Warp Zone Podcast: March 1989

We’ve got a news-filled Warp Zone this time around! Plus we go in-depth on one of our favorite games for the NES: Ninja Gaiden! We also play a little trivia game in the Energy Tank. How well did you do?

 

 

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! We’re also on Spotify!

 

SHOW NOTES:

WELCOME TO WARP ZONE!

0:00 – Introduction Music

0:47  – Press Start

POW BLOCK

1:08 – Introduction to POW Block

1:49 – Dance Aerobics

4:59 – John Elway’s Quarterback

9:35 – Kung-Fu Heroes

14:20 – Marble Madness

23:06 – Ninja Gaiden

54:37 – RoboWarrior

57:37 – Sesame Street 123

1:01:03 – World Games

INTERMISSION

1:04:25 – Galesburg (Stage 1) by Tecmo – Ninja Gaiden OST

PLAYING WITH POWER

1:05:16 – Introduction to Playing With Power

1:05:27 – Judge Bars Suit By Nintendo & Atari Games | L.A. Times | March 6, 1989

1:07:34 – A Nintendo Labyrinth Filled With Lawyers Not Dragons | The New York Times | March 9, 1989

1:20:17 – Lawsuits Against Nintendo Go To Heart of the Way Japan Competes | L.A. Times | March 19, 1989

1:25:47 – Tracking The Elusive Nintendos | The Chicago Tribune

1:39:05 – Computer Entertainer | March 1989

1:46:17 – Nintendo Power | March/April 1989

INTERMISSION

2:17:20 – Overworld by Jaleco – RoboWarrior OST

ENERGY TANK

2:19:20 – Nintendoodles

GAME OVER

2:33:31 – Thanks For Listening!

2:34:10 – Credits by Tecmo – Ninja Gaiden OST

 

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