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Old 02-17-2010, 11:41 PM
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Default Re: "The Video Game Genre"

OK, first review.


Title: Super Mario RPG
Artist: unknown, Squaresoft?
Platform: Nintendo
Favorite Song: Forest Maze (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iijdWiQppq0)
Ratings:
Fitting-in:9/10
Square did a good job composing the music here. It really reflects the cheery and colorful mood of the game.
Originality: 8/10
Square took a risk and composed it's own music instead of borrowing from Nintendo. As a result, the music is distinctly different from any Mario game, or any game for that matter.

Diversity: 7/10
While catchy, in this category Super Mario RPg is a bit lacking. While the music scores are varied, they borrow from the same set of notes, taking away from the diversity.
Nostalgia Value: 10/10
Super Mario RPG is a classic. And as such, the songs, particularly the Forest Maze theme, have become well known. It's hard to forget classics.
Overall:9/10.
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