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Episode 252: Zelda Handhelds

In this exciting episode, Karl & Will explore the wonderful music of the Zelda Handheld games! Starting with Link's Awakening, all the way to the recent Tri Force Heroes. Enjoy some incredible and slightly under-appreciated Zelda music!

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening - Minako Hamano, Kozue Ishikawa - Nintendo - Game Boy - 1993
-Mabe Village
-Koholint Island
-House
-Mysterious Forest
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages - Kiyohiro Sada & Minako Adachi - Nintendo - Game Boy Color - 2001
-Sadness
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons - Kiyohiro Sada & Minako Adachi - Nintendo - Game Boy Color - 2001
-Din's Theme
-Credits
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap - Mitsuhiko Takano - Nintendo - GBA - 2004
-Introduction
-Minish Village
-Hyrule Town
-Vaati Battle
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass - Kenta Nagata & Toru Minegishi - Nintendo - DS - 2007
-Mercay Island
-Oshus's Theme
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks - Toru Minegishi, Manaka Kataoka, Asuka Ota - Nintendo - DS - 2009
-Aboda Village
-Byrne
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds - Ryo Nagamatsu - Nintendo - 3DS - 2013
-A Kingdom's Legend
-Peaceful Castle
-Hilda's Theme (Milk Bar)
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes - Ryo Nagamatsu - Nintendo - 3DS - 2015
-Stage 2 - Riverside
The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords - Yuko Takehara - Nintendo - GBA - 2002
-Zelda's Theme

Episode 242: Nintendo DS

For week two of Nintendo Month '16, the guys focus on the music of the DS! This handheld saw the release of many beloved games and soundtracks. The guys discuss how the DS in many ways helped to extend the lifespan of 16-bit style video game music. Enjoy!

Pokémon Diamond and Pearl - Go Ichinose - Nintendo - DS - 2006
-Research Lab
Kirby Squeak Squad - Hirokazu Ando, Jun Ishikawa, Tadashi Ikegami - Nintendo - DS - 2006
-Having Fun Outside
Professor Layton and the Curious Village - Tomohito Nishiura - Nintendo - DS - 2007
-St. Mystere
Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow - Masahiko Kimura - Konami - DS - 2005
-Dracula's Tears
Animal Crossing: Wild World - Kazumi Totaka & Asuka Ohta - Nintendo - DS - 2005
-The Roost
Radiant Historia - Yoko Shimomura - Atlus - DS - 2010
-Where the Wind and Feathers Return
Dragon Quest IX - Koichi Sugiyama - Square Enix - DS - 2009
-Heaven's Prayer
New Super Mario Bros. - Koji Kondo - Nintendo - DS - 2006
-Walking the Plains
Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City - Yuzo Koshiro - Atlus - DS - 2010
-Battlefield - Those That Slay and Fall
Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light - Naoshi Mizuta - Square Enix - DS - 2009
-Horn, the Home of the Wind (Day)
Super Robot Taisen: OG Saga - Kayoko Matsushima, Naofumi Tsuruyama - Atlus - DS - 2008
-Ash to Ash
The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks - Koji Kondo - Nintendo - DS - 2009
-Credits
Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days - Yoko Shimomura - Square Enix - DS - 2009
-Vector to the Heavens
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story - Yoko Shimomura - Nintendo - DS - 2009
-Waltz in the Lake
Rhythm Heaven - Masami Yone - Nintendo - DS - 2008
-Remix 10
7th Dragon - Yuzo Koshiro - Sega - DS - 2009
-Battlefield - Swords Bursting
Professor Layton and the Unwound Future - Tomohito Nishiura - Nintendo - DS - 2010
-Theme of the Last Time Travel
Luminous Arc - Yasunori Mitsuda & Akari Kaida - Atlus - DS - 2007
-Ancient Myth
Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin - Yuzo Koshiro - Konami - DS - 2006
-Dance of Sadness
Major DS: Dream Baseball - Unknown - Takara Tomy - DS - 2008
-BGM 10

Episode 136: Game Boy Advance

For the first week of Nintendo Month '14, Karl & Will explore the wonderful music of the Game Boy Advance! One of the most nostalgic focuses in the show's history, the guys discuss what makes this music that is so near and dear to their hearts, stand up even today. As you would expect, a hefty number of the tracks are from Nintendo published games, but enjoy some non-Nintendo gems as well. Happy Nintendo Month!

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Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga – Yoko Shimomura – Nintendo – GBA – 2003
-Battle
F-Zero: Maximum Velocity -Masaru Tajima, Mitsuteru Furukawa, Naoto Ishida – Nintendo – GBA – 2001
-Title Screen
Castlevania: Circle of the Moon – Sotaro Tojima, Hiroshi Mitsuoka – Konami – GBA – 2001
-Awake
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap – Mitsuhiko Takano – Nintendo – GBA – 2004
-Hyrule Town
Riviera: The Promised Land – Minako Adachi – Atlus – GBA – 2004
-Fierce Clash!
Sonic Advance 2 – Tatsuyuki Maeda, Yutaka Minobe & Teruhiko Nakagawa – Sega – GBA – 2003
-Leaf Forest Act 1
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire – Go Ichinose, Morikazu Aoki, Junichi Masuda & Hiroko Takano – Nintendo – GBA – 2002
-Sootopolis City
Donkey Kong Country 3 – David Wise – Nintendo – GBA – 2005
-Bonus Time
Boktai 2: Solar Boy Django – Norihiko Hibino, Shuichi Kobori & Masashi Watanabe – Konami – GBA – 2004
-Dark Valley
Fire Emblem: The Sword of Flame – Yuka Tsujiyoko – Nintendo – GBA – 2003
-Opening ~ History Unveiled
Kirby & The Amazing Mirror – Jun Ishikawa & Atuyoshi Isemura – Nintendo – GBA – 2004
-Area 9 ~ Candy Constellation
Super Robot Taisen: Original Generation – Naofumi Tsuruyama, Takuya Hanaoka, Wataru Yumura & Kayoko Matsushima – Atlus – GBA – 2002
-Time to Come
DK: King of Swing – Takashi Kouga – Nintendo – GBA – 2005
-Bonus Stage
Golden Sun – Motoi Sakuraba – Nintendo – GBA – 2001
-Tolbi Bound Ship
Mother 3 – Shogo Sakai – Nintendo – GBA – 2006
-Monkey’s Delivery Service
Kuru Kuru Kururin – Atsuhiro Motoyama – Nintendo – 2001
-Cake Land
Mario Kart: Super Circuit – Kenichi Nishimaki, Masanobu Matsunaga & Minako Hamano – Nintendo – GBA – 2001
-Cheep-Cheep Island
Summon Night: Swordcraft Story 2 – Minako Adachi, Kohei Matsuoka, Kiyohiro Sada – Atlus – GBA – 2004
-Mono Shift
Wario Land 4 – Ryoji Yoshitomi – Nintendo – GBA – 2001
-Palm Tree Paradise
Metroid Fusion – Minako Hamano, Akira Fujiwara – Nintendo – GBA – 2002
-Environmental Tension & Restricted Lab Break in
Sword of Mana – Kenji Ito – Nintendo – GBA – 2003
-Endless Battlefield
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories – Yoko Shimomura – Square – GBA – 2004
-To Our Surprise