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Red Alarm – PA65

In the 90’s saying Nintendo consoles sucked would get you some new bruises on the at recess. Within 10 years they wrapped up the NES, blew our minds with the Super NES, and followed that with Nintendo 64. You could be thinking to yourself, “Maybe if I mentioned the how bad the Virtual Boy sucked my… Read More »

Illusion Blaze with Seung-Hwan Ro – PA63

Retro gaming and game audio tends to get associated with US, Japan, and Europe because of the shear volume of games and media. So, we thought to ourselves, why not look at some other countries take on game music. Illusion Blaze (일루젼 블레이즈) was released in 1994 for Korea on the PC and was developed… Read More »

Herzog Zwei with Nathan and Tomomi Otani – PA60

Herzog Zwei is a real-time strategy game that was developed by Tecnosoft and released for the Mega Drive in 1989 for Japan and for the Sega Genesis in 1990 for North America. With excellent music, you’re in for a good time. Join us with guest-host Nathan Daniels and a special appearance from composer Tomomi Otani. http://media.blubrry.com/pixelatedaudio/p/ia601506.us.archive.org/34/items/PixelatedAudio60/PixelatedAudio60.mp3Podcast:… Read More »

Buffers Evolution – PA59

It’s safe to assume you’ve heard of Bandai, but did you know they developed a handheld console called the WonderSwan? If not, don’t worry, its obscurity comes from the fact that it was never released in North America and had the misfortune to be in direct competition with the Game Boy… ouch! This doesn’t mean… Read More »

MUSHA Aleste with Toshiaki Sakoda – PA57

In the world of retro gaming there is no shortage of shoot ’em ups. It’s hard not to fall in love with their intense gameplay, flashy sprites, and insane music. Today we return to Compile, a company that had shoot’em ups down to an art form and with Musha Aleste, we feel they hit the… Read More »