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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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SHOW NOTES:

WELCOME TO WARP ZONE!

0:00 – Introduction Music

0:47  – Press Start

POW BLOCK

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

INTERMISSION

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

INTERMISSION

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

GAME OVER

2:28:24 – Thanks for Listening!

2:28:56 – Stage 1 by Vic Tokai – The Krion Conquest 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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