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Retro Game Night: Patriotic Edition

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This week we post a little early and celebrate America’s Independence Day with four patriotic video games:

First up is actually a Japanese game, Parodius Da! but it has quite the patriotic boss so it’s here because I love this game and found a connection:

Next up is a rare unlicensed NES game by Color Dreams entitled Operation Secret Storm:

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Podcast: Video Game Capital of the Universe

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This week we have special guest Matt Bradford from Video Game Outsiders on to discuss his former employer Twin Galaxies.  We cover the genesis of Walter Day’s high score database, the golden age of professional arcade gaming, controversy over the King of Kong, and future endeavors with new owners Jordan Adler and Richie Knucklez.

Opening song – You’re the Best by Joe Esposito

Closing song – High Score by Ski Beatz featuring Da$h

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Written by Fred Rojas

February 27, 2013 at 11:00 am