Created in 1988, Ninja Gaiden was originally known as Ninja Ryukenden, which would translate to originally as ”Legend of the Ninja Dragon Sword.” Developed by Tecmo (now named Koei Tecmo) The first Ninja Gaiden game was an arcade beat em up, i
Ever since Super Mario Bros. hit the NES in 1985, Nintendo’s red cap wearing mustachioed hero has reigned supreme as a prominent face for his company Nintendo and video games as a whole.
With the introduction of Mario and its success came a n
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 f
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. Luckily, there’s no shortage of video game titles designed to send you into a ta
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 au
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.
This past year had a great variety of games, be it from triple-A titles
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.
Yakuza, known in Japan as Ryū ga Gotoku (Like a Dragon, Japanese), is great Beat ‘em up series that not only has had popularity over its home country of japan, but has gotten a big following in the united states and in Europe.
So it is why thi
This STAGE of the Retro VGM Revival Hour we honor the 25th anniversary with these selected tracks from various Sega Saturn Games.
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1.) Guardian Heroes – Katsuhiko Suzuki & Norio Hanzaw
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, th
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
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 Resid
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1.) Devil May Cry 5 – Casey Edwards w/ vocals By Ali Edwards – “Devil Trigger (Theme of Nero)”- March 8, 2019 – Capcom – Windows PC, PS4 & Xbox One
2.) Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 3 Por
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
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 charact
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 gained worldwide success!
With various ports, its
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
Praised by various video game publications and media, The silent hill series had become a staple in the world of video games for its atmospheric and haunting music by composer Akira Yameoka, and more importantly its unique and engrossing story
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 l
Released mid-way through the life of the sega genesis, The Sega CD allowed many gamers to play CD-based games.
having sold 2.24 million Sega CD units, including 400,000 in Japan, The sega genesis is a small part of video
In the days before video games, various local arcades were packed wall-to-wall with pinball machines.
Playing a pinball game is total feast for the senses. there are so many different ways to appreciate it, each experience is filled with great
Now that 2017 has come and gone, Its time to look forward to the many new challenges and obstacles 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 ano
As The Newest STAGE of the Retro VGM Revival Hour is being prepared, Guest Host Robert Menes Thought It would Be a Great way to treat you, the loyal listener, to something new and special.
Consider this a "mini Episode' as it were, where A par
2017 Started the New year off with a Bang and it only seemed to get better with each upcoming game release! So as a First for the retro VGM revival hour, We will be playing some selected tracks from the various games of 2017.
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