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STAGE 64: Devil May Cry

STAGE 64: Devil May Cry

A game that was originally conceived in 1999 as a sequel to Resident Evil 3, this idea was eventually changed Due to the staff and more importantly the games director Hideki Kamiya seeing that it would not fit the Resident Evil franchise, the devil may cry series, its characters and its other sequels are still among one of capcoms most popular franchises.

So it is why this STAGE of the Retro VGM Revival Hour we charge up our devil triggers and load up our pistols and stylish combat styles with these selected tracks from the devil may cry series.

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STAGE 63: Pro Wrestling Games 2

STAGE 63: Pro Wrestling Games 2

With Events like The wwe’s Wrestlemania, New japan pro wrestling’s Wrestlekingdom and it’s ever-growing popularity outside of it’s home country in of Japan, as well as the inception of All Elite Wrestling and it’s success with last years ALL IN pay per view event, Pro wrestling seems to be in a renaissance period not seen since the mid 90s.

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STAGE 62: Games of 2018

STAGE 62: Games of 2018

It’s seemed like a very hard task to top a year like 2017. In that year we saw some of the biggest names in video games reinvented and inject themselves with new life, from the lush open world of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to Resident Evil 7’s return to it’s horror roots to the manic wackiness of Super Mario Odyssey.

But this past 2018 was also surprisingly strong, offering up an incredibly varied mix of interactive experiences to all who played. Blockbusters, like the Sonys Spider-Man and the incredibly detailed Red Dead Redemption 2 created an amazing year for gamers and it only seemed to get better with each upcoming game release!

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BONUS STAGE 6

BONUS STAGE 6

Now that 2018 has come and gone, 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.

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STAGE 61: Halloween 5

STAGE 61: Halloween 5

The witching month is upon us, everyone!
It’s that time once again to gather your most spookiest looking plastic skeleton, fully avoid every black cat you would come across, and start mastering your pumpkin carving skills. For this is Halloween!

But for those who’ve already had their fill of Halloween parties over the weekend and were planning a quiet night in front of the TV watching some horror classics, while munching down on the various sweets you collected while trick’ or treating all over your neighborhood, we here at the Retro VGM Revival Hour have a special Treat …just for you!

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STAGE 60: The King Of Fighters

STAGE 60: The King Of Fighters

Congratulations, you have been invited to participate in the King of Fighters tournament.

One of the longest and most recognizable fighting game series in SNK’s existence, The King of Fighters began the trend of making its most notable characters cross the boundaries of their respective titles to clash in teams of three to help elevate something that, at the time, would be considered Dream Matches.

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STAGE 59: Final Fight Tribute

STAGE 59: Final Fight Tribute

A game that originally began development as a sequel to the original Street Fighter , the first Final Fight game had to switch its genre from the original fighting game idea to a beat ’em up and eventually change its Street Fighter 2 moniker following the success of Double Dragon, more importantly Double Dragon II: The Revenge

With various ports of the first installment in almost every video game platform out there, its sequels and its characters making appearances in other Capcom titles, It’s plain to see why the Final Fight series is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to talking about memorable games in Capcom’s legacy.

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STAGE 58: Ys

STAGE 58: Ys

Ys is a series of action RPGs developed by Nihon Falcom that follows the adventures of the red haired swordman, Adol Christin which began on the PC-88 8-bit computer in 1987 and consists of eight main titles, multiple ports, spin-off titles and remakes.

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STAGE 57: Silent Hill

STAGE 57: Silent Hill

What was originally intended to be Konami’s foray into dominating the North American sales market thanks to the success of Capcom’s Resident Evil franchise, a small group of developers for Konami, known for under-performing in previous video game projects, literal outcasts within their own company, were put together to focus on this new endeavor. With emphasis on Hollywood-like atmosphere, Konami would essentially place this daunting task on their new christened “Team Silent”, who in all reality did not know to go about creating a Hollywood-like experience, resulting in Konami slowly loosing faith in the project.

As time passed, the personnel and management of Konami lost their faith in the game, eventually leaving Team Silent to do what they wanted resulting in them ignoring the limits of Konami’s initial plan, and making Silent Hill a game that would appeal to the emotions of players instead, giving them more creative freedom and led them to focus their efforts in creating a game focusing on the fear of the unknown.

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STAGE 56: Fighting Games 3

STAGE 56: Fighting Games 3

Fighting games have come a long way from throwing down a quarter to call next on the overly crowded Street Fighter II cabinet at the local pizza restaurant. Fortunately for us, the accessibility of fighting games are as close as going to your local arcade, video game shop, or the comfort of your own home.

either being on the sidelines watching or actually taking place between an intense and riveting face-off between a game of street fighter, tekken or king of fighters, fighting games are one of gaming’s most celebrated and passionate genres.

So this stage of the Retro VGM revival hour we again return to test our reflexes and skills against the most decorated of opponents in this episode Dedicated to some amazing Fighting game music tracks.

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