Episode 111: Girl Power

This week, the guys shine a light on the music of female video game composers! The 8 and 16-bit generation was arguably dominated by female composers, so this episode is an excuse to play some of the most classic game music ever. Enjoy this super solid playlist of tracks composed by these super talented ladies.

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Mega Man – Manami Matsumae – Capcom – NES – 1987
-Cut Man
Life Force – Miki Higashino – Konami – Arcade – 1986
-Burn the Wind
Gargoyle’s Quest II – Yuki Iwai – Capcom – NES – 1992
-Gaza Crevasse
Super Mario Kart – Soyo Oka – Nintendo – Super NES – 1992
-Koopa Beach
Castlevania: Bloodlines – Michuru Yamane – Konami – Genesis – 1994
-The Prayer of a Tragic Queen (Stage 5)
Mega Man X3 – Kinuyo Yamashita – Capcom – Super NES – 1996
-Gravity Beetle
Wild Arms 2 – Michiko Naruke – Sony – Playstation – 1999
-Field: The Barren Lands
Bomberman ’93 – Jun Chikuma – Interchannel – TurboGrafx 16 – 1992
-Planet Quarry (World 1)
Summon Night: Swordcraft Story 2 – Minako Adachi – Atlus – GBA – 2004
-On To Battle
Super Metroid – Minako Hamano – Nintendo – Super NES – 1994
-Ridley’s Theme
Little Nemo: The Dream Master – Junko Tamiya – Capcom – NES – 1990
-Nightmare King Battle
Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu – Yuka Tsujiyoko – Nintendo – Super Famicom – 1996
-Chapter 6: Inheritor of Light
Ghouls ‘n Ghosts – Tamayo Kawamoto, Ayako Mori – Capcom – Arcade – 1988
-Stage 1
Rockman & Forte – Akiri Kaida – Capcom – Super Famicom – 1998
-Ground Man
Dynasty Wars – Manami Matsumae – Capcom – Arcade – 1989
-Hulaoguan (round 5)
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong’s Double Trouble – Eveline Fischer – Nintendo – Super NES – 1996
-Frosty Frolics
Super Mario RPG – Yoko Shimomura – Square/Nintendo – Super NES – 1996
-Still, the Road is Full of Dangers
Xenosaga Episode III – Yuki Kajiura – Namco – PS2 – 2006
-We’ve Got to Believe in Something
Star Fox 2 – Yumiko Kanki – Nintendo – Super NES – Unreleased
-Battle Against Mirage Dragon
Mega Man 5 – Mari Yamaguchi – Capcom – NES – 1992
-Dr. Wily’s Castle Stage
The Legend of Heroes II – Meiko Ishikawa – Falcom – PC-88 – 1992
-Game Over