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Episode 86 – Dances with Nikos!

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Episode 86 – Dances with Nikos!

It’s that time of year again! NikoTengoku joins us for his third return as the unofficial “third host” of the show…and he’s ready TO DANCE! We let Niko pick the theme this time around and he wanted to get down! We’ve all picked a variety of dance tracks to listen to from all walks of dance music. From almost gabber-like songs, to borderline industrial, progressive trance and more! You’ll be ready to get outta your seat and join us on the dance floor in no time! Prepare for an insane amount of Alzadick jokes, stories about Mike’s dad hating VGM and much more!
Big thanks to NikoTengoku for joining us again for this annual visit! Go check out his Twitch and Youtube where he remains dedicated to both live streaming games and VGM!
https://www.youtube.com/Nikos8BitStereo
https://www.twitch.tv/nikotengoku
What was your favorite track of the episode? Did we manage to get you out of your seat and dance? Were you tired of Alzadick jokes?  Shoot us an email at XVGMRadio@gmail.com or join in on the discussion at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/XVGMradio
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TRACK LISTING:

Intro – Streets of Rage 4 (Switch/PS4/XBOne/PC – 2020) “An Exhibition (Full Version)” Olivier Deriviere
1 – Super Drift Out (SFC – 1995) “Title Theme” Kenji Yamazaki
2 – Summer Carnival ‘92 RECCA (FC – 1992) “ELM-39” Nobuyuki Shioda
3 – Scott Pilgrim vs The World The Game (PS3/XB360 – 2010) “Twin Dragons” Anamanaguchi
4 – Zaxxon’s Motherbase 2000 (32X – 1995) “Stage 6 Boss” Masashi Yoneda, Naoshi Kunisawa
5 – Conker’s Bad Fur Day (N64 – 2001) “Rock Solid” Robin Beanland
6 – MvC Infinite (PS4/XBOne/Win – 2017) “Mega Man X” Eishi Segawa
7 – Dolucky no Puzzle Tour ’94 (SFC – 1994) “Final Battle” Hideyuki Shimono, Akihito Okawa
8 – Contra: Shattered Soldier (PS2 – 2002) “Battle Train” Sota Fujimori, Akira Yamaoka
9 – Beatmania IIDX 7th style (ARC – 2002) “Burning Heat! (Full Option Mix)” Mr.T (Tomoyuki Uchida) with Motoaki Furukawa

Episode 17 – GameBoy w/ Niko (WiiGuy309!)

Episode 17 – GameBoy w/ Niko (WiiGuy309!)

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!
Thanks to Alex Messenger for his Patreon pick! Find out how you can pick tracks for the show, as well as tons of other cool rewards through our Patreon! Patreon.com/XVGMRadio. Our patrons are as follows (Thanks to all of you! Alex Messenger, Scott McElhone, Cam Werme, Chris Murray, Kung Fu Carlito, Chris Myers, Peter Panda, The Autistic Gamer 89, Mixxmaster.
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TRACK LISTING:

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