Warp Zone Podcast: August 1988

August of 1988 will always be a special time in my life because that’s the month I got my NES! We talk briefly about that and then cover the world of Nintendo during that time frame (spoiler: not much was happening that month). As such, it’s a shorter than usual episode, but we hope you enjoy it nonetheless!

 

 

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. Plus, 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

2:10 – Introduction to POW Block

2:26 – Life Force

9:42 – World Class Track Meet

INTERMISSION

15:52 – Stage 2 by Konami – Life Force OST

PLAYING WITH POWER

16:29 – Introduction to Playing With Power

16:41 – Life As A Nintendo Game Counselor

19:01 – Parents Worry About Nintendo Video Games (Orlando Sentinel)

21:18 – Computer Entertainer – August 1988

INTERMISSION

25:50 – Stage 2 by Kazunaka Yamane – Double Dragon OST

ENERGY TANK

26:37 – Who Wants To Be A Nintendoaire

GAME OVER

54:36 – Thanks For Listening!

55:26 – Guts Man by Capcom – Mega Man 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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