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Warp Zone Podcast: March 1990

March of 1990 was a huge month filled with NES releases. Surprisingly there wasn’t the usual triple A release and although some of the games are totally worth checking out, the majority of them were pretty average or worse. Our super-sized 3 hours episode begins right now (or whenever you choose to press that play button).

 

 

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SHOW NOTES:

WELCOME TO WARP ZONE!

0:00 – Introduction Music

0:47  – Press Start

POW BLOCK

1:29 – Introduction to POW Block

1:46 – Abadox

6:56 – The Adventures of Lolo II

8:53 – Al Unser Jr. Turbo Racing

12:24 – Astyanax

16:23 – Baseball Simulator 1.000

21:04 – Burai Fighter

23:29 – Code Name: Viper

27:20 – Conflict

29:51 – Heavy Barrel

33:23 – Jack Nicklaus’ Major Championship Golf

35:35 – Kid Kool

39:44 – Magic Johnson’s Fast Break

42:37 – Target: Renegade

45:25 – Terra Cresta

49:36 – Vegas Dream

53:53 – Wheel of Fortune: Family Edition

55:27 – Win, Lose Or Draw

57:55 – Kwirk

59:19 – Revenge of the Gator

INTERMISSION

1:02:47 – Level 1 by Natsume – Abadox OST

PLAYING WITH POWER

1:04:20 – Intro to Playing With Power

1:04:34 – Nintendo World Championships 1990 Press Releases

1:13:57 – Nintendo Can Sue Over Unauthorized Sales | LA Times | March 15, 1990

1:15:49 – Color Dreams vs Nintendo | LA Times | March 17, 1990

1:19:05 – More Nintendo World Championships 1990 | The Idaho Newspaper

1:22:31 – EGM | March 1990

1:49:03 – Game Players | March 1990

2:07:20 – GamePro | March 1990

2:15:53 – Nintendo Power | March/April 1990

2:32:56 – VG&CE | March 1990

INTERMISSION

2:36:11 – Level 7 by Vic Tokai – Kid Kool OST

ENERGY TANK

2:37:24 – Best Music Tracks In Games (1989 Edition)

GAME OVER

2:58:12 – Thanks for Listening!

2:58:52 – Ending by HAL – Adventures of Lolo II 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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