A captive Fox McCloud in Star Fox Adventures' LightFoot Village.
Music
November 2017

LightFoot Village

Part of the reason we play games is to unwind, and there’s nothing short of a real chill-out than with the soundtrack to Rare’s hundredth release, says N64 Jamesy.

Archipelagos on the Atari ST.
Music
November 2017

Archipelagos

Dark Blue Monkey explains how the solitary track from Archipelagos was the perfect accompaniment to a surprisingly horrific game – and still sets the bar for VGM today.

What Anaconda looks like, basically
Music
November 2017

Anaconda

The music in TimeSplitters 2 was as incredibly good as the overall game, but its best track was only found by the eagle-eyed.

Mid-race on Ridge Racer, Sony PlayStation, 1994
Music
October 2017

Race Results

Ridge Racer had a limited soundtrack, but it made the most of this limited resource – especially after the race was over, argues Matt Gardner.