27 February 2013

Episode 122: Mahjong Games

Mahjong based video games is the topic of Episode 122.  Super obscure titles, yet still very fruitful.  Tons of games in this category and they're all Japanese only releases.  Real good music too.  Full track listing below.



Game - Composer - Song - Company - Console - Year (North American release unless otherwise indicated)

Mahjong Cop Ryuu: Shiro Ookami no Yabou - Aruaru Nakayama, Hyaa Maruyama, Adarutohideo Kamei - gameplay - Whiteboard - Mega Drive - 1989

Ide Yosuke Meijin no Jissen Mahjong II - Norihiko Togashi - gameplay - Capcom/Arc System Works - Famicom - 1991

Mahjong Club Nagatacho: Sousaisen - unknown - gameplay - Hect - Famicom - 1991

Super Mahjong 3: Karakuchi - Masakatsu Maekawa - Battle Theme 5 - I'Max - Super Famicom - 1994

Koufuku o Yobu Game: Dora Dora Dora - Kyohei Sada, Kana Takahashi - Ending (?) - Natsume - Famicom - 1991

Mahjong Taikai II - unknown - gameplay - Koei - Super Famicom - 1994

Majaventure: Mahjong Senki - Kazuo Sawa - World 1 Theme - Tokuma Shoten - Famicom - 1990

Super Mahjong Taikai - Fiori Wakakuwa - Theme of Cleopatra - Koei - Super Famicom - 1992

Tel-Tel Mahjong - unknown - BGM 1 - Chat Noir/Sunsoft - Mega Drive - 1990

Shodankurai Nintei: Shodan Pro Mahjong - Eurhythm, Kenichi Fujii - Title Screen - Gaps/Khaos - Super Famicom - 1995

Gambler Jiko Chuushinha: Katayama Masayuki no Mahjong Doujou - Fumihito Kasatani - Sound Code 0C - Game Arts/Yellow Horn - Mega Drive - 1990

The Mahjong Touhaiden - Soushi Hosoi, Pirowo - Mister Diviner - Video System/Khaos - Super Famicom - 1993

Ide Yosuke Meijin no Jissen Mahjong II - Norihiko Togashi - East Round, 1st Rotation - Capcom/Arc System Works - Famicom - 1991

Janou Touryuumon - Mecano Associates - BGM 1 - Game Arts - Mega Drive - 1993

Naki no Ryuu: Mahjong Hishouden - unknown - Opening - IGS - Super Famicom - 1992

20 February 2013

Episode 121: Free Play 12

Episode 121 is another free play.  Brent and Rob present some really great music, no topic restrictions.  Full track listing below.



Game - Composer - Song - Company - Console - Year (North American release unless otherwise indicated)

Thrash Rally - Hideki Yamamoto, Hiroaki Shimizu - Round 3: Acropolis (Greece) - ADK/SNK - Neo Geo - 1991

Man Overboard! S.S. Lucifer - unknown - gameplay - Codemasters/Zeppelin Games - Mega Drive (Europe) - 1994

Yuujin no Furi Furi Girls - T. Hagiwara - Unused Song 6 - Pow - Super Famicom - 1994

Yu Yu Hakusho Gaiden - unknown - Defeat - Gau - Mega Drive - 1994

Itou Hatasu Rokudan no Shougi Doujou - Toshiyuki Takine - Title - ASK Kodansha/Pack-In-Video - Super Famicom - 1994

From TV animation: Slam Dunk 2: IH Yosen Kanzenban!! - Shigemitsu Goto, Sukezo Ouyama - Staff Roll - TOSE/Bandai - Super Famicom - 1995

Grander Musashi RV - Mi-chan Sutajio - gameplay - TOSE/Bandai - Game Boy (Japan) - 1998

Zan: Yasha Enbukyoku - Motoi Sakuraba - gameplay - Wolf Team - Mega Drive - 1991

Rokudenashi Blues: Taiketsu! Tokyo Shitennou - M2, Kyomoe - Scenario Introduction - TOSE/Bandai - Super Famicom - 1994

Winning Shot - unknown - gameplay - Data East - PC Engine - 1989

Asameshimae Nyanko - Eiji Hirasawa, Toyakazu Nagaishi - Turtle Island - J-Force/Zamuse - Super Famicom - 1994

Mamono Hunter Yohko - Keiichi Yamamoto - Scene 2: Volcano - NCS/KLON - Mega Drive - 1991

Earth Defense Force - Tsukasa Tawada, Yasuhiko "Zep" Takashiba (arr.) - Midnight Intercept - Jaleco - SNES - 1992

The Ooze - Howard Drossin - Genetics Lab (Parts I & II) - Sega - Genesis - 1995

Captain Tsubasa IV: Pro no Rival Tachi - Rika Shigeno (Rikarin BZ), Mr. Kumorujah, Yukari Nagoya - Champions! - Tecmo - Super Famicom - 1993

13 February 2013

Episode 120: Slow Jams

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Legacy Music Hour presents a whole episode dedicated to Slow Jams.  Brent and Rob and joined by guest video game/romance expert Keith Apicary to talk about love, women, and packing fools on the basketball court.  Full track listing below.



Game - Composer - Song - Company - Console - Year (North American release unless otherwise indicated)

Wolfchild - Martin Iveson, Matt Furniss (arr.) - Ending Theme - JVC/Core Design - Genesis - 1993

Final Lap Twin - Katsuhiro Hayashi - Ending - Namco - TurboGrafx-16 - 1990

Wedding Peach - Masafumi Ogata, Noriko Yamamoto - Dance with Yanagiba - Shimada Kikaku/KSS - Super Famicom - 1995

Super Hang-On - Katsuhiro Hayashi - Finished - Sega - Genesis - 1989

Waterworld - Dean Evans - Map - Ocean - SNES (Europe) - 1995

Janou Touryuumon - Mecano Associates - Title Screen - Game Arts - Mega Drive - 1993

Susano O Densetsu - Takahito Abe - Hotel - Alfa System/Hudson - PC Engine - 1989

City Hunter - unknown - Ending/Cast - Sunsoft - PC Engine - 1990

From TV animation: Slam Dunk 2: IH Yosen Kanzenban!! - Shigemitsu Goto, Sukezo Ouyama - Losing by One Basket to Kainan - TOSE/Bandai - Super Famicom - 1995

Shining Force Gaiden: Final Conflict - Motoaki Takenouchi - Flashback - Camelot Software Planning - Game Gear (Japan) - 1995

Yu Yu Hakusho Gaiden - unknown - Kurama - Gau - Mega Drive - 1994

Kishin Douji Zenki: Tenchi Meidou - Gouji Tsuno - Movement Technique - Hudson Soft - Super Famicom - 1996

From TV animation: Slam Dunk: Kyougou Makkou Taiketsu! - Yoko Wada - gameplay - Sims/Bandai - Mega Drive - 1995

Dennis the Menace - Keith Tinman - End Theme - Ocean - SNES - 1993

Dynamite Headdy - Katsuhiko Suzuki (Nazo² Suzuki), Aki Hata, Kazuo Hanzawa (NON), Yasuko, Koji Yamada - Ballad for You - Treasure - Genesis - 1994

06 February 2013

Episode 119: Movies 2

Video games based on movies is the topic of Episode 119 (as it was for Episode 37), and this time, Brent and Rob are joined by guest Jonah Ray (Nerdist Podcast, Jonah Raydio, Jonah's Arcade).  The "3 ninjas" kick back and talk about movies, Mike Tyson, and more.  This episode is rated R, for Real Good.  Full track listing below.



Game - Composer - Song - Company - Console - Year (North American release unless otherwise indicated)

Rambo - Tohru Hasahe, Minki Motoyama - Colonel's Theme - Pack-In-Video/Acclaim - NES - 1988

Jurassic Park - Jonathan Dunn - Level 1 - Ocean - NES - 1993

Godzilla: Monster of Monsters - Masatomo Miyamoto - Story Intro & Mars - Toho/Compile - NES - 1989

Bill & Ted's Excellent Video Game Adventure - unknown - Ending (Final Concert) - LJN/Rocket Science - NES - 1991

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie - Hiroyuki Iwatsuki, Haruo Ohashi - Ivan Ooze - Natsume/Bandai - SNES - 1995

RoboCop - Shogo Sakai, Takafumi Miura, Masaaki Iwasaki, Yuji Suzuki - Introduction - Data East - NES - 1989

The Rocketeer - Dave Hayes - BGM 2 - Bandai/Realtime Associates - NES - 1991

Batman Forever - Tim Follin, Geoff Follin - Hippodrome Circus - Acclaim/Probe - SNES - 1995

DinoCity - Hiroshi Kimura - Jumbled Jungle - Irem - SNES - 1992

Demolition Man - Orca Games - Submuseum/Staff Roll - Acclaim/Alexandria - Genesis - 1995

Lethal Weapon - Neil Baldwin - Ending & Staff - Ocean/Eurocom - NES - 1993

Lethal Weapon - Dean Evans - Mission 2 & 5 - Ocean - SNES - 1992

3 Ninjas Kick Back - Richard Marvin, Richard Joseph, Jason Page (arr.) - Title Screen & Ending - Psygnosis - Genesis - 1994

Waterworld - Dean Evans - Mission Theme 2 - Ocean - SNES (Europe) - 1995

Ghostbusters - Kazuhiko Nagai (Nav.) - Ending Theme - Sega - Genesis - 1990