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Resident Evil Composer Admits To Being A Fraud

Resident Evil Composer Admits To Being A Fraud

Mamoru Samuragoch* has been called “Japan’s Beethoven”. Even as he went deaf, Samuragoch continued to compose scores for video games like Resident Evil and Onimusha. This week, he revealed that he used a ghost composer.

Video Games With The Most Memorable Pre-Rendered Backgrounds

Video Games With The Most Memorable Pre-Rendered Backgrounds

Pre-rendered graphics weren’t only used in complex cinematic cutscenes back in the day when a game’s own 3D engine couldn’t do the job. Developers also used them as in-game backgrounds to bypass graphical limitations. And some of the games had really well-made, atmospheric pre-rendered backgrounds.