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From Pixels To Chiptunes: STREET FIGHTER

From Pixels To Chiptunes: STREET FIGHTER

Greetings and Salutations my beautiful Nostalgiaholics!

Just in time for the holidays, it’s the newest From Pixels to Chiptunes video paying tribute to one of my favorite games of my past and present: The Street Fighter series!

So, as a holiday gift for you all, it’s my latest Video Game Tribute video series, courtesy of the Nostalgia Road Trip

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Gaming Retrospectives: Ōkami – Art, Nature, Myth, Beauty

Gaming Retrospectives: Ōkami – Art, Nature, Myth, Beauty

There has always been a hot debate regarding whether or not videos games are considered a form of art or not. In recent years, several games have proven that they are indeed works of art, even if there are still some detractors to that school of thought. It was such a debated topic for years… hell, even famed film critic Roger Ebert got in on it, writing an article which claimed that video games couldn’t be held in the same regard as film, poetry, music, etc. But he did shut up later on when he talked about how he deeply enjoyed the 1995 multimedia adventure Cosmology of Kyoto.

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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 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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STAGE 21: Yoko Shimomura

STAGE 21: Yoko Shimomura

Often described as “the most famous female video game music composer in the world”, With over 45 different games to her Resume, Yoko Shimomura has become one of the most well known and highly respected Video Game Composers The industry has ever known. From 1988 up to present day, her music has spanned countless generations and continues to influence new generations of fellow video game composers. Whether it was working for high profile companies like Capcom or Square Enix, Yoko Shimomura’s music has spanned decades, with each new composition becoming instant classics. This is why I thought it was finally time to honor the works of this amazing video game music composer In this STAGE of the retro video game revival hour.

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STAGE 18: Fighting Games

STAGE 18: Fighting Games

If you were an avid arcade player and had access to coins at any time in the early to late 90s, whether it was at your local convenience store, video store or Family Restaurant, chances are you’ll have spent all of your time and quarters (or tokens depending on the place) on a video arcade. More Importantly on a fighting game … hammering buttons, frantically waggling a joystick to execute a devastating final blow to beat your opponent and pumping your parents pocket change into Street Fighter 2 , Killer Instinct or Mortal kombat.

The arcades have all but died out now, but the love for these time consuming franchises has never died, So put away those quarters and enjoy these amazing beats from the greatest console fighting games in this special STAGE of the Retro VGM Revival Hour!

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STAGE 11: Halloween

STAGE 11: Halloween

Boys and girls of every age, wouldn’t you like to hear something strange? Come with us and you’ll shall see, this STAGE’s based on HALLOWEEN!

Yes, my ghouls and ghosts… This particular STAGE is all about games that will get you in the mood, just in time for treat or treating!

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STAGE 8: Beat ‘Em Ups!

STAGE 8: Beat ‘Em Ups!

OH NO!
The President has been kidnapped by ninjas! Are you a bad enough dude to take care of business with your bare hands as you encounter wave after wave of fearsome baddies?

Make sure you mastered your moves and knock over some trash cans to reveal a home cooked chicken dinner, because you’re gonna need all your skills to experience this special stage of this podcast ,which is BEAT ‘EM UPS!

 

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STAGE 5: Arcade Games

STAGE 5: Arcade Games

Get those pockets full of quarters ready, because we are about to play some Arcade games and listen to some amazing tracks. Arcade Games is the subject that STAGE 5 is all about , so you better pop in that token and press start, because this is something you do not want to miss!

 

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STAGE 4: Mega Man

STAGE 4: Mega Man

Video game music based on The much beloved MEGA MAN games is what this very special Stage 4 is all about, so make sure you have plenty of “E” tanks handy and have your Mega Buster fully charged up. This episode might just blow you away in its sheer epicness of all things Mega Man

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