May of 1990 didn’t have the most NES releases going for it, but what it lacked in quantity it more than made up for in quality. We cover those Game Paks at length, but you’ll want to stick around for the Energy Tank where we see how many ’80s TV show themes can be guessed as well as some more Nintendo trivia. Thanks for listening!
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WELCOME TO WARP ZONE!
0:00 – Introduction Music
0:47 – Press Start
1:24 – Introduction to POW Block
2:11 – Final Fantasy
30:32 – Klax
37:43 – Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos
46:09 – MTV’s Remote Control
51:12 – Overworld by Nobuo Uematsu – Final Fantasy OST
PLAYING WITH POWER
52:06 – Intro to Playing With Power
52:14 – Nintendo May Pose Health Hazard | News-Sentinel | May 17, 1990
57:05 – Nintendo To Fund Learning Project At MIT | LA Times | May 16, 1990
1:01:37 – Short Takes: Nintendo Plans Simpson’s Game | LA Times | May 2, 1990
1:02:45 – Nintendo Power | May/June 1990
1:25:43 – EGM | May 1990
1:48:36 – GamePro | May 1990
1:55:38 – VG&CE | May 1990
2:01:57 – The Going Gets Tough (Stage 1) by Tecmo – Ninja Gaiden II OST
THE ENERGY TANK
2:02:53 – The Energy Tank – ’80s TV Show Trivia Mixed With NES Oodles!
2:47:40 – Thanks for Listening!
2:48:13 – A Long Way To Go (Credits) by Tecmo – Ninja Gaiden II OST
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