Sometimes, you turn on a game with zero expectations. But as soon as you hear that first level music, you think to yourself, “Hell yeah, I want to play the rest of this game!” That first impression alone can hook someone into a game and unexpectedly result in a long play session. Sometimes, that one song can even represent a whole series (see the trope Level 1 Music Represents).
Spyro: Year of the Dragon is the last of the original PS1 trilogy. While still a great PS1 game, it did miss out on some of its potential.
Castlevania Chronicles has the interesting distinction of being an early port of a previously Japan-exclusive game. But as for gameplay…
There’s a reason why Silent Hill is considered to be one of the big pioneers of the survival horror genre. Read more to find out why.