STAGE 73: Ninja Gaiden

STAGE 73: Ninja Gaiden

Created in 1988, Ninja Gaiden was originally known as Ninja Ryukenden, which would translate to originally as  ”Legend of the Ninja Dragon Sword.” Developed by Tecmo (now named Koei Tecmo) The first Ninja Gaiden game was an arcade beat em up, in the vein of Double Dragon and was very well received. Even in saying that, many who played the game regarded it as being far too difficult, which would basically foreshadow things to come for the series that starred the legendary ninja hero Ryu Hayabusa.

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STAGE 72: Mascot Games

STAGE 72: Mascot Games

Ever since Super Mario Bros. hit the NES in 1985, Nintendo’s red cap wearing mustachioed hero has reigned supreme as a prominent face for his company Nintendo and video games as a whole. With the introduction of Mario and its success came a new sub-genre of video games, dubbed the “mascot platformer” in which a colorful character would hop, run and swim his way through vast and colorful worlds filled with Unique characters and challenges that await the player upon popping in a cartridge. Through the years, there have been plenty of games that have come and gone that tried to emulate Mario’s success, with many developers introducing fresh, new characters that have tried their hands in surpassing Mario in popularity. Continue reading →

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Saturday Morning Breakfast Mix – X-Men/X-Men The Animated Series

Saturday Morning Breakfast Mix – X-Men/X-Men The Animated Series

Welcome to the Saturday Morning Breakfast Mix! A show that remembers and honors those great cartoon shows that many of us grew up with. Whether you were an 80s kid or a 90s kid, we all remember those Saturday mornings just sitting in your living room/bedroom wearing your footie pajamas with a box of cereal In hand and enjoying hours upon hours of television geared towards you…… Continue reading →

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STAGE 71: Games Of 2020

STAGE 71: Games Of 2020

Last year may not have gone down as one of the best years we had, if anything, comparing it to a dumpster fire wouldn’t be too far off .

In a year where so many things went wrong, video games were pretty much one of the very few Highlights that stood out in 2020.

The ability to spend hours disappearing into a beautiful world like those in the far away islands of Animal Crossing, the competitive but fun gameshow aesthetic of Fall Guys or revisiting old friends in the land of Midgar was a much welcomed breather that we all needed. Continue reading →

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BONUS STAGE 7 – Friendship Edition

BONUS STAGE 7 – Friendship Edition

Now that the dumpster fire that is 2020 is coming to and end, Its time to look forward to the many new challenges and experiences that are in store for us, and with that It’s that time again here at the Retro VGM Revival hour, where you, the fellow listener, have entered another BONUS STAGE.

So let us take a little break from the action and distract ourselves with something to reward your progress thus far.

These video game tracks are a selection of random video game compositions that I have chosen as a reward for showing much love and respect to those have been with this podcast since its inception…but this time, It’s a little bit different. Continue reading →

Now that the dumpster fire that is 2020 is coming to and end, Its time to look forward to the many new challenges and experiences that are in store for us, and with that It’s that time again here at the Retro VGM Revival hour, where you, the fellow listener, have entered another BONUS STAGE.

So let us take a little break from the action and distract ourselves with something to reward your progress thus far.

These video game tracks are a selection of random video game compositions that I have chosen as a reward for showing much love and respect to those have been with this podcast since its inception…but this time, It’s a little bit different. Continue reading →

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Nostalgia Road Trip 90s Sitcom Marathon

Nostalgia Road Trip 90s Sitcom Marathon

Greetings and salutations!

Seeing how there was very positive feedback from the previous marathon, the one featuring the celebration of 3 awesome festive events, why not have another?

This one is different though, as it will focus on some favorite and fondly remembered 90s teen sitcoms. Don’t worry, you will not get Carded upon entering this party.

So with that out of the way, I welcome you all to the Nostalgia Road Trip 90s Sitcom Marathon! It’ll cover 7 episodes of some 90s teen shows of the past. Were these your faves? Do you remember them? whatever it may be, an enjoyable experience is surely about to go down…. and, on top of that all shows will be accompanied by some classic commercials, Movie trailers and special things in between Continue reading →

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The First Official Nostalgia Road Trip Holiday Marathon

The First Official Nostalgia Road Trip Holiday Marathon

Greetings and salutations!

There are many ways to get into the festive season during a specific holiday, most notably Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas!

There was never a better feeling than sitting in front of our television set and literally be spoiled with animated specials and made-for-tv movies airing to commemorate the special holiday. So it is because of that, and your support for this channel, that I want to do something in the spirit of the season…in this case, seasons.

So I welcome you all to the first Annual Nostalgia Road Trip holiday special!
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Saturday Morning Breakfast Mix – GIGANTOR/Tetsujin 28-gō (鉄人28号)

Saturday Morning Breakfast Mix – GIGANTOR/Tetsujin 28-gō (鉄人28号)

Welcome to the Saturday Morning Breakfast Mix! A show that remembers and honors those great cartoon shows that many of us grew up with. Whether you were an 80s kid or a 90s kid, we all remember those Saturday mornings just sitting in your living room/bedroom wearing your footie pajamas with a box of cereal In hand and enjoying hours upon hours of television geared towards you. Continue reading →

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STAGE 70: Halloween VII

STAGE 70: Halloween VII

Some of the best horror games share something in common: and that is The ability to deliver a feeling of fright and unease upon pressing start on the title screen. There is truly something unique upon playing a horror themed game that gets you in a heart-racing and adrenaline-pumped frenzy, whether it’s guns a blazing, avoiding an overwhelming threat or puzzle solving.

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