Category Archives: Episodes

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Micro Maniacs – PA104

Micro Maniacs is an isometric racing game (based on the Micro Machines franchise) for the Game Boy Color, released only in the UK and Australia in 2001. This offshoot originally began on the PlayStation, by Codemasters, but given the popularity of Nintendo’s handhelds, it ended up making a transition to the portable market shortly after.… Read More »

Dropsy with Jay Tholen and Chris Schlarb – PA103

Developed by Tendershoot and A Jolly Corpse and published by Devolver Digital in 2015, Dropsy: A Point and Click Hugventure is the story of one clown’s journey to make the world a better place. Take a mellow journey through various locales with your animal buddies and a fittingly chilled out soundtrack. We’re thrilled to have both the creator Jay Tholen and lead composer Chris… Read More »

LIVE: MAGWest 2 Panel – PA102

Another year, another MAGWest, the West Coast Music and Gaming Festival (MAGFest) in Santa Clara, California (August 10-12, 2018). MAGWest brings it – with the bands, games and an awesome community of VGM fans! This time we’re joined by a whole slew of performers from this year and last year as they talk about their childhood gaming… Read More »

Staff Roll: Manabu Saito – PA101

We begin a new chapter of Pixelated Audio with our first solo show, and our first tribute episode, this time honoring Manabu Saito. Saito was a prolific composer for System Sacom from 1987 to 1991, composing and arranging the music for over 15 games. You may have heard his music in Yuurei-kun on Episode 91,… Read More »

Crash Bandicoot with Josh Mancell – PA100

The original Crash Bandicoot games were developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. Crash answers the question of “What would Donkey Kong Country be like in 3D?” The first Crash title debuted in September of 1996 on the Sony PlayStation and became an almost instant success, spawning numerous sequels and additions over the years. Although… Read More »