Warp Zone Podcast: December 1990

Merry Christmas everyone! It’s our last Warp Zone podcast of the year and there are quite a few NES games to cover this episode. We also reveal our top 10 NES Konami/Ultra games. Did yours make the cut?



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0:00 – Introduction Music

0:47  – Press Start


1:38 – Introduction

2:06 – Adventures of Rad Gravity

6:51 – Bandit Kings of Ancient China

9:37 – Deja Vu

14:53 – Digger T. Rock

19:24 – Dirty Harry

22:26 – Dragon Warrior II

33:34 – Dragon’s Lair

36:15 – Jackie Chan’s Action Kung-Fu

39:33 – Little Ninja Brothers

42:33 – Ninja Crusaders

44:56 – Nintendo World Cup

47:57 – North and South

50:47 – Shadow of the Ninja

54:18 – StarTropics

1:06:50 – TMNT II: The Arcade Game

1:14:21 – Thunder & Lightning

1:17:09 – Ultima: Quest of the Avatar


1:21:10 – Stage 5 by Hudson – Jackie Chan’s Action Kung-Fu OST


1:22:17 – Intro to Playing With Power

1:22:25 – NEC Unit Expected to be a Big Hit | LA Times | Dec. 7, 1990

1:26:07 – EGM | December 1990

1:49:35 – GamePro | December 1990

2:09:48 – VG&CE | December 1990


2:22:58 – World Map by Nintendo – StarTropics OST


2:23:35 – Top 10 NES Konami/Ultra Games


2:43:49 – Thanks for Listening!

2:44:05 – Ending by Enix – Dragon Warrior II OST

2:46:46 – My Road My Journey by Enix – Dragon Quest Symphonic Suite

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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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