Playing Tribute To Satoru Iwata

We here at the retro vgm revival hour and our partners the Nostalgia Road Trip are saddened to hear of the passing of Nintendo president Satoru Iwata.

known for his friendly approach to Nintendo fans around the world, it would be no surprise that mister Iwata was an immensely popular figure both within the industry and with Nintendo fans, he will be sorely missed. Rest in Peace, Mr. Iwata.

And this is why this episode of the retro vgm revival hour is to give tribute of the amazing works that mister Satoru Iwata took part in, and that will be remembered in our hearts forever.

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Full track listing:
===========Game – Composer – Title – Company========

 

1.) Rollerball – Hideki Kanazashi & Hiroaki Suga – “Skyscraper” – 1984 – HAL Laboratory – NES

2.) Balloon Fight – Hirokazu Tanaka – “Balloon Trip / Bonus Round” – August 1986 – Nintendo – NES

3.) Adventures of LoLo – Hideki Kanazashi – “Floor Theme” – 20 April 1989 – HAL Laboratory – NES

4.) Air Fortress – Hideki Kanazashi – “Title Screen / Prologue“ – 1989 – HAL Laboratory – NES

5.) NES Open Tournament Golf – Shinobu Amayake & Akito Nakatsuka – “UK Course“ – September 29, 1991 – Nintendo – NES

6.) New Ghostbusters II – Jun Ishikawa – “Round 1: Court House” – 1991 – HAL Laboratory – NES

7.) Kirby’s Adventure – Hirokazu Ando & Jun Ishikawa – “High Hills” – May 1, 1993 – HAL Laboratory/Nintendo – NES

8.) EarthBound (known as Mother 2 in Japan) – Keiichi Suzuki & Hirokazu Tanaka – “Bus Ride, Journey Home & Smiles and Tears” – June 5, 1995 – HAL Laboratory & APE/Nintendo – SNES

9.) Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards – Jun Ishikawa & Hirokazu Ando – “Rock Star“ – June 26, 2000 – HAL Laboratory/Nintendo – N64

10.) The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker – Kenta Nagata, Hajime Wakai, Toru Minegishi & Koji Kondo – “Molgera Battle Theme” – March 24, 2003 – Nintendo – Game Cube

11.) Animal Crossing – Kazumi Totaka, Kenta Nagata, Toru Minegishi & Shinobu Tanaka – “Steep Hill “ – September 15, 2002 – Nintendo – Game Cube

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