story, I have to tell you this story... You see, m...

 
 
 

Is Nintendo's marketing scheme backfiring?

Let's set the scene up here: My parents are your normal, everyday conservative type that you run across in Anytown, USA. They give me a lot of flak however for my gaming habit, as they believe that games do not have any lasting value and ...

 
 
 

New Blogger is New.

*Tap tap* Is this thing on? Oh, right. Well I suppose this is my maiden journey into the wild wonderful world of Destructoid. I've been lurking around for awhile now, so I finally decided to bite the proverbial bullet and sign up. A ...

 
 

About SWE3tMadnessone of us since 6:04 PM on 01.10.2008

-About Me-

A recent graduate in Biology, neverless my first love in entertainment and media has always been video games, even though I don't get a lot of time to play recent ones now. I still enjoy following the industry and gushing about the latest Nintendo releases.

A Critical Ear: Analyzing Music in Video Games

If there's one thing that I like more than talking about video games, it's talking about music in video games. As a classically trained pianist that has been playing for more than twelve years, I take a look at some of my favorite soundtracks and how they contribute to the gaming experience as a whole.

#0: Introduction
#1: Villain Themes and Leitmotifs (April, 2010)
#2: Anti-Music (June, 2010)
#3: They Wasted a Perfectly Good Song (July, 2010)
#4: Fight On! (August, 2010)
#5: More Than Just Noise: Nostalgia and Homecoming (September, 2010 Monthly Musing)
#6: While I Play Unfitting Music (November, 2010)
#7: Thinking Outside the Soundchip (December/January 2010)

-Other Promoted Articles-

Using Post-Modernism to Reinvent the Horror Genre
Final Fantasy VI's Dancing Mad - A Critical Analysis
The Wrong Thing: The Root Of All Evil
Other Worlds Than These: Pokèmon
Music and Rhythm Games: A Classically Trained Pianist's Perspective
Feel the Hatred: Zant (Twilight Princess)
Instant Replay: Guitar Hero III
The Start of the Affair: Super Smash Bros. 64
 
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