Nintendo Power Retrospective – Part 11

This week we come to the second to last issue of Nintendo Power’s first year, featuring another classic title in Ninja Gaiden, and two classically bad titles in The Adventures of Bayou Billy and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, along with an underrated gem. Continue reading “Nintendo Power Retrospective – Part 11”

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Custom Music Game Roundup

I have a lot of music on my computer. A lot of music. Currently, iTunes says that I have enough music to play for 8.9 days straight. Consequently, I like games that let me bring my music into the games in means that matter, by procedurally generating content based on my music, and I’ve purchased a lot of games that let me do this. I’m going to call these “Custom Music Games”, because “Music-Based Procedurally Generated Games” is clunky as well.

However, such games don’t lend themselves well to full reviews, because the game experience itself varies based on the music you’re playing on it. With that in mind, I’m going to present this roundup of Procedurally Generated Music Games. I’ll be discussing the good, the bad, and some songs that I think that work well with them. Continue reading “Custom Music Game Roundup”