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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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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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STAGE 69: The Ace Attorney Series

STAGE 69: The Ace Attorney Series

Originally released for the Nintendo GameBoy Advanced in Japan in 2001, The Ace attorney series was well received by critics and gamers alike with Capcom even crediting the series with helping to popularized the visual novel genre to Western audiences when it debuted for the Nintendo DS in 2005.

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STAGE 68: Games Of 2019

STAGE 68: Games Of 2019

Better late than never!

This past 2019 was surprisingly strong for the world of gaming, offering up an incredibly varied mix of interactive experiences to all who played.

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STAGE 67: Halloween VI

STAGE 67: Halloween VI

Video games are easily the most versatile form of entertainment, with various genres to please even the most cynical of players. Similarly enough The horror genre is incredibly varied. Slashers, psychological thrillers and creature features all with filled with their own cliches and tropes.

but Nowhere does the horror genre live up to that promise more fully than through video games. Rather than watching someone maneuver away from a terrifying threat (be it at the movie theater or at your local cinema), you are tasked with making agonizing decisions, running from threats and, more importantly, staying alive.

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STAGE 65: Sega Saturn

STAGE 65: Sega Saturn

The Sega Saturn is a 32-bit fifth-generation home video game console developed by Sega and released on November 22, 1994 in Japan, May 11, 1995 in North America, and July 8, 1995 in Europe. The successor to the successful Sega Genesis, the Saturn’s release was seen as one of the biggest blunders in gaming history.

The initial U.S release for the console was intended to be September 2nd 1995 but with the higher ups at sega , most notably its president hayao nakayama, fearing the upcoming other console releases in the form of the atari jaguar and sony’s first foray into the console market, the Sony playstation.

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From Pixels to Chiptunes – TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES

From Pixels to Chiptunes – TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES

What’s that?
It’s the Newest Installment of “From Pixels to Chiptunes” Tribute video covering a well known Video game franchise that I adored growing up.

Just time for the Summer Season, as a special reward for you all for following and supporting The Nostalgia Road Trip.

And don’t worry, I am currently working on the next episode of “The Saturday Morning Breakfast Mix” I just think this is nice little Side project I like to do in Between each episode!

So, now that the business is out of the way, here it is, a new “From Pixels to Chiptunes” covering one of my favorite series: the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Continue reading →

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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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