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).
Super Castlevania IV is one of the best SNES games of all time, as well as one of the best Castlevania titles of all time.
Secret of Mana was groundbreaking for its time and one of the most remembered RPGs on the Super Nintendo. But is it as “great” as people remembered it?