Posts by Gibran Jacobo
Realm of Memories: Ocarina of Time and my new family
By Gibran Jacobo on November 1st, 2018 0
So here's a short funny story to start off something we're calling "Ocarina Month", a celebration of Ocarina of Time's 20th anniversary. About six years ago my mother got married,...
Yuga’s Art Gallery: Twilight Princess’s Renaissance Art
By Gibran Jacobo on October 26th, 2018 0
Oh, the Renaissance. Such a great time for art of all kinds: music, architecture, and especially painting. I'm impressed by how styles have changed from disproportionate...
Medli’s Melodies: Laurence Manning’s stunning A Link to the Past piano medley
By Gibran Jacobo on October 8th, 2018 0
I am so glad I get to cover this theme! When I saw that professional pianist Laurence Manning was featuring A Link to the Past (my favorite game in the series) in her new music...
Yuga’s Art Gallery: Song of Storms
By Gibran Jacobo on September 21st, 2018 0
It's been raining harshly around my city. It's not a natural disaster or anything, but where I live is a very dry region and as such, the city's infrastructure is not prepared...
Medli’s Melodies: Gerudo Valley Mariachi
By Gibran Jacobo on September 17th, 2018 0
September 16 is the anniversary of Mexico's Independence Day, and since last year I had the opportunity to cover another of our festivities, Día de los Muertos, this time I...
Medli’s Melodies: Dragon Roost dubstep
By Gibran Jacobo on September 3rd, 2018 0
I know people have had many polarized opinions about dubstep, especially during its first years, but who am I to say no to a fine video game music remix -- no matter the genre it...
Realm of Memories: Bossing them around
By Gibran Jacobo on August 30th, 2018 0
Bosses are an essential element of every Zelda game. They are the culmination of all dungeons, a test of your skills and mastery of the item you just found (which coincidentally...
Realm of Memories: Those things in A Link to the Past that keep me up at night
By Gibran Jacobo on August 16th, 2018 0
With the current craze of Zelda randomizers, I figured I'd give one of them a shot, what better game for me to start with than -- you guessed it -- my all-time favorite, A Link...
Medli’s Melodies: Zelda medley on accordion
By Gibran Jacobo on July 30th, 2018 0
First of all, yes, I'm writing another article about the accordion. Second, may I suggest calling everything that is a compilation of several Zelda themes into one musical...
Realm of Memories: Baddies Appreciation Day
By Gibran Jacobo on July 19th, 2018 0
Today I want to take a moment to appreciate some of my favorite enemies and monsters within the Zelda series. Because, what would be of the games without them? They either pose a...
Yuga’s Art Gallery: A GIF to the Past
By Gibran Jacobo on July 13th, 2018 0
First of all, we need to get something out of the way: Is it pronounced "giff" or "jiff? Well, while you argue about it with your nearest colleague, have a look at this simple yet...
Medli’s Melodies: “Midna’s Lament” metal cover
By Gibran Jacobo on July 2nd, 2018 0
I'll be honest, I'm tired of metal covers of video game music that only recreate the melody with an electric guitar. But every now and then, a remixer comes along that twists...
Yuga’s Art Gallery: Majora’s Haunting Glare
By Gibran Jacobo on June 15th, 2018 0
I don't need to tell you that Majora's Mask is a creepy game. But the Majora's Mask itself is still the most unsettling thing in all of Termina, closely followed by the Moon,...
Realm of Memories: I didn’t want to beat Breath of the Wild
By Gibran Jacobo on June 7th, 2018 0
The following article contains spoilers for the ending of Breath of the Wild. Honestly, I didn't want to beat Breath of the Wild. Yet there I was, standing at Ganon's doorway,...
Yuga’s Art Gallery: “Ocarina of Time” by Toni Infante
By Gibran Jacobo on May 25th, 2018 0
I always enjoy seeing a calm scene where the hero takes a break from all the monster slaying and princess saving to just sit and relax for a moment. Now it is the turn of Ocarina...