Warp Zone Podcast: September 1991

The Super NES has gone nationwide at this point and third party licensees are beginning to throw their weight behind the new 16-bitter. We cover the releases as well as the print media for the month and stay tuned for our Energy Tank where we reveal our top 5 and bottom 5 NES licensees and play some 1991 music and movie trivia!

 

Warp Zone September 1991

 

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SHOW NOTES:

WELCOME TO WARP ZONE!

0:00 – Introduction Music

0:46  – Press Start

POW BLOCK

1:16 – Introduction

1:44 – The Adventures of Lolo 3 (NES)

5:41 – Gun Nac (NES)

11:00 – Magic Darts (NES)

15:50 – Monster Truck Rally (NES)

18:40 – NES Open Tournament Golf (NES)

20:47 – Rockin’ Kats (NES)

24:11 – Smash TV (NES)

28:05 – Zombie Nation (NES)

31:21 – Final Fight (SNES)

37:51 – Super R-Type (SNES)

42:11 – UN Squadron (SNES)

49:54 – Streets of Rage (Genesis)

INTERMISSION

55:11 – Mission 4 Desert Stage by Capcom – UN Squadron OST

PLAYING WITH POWER

56:13 – SNES Available Nationwide | NY Times | 9-10-91

58:04 – Sega & Nintendo Face Off In Bit War | 9-19-91

1:02:10 – Nintendo Makes Play For The Holidays | LA Times | 9-20-91

1:05:38 – Foe of Gambling in MN Blocking Nintendo | AP | 9-91

1:07:43 – Nintendo Power | September 1991

1:19:21 – EGM | September 1991

1:27:49 – GamePro | September 1991

INTERMISSION

1:33:50 – Stage 1 by Yuzo Koshiro – Streets of Rage OST

THE ENERGY TANK

1:36:16 – Best & Worst Third Party NES Licensees

2:03:39 – 1991 in Music Trivia

2:22:26 – 1991 in Movies Trivia

GAME OVER

2:31:49 – Thanks for Listening!

2:32:25 – As Wet as Fish by Irem – Super R-Type 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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