Warp Zone Podcast: September 1988

Wow, do we have an extended episode for you this month! It took so many hours of editing that I don’t even want to talk about it. In POW Block we’ve got a massive 9 games to discuss and in Playing With Power we go over the very last issue of Electronic Game Player and glance at the second issue of Nintendo Power. Finally, we reveal our Top 10 NES Soundtracks! Do you agree with our choices? Did we leave anything out? Let us know in the comments below!



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!




0:00 – Introduction Music

0:47  – Press Start


1:14 – Introduction to POW Block

1:44 – Adventure Island

9:19 – Galaga

13:31 – Golgo 13: Top Secret Episode

19:23 – Jackal

28:36 – Jeopardy & Wheel of Fortune

34:17 – Lee Trevino’s Fighting Golf

36:34 – Milon’s Secret Castle

42:47 – Xevious


45:36 – Stage 2 & 5 by Konami – Jackal OST


47:13 – Introduction to Playing With Power

47:38 – Video Vanquisher – The Chicago Tribune | Sept. 23, 1988

1:08:55 – Electronic Game Player | Sept./Oct. 1988

1:37:35 – Nintendo Power | Sept./Oct. 1988

1:55:54 – Computer Entertainer | September 1988


2:00:16 – Japan Course by SNK – Lee Trevino’s Fighting Golf


2:01:41 – Top 10 NES Soundtracks


3:17:32 – Thanks For Listening!

3:18:23 – Night Time by Vic Tokai – Golgo 13 OST

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Craig Majaski

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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