Tag: Nintendo

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An approximation of reality

“My main Game Boy memory is my Nan thinking the music to Tetris was her hearing aid going batshit…” Late-night, anecdotal Tweets are always fun, but this one from (previous podcast guest) Simon ‘The Sonic […]

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Music Monday: Sonic 3

There are so many great tracks from the Mega Drive/Genesis Sonic games that I could share with you, but these particular selections from Sonic 3 have always resonated with my subconscious. Both themes for Marble […]

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Mario and Me

We were eight years-old when we first met, though he looked a lot older than me. He was kind of a friend-of-a-friend, I guess. I’d seen him and his brother around where I grew up, […]

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Music Monday: Banjo-Kazooie

In the latest issue of the Cane and Rinse podcast dedicated entirely to Rare’s bear and bird we feature some of and celebrate Grant Kirkhope’s wonderful Banjo-Kazooie music. Music plays a huge part in that […]

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Music Monday: Mario Kart

Having sunk something like thirty to forty happy, if sometimes sweary, hours into Mario Kart 8 this past week and a half or so (including a highly successful Cane and Rinse online session last Saturday […]

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Stick It to The Man!

The comedic adventure game has become somewhat of a rarity as of late. There was a time, in the late 80s and 90s, when the PC gaming landscape was dotted with frequent releases of marvelously […]