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Retro Gaming Boombox

A Podcast that focuses on retro video games and their music from the 80's to late 90's hosted by Rick and Sal.
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Dec 14, 2018

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Super Smash Bros Ultimate - S M A S H U P - S I D E  B

In this (NOT SO) mini episode, Rick and Sal are once again joined by Forkin. They cover their first impressions of Smash Bros Ultimate, Forkin finally purchasing a Switch and Some retro Related pickup Stories! ENJOY THE WAVES!

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Intro

Smash Bros Ultimate - Lifelight  (Switch)

MUSIC BREAK

Castlevania Rondo of Blood - Picture of a Ghost ship (PCE)

Earthbound - Opening Credits (SNES)

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Aquatic Ruin zone (GEN/MD)

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - Lost Woods (N64)

Bayonetta 2 - Moon River (WiiU/Switch)

Kirby - Factory Inspection (N64)


Outro

OutRun - Last Wave (GEN/MD)

Nov 16, 2018
This month, Rick and Sal are taking a break from a full episode to relocate the studio and will be back in the New Year. For now they are dropping a collection of tracks to hold you over. Enjoy the Waves! 
 

Intro 

Streets of Rage - Opening Theme (GEN/MD)
 
 
M I X T A P E - S I D E - A
 
Snatcher - One Night in Neo Kobe City (SEGA CD)
 
Mega Man 3 - Theme (NES)
 
Hagane - Stage 2-2 (SNES)
 
Metroid - Ending Theme (NES)
 
Final Fantasy IV/VI - Fanfare  (Tastes like Victory)   (SNES MSU-1)
 
 
Outro 
 
Out Run - Last Wave (GEN/MD)
Oct 15, 2018

In this episode Rick and Sal are joined by Melanie and their friend Amir. They talk about New Ghostbusters II for the Nintendo Famicom, Sal’s 2 year anniversary cohosting the show, and they run through some old and new leaks and announcements during this months Boombox News. Enjoy the Waves!

 

Website: www.retrogamingboombox.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/retrogamingboombox

Twitter: @RGBoombox  

Instagram: @RGBoombox

Retro Gaming Boombox YouTube Channel

Twitch.tv/RGBoombox

 

Links of Interest:

Red Dead Gameplay Trailer 2

Sony Exec talks Fortnite Crossplay

Luigi's Mansion 3 Announcement Trailer

Reggie Metroid Game Awards Rumours




New Ghostbusters II

Release Dates

EU: December 7, 1990

JP: December 26, 1990

Developer: HAL Laboratory

Publisher: HAL Laboratory

Composer: Jun Ishikawa

 

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Intro Music - Ghostbusters Theme

 

Episode Overview

Section 1 - Retro Replay

Section 2 - Boombox News

 

  • Music Break 1

The Courtroom

Abandoned Subway

Peters Apartment

 

  • Retro Replay - New Ghostbusters II

Back Story/Fun Facts

Personal Experience (Past/Present)

Does it Hold Up (Nostalgia Scale 1-5)

 

  • Music Break 2

River of Slime

The Museum

Vigo’s Alter

 

  • Boombox News - Video Game News

Fortnite Crossplay PS4 Beta

Castlevania Requiem coming to PS4

GENMDM has been re-released by Catskull Electronics

PS Now Game Downloads

Red Dead Gameplay Trailer #2

Metroid Prime 4 tease at VGA 2018?

Bowsetta

Animal Crossing for Switch

Luigi's Mansion 3

 

Outro -  Last Wave

 

*All music recorded from original gaming hardware* 

 

Sep 15, 2018

Episode 28: Spider-Man 2

In this episode Rick and Sal are joined once again by their friend Matt Forkin. They talk about the web slinging, bad guy whooping, wall crawling Spider-Man 2 for the PS2 and the newly released Spider-Man for the PS4. They also give their thoughts on the Mega Man 11 demo and a few other game related leaks. Enjoy the Waves!

 

Website: www.retrogamingboombox.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/retrogamingboombox

twitter: @RGBoombox  

Instagram: @RGBoombox

Retro Gaming Boombox YouTube Channel

twitch.tv/RGBoombox

#BoomboxNews

 

Links of Interest:

Nintendo Switch Pikachu & Eevee Edition Announced

Spooked By Nintendo, Popular ROM Site 'Changes' After 18 Years

Spider-Man 2

Release Dates

NA: June 28, 2004

EU: July 6, 2004

Developer: Treyarch

Publisher: Activision

Composer: Michael McCuistion & Lolita Ritmanis

 

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Intro Music - Intro Theme

 

Episode Overview

Section 1 - Retro Replay

Section 2 - Boombox News

Japan Earthquake

Red Dead John Marston not a playable character

 

  • Music Break 1

Silhouettes

Pandemonium

Ballad in City

  • Retro Replay - Spider-Man 2 vs Spider-Man PS4

Back Story/Fun Facts

Personal Experience (Past/Present)

Does it Hold Up (Nostalgia Scale 1-5)

 

  • Music Break 2

Suctioncups

Hung Like a Spiderman

Pizza Theme (Finiculi)

  • Boombox News - Video Game News

Mega Man 11 Demo

Eevee and Pikachu Special Edition Switch

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered & Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition

Civilization 6

Splatoon and Animal Crossing Pocket Camp Crossover Twitter Tease

Call of Cthulhu

 

Outro -  Last Wave

 

Aug 15, 2018

In this episode Rick and Sal talk about the unforgiving arcade beat’em up Altered Beast for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive. The guys also discuss Spider-Man going gold on the PS4 & Castlevania joins the fight in Super Smash Bros Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch! Enjoy the Waves!

Website: www.retrogamingboombox.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/retrogamingboombox

twitter: @RGBoombox

Instagram: @RGBoombox

Retro Gaming Boombox YouTube Channel

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Links of Interest:

Business Insider - Gamefly Streaming Service Shutdown

Market Watch - Activision Cloud Based Streaming Service

Gamespot - Spider-Man Has Gone Gold

Smash Bros Direct

 

Altered Beast

Release Dates

JA: November 27, 1988

NA: August 14, 1989

EU: November 30, 1990

Developer: SEGA

Publisher: SEGA

Composer: Tohru Nakabayashi

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Intro Music - Intro Theme

Episode Overview

  • Section 1 - Retro Replay
  • Section 2 - Boombox News
  • Mario Tennis Update
  • Evo
  • Red Dead Gameplay
  • SA-1 Chip compatibility for SD2SNES

Music Break 1

  • Round 1 (Graveyard)
  • Round 2 (Underworld)
  • Transformation Theme

Retro Replay - Altered Beast

  • Back Story/Fun Facts
  • Personal Experience (Past/Present)
  • Does it Hold Up (Nostalgia Scale 1-5)

Music Break 2

  • Boss Battle
  • Ending Theme
  • Game Over Theme

Boombox News - Video Game News

  • Spiderman PS4 has Gone Gold
  • Gamefly shuts down streaming service
  • Activision in talks with cloud service providers about streaming service
  • Quality over Quantity News Article
  • Super Smash Ultimate Nintendo Direct

Outro -  Last Wave

*All music recorded from original gaming hardware*

Jul 15, 2018

In this episode Rick and Sal talk about the legendary Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s Trap for the Sega Master System, the recently released remake, their thoughts on Mario Tennis Aces, and their experience at Too Many Games 2018.

 

Website: www.retrogamingboombox.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/retrogamingboombox

twitter: @RGBoombox  

Instagram: @RGBoombox

Retro Gaming Boombox YouTube Channel

twitch.tv/RGBoombox

 

Links of Interest:

Wonderboy III SMS Password Generator

http://www.thedragonstrap.com/

A Decades-Old Cheat Can Be Used To Finish Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap In Minutes

https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/monster-boy-and-the-cursed-kingdom-switch

 

Episode 26: Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s Trap, Too Many Games 2018 & Mario Aces 

Wonder Boy III

Release Year: 1989

Developer: Westone Bit Entertainment

Publisher: SEGA

Composer: Shinichi Sakamoto

 

Wonder Boy (Remake)

Release Date: April 18, 2017

Developer: Lizardcube

Publisher: DotEmu

Nicalis (US Physical)

Headup Games (EU Physical)

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Intro Music - Last Dungeon

Episode Overview

  • Too Many Games 2018
  • Mario Tennis Thoughts
  • Section 1 - Retro Replay
  • Section 2 - Boombox News
  • Music Break 1
  • Vs. Dragon
  • Monster Town
  • Mind of Hero
  • Retro Replay - Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s Trap
  • SMS History
  • Back Story/Fun Facts
  • Personal Experience
  • Does it Hold Up (Nostalgia Scale 1-5)  
  • Music Break 2
    • The Danger Zone
    • The Monster’s Lair
    • Dragon’s Trap
  • Boombox News - Video Game News

Outro -  Last Wave (SMS)

*All music recorded from original gaming hardware*

Jun 15, 2018

In this episode Rick and Sal are joined once again by their friend Forkin. They talk about the poligonal extravaganza Star Fox 64 and some E3 news that includes Elder Scrolls VI, Halo Infinite, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, The Last of Us 2 and more.

 

Website: www.retrogamingboombox.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/retrogamingboombox

twitter: @RGBoombox  

Instagram: @RGBoombox

twitch.tv/RGBoombox

 

Links of Interest:

Norm Caruso The Gaming Historian - Star Fox

Nintendo Life - E3 2018 Day 1

Bethesda Kotaku Coverage

PS4 Gamespot Coverage

 

Star Fox 64 release:

JP: April 27, 1997
NA: June 30, 1997
PAL: October 4, 1997

Developer: Nintendo EAD

Producer: Nintendo

Composer: Hajime Wakai & Koji Kondo

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Intro Music - Title Screen

Episode Overview

  • Section 1 - Retro Replay
  • Section 2 - Boombox News

Music Break 1

  • Opening
  • Meteo
  • Solar

Retro Replay - Star Fox 64

  • Back Story/Fun Facts
  • Personal Experience (Past/Present)
  • Does it Hold Up (Nostalgia Scale 1-5)  

Music Break 2

  • Katina
  • Bolse
  • Andross

Boombox News - Video Game News

  • EA
    • Battlefield V
    • Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order
    • Anthem
  • Ubisoft
    • The Division 2
    • Starlink
  • Bethesda
    • Doom Eternal
    • Rage 2
    • Fallout 76
    • Elder Scrolls VI
  • Xbox
    • Battletoads
    • Halo Infinite
    • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
    • Crackdown 3
    • Gears of War 5
  • PS4
    • Spider-Man
    • Death Stranding
    • The Last of Us 2
    • Kingdom Hearts 3
  • Nintendo
    • Pokemon Lets Go, Pikachu & Evee!
    • Fortnite
    • Super Mario Party
    • Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Outro - Last Wave (OutRun)

May 15, 2018

In this episode, Rick and Sal discuss the Sega Dreamcast and a sample of games from the catalog. They chat about some of the best games on the platform, such as Crazy Taxi, Marvel vs Capcom 2, Jet Grind Radio and more!

Rick and Sal also cover some #Boomboxnews highlighting the E3 leaks by Walmart of Canada, Neo Geo Mini and Nintendo Switch Online service. Enjoy the Waves!

Website: www.retrogamingboombox.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/retrogamingboombox

twitter: @RGBoombox  

Instagram: @RGBoombox

twitch.tv/RGBoombox

Links of Interest:

Wario64 Twitter

Nintendo Online Service

Spawn Wave Neo Geo exclusive video  

MadlittlePixel perspective on Neo Geo Mini

Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate 3DS / Switch Port

Episode 24: Dreamcast Sampler (ft. Crazy Taxi, Gun Bird 2, Marvel vs Capcom 2 and more) Nintendo Switch Online News & E3 Leaks

Dreamcast release:

JP: November 27,1998

US: September 9, 1999

Discontinued: March 31, 2001

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Intro

It’s Thinking Dreamcast Commercial

Break 1

Character Select (Take you for a ride) & Continue screen (Don’t Give Up) Marvel vs Capcom 2

Offspring - (All I Want) - Crazy Taxi

Menu Music - Gun Bird 2

Break 2

Rhyme Star - Dead or Alive 2

Introduction  - Typing of The Dead

Magical Girl - Jet Grind Radio/Jet Set Radio

Outro

Last Wave - Outrun

*All music recorded from original gaming hardware*

Apr 15, 2018

 

In this episode, Rick and Sal talk about the cult classic Luigi’s Mansion, their quick thoughts on Ready Player One, recently announced Spyro the Dragon: Reignited Trilogy, and other gaming news. Enjoy the Waves!

Website: www.retrogamingboombox.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/retrogamingboombox

twitter: @RGBoombox

Instagram: @RGBoombox

twitch.tv/RGBoombox

Episode 23: Luigi’s Mansion (Nintendo GameCube & 3DS) Wii, Labo, Spyro and Sonic Mania News

Publisher: Nintendo

Developer: Nintendo EAD (formally R&D 4)

Release Date: GameCube NA: 11/18/2001 JP: 09/14/2001

3DS: Coming 2018

Producers: Shigeru Miyamoto, Takashi Tezuka

Composer: Kazumi Totaka, Shinobu Tanaka

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Intro - Artist: Dariusz Twin - Ghostie

Break #1

  • Mansion (Dark Hallway with Luigi Humming)
  • Toad Theme
  • Catching Boos

Break #2

  • Training
  • Gameboy Horror Theme
  • Mansion (exterior)

Outro: Out Run - Last Wave 

* All music recorded from original gaming hardware*

Mar 15, 2018

In this episode Rick and Sal talk about Secret of Mana, one of the greatest couch co-op games ever, finding their original childhood Super Nintendo, their reactions to the March 8th Nintendo Direct, and who they hope to see in the new Super Smash Bros for the Nintendo Switch. Enjoy the Waves!

Website: www.retrogamingboombox.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/retrogamingboombox

twitter: @RGBoombox

Instagram: @RGBoombox

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Episode 22: Secret of Mana/Seiken Densetsu 2, Nintendo Direct & Smash Bros Switch

Published/Developed: Square

Composer: Hiroki Kikuta

Release Date: 1993

Platform: SNES/ Super Famicom

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Intro - Into the Thick of it

Break 1

  • The Color of the Summer Sky
  • Together Always
  • Leave Time for Love
  • Phantom and a Rose

Break 2

  • Distant Thunder
  • Mystic Invasion
  • Danger
  • Spirit of the Night

Outro - OutRun - Last Wave (MD) 

* All music recorded from original gaming hardware*

Feb 15, 2018

On this episode, Rick and Sal break format and talk about their initial impressions of the Nintendo Switch, Zelda BOTW, Mario Odyssey, and their hopes for Nintendo's future.

EPISODE 21: Nintendo Switch, Zelda - Breath of the Wild, Mario Odyssey and more!

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twitter: @RGBoombox

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Intro - Institute Menu - Perfect Dark (N64)

Break 1:

  1. Balloon Trip - Balloon Fight (NES)
  2. Red Planet - Bucky O’Hare (NES)
  3. Stage 1  - Stinger (NES)
  4. Round 1 - Kabuki - Quantum Fighter (NES)

Break 2

  1. DK Rap - Donkey Kong 64 (N64)
  2. Lorenzen's Soil - Earthworm Jim 2 (SNES)
  3. Character Select Screen - Power Instinct (SNES)
  4. Hyrule Field - Zelda: Ocarina of Time (N64)
  5. ‘Taste Like Victory’ (Fanfare) - Final Fantasy III / VI                 by Leitbur OC remix (SNES) (MSU-1)

Outro - OutRun - Last Wave (GEN/MD)

*All music recorded from original gaming hardware*

Jan 15, 2018

On this episode, Rick and Sal are joined by Ricky’s wife Mel. They talk about the first time they played Crash, how unforgiving the platforming is, and compare the original and the N-sane Trilogy.

EPISODE 20: Crash Bandicoot (PS1) / N-Sane Trilogy (PS4)

Publisher: Sony

Developer: Naughty Dog

Platform: PS1

Release Date: September 1996

Composer: Josh Mancell

Intro - Main Theme/Map

Break 1

  1. Papu Papu (Boss 1)
  2. Ripper Roo (Boss 2)
  3. Koala Kong (Boss 3)

Break 2  

  1. Pinstripe Potoroo (Boss 4)
  2. Dr. Nitrus Brio (Boss 5)
  3. Dr. Neo Cortex (Boss 6/Final Boss)

Outro - OutRun - Last Wave (MD)

 

* All music recorded from original gaming hardware*

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