This week we have decided to round up those post E3 vibes, and instead of saving them for Tokyo Game Show, we wanted to share out love for Japanese video games! A huge part of setting the tone, and atmosphere for a game comes down to a wonderful score, which at times can even outshine the game itself! Take a listen to some of the audio enjoyment your Japanator editors have enjoyed, and the games that made us late to class and work.
Josh Tolentino: Shoji Meguro and Lotus Juice - "Mass Destruction" - Persona 3
How could I not pick this song as one of my favorite pieces of game music? As Persona 3's main battle theme, the poppy tune and unintentionally hilarious English rapping helped Atlus' opus really stand out as representative of a new, more hip wave of JRPGs, no longer limited to choosing between orchestral bombast and retro chiptunes.
Also, my sister was staying at my place while I played this through the summer, and by the time she left, she could hear it in her dreams."
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