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Arumana no Kiseki – PA79

Arumana no Kiseki  (The Miracle of Arumana) is a sidescrolling action game released by Konami in 1987 for the Famicom Disk System. The game bleeds Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Seriously. Gameplay has similar bits and pieces from Castlevania and Bionic Commando but still sets itself apart as a nice little title. More importantly, the music is stellar… Read More »

Mitsume ga Tooru with guest Hiroyuki Iwatsuki – PA78

Mitsume ga Tooru might not have made a western appearance, but what’s not to love? The gameplay is simple, accessible, and challenging – but not in a frustrating ‘rage-quit’ way, we loved it. Honestly, the soundtrack is awesome and going to be a lot of fun to listen to together with you. Composer, Hiroyuki Iwatsuki, makes an… Read More »

Expansion Pack XVIII – PA77

In this episode we have a healthy dose of video game music from a variety of different games, systems and composers. Join in as we discuss the music and explore the games in Expansion Pack XVII. http://media.blubrry.com/pixelatedaudio/p/ia601504.us.archive.org/21/items/PixelatedAudio77/PixelatedAudio77.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (95.6MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | RSS

Out Zone with guest Tatsuya Uemura – PA76

Toaplan was one of the most well-loved developers in the shooter genre with a number of releases including Tiger-Heli, Twin Cobra, Hellfire, Truxton, and Zero Wing. In 1990, they released a different style of shooter called Out Zone which and is one of the most significant departures from the company’s catalog but still retains all the excitement, difficulty, and attention to… Read More »

Expansion Pack XVII – PA75

Back with another selection of semi-random VGM tracks from a number of different systems. We’ve been a bit overdue for an Expansion Pack so listen in, join the fun, brush that 3D horse hair, and let us know what you think of the tunes. http://media.blubrry.com/pixelatedaudio/p/ia601505.us.archive.org/10/items/PixelatedAudio75/PixelatedAudio75.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:05:58 — 116.7MB)Subscribe:… Read More »