Arguably the most popular handheld gaming system in history, the Game Boy was a smorgasbord of great games, all on the go. Thankfully, portability didn’t rule out having a stellar sound chip and this episode is just the tip of the iceberg. We enlist the help of Niko, better known as WiiGuy309 or simply Wii Guy, to help us sort through the entire Game Boy library to bring you some memorable tracks! Between Mike getting the details on the Jungle Book movie completely wrong, to an unofficial sponsorship from Taco Bell, this episode will have you reaching for your monochromatic Game Boys and a pair of headphones!
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Intro: RoboCop 2 (GB – 1991) “Stage Theme 1” Jonathan Dunn
1 – TMNT II: Back from the Sewers (GB – 1991) “Battle Field (Act 3-1)” Tsuyoshi Sekito, Yuko Kurahashi
2 – Ninja Gaiden Shadow (GB – 1991) “Stage 1” Hiroyuki Iwatsuki
3 – Jungle Book (GB – 1994) “BGM 06 (Bonus Round)” Neil Baldwin
4 – Donkey Kong Land 2 (GB – 1996) “Arctic Abyss (In a Snowbound Land GB Mix)” Grant Kirkhope (arrangement), David Wise
5 – Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (GB – 1992) “Treetop” Kazumi Totaka
6 – Patreon Pick: Alex Messenger – Tiny Toon Adventures: Babs’ Big Break (GB – 1992) “Stage Theme 2/Pipes” Hidehiro Funauchi, M. Shindou
7 – Metroid 2: Return of Samus (GB – 1991) “Surface of SR388” Ryōji Yoshitomi
8 – Turok: Battle of the Bionosaurs (GB – 1997) “Ruins” Alberto Jose Gonzalez
9 – Fortified Zone (GB – 1991) “Stage 3” Tsukasa “Honey” Tawada
10 – The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (GB – 1993) “Mysterious Forest” Minako Hamano, Kozue Ishikawa, Kazumi Totaka