What Does The Ryu Amiibo Do? (Amiibo Showcase)

The legendary world warrior, Ryu makes the jump from Super Smash Bros. to amiibo! Everyone’s favourite Street Fighter, Ryu is detailed in this latest Amiibo Spotlight – So what does the Ryu amiibo do? What is Ryu’s history? Does this amiibo work with Super Mario Maker?

Find out more in this video!

Retro VGM Revival Hour – Sony Playstation

SonyPlayStation

A couple of months back, the 20 year anniversary of the Sony PlayStation occurred and For any product in this vast and unpredictable world of gaming to last that long is undeniably quite an achievement.

The PlayStation revolutionized the videogame industry immersive gameplay and cinematic storytelling experiences that weren’t previously possible on older hardware, and ushered in a new era of videogaming which shifted game developers and publishers from being considered toy makers to being seen as part of the entertainment industry.

The sony Playstation made its mark in the video game industry and continues to entertain gamers world wide through its various iterations. That is why this STAGE of the retro VGM revival out is to celebrate the 20th year anniversary of the sony playstation.

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Track List:
Game – Composer – Title – Year – Company – System

1.) Megaman X5 – Naoto Tanaka, Takuya Miyawaki & Naoya Kamisaka – “X vs Zero” -January 31, 2001 – Capcom – Sony Playstation

2.) Street Fighter Alpha 3 – Yuki Iwai, Takayuki Iwai, Isao Abe,
Hideki Okugawa & Tetsuya Shibata – “Scala (Rose’s Theme)” – April 30, 1999 – Capcom – Sony Playstation

3.) Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back – Josh Mancell – “Crash Dash, Crash Crush, Un-Bearable” – October 31, 1997 – Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment – Sony Playstation

4.) Chrono Cross – Yasunori Mitsuda – “Dream of the Shore Near Another World” – August 15, 2000 – SquareSoft – Sony Playstation

5.) The Legend of Dragoon – Takeo Miratsu & Dennis Martin – “Dart’s Theme” – June 11, 2000 – Sony Computer Entertainment – Sony Playstation

6.) Guilty Gear – Daisuke Ishiwatari, Takahiro Uematsu, Hatsuaki Takami & Takuya Moritou – “Conclusion” – October 31, 1998 – Arc System Works – Sony Playstation

7.) Castlevania: Symphony of the Night – Michiru Yamane – “Lost Paintings” – October 2, 1997 – Konami – Sony Playstation

8.) Tomb Raider III: Adventures of Lara Croft – Nathan McCree – “Main Theme” – November 21, 1998 – Core Design/EIDOS Interactive – Sony Playstation

9.) Final Fantasy VIII – Nobuo Uematsu – “The Man with the Machine Gun” – September 9, 1999 – SquareSoft – Sony Playstation

10.) Brave Fencer Musashi – Tsuyoshi Sekito – “The Palace of Ice” – October 31, 1998 – SquareSoft – Sony Playstation

11.) Einhänder – Kenichiro Fukui – “Madness“ – May 5, 1998 – SquareSoft/Sony Computer Entertainment – Sony Playstation

12.) Resident Evil 2 – Masami Ueda, Shusaku Uchiyama
& Syun Nishigaki – “Secure Place” – January 21, 1998 – Capcom – Sony Playstation

13.) Silent Hill – Akira Yamaoka – “Tears of…” – January 31, 1999 – Konami – Sony Playstation

14.) PaRappa the Rapper – Masaya Matsuura & Yoshihisa Suzuki – “Instructor mooselini’s rap & All master’s rap“ – October 31, 1997 – NanaOn-Sha/Sony Computer Entertainment – Sony Playstation

15.) Final Fantasy VII – Nobuo Uematsu – “Aerith’s Theme” – September 7, 1997 – SquareSoft/Sony Computer Entertainment – Sony Playstation

16.) Twisted Metal – Chuck E. Meyers, Lance Lenhart & Tom Hopkins – “Main Theme” – November 5, 1995 – SingleTrac/Sony Computer Entertainment – Sony Playstation

17.) Vagrant Story – Hitoshi Sakimoto – “Joshua“ – May 15, 2000 – SquareSoft – Sony Playstation

18.) Persona 2: Eternal Punishment – Toshiko Tasaki, Masaki Kurokawa & Kenichi Tsuchiya – “Boss Battle” – December 22, 2000 – Atlus – Sony Playstation

19.) Tekken 3 – Nobuyoshi Sano, Keiichi Okabe, Hiroyuki Kawada, Minamo Takahashi & Yuu Miyake – “Jin Kazama Theme” – April 29, 1998 – Namco – Sony Playstation

20.) Mega Man X4 – Toshihiko Horiyama – “Opening Stage (Playing as X)” – September 25, 1997 – Capcom – Sony Playstation

21.) Metal Gear Solid – Rika Muranaka /Performed by Aoife Ní Fhearraigh – “The Best Is Yet To Come” – October 21, 1998 – Konami – Sony Playstation

Retro VGM Revival Hour – SEGA DREAMCAST

DREAMCAST

16 years ago, the Sega Dreamcast made its debut in Japan (the US release date was famously 9/9/99). This machine left a lasting mark on the world of video games and our hearts. From second screen gameplay to online multiplayer to DLC, the Dreamcast was well ahead of its time. Let’s take this opportunity to examine what made the Dreamcast special, and pay respects to one of the most innovative and amazing systems to ever grace our homes. A system that was ahead of its time and that 16 years later, can now look back on its legacy, and see that it’s the foundation that everything since has been built upon.
This STAGE focuses on the many popular games that came from this amazing system and the amazing music that left a significant imprint on our hearts and minds. This is the Sega DREAMCAST.

 

Track List
Game – Composer – Title – Year – Company

*Sonic Adventure – Kenichi Tokoi, Fumie Kumatani, Masaru Setsumaru & Jun Senoue – “Pleasure Castle” – September 9, 1999 – Sonic Team/SEGA

*Marvel VS. Capcom – Yuko Takehara & Masato
Kouda – “Onslaught’s Theme” – September 30, 1999 – CAPCOM

* Mr.Driller – Masaru Shiina – “Taurus” – June 25, 2000 – NAMCO

*Marvel VS. Capcom 2 – Mitsuhiko Takano & Tetsuya Shibata – “Carnival Stage” – June 29, 2000 – CAPCOM

*Street Fighter 3: Third Strike – Hideki Okugawa – “Jazzy NYC 99′ (Alex & Ken’s theme)” – October 4, 200 – CAPCOM

*Street Fighter Alpha/Zero 3 – Takayuki Iwai, Yuki Iwai, Isao Abe, Hideki Okugawa & Tetsuya Shibata – “No More Swingin’ (Theme of Guy)” – May 31, 2000 – CAPCOM

*Project Justice (Rival Schools 2) – Yuki Iwai, Etsuko Yoneda & Setsuo Yamamoto – “Seijyun Girls’ High School Courtyard” – May 16, 2001 – CAPCOM

*Power Stone – Tetsuya Shibata – “Dullstown Stage” – September 9, 1999 – CAPCOM

*Shenmue – Takenobu Mitsuyoshi, Yuko Koshiro, Takeshi Yanagawa, Osamu Murata & Ryuji Iuchi – “Tears of Separation” – November 7, 2000 – Sega AM2/SEGA

*Soul Calibur – Junichi Nakatsuru, Yoshihito Yano, Akitaka Tohyama, Takanori Otsuka & Hideki Tobeta – “In The Name Of Father” – September 9, 1999 – Project Soul/NAMCO

*Dead or Alive 2 – Makoto Hosoi & Shigekiyo Okuda – “Blazed Up Melpomene (Theme of Helena)” -February 29, 2000 – Team Ninja/TECMO

*Mars Matrix – Yasushi Kaminishi – “Red Sky” –
April 30, 2001 – Takumi Corporation/CAPCOM

*Ikaruga – Hiroshi Luchi – “Trial (Chapter 2)” –
September 5, 2002 (japan only) – Treasure/ESP Software

*Tech Romancer – Yuki Iwai – “City Zone A ” – March 31, 2000 – CAPCOM

*King of Fighters Evolution – Shinsekai Gakkyoku Zatsugidan – “The Way Of Rebirth” – May 10, 2001 – SNK

*Fatal Fury: Mark of the Wolves – Shinsekai Gakkyoku Zatsugidan – “Spread The Wings” –
November 23, 2001 – SNK

*Blue Stinger – Toshihiko Sahashi – “Below Zero” –
September 9, 1999 – Climax Graphics/Sctivision

*Resident Evil: Code Veronica – Takeshi Miura, Hijiri Anze & Sanae Kasahara – “Tyrant 3 Version B” –
February 29, 2000 – Nestech/CAPCOM

*Space Channel 5 – Naofumi Hataya & Kenichi Tokoi – “Mexican Flyer” – June 4, 2000 – United Game Artists/SEGA

*Jet Grind Radio – Hideki Naganuma – “Magical Girl” – October 30, 2000 – Smilebit/SEGA

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Retro VGM Revival Hour – Fighting Games

FIGHTERS

If you were an avid arcade player and had access to coins at any time in the early to late 90s, whether it was at your local convenience store, video store or Family Restaurant, chances are you’ll have spent all of your time and quarters (or tokens depending on the place) on a video arcade. More Importantly on a fighting game … hammering buttons, frantically waggling a joystick to execute a devastating final blow to beat your opponent and pumping your parents pocket change into Street Fighter 2 , Killer Instinct or Mortal kombat.
The arcades have all but died out now, but the love for these time consuming franchises has never died, So put away those quarters and enjoy these amazing beats from the greatest console fighting games in this special STAGE of the Retro VGM Revival Hour!

RETRO VGM REVIVAL HOUR:  FIGHTING GAMES

Game – Composer – Title – Year – Company – System

*Killer Instinct – Robin Beanland & Graeme Norgate – “The Instinct(Main Theme)” – August 30, 1995 – RARE/NINTENDO – SNES

*Tatsunoko vs. Capcom – Akihiko Narita & Misao Senbongi – “The Flutter VS The Gesellschaft (Rock Volnutt/Megaman Legends)” – December 11, 2008 – Eighting/CAPCOM – Nintendo Wii

*Super Smash Bros. Brawl – Takahiro Nishi, Shogo Sakai, Masaaki Iwasaki, Yutaka Iraha, Keigo Ozaki & Kentaro Ishizaka – “The Underworld(Kid Icarus theme)” – March 9, 2008 – Game Arts/NINTENDO – Nintendo WII

*Arcana Heart – Motoharu Yoshihira – “Save A Future” – April 11, 2008 – Examu/ATLUS – Playstation 2

*Marvel VS Capcom – Yuko Takehara & Masato Kouda – “Theme of Strider Hiryu” – September 30, 1999 – CAPCOM – Sega Dreamcast

*Darkstalkers 2 (Night Warriors: Darkstalkers’ Revenge) – Takayuki Iwai, Akari Kaida & Hideki Okugawa – “Lord Raptor Stage” – February 22, 1996 – CAPCOM – Sega Saturn

*King of Fighters 95 – Shinsekai Gakkyoku Zatsugidan – “Club M (Aozora ni Flute)” – March 28, 1996 – SNK – Sega Saturn

*Mortal Kombat 3 – Mark Ganus – “Rooftop” – October 1995 – Sculptured Software/Midway Games – SNES

*Soul Calibur 5 – Andrew Aversa, Hiroki Kikuta, Jesper Kyd, Tomoki Miyoshi, Junichi Nakatsuru, Cris Velasco & Inon Zur – “ Wings of Sorrow (Pyrrha’s Theme)” – January 31, 2012 – Project Soul/Namco Bandai Games – PS3/Xbox 360

*Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters – Kazuhiko Uehara, Hideto Inoue & Harumi Ueko – “Sewer” – December 3, 1993 – KONAMI – NES

*World Heroes – Hiroaki Shimizu, Hideki Yamamoto, Yuka Kurosawa & N. Taro – “Kaze To Honoo To(Fuuma Theme)” – September 1993 – ADK/Sunsoft – SNES

*Street Fighter 2 – Yoko Shimomura & Isao Abe – “Balrog Stage Theme” – July 15, 1992 – CAPCOM – SNES

*Doomsday Warrior – Junta – “Fatty Bomber (P-Lumb theme)” – March 1993 – Laser Soft/Renovation Products – SNES

*JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle – Chikayo Fukuda “Stone Ocean” – April 29, 2014 – CyberConnect2/Namco Bandai Games – PS3

*Clay Fighter – Mitchell Stein & Brian Luzietti – “Funhouse” – November 1993 – Visual Concepts/Interplay Entertainment – SNES

*Dragon Ball Z: Buyuu Retsuden – Shinji Amagishi – “Battle Theme 4” – April 1994 (japan & Europe Only) – TOSE/BANDAI – Sega Genesis

*Super Street Fighter 2 – Isao Abe & Syun Nishigaki – “ Guile’s Theme – June 25, 1994 – CAPCOM – SNES

*WeaponLord – Brian Schmidt – “Circle of Horns” – 1995 – Visual Concepts/Namco – Sega Genesis

*Skullgirls – Vincent Diamante, Blaine McGurty & Michiru Yamane – “Anti-Skullgirl Lab 8 Stage (Valentine’s Theme) – April 10, 2012 – Reverge Labs/Autumn Games – Playstation Network/Xbox Live

*Guilty Gear XX – Daisuke Ishiwatari & Koichi Seiyama – “Awe Of She (Dizzy’s Theme)” – May 23, 2002 – Arc System Works/Sammy Studios – PS2

*Street Fighter 4 – Exile – “The Next Door (Indestructible)” – February 17, 2009 – CAPCOM – Playstation 3/Xbox 360