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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 […]

Super Mario Bros. 3Mix

Posted on February 12th, 2015 by Hitstun

For Super Mario Bros. 3‘s 25th anniversary, I present Captain Southbird’s romhack Super Mario Bros. 3Mix. Similar to Rockman 4 Minus Infinity, it implements great ideas from several later Mario games, but this one stays true to the level design lessons of the original. The Rev 1 release from two days ago fixes bugs Mike […]

UberNES – Nintendo Screen Saver

Posted on January 28th, 2015 by Hitstun

If you still use screen savers, Columbus-based developer M \ K Productions has a good one for you. Nintendo Saver 2015 fills your monitors with several NES games. Each one is actually a fully-functioning NES emulator playing a replay that was recorded in UberNES, and if you like, you can pick up a gamepad and […]