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Robert Scarpinito

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When I'm not talking about my love of Persona, I'm probably playing or writing about games. I'm waiting for the day I can be proud of the DC cinematic universe. Catch me on Everything in Poderation, the Internet Culture Podcast that dives into the intersection between the internet and nerd culture.

Articles by Robert Scarpinito

Doom Eternal

The Best Game Music of 2020 - Doom Eternal

Feature

To cap off our look back on some of the best game music in 2020, let’s rip and tear through the Doom Eternal soundtrack.

Published: Thu, 12/31/2020 - 12:00
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The Best Game Music of 2020 - Persona 5 Royal

Feature

Three years ago, Atlus released Persona 5 in the west, propelling the series from having a cult following to enjoying mainstream success.

Published: Thu, 12/24/2020 - 11:00
Hades

The Best Game Music of 2020 - Hades

Feature

When it comes to indie games in 2020, Hades very clearly stands out as one of the best. It’s got style and lovable characters, and the core gameplay loop is as addicting as caffeine.

Published: Fri, 12/18/2020 - 12:00
Ghost of Tsushima

The Best Game Music of 2020 - Ghost of Tsushima

Feature

The games industry owes a lot to what the film industry has done in the past century.

Published: Fri, 12/11/2020 - 11:00
Paradise Killer

The Best Game Music of 2020 - Paradise Killer

Feature

“Paradise” might be the last thing to come to mind when you think of 2020, but in a way, that’s fitting for a game like Paradise Killer

Published: Fri, 12/04/2020 - 12:00
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The Best Game Music of 2020 - Final Fantasy VII Remake

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2020, despite all its heart-wrenching challenges, has been a fantastic year for original soundtracks in video games.

Published: Fri, 11/27/2020 - 12:00
Marvel's Spider-Man Miles Morales Review

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Review

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Spider-Man is back, and he’s here to welcome the PlayStation 5 to the world. His new protege is the star of the show though, and Miles Morales carries that great responsibility with pride.

Published: Tue, 11/17/2020 - 12:00
Yakuza: Like a Dragon Ijincho

Yakuza: Like a Dragon - How to Make Money Fast

Guide

In Yakuza: Like a Dragon, you play as Ichiban Kasuga, an earnest guy who’s always wanted to be a hero.

Published: Tue, 11/10/2020 - 09:05
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Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Party Member Jobs & Skills Guide

Guide

In Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio decided to replace the high-octane brawling action with turn-ba

Published: Tue, 11/10/2020 - 09:05
Yakuza: Like a Dragon Hello Work

Yakuza: Like a Dragon - Male Job Guide

Guide

All the party members in Yakuza: Like a Dragon come with their own signature jobs that are unique to them.

Published: Tue, 11/10/2020 - 09:05
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7 Tips for Success in Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Guide

Yakuza: Like a Dragon has stormed onto PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PlayStation 4, and it’s a big game with lots to do.

Published: Tue, 11/10/2020 - 09:00
Yakuza Like a Dragon Review

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Review

Review

The creativity of the developers at Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio truly knows no bounds. Yakuza: Like a Dragon sheds the series’ beat-’em-up roots to shake up the formula with JRPG mechanics.

Published: Wed, 11/04/2020 - 08:00