The Neo Geo is not only known for beautiful 2d sprite artwork, but also amazing music. You know the Neo Geo, you’d see the big red cabinet in the arcades, 4 brightly colored buttons, and often multiple games in the same system. Let’s dig in and have some fun!
New World (Ending) – The Super Spy – Neo Geo – Masahiko Hataya
The Grand Canyon Golf Course USA- Neo Turf Masters – Jin Jin, Steve, Takushi Hiyamuta, Yoshimi
Operation Desert Sandstorm BGM 6 – Over Top – Neo Geo – Hideko Yamamoto, Keiichiro Segawa, Takao Oshima
To celebrate the new movie Wonder Woman, Rob and Pernell focus on games with strong female protagonists. There is lots of jazz, and argument discussion about the Final Fantasy series. We also form the first emo-jug-band, which is way cooler than it sounds.
This is a nice relaxing episode, one with nothing to worry about. There are no mistakes, only happy VGM accidents. Joining us on the show is Matt Waldron from the Youtube channel Pernell and Matt Play Games! Matt shares his favorite Splatoon tunes, and Rob attempts some VGM karaoke.
Turf War (edit) – Splatoon – Wii U – Toru Minegishi, Shiho Fujii
Jowee and Mari – Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter – Nintendo DS – David J Franco
The Adventure Begins – Kirby and the Rainbow Curse – Wii U – Shogo Sakai, Megumi Ohara
We decided to change things up a bit this week and invite on of our Patreon members to join us on the show! Alex brought with him some excellent music from all sorts of games, and the Rhythm and Pixels team selected tracks that would accompany each one. We talk Rayman, Ristar, and Rob reminisces on old days working in a arcade.
Hoodstomper theme – Rayman 3 Hoodlum Havoc – Playstation 2, Gamecube and Xbox – Plume Leonard, Fred Leonard, Laurent Parisi
Painted Pentathlon – Rayman – Playstation – Remi Gazel
Menu Theme 3 – NBA Live 96 – Genesis – Traz Damji, Steve Royea, Vince Mai
Team Selection – NHL 94 – Sega CD – Michael J Sokyrka
Character Select – Hit The Ice – Turbografx 16 – Hiroshige Tonomura
Select Team – Ice Hockey – NES – Soyo Oka
Gwarhar Lagoon – Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga – Gameboy Advance- Yoko Shimomura
They’re Pretty Tough Should We Be Careful? – Mario & Luigi Bowser’s Inside Story – Yoko Shimomura
Brass! Strings! Percussion! This week we listen to music inspired by the classics, though we often find classical pieces adapted for video games. So why not showcase a little bit of both! Also, Rob tries-out for a position at NPR and Pernell has a serious Persona addiction.
Ever wanted to see a podcast recording in person? Well now is your chance! We will be recording an episode of R&P at Too Many Games convention this year! Check out the website and get yourself registered! We would love to see you there!
Ecliptic – Intelligent Qube – Playstation – Takayuki Hattori
Vs Type C – Yoshi’s Cookie – Gameboy – Akira Nobuya, Noriko Tsutomu
Wood Carving Paritia – Symphony of the Night – Playstation – Michiru Yamane
Velvet Nameless Arrange – Persona 2 Eternal Punishment – Playstation – Toshiko Tasaki, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Masaki Kurokawa
In Awe of the Power – Shadow of the Colossus – Playstation 2 – Kow Otani
William Tell Overture Part 2 The Storm and Part 3 The Rans des – Catherine – Playstation 2 – Shoji Meguro
Waterside – Blue Dragon – Xbox 360 – Nobuo Uematsu