Chad Neidt plays the theme to “Street Fighter II” in “Video Game Theme Classical Guitar Medley.” (VIDEO SCREENSHOT)
Are you a fan of video game music? If so, then you’ll love this medley by YouTube user Chad Neidt, where he takes refrains from 16 different video games and plays them on a classical guitar. All in a single minute.
The tracks vary from classics, such as Pacman and Legend of Zelda, to more recent titles, such as Red Dead Redemption and Skyrim. Even Portal and Halo make an appearance.
Link’s next starring role in The Legend of Zelda: Worst Cut and Paste Ever.
Skyrim, meet Hyrule. Hyrule, this is Skyrim.
Maybe it won’t exactly be a marriage of these two very different video game worlds. But to hear legendary Nintendo game designer and visionary Shigeru Miyamoto tell it, the upcoming Legend of Zelda adventure for the Wii U could see our evergreen hero Link exploring a land that’s much more open and free than anything he’s seen before.
Riding into battle against a giant in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim? Um, yes please!
I love The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. For all its little flaws and bugs and nuisances, it’s a meal I intend to keep nibbling on over time, stretching my Skyrim experience out as long as possible. Maybe 100 hours, maybe more. We’ll see.
But after seeing this video, my love for Skyrim feels slightly tainted.
Glitches are a part of the Elder Scrolls charm. They are a fact of life, like death, taxes and Mission Impossible sequels. No matter how much one game improves upon the last, there are always a bajillion glitches, and it never seems to stop them from winning awards and garnering widespread praise.
Dorkly mocks this phenomenon with a sequence of highly hilarious (and highly fictional) internal development memos that show how Skyrim‘s programmers got a little, well, out of control. Here’s a taste: