Episode 27 – Water Themes

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Water themes in video games: You either hate them or love them. We’ve been getting a ton of rain lately, so what better way to forge through the storm then to talk about water themes in video games?! Justin and Mike put away their umbrellas and chat about an eclectic mix of tunes based on either bosses, levels song names or entire games that focus on water! Listen closely as the XVGM Radio boys slosh around in their iced-tea-filled-adult-diapers, get threatened by Kevin Costner, debate about the superior Earthworm Jim soundtracks, and more on this wet and wild episode of XVGM Radio!
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TRACK LISTING:

Intro: Wetrix (N64 1998, WIN 1999, DC 2000), “Pro Mode/Challenge Mode” Suddi Raval
1 – Earthworm Jim (Genesis, 1994) “Level 5” Tommy Tallarico, Mark Miller
2 – Blaster Master Zero (3DS/NS, 2017) “The Abyssal Seas” Ippo Yamada, Hiroaki Sano, Aoi Takeda, Kotaro Yamada, Naoki Kodaka
3 – Hydrophobia (360, 2010) – “Huntdown 1” Yves Altana, Bjorn A. Lynne, Joseph Shorrocks
4 – Water World (SNES, 1995) “Map” Dean Evans
5 – Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest (SNES, 1995) “Lockjaw’s Saga” David Wise, Eveline Novakovic (Fisher), Robin Beanland
6 – Mega Man 4 (NES, 1991) “Dive Man Stage” Minae Fujii (Ojalin), Yasuaki Fujita (Bunbun)
7 – Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (N64, 1998) – “Water Temple” Koji Kondo
Patreon Pick (Jordan/Anson Davis) : Baten Kaitos Origins (GCN, 2006) “Water Clouds” Motoi Sakuraba
8 – Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch, 2018) “Dolphin Shoals” Shiho Fujii, Atsuko Asahi, Ryo Nagamatsu, Yasuaki Iwata, Asuka Hayazaki, Tōru Minegishi, Kazumi Totaka, Kōji Kondō
9 – ABZU (PS4/WIN/XBOX One 2016, Switch 2018) “To Know, Water” Austin Wintory
10 – Final Fantasy X (PS2, 2003) “Blitz Off” Junya Nakano, Masashi Hamauzu, Nobuo Uematsu

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