Tag Archives: Nintendo

Expansion Pack XVI: Extra-Life 2016 – PA67

This week we’re bringing you a special episode from our Extra-Life 2016 charity event  (24 hour gaming marathon)  that took place on Nov. 5th. We asked the other team members to pick a track from any game that was special to them and tell us why. As always it was a great time with awesome music… Read More »

Falsion – PA51

Back in episode 24 we covered an amazing Konami game for the Famicom Disk System titled Ai Senshi Nicol. Today we are covering another 1987 Konami game for the Famicom Disk System titled Falsion and you’re in for quite an auditory ride. This Japan-only released game has an excellent soundtrack and we couldn’t help but… Read More »

Power Quest – PA43

Power Quest on the GameBoy Color would’ve been an easy title to overlook because there were plenty of terrible fighting games ported to the GameBoy (i.e. Street Fighter II). So back in the 90’s you probably passed on the handheld’s fighting genre which might explain this game’s lack of notoriety. However, Japan System Supply produced… Read More »

Shadow of the Ninja – PA37

The 80’s and 90’s were buzzing with shurikens and katana wielding ninjas, not only for video games but all media. You had Ninja Gaiden, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 3 Ninjas, Surf Ninjas and on and on. This “ninja-mania” gave us the feeling we were peeking into a mystical world filled with distant culture, rich history… Read More »

Pokemon Snap Island Exposure – PA32

In 1999 Hal Laboratory and Pax Softnica combined to develop a unique and interesting new game for the Nintendo 64 showcase what the N64 could do with 3D environments. Hal and Pax used a very well known Nintendo franchise to help pull this idea off and thus Pokemon Snap was born. Blending cutting edge graphics… Read More »