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John Son

John is a London-based writer, artist and student. He was introduced to the world of gaming fairly late, one of his first experiences being Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets on the PC, where he probably spent more time staring at loading screens than playing the actual game itself. He soon moved onto Nintendo consoles and quickly became a Zelda fanatic - it was around that time he also discovered a love for game music.

Though John enjoys a variety of genres, the music of Final Fantasy has always been a firm favourite of his. He is adamant that the OSTs for FFXI and FFXIII-2, while flawed, are criminally underrated masterpieces.

In his spare time, John also enjoys writing, reading, art, and cakes of all types. He is an avid fan of Harry Potter, The Beatles, Kraftwerk, the TV show Community, and rhythm games - he dreams of one day conquering every single song in Cytus, but this has unfortunately become an increasingly difficult achievement to pull off as time goes on.

John Son's Latest Reviews

 - Nintendo 3DS Wii U Gaming

Apparently there really is more to life than designing houses, but it's an interesting place to start.

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Another side-scrolling action game converts from mobile to 3DS, but how does Bike Rider DX2: Galaxy hold up?

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John Son's Latest Features

 - Nintendo 3DS Wii U Gaming

Gaming meets theatre in Block Stop's By The End of Us.

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There's more to the music of Final Fantasy than just Uematsu, as it turns out. John delivers a full FFXI soundtrack review.

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 - Nintendo 3DS Wii U Gaming

Fifteen years on from Animal Crossing's first release, John reflects on his time with the series and shares the passion he has for it.

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John Son was lucky enough to attend a special Mario musical at Stratford Circus Arts Centre in London on Saturday. Here are his thoughts.

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Dark, brooding and ominous - Cubed3 takes a look at the Victor Vran OST.

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John Son's Latest Previews & Hands-On

 - Nintendo 3DS Wii U Gaming

Following the reveal of the next Legend of Zelda at this year's E3, Cubed3 got the chance to try out the demo in London.

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John Son's News Posts

Title Date Comments
Preview | The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Wii U)30.07.20166
Event Review | By The End of Us (Lights, Camera, Action!)29.06.20160
Final Fantasy XI 10th Anniversary | Final Fantasy XI Soundtrack Review (MusiCube)20.04.20163
Animal Crossing 15th Anniversary | Reflecting on Animal Crossing15.04.20167
Event Review | Mario! A Super Musical (MusiCube)13.04.20161
Album Review | Victor Vran Original Soundtrack (MusiCube)14.10.20150
Review | Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer (Nintendo 3DS)06.10.20151
Review | Bike Rider DX2: Galaxy (Nintendo 3DS eShop)25.09.20150
Event Review | Final Symphony II (MusiCube)17.09.20151
MusiCube | Gunship (Album Review)22.07.20150
Album Review | Final Fantasy VI Original Soundtrack - Remaster Version (MusiCube)20.06.20154
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