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Jukebox Heroes is Justin Olivetti’s mad project to review all the MMO music in existence, one soundtrack at a time. [Follow this column’s RSS feed]

Jukebox Heroes: MMO victory fanfares

Interestingly enough, there are a few types of video game music that don't often pop up in MMORPGs for various reasons. One of these...

Jukebox Heroes: Wild West MMO tunes

"Wait a minute," you say out loud to your computer. "Western MMORPGs aren't a thing, except in my fondest dreams. How can you write...

Jukebox Heroes: Great tunes from dead MMOs

When a beloved MMORPG is canceled, it doesn't entirely vanish without a trace. After all, there are thousands (if not millions) of eyewitnesses with...

Jukebox Heroes: City of Heroes’ soundtrack

In the history of MMORPGs, City of Heroes might well go down as having one of the most passionate communities in the genre. People...

Jukebox Heroes: Six cover songs of popular MMO tunes

There's a dedicated subcommunity of video game music afficionados out there that love these soundtracks so much that they devote considerable effort to producing...

Jukebox Heroes: Six MMO tunes for a starry night

I am in love with the night. No, I'm not an emo vampire or Batman (although...); I've just always appreciated the quiet and peacefulness...

Jukebox Heroes: MMO tracks to make your heart happy

Music doesn't just speak to emotion; it often evokes it, conjuring it out of thin air with notes and tones and those squiggly lines...

Jukebox Heroes: ARK: Survival Evolved’s soundtrack

If you've been hiding in a cave on Mars with your fingers in your ears and your social media feeds on the fritz, you...

Jukebox Heroes: Six forgettable MMOs with unforgettable soundtracks

I have often thought it grossly unfair that a video game soundtrack is linked, for better and for worse, with the popularity of the...

Jukebox Heroes: Six soundtracks from MMOs that never launched

As an MMO fan, there are few things as sad as a promising game being killed in development without seeing the light of a...

Jukebox Heroes: The top 10 EVE Online music themes

One of the great things about the EVE Online soundtrack, other than its perplexing popularity despite being mostly an ambient synth score, is...

Jukebox Heroes: Six MMO soundtracks that need to be in your collection

Lately, a friend was asking me where he should start with collecting MMO soundtracks. "Pretty much anywhere and everywhere" was my initial reaction, although...

Jukebox Heroes: The 2015 Online VGM Awards

With another year coming to a close, I thought it would be an opportune time to go back and give out flippant awards to...

Jukebox Heroes: A very merry Christmas MMO mix

Now that we're into the thick of December, I've given myself permission to finally turn the radio station over to the all-Christmas-all-the-time channel for...

Jukebox Heroes: Ragnarok 2’s soundtrack

Game soundtracks like this are the reason why I scrounge outside of the well-known MMOs for hidden gems. As I've often said before, the...

Jukebox Heroes: An MMO Halloween playlist

Halloween is upon us, that spooky and magical time of year that exists both in real life and in many of our MMOs. While...

Jukebox Heroes: Your top 20 favorite MMO soundtracks

I've been a sneaky columnist, my friends. Oh yes I have. In my last Jukebox Heroes I posted my top six favorite...

Jukebox Heroes: My top six favorite MMO soundtracks of all time

In ranking MMO soundtracks, there are a lot of ways to do it. You can pull out individual tracks or praise a game for...

Jukebox Heroes: An exclusive journey through Aion’s Upheaval soundtrack

Aion is a game that's well-renowned for both its visual and audio beauty. Among my fellow MMO soundtrack enthusiasts, the title's many soundtracks stand...

Jukebox Heroes: Infinite Crisis’ score will get you pumped up for the good fight

I love a really good superhero score. Some of my favorite pieces include John Williams' Superman theme, Danny Elfman's Batman introduction, Brian...

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