Warp Zone Podcast: March 1988

Take a trip back in time to March of 1988 and join us for discussions on the games that released for the NES that month. We also cover the newsletters, articles, and magazines from that time period as well! Plus, you won’t want to miss our favorite top 5 NES games feature. Thanks so much for taking the time to listen!

 

 

We hope you enjoy our trip down memory lane. As always, be sure to check out our Warp Zone section on the site for news, reviews, and more written as if from that time period. Don’t forget to send us your questions and suggestions to be featured on a future show via an e-mail (please put Warp Zone in the subject line) or by getting in touch with us via Twitter. As always, please rate us in iTunes, and you can listen to us on Google Play Music!

 

SHOW NOTES:

WELCOME TO WARP ZONE!

0:00 – Introduction Music

0:47  – Press Start

POW BLOCK

1:22 – Introduction to POW Block

1:46 – Dragon Power

7:00 – Ice Hockey

14:22 – R.C. Pro-Am

INTERMISSION

27:09 – Training by Bandai – Dragon Power OST

PLAYING WITH POWER

27:41 – Introduction to Playing With Power

27:52- NY Times: A Revival for Makers of Classic Toys

34:09 – The Milwaukee Journal: The NES MAX

39:16 – Computer Entertainer – March 1988

52:38 – Antic – March 1988

INTERMISSION

57:38 – Title Theme by David Wise – R.C. Pro-Am OST

58:12 – Name Entry by David Wise – R.C. Pro-Am OST

ENERGY TANK

58:42 – Top 5 Favorite NES Sports Games

GAME OVER

1:34:37 – Thanks For Listening!

1:36:06 – Action on the Ice by Nintendo – Ice Hockey OST

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Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He’s currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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