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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 »

Popful Mail – PA44

Here at Pixelated Audio we decided to kick off the new year right by diving into Popful Mail across the Sega CD/Mega CD, PC Engine CD, PC-88/98 and Super Famicom. This game has it all; it looks great, plays great and last but not least sounds great! Even if you are thinking you know this… Read More »

Ristar: The Shooting Star – PA38

Sega’s Sonic Team released Ristar in 1995, quite late in the Sega Genesis lifespan which left many people unaware of the game’s existence. For the fortunate few that did play this game, we were rewarded with an amazing 16-bit platformer unlike anything else. If you played Ristar, you’ll remember the music from Tomoko Sasaki right… Read More »

Double Dragon Deuce – PA29

With a tweaked fighting system and two player co-op action, Technos Japan’s Double Dragon II: The Revenge saw a port on virtually every system available between 1988 and 1993. Since it’s our One Year Anniversary we thought we would cover the Arcade, NES, C64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, PC Engine CD and Mega Drive all in… Read More »

Castlevania: Ledger Lines – PA12

There’s nothing better than kicking off the new year with Castlevania and in this episode we’re running through an excellent addition to the series called Castlevania: Bloodlines for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive released in 1994 by Konami. This game wasn’t originally part of the series’ timeline (meant as an side-story) but later on after the timeline… Read More »