Hello to everyone! Thank you for joining us, on our cuppa filled gaming journey.
Last week had us jumping back to the days of the NES, with a game that changed the video game industry: Super Mario Bros. If you missed it and want to check it out: Game Soundtracks We Love: Super Mario Bros
Decided to mix things up a little this week with a PS2 game – that was eventually ported to the PS4 a few years ago.
Game of Choice
Depending on the region; the game of choice this week had a different title: Dark Cloud 2 for North America; Dark Chronicle for everywhere else (I’m in the UK, so it will always be Dark Chronicle to me 😛 ).
Dark Chronicle is an action role-playing hack ‘n’ slash game with town building elements. Much like the first Dark Cloud game; Dark Chronicle had players working their way through a story, exploring dungeons, defeating enemies and bosses, upgrading weapons/gear, collecting parts of a town (in the form of geostones) and use them to rebuild the town (how ever they like), within the space available.
One of the aspects of the game that always stood out; was the soundtrack.
There were a number of other tracks I was considering for Dark Chronicle (some are very different from those chosen). However, I felt ‘Peace of the World’ and ‘The Battle’ had a good contrast from one another – while also giving a good idea of the overall feeling of the game when matched with the trailer.
Not sure if Level-5 will make a third game for the series, but I sure hope they do; considering what consoles are capable of handling these days, it could be awesome! 😀
A few questions for you:
- Have you ever stopped in the middle of playing a game, just to listen to it’s music for awhile?
- What are your thoughts on Dark Chronicle’s tracks?
- Would you like a Dark Cloud 3?
Would love to read your thoughts 😀 – Thanks for reading!