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THPS 1+2 Donut Land

Posted on November 13th, 2020 by Hitstun

For the past two months, I’ve put an unhealthy amount of time on my PS4 building my Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 park, Donut Land. It’s a city with the size of a normal THPS2 level, filled to the brim with ramps, combos, tunnels, transfers, and giant gaps. It’s in the community’s hands now, so […]

Tenacious D – Time Warp

Posted on October 27th, 2020 by Hitstun

Hi, y’all; I’m back! Between rounds of THPS 1+2, Tenacious D rallied the troops and recorded a cover of a classic Rocky Horror Picture Show song to get people to vote. I’ve already voted, and if you’re in the US, the whole world really needs you to vote, too. Don’t let anything stop you. This […]

Jun Ishikawa – Staff Roll (Milky Way Wishes)

Posted on August 16th, 2020 by Hitstun

30-Day Video Game Music Challenge (Super Hard Mode)Day 30: Credits musicFrom Kirby Super Star (SNES, 1996) Our journey around the gaming universe has come back home. I had fun with this one-game-per-system restriction, and I hope some of you liked my picks. Maybe I’ve inspired someone else to try it? Please use “Super Hard Mode” […]

Junko Shiratsu and Mariko Nanba – Door Into Summer

Posted on August 9th, 2020 by Hitstun

30-Day Video Game Music Challenge (Super Hard Mode) Day 23: Underrated music From Knuckles’ Chaotix (32X, 1995) Chaotix nicely uses the extra sound channels that went unused in most 32X games. I think I ought to give Chaotix a chance. Source: YouTube, challenge by OverClocked ReMix I think?, via NintendoCapriSun

Masashi Kageyama – Happy Birthday

Posted on August 7th, 2020 by Hitstun

30-Day Video Game Music Challenge (Super Hard Mode) Day 21: Music you associate with frustration From Gimmick! (Famicom + 5B , 1992) To a special someone: May you navigate life’s brutal platforming challenges with more finesse than I have. Retro Game Audio did an episode on Gimmick and its Sunsoft 5B chip. They’re good! Source: […]