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Posts Tagged “NES”

Tool-Assisted Speedruns Out of Context

Posted on December 15th, 2021 by Hitstun

In only one week, @TASNoContext speedran becoming my new favorite Twitter account. TASVideos publisher EZGames69 posts short clips of old games freaking out when they receive frame-perfect sequences of gamepad input. Already, the tool-assisted madness has consumed Contra III, Sonic 2 and 3, Pokémon Yellow, UMK3, Donkey Kong 64, and dozens more. Source: @TASNoContext media […]

Krzysztof Słowikowski – Mega Man 3 Guitar Playthrough (revised)

Posted on July 8th, 2021 by Hitstun

Oh boy, it’s a Mega Man! The Mega Man games always have rockin’ soundtracks. Krzysztof “MET” Słowikowski made metal covers of every game in the entire classic series, some of the X games, and some other random stuff. Source: Krzysztof Słowikowski via searching for the Mega Man II Game Boy soundtrack

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: […]

RetroAchievements for Romhacks

Posted on July 31st, 2019 by Hitstun

RetroAchievements adds Xbox 360-style achievement hunting and leaderboards to thousands of classic games and romhacks. Uncommon games often have romhacks that work with RetroAchievements. Check Romhacking.net for patches you can apply with utilities like Floating IPS. I’ve already recommended Rockman 4 Minus Infinity but it also has RetroAchievements. Dynamite Headdy delocalization by M.I.J.E.T. (RetroAchievements) The […]

Prof.Sakamoto

Posted on August 17th, 2016 by Hitstun

Prof.Sakamoto makes soundtracks to imaginary NES games. He’s nailed the sound of a classic RPG, a space shooter, and couple days ago, a ninja action game. I hope someday he’ll follow in Jake Kaufman’s footsteps and work on an actual game. Source: Bandcamp via the same epic Spotify Discover Weekly playlist last November that introduced […]