Derrick Sanskrit

Derrick Sanskrit

Contributor

Derrick Sanskrit has produced critically-acclaimed* work as an artist and writer for Nerve, Babble, Pitchfork, The Pop Aesthetic, and The Museum Of Comic And Cartoon Art, among others. A native New Yorker, he may or may not be an elaborate sock puppet.
* Everyone’s a critic.

By Derrick Sanskrit

  • Oodlegobs

    Viva La Revolución

    Someone finally stands against the oppressive force of cat videos—plus more in our free and cheap game roundup.

  • Zombies Ate My Neighbors

    Blood, Sweat, And Fears

    A spirited soundtrack brings Zombies Ate My Neighbors back to afterlife.

  • 140

    On The Beat

    140 teaches rhythm by removing just about everything else.

  • Game That Tune: Silent Hill 3

    Fear Of Music

    A rock song from Silent Hill 3 betrays the game’s despondent atmosphere…or does it?

  • Game That Tune: Bloody Tears, Castlevania series

    All You Need Is Blood

    A signature Castlevania track invites you to shake your booty while you vanquish evil.

  • Alternate Soundtrack: Deadly Premonition and Nouvelle Vague

    Haunting Melodies: Deadly Premonition & Nouvelle Vague’s Nouvelle Vague

    Embracing the mystery of works that feel both unique and familiar.

  • Gone Home

    You Go, Grrrl

    Gone Home’s soundtrack is every teenager’s diary set to ’90s rock.

  • Rude Bear Radio

    How Rude!

    Rude Bear Radio is a tough crash course in video game history.

  • Game That Tune: Grand Theft Auto IV

    One Last Score

    A rock song from Grand Theft Auto IV inadvertently predicts a shift for the series.

  • Crazy Taxi

    Youthful Indiscretions

    A ’90s pop-punk classic sets the stage for Crazy Taxi’s rebelliousness.

  • The Wonderful 101

    Swingset Superheroes

    The Wonderful 101 is a grade-schooler’s superhero fantasy come true.

  • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney—Trials And Tribulations

    Darn Good Coffee

    A caffeine addict’s personal ballad adds a mysterious sense of romance to Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney.

  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

    The battle of the bulge: 10 games where players fight (or embrace) weight gain

    Press Start to give yourself a body-image complex!