Tag Archives: Konami

Gyruss – PA116

Inspired by our talk at the Library of Congress, we have a shorter show covering the music of Gyruss over about 25 years of releases. Gyruss was originally developed by Konami with ports developed and published by many companies over its history. We even find the game showing up in a few unexpected places. The… Read More »

Rackets & Rivals – PA113

After the Library of Congress we’re kicking off a new short episode format and making a return to the wellspring of great VGM with another sports title. This time we’re listening to the music of tennis game Rackets & Rivals released on the NES in 1993 only in… Europe? Developed and published by Konami or… Read More »

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 »

PA Music Disk Vol. 1 – PA72

With the new year we’d like to introduce you to one of the two new show styles that we will be added into the mix. “Pixelated Audio Music Disk Volumes” are a mixture of game music arrangements and original tunes created by the doujin (同人) groups of the late 80s through the 90s and each… Read More »

Sunset Riders – PA54

In 1991, Konami was cranking out hits for pretty much every system available. However, Sunset Riders for the arcade, refused to blend into the herd of releases. While it’s fun music, bright colors and its availability in a beastly 4 player cabinet made it hard to miss, the gameplay made it hard to forget. Join us as we… 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 »