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Famicom’s Audio Expansions (Part 1: Explanation + Konami)

theashleybeatzone:

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Hi! I’m going to do a short series talking about the ways some game companies took advantage of the Famicom’s expansion abilities to make some really advanced soundtracks in the latter half of its life! Because the technology was actually pretty cool, I’d like to talk a little bit about it before I talk about the music itself, so I hope you find it fun!

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bogleech:

These are some of the monsters from an old playstation game called Volfoss, which featured artwork by Yasushi Nirasawa. I have like 40 something of them saved but this game is so fucking obscure it only has two youtube videos, a near-stub on wikipedia and NOTHING on gamefaqs. Nothing. No FAQ or review. Like holy shit no matter how it played, how did people forget a game with something like PUZZ in it?

I’m doin a article


queen-star-dust:

From the Bonanza Bros comparison video. Just look at this. Oh my god. I’m not overly familiar with what most ZX Spectrum games look like, but the black and white dithering on this is astounding to me. And the fact that there’s no picture of Mobo on the top screen, literally just endless black and white lines. 
I basically want this to be a book cover. I want there to be a version of Bonanza Bros that’s a Kafkaesque story of two brothers struggling against the absurdity of the world and the unknowable authority figures who populate it.
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queen-star-dust:

From the Bonanza Bros comparison video. Just look at this. Oh my god. I’m not overly familiar with what most ZX Spectrum games look like, but the black and white dithering on this is astounding to me. And the fact that there’s no picture of Mobo on the top screen, literally just endless black and white lines. 

I basically want this to be a book cover. I want there to be a version of Bonanza Bros that’s a Kafkaesque story of two brothers struggling against the absurdity of the world and the unknowable authority figures who populate it.


newvgbillboardday:

Night Slashers (Data East, Arcade, 1993) - Bonus StageEssentially a little game of Whack-a-Mole but with zombies, this bonus stage in Night Slashers is brought to you by Hungry Burger- the fast food restaurant where the burgers might take a bite out of you, but not your wallet- and Drug Zombie- for all your pharmaceutical needs from beyond the grave.Please also note that the meat at Hungry Burgers is 100% freash and the audience is… More zombies. Makes sense.

Real talk: when I learned you were making a video games billboard tumblr this is the first thing I thought of.

newvgbillboardday:

Night Slashers (Data East, Arcade, 1993) - Bonus Stage

Essentially a little game of Whack-a-Mole but with zombies, this bonus stage in Night Slashers is brought to you by Hungry Burger- the fast food restaurant where the burgers might take a bite out of you, but not your wallet- and Drug Zombie- for all your pharmaceutical needs from beyond the grave.

Please also note that the meat at Hungry Burgers is 100% freash and the audience is… More zombies. Makes sense.

Real talk: when I learned you were making a video games billboard tumblr this is the first thing I thought of.