Warp Zone Podcast: January 1991
It’s a brand new year – 1991 in fact – and in just 8 short months the Super Nintendo will make its debut in the U.S., but first we have to trudge through some of the NES sludge. January of 1991 is definitely the worst month for game releases in a very long time with very little in the way of great games, but we play them all just for you!
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WELCOME TO WARP ZONE!
0:00 – Introduction Music
0:47 – Press Start
1:38 – Introduction
2:11 – AD&D Heroes of the Lance
5:38 – Fun House
7:59 – G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero
14:00 – The Hunt for Red October
18:24 – Kabuki Quantum Fighter
21:29 – The Krion Conquest
26:00 – Peter Pan & the Pirates
27:42 – Qix
31:21 – The Untouchables
33:39 – Wayne Gretzky Hockey
36:31 – Stage 1 by Taxan – G.I. Joe OST
PLAYING WITH POWER
37:27 – Intro to Playing With Power
37:38 – Sega Woos Teen Game Players | The Beaver County Times | Jan. 4, 1991
40:34 – Nintendo Reports Record 1990 Sales | LA Times | Jan. 10, 1991
42:10 – Video Game Maker Nintendo Facing New Challenges | LA Times | Jan. 14, 1991
49:59 – Video Game Sales Close In ON Movie Box Office | LA Times | Jan. 14, 1991
52:13 – Nintendo Power | January 1991
1:10:23 – EGM | January 1991
1:25:38 – Game Players | January 1991
1:28:19 – GamePro | January 1991
2:15:05 – Stage 1 by HAL – Kabuki Quantum Fighter OST
THE ENERGY TANK
1:39:08 – Top 15 & Worst 5 NES Games of 1990
2:28:24 – Thanks for Listening!
2:28:56 – Stage 1 by Vic Tokai – The Krion Conquest OST
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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.