Frosty Faustings happened just over two weeks ago, and I had a really good time. My favorite parts were meeting up with real +R enthusiasts, people who harbor love for the older game despite the prevalence of its successor, Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN. Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus R holds up amazingly well, as though it were a favorite Street Fighter game of ages past.
Black Disk is a weekly segment where I examine some awesome music from a video game.
For the first edition of Black Disk (tada!), I decided to a pick a game series that’s both very dear to me and is widely known for its soundtrack: Guilty Gear. For those who don’t know, Guilty Gear is a long-running fighting game series developed by ArcSystem Works, with the first iteration on the PlayStation in 1998. The series is alive to this day (after long hiatuses and drama with SEGA) with a brand new edition arriving this spring to Japanese arcades in the form of Guilty Gear XRD: Sign.