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Top 10 Hard Rockin’ Nintendo Songs

Back when videogame music was still bleeps and bloops, it was hard to really make a song that sounded, well, like a familiar genre. Some managed to attempt certain genres (like what we’ll cover today), but overall many just focused on making memorable melodies with the tools they had available. Then as the generations progress and improved, so too did the sound capabilities. Familiar genres could be heard as early as the SNES (and some NES). With Nintendo themselves, they stuck with what they did best: memorable melodies and happy tunes. Of course, they would venture off into some Space Opera-like themes with Star Fox. But a majority of the music made by Nintendo consisted of Jazz arrangements (PilotWings), easy listening (Sim City), or pop-y (most Mario games). With this light-hearted reputation, it’s sometimes a surprise to hear Nintendo come out of nowhere with a rock song in a game, and it freakin’ awesome every time. So sit back and get ready to bang your head, it’s Top 10 Hard Rockin’ Nintendo Themes.

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Cry Manly Tears At This Super Mario Music Compilation

Here’s another compilation of Mario music. But this is no orchestral arrangement or some half-assed compilation that only covers the core Mario games. Oh no. This gets almost alllll of them. We’re talking from Donkey Kong, to Super Mario World, Super Mario Land, Paper Mario, Mario Golf (you know, that game I didn’t get to play in my youth). Even Luigi gets in on the action! Just as amazing is the effects on display in the video and how creatively the sprites, footage, and text is used. Just watch. And cry…

The Wired Fish Podcast Episode 8

Ahoy fellow fishes! And hello Gamestop employees. How was your day today? Removing coupons you say and offering frivolous pre-order bonuses? That good to hear. Today, we rip Gamestop a new one after the debacle involving the PC version Deus Ex Human Revolution and the OnLive coupon inside it. Next, we talk about Same Sex Marriage in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and how the videogame industry has handled sex and sexuality in the past. And finally we reminisce about the Super Nintendo as we celebrate the SNES’ 25th Anniversary.

Intro………………………………………………………………….obvious
Gamestop and Deus Ex…………………………………………..1:35
Same Sex Marriage in Skyrim………………………………….32:10
Happy Birthday Super Nintendo………………………………50:29
Outro (Season Finale?)……………………… ……………..1:11:16
Credits…………………………………………………………1:11:43
A Message from Phoenix Right and The Judge…………1:12:20