Rob and Pernell are here! We’re gonna take you for riiiiide! We look at comic book inspired video games, mainly from Marvel comics, and talk about 90s rappers, arcades, and just about anything but comic books! With great VGM power, comes great VGM responsibility. There are some serious jams throughout the episode, you will not be disappointed. Enjoy!
Here Comes The Hero – X-Men – Arcade – Seiichi Fukami, Yuji Takenouchi, Junya Nakano, A Hashimoto
This week’s soundtrack is provided by supporters of Patreon! We talk about our favorite Batmen, and take a look at Pernell’s professional RPG speed-running career. Throughout the episode, Pernell attempts to complete Ninja Gaiden 2, and Rob distracts him through the power of modern dance.
Area 1 – Blaster Master – NES – Naoki Kodaka
Chemical Factory – Batman – GameBoy – Nobuyuki Hara, Naoki Kodaka
Stage J – Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers – NES – Harumi Fujita
Novae – Shining Wisdom – Sega Saturn – Motoaki Takenouchi
This week we talk about cutscenes and “event music” in video games. This is the music that can sometimes get overlooked for the music that occurs during the action. We listen to some classics, some deeper cuts, and some rockin 8-bit guitar solos!
Catchy melodies and state-of-the-art NES sound technology is what this episode is all about! Also, Pernell gets really into a Gimmick! track. So let’s have a listen and appreciate the awesome sounds of the Sunsoft bass sample!