All Posts by: Jason Fanelli

Man, Is It Good To Be Back…E3 '09 Predictions!!

By Jason Fanelli, May 27, 2009 0 Features

Hello people! How I’ve missed you all these long days without GamerNode. I think I speak for everyone here at the website when I say that I missed writing about that which I love: gaming. Now that we’re back, I’m… Read More »

Mass Effect 2 Teaser: WTF?!?!?!!?!!?!?!!?

By Jason Fanelli, February 22, 2009 0 Features

So I’m perusing the gaming sites on Friday night, and after I check my writing to see if anyone else commented, I go to my primary news source, and what’s the first story I see? "Your first look at Mass… Read More »

The Best of SF: The Music and Sounds of Street Fighter

By Jason Fanelli, February 22, 2009 0 Features, GN

In case you haven’t noticed, Street Fighter IV launched this week to great jubilation. Being a huge SF fan, I had been anxiously awaiting the game for quite some time, and I was not disappointed. The gameplay is superb, the… Read More »

Retro Music Love: The Genesis Era

By Jason Fanelli, February 16, 2009 0 Features

I recently played Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection on the 360. It was quite a trip down memory lane. I loved the Genesis, at times more so than my #1 console of all time, the SNES. The games were awesome, and… Read More »

Not All Sound Is Good…Here Is a Perfect Example

By Jason Fanelli, February 9, 2009 0 Features

Sound in gaming is a great thing. The music, the sound effects, the voice-work, everything comes together to make a great gaming experience. However, not all games enjoy sound success. Most sound problems come from a bad score, or sound… Read More »

Nintendo and Hardcore Gamers: Who Abandoned Who?

By Jason Fanelli, February 4, 2009 0 Features

I hear a lot of people say that Nintendo forgot the hardcore crowd. The Wii is majorly successful, and it is mostly attributed to their embracing the casual gamers. But the hardcore insist that they’ve been abandoned, that Nintendo forgot… Read More »

By Jason Fanelli, February 2, 2009 0 Features

I remember the first time I got to the scene in the Ragnarok’s cockpit in Final Fantasy VIII. Squall sat the lifeless Rinoa down and, after contacting the earth, poured his heart out to her. In the background, a song… Read More »

Hollywood In Gaming: Voice Actors You Might Have Heard

By Jason Fanelli, January 25, 2009 0 Columns

Hello, and welcome back to Listen Up! Today I’d like to focus on some of the voices I’ve heard during my gaming, specifically those provided by the best of Hollywood. Again, I may talk about things that may reveal some… Read More »

By Jason Fanelli, January 20, 2009 0 GN

When I saw the $90 RE5 Collector’s Edition price point, I was a little concerned. The only other limited edition at that price I could think of was Madden ’09, and that came with three games. I knew we weren’t… Read More »

By Jason Fanelli, January 18, 2009 0 Columns

Hello everyone. Welcome to Listen Up! First, before I begin with today’s topic, allow me to run through what this column is. This is a column on the sounds of gaming: music, sound effects, whatever. One week could be about… Read More »