Tag Archives: NEC PC-9801

Illusion City – PA105

Illusion City is a cyberpunk JRPG from Microcabin, originally released for the MSX Turbo R in 1991, only in Japan. It was later ported to a number of other systems including the PC98, X68000 and Mega CD over the next few years. The game mechanics are fairly traditional RPG fare of the era, but the graphics, animations and music… 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 »

Starfire with guest Takeshi Abo – PA87

Heading back to the YM2608 for a look (and listen) at a game called Starfire for the  PC-9801. A system exclusive, 1st person action RPG, released on October 14th of 1994; developed and published by a small company called StarCraft Inc. It’s an interesting game that, even though a Japanese only title, borrows heavily from… Read More »

Expansion Pack XVIII – PA77

In this episode we have a healthy dose of video game music from a variety of different games, systems and composers. Join in as we discuss the music and explore the games in Expansion Pack XVII. http://media.blubrry.com/pixelatedaudio/p/ia601504.us.archive.org/21/items/PixelatedAudio77/PixelatedAudio77.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (95.6MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | RSS

Expansion Pack XVII – PA75

Back with another selection of semi-random VGM tracks from a number of different systems. We’ve been a bit overdue for an Expansion Pack so listen in, join the fun, brush that 3D horse hair, and let us know what you think of the tunes. http://media.blubrry.com/pixelatedaudio/p/ia601505.us.archive.org/10/items/PixelatedAudio75/PixelatedAudio75.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:05:58 — 116.7MB)Subscribe:… Read More »

5 Years of VGMRips – PA68

Join us as we celebrate 5 years of VGMRips with many of the people responsible, not only for its maintenance and up keep but its creation. We’ve asked our friends to share a song that has significance to them and to tell us about it in their own words. This led to an episode crammed with beautiful tunes (across… Read More »