RPGFan


Namco x Capcom Soundtrack Review
10.12.05 - 3:04 PM

Namco x Capcom is a strategy RPG that features characters from classic Namco and Capcom games and series. The music for the game, obviously, contains arranged versions of songs from these classic games. Yours truly has written reviews for the Original Sound Track and the "Special" Sound Track of NxC. Special thanks goes to Ryan Mattich for an excellent translation of the complex tracklists accompanying these soundtracks.

Reader Ben Schweitzer gives the soundtracks section a second opinion on the Final Fantasy X-2 OST, now that the dust has settled and people have stopped bashing it on a regular basis. What are Ben's thoughts? Read on to find out.

Finally, we have an extra-special treat: not one, but two soundtrack reviews for the Super Famicom classic Lennus (known to US gamers as Paladin's Quest). I managed to get my hands on a promotional soundtrack entitled "Welcome to the Lennus World!", and Damian Thomas was lucky enough to find Future Land's print of the only for-sale Lennus album, which is an arranged album. Other than these rare CDs, the only place to hear music from Lennus is by finding the few orchestral arrangements on Orchestral Game Concerts 3, 4, and 5. These were rare but worthy finds, and we wish to share our knowledge of the music (and some of the music samples!) with you!

In coming weeks, there are plenty of oldschool and brand new soundtrack reviews in store! For now, we hope you'll be satisfied with these five soundtrack reviews. Thanks for reading, and remember that we're always willing to accept reader reviews!


Back
Patrick Gann





Featured Content
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD PC Review
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD
PC Review
PAX Prime 2015: Eon Altar Hands-On Preview
PAX Prime 2015: Eon Altar
Hands-On Preview
PAX Prime 2015: Shadowrun: Hong Kong Hands-On Preview
PAX Prime 2015: Shadowrun: Hong Kong
Hands-On Preview
Random Encounter Episode 4-2
Retro Encounter 4-2
Podcast
Before the Fall: Final Fantasy XIV OST Review
Before the Fall: Final Fantasy XIV OST
Review
Epanalepsis Review
Epanalepsis
Review
Until Dawn Review
Until Dawn
Review
RSS Feeds & More
Complete Feed
Reviews Feed
Media Feed
Random Encounter
Random on iTunes
Rhythm Encounter
Rhythm on iTunes