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Ever wanted to have Donkey Kong on your backpack? How about original Legend of Zelda sprites on your shoes? Maybe even some Duck Hunt on your hat? Then I have amazing news for you! In case you haven’t heard, last month Vans released a new line of products…

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Retro VGM Revival Hour – Free Play

bonusYou’ve encountered Many Difficult stages, But with the hard work is a great reward, and what better way to reward you, The Fellow listener, with a spacial BONUS STAGE of the Retro VGM Revival Hour. No theme, or subject, just a selection of random tracks of the past and present as a reward for showing much love and respect to the art of Video Game Music. So as you unwrap your favorite gifts, just Listen to these amazing tracks to get you excited to take on whatever lies a head.

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

*Earthworm Jim – Tommy Tallarico – “New Junk City”- August 2, 1994 – Shiny Entertainment & Playmates Interactive/SEGA – Sega Genesis(MegaDrive)

*Mega Man 6 – Yuko Takehara – “Dr. Wily Stages”- March 15, 1994 – CAPCOM – NES

*The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening – Minako Hamano & Kazue Ishikawa – “Tal Tal Mountains” – August 1993 – NINTENDO – GameBoy

*Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time – Yoko Shimomura – “Thwomp Volcano” – November 28, 2005 – AlphaDream/NINTENDO – Nintendo DS

*Mother – Keiichi Suzuki & Hirokazu Tanaka – “Bein’ Friends” – July 27, 1989(Japan Only) – NINTENDO – NES(Famicon)

*The Guardian Legend – Masatomo Miyamoto & Takeshi Santo – “Forest Labyrinth” – April 1989 – Compile/Broderbund – NES

*Catherine – Shoji Meguro, Kenichi Tsuchiya, Atsushi Kitajoh & Toshiki Konishi – “It’s a Golden Show” – July 26, 2011 – ATLUS – PS3/Xbox 360

*Tower of Heaven – flashygoodness – “Indignant Divinity” – 2010 – askiisoft – PC

*Persona 4 – Shoji Meguro, Atsushi Kitajoh & Ryota Koduka – “Your Affection” – December 9, 2008 – ATLUS – PS2

*Rayman Origins – Christophe Héral & Billy Martin – “Land Of Dead World (Land of the Livid Dead ~ Nowhere to Run ~ Chasing a Dream)” – November 15, 2011 – Ubisoft – Wii / Xbox 360 / PS3 / Vita / PC / 3DS

*Dragon Ball Z: Super Butouden 2 – Kenji Yamamoto – “Vegeta’s Theme” – December 17, 1993(Japan only) – TOSE/Bandai – Super Famicom

*Super Dodge Ball – Kazuo Sawa – “Opposition Match Theme” – June 1989 – Technos japan/CSG Imagesoft Inc – NES

*Silent Hill 2 – Akira Yamaoka – “Theme of Laura” – September 24, 2001 – KONAMI – PS2

*Mother 3 – Shogo Sakai – “Love Theme” – April 20, 2006(Japan Only) – Brownie Brown & HAL Laboratory/NINTENDO – GameBoy Advanced

*Super Mario 3D World – Mahito Yokota, Toru Minegishi, Yasuaki Iwata & Koji Kondo – “World Bowser” – November 22, 2013 – NINTENDO – WiiU

*Magic Johnson’s Fast Break – Tim Follin – “Title Theme” – 1988 – Arcadia Systems/TradeWest – NES

*Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots – Harry Gregson-williams & Nobuko Toda – “Metal Gear Saga” – June 12, 2008 – KONAMI – PS3

*Sonic 3D Blast – Richard Jacques – “Panic Puppet Zone (Act 1)” – November 1, 1996 – SonicTeam/SEGA – Sega Saturn

*Donkey Kong 64 – Grant Kirkhope – “The Monkey Rap (Intro)” – November 24, 1999 – RARE/NINTENDO – N64

*Far Cry 3 : Blood Dragon – Power Glove – “Resurrection” – May 1, 2013 – Ubisoft – Xbox 360 / PS3 / PC

*Angry Video Game Nerd Adventure – “Assholevania” – 2013 – FreakZone Games – PC

*Pokemon Silver / Gold / Crystal – Go Ichinose & Junichi Masuda – “Radio ~ Lucky Channel / Game Corner” – October 15, 2000 – Game Freak/NINTENDO – Game Boy Color

Retro VGM Revival Hour – SUPER MARIO BROS.

Super mario bros
Hard to believe it has been 30 years since we were first told “our princess is in another castle.” For those of you not familiar with the reference, “Super Mario Bros.,” one of the most popular video games of all time, turned 30 this year.
Super mario bros. has grown to become one of the most popular video game series of all time and it’s main protagonist, Mario , is the closest thing to Mickey Mouse in the world of video games, an instantly recognizable symbol of gaming and a mascot for its company, NINTENDO.
so this STAGE of the retro VGM revival hour is dedicated to that video game icon, Super mario…
here we goooooooooo!!!
Game – Composer – Title – Year – Company – System
1.) Donkey Kong – Hirokazu Tanaka (Arranged by Yukio Kaneoka) – “Stage Start & Hammer Time” – June 1986 – Nintendo – NES
2.) Donkey Kong Jr – Hirokazu Tanaka (Arranged by Yukio Kaneoka) – “Title Screen & Stage 4” -June 1986 – Nintendo – NES
3.) Mario Bros. – Hirokazu Tanaka (Arranged by Yukio Kaneoka) – “Title Screen & Game Over” – June 1986 – Nintendo – NES
4.) Super Mario Bros. – Koji Kondo – “Overworld (Hurry!) & Underwater”- September 13, 1985 – Nintendo – NES
5.) Super Mario Bros. 2 – Koji Kondo – “Title Screen / Prologue & Overworld” – September 9, 1988 – Nintendo – NES
6.) Super Mario Bros. 3 – Koji Kondo – “Hammer Bros, Giant Land & Athletic” – February 12, 1990 – Nintendo – NES
7.) Dr. Mario – Hirokazu Tanaka – “Title Screen & Fever” – October 1990 – Nintendo – NES
8.) Super Mario Land – Hirokazu Tanaka – “Muda Kingdom & Easton Kingdom” – August 1989 – Nintendo – Game Boy
9.) Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins – Kazumi Totaka – “ Athletic, Star Maze & Choose Your Pipe “ – November 2, 1992 – Nintendo – Game Boy
10.) Super Mario World – Koji Kondo – “Title Theme, Athletic & The evil king koopa(Bowser)“ – August 23, 1991 – Nintendo – SNES
11.) Super Mario RPG – Yoko Shimomura – “Happy adventure/Delightful adventure, Still the road is full of dangers & Fight against koopa(Bowser)” – May 13, 1996 – Square/Nintendo – SNES
12.) Super Mario 64 – Koji Kondo – “Slider & Dire/Dire Docks“ – September 26, 1996 – Nintendo – N64
13.) Super Mario Sunshine – Koji Kondo & Shinobu Tanaka – “Delfino plaza“ – August 26, 2002 – Nintendo – Nintendo GameCube
14.) New Super Mario Bros. – Asuka Ohta, Hajime Wakai & Koji Kondo – “Walking the plains & The mushroom waltz” – May 15, 2006 – Nintendo – Nintendo DS
15.) Super Mario Galaxy – Mahito Yokota & Koji Kondo – “ Starbit Festival, (Rosetta’s) Rosalina’s Comet Observatory 2, Floater Land & Flying Mario“ – November 12, 2007 – Nintendo – Nintendo Wii
16.) Super Mario Galaxy 2 – Mahito Yokota, Ryo Nagamatsu & Koji Kondo – “Throwback Galaxy & Hurry!” – May 23, 2010 – Nintendo – Nintendo Wii
17.) Super Mario 3D World – Mahito Yokota, Toru Minegishi, Yasuaki Iwata & Koji Kondo – “Captain Toad Goes Forth, Super Bell Hill & Shifty Boo Mansion” – November 22, 2013 – Nintendo – WiiU