A Look at Some Japanese Game Boy Pokemon Packaging

Still figuring out all this video business! Screw-ups this time around: mirrored image, so everything is backwards; low quality video- should have used actual recording software rather than stream with Google Hangouts. I’ll keep at it!

Ryan takes a look at the Japanese packaging for Pokemon Green, Red, Trading Card Game, Pinball, and the boxed version of Pokemon Yellow for 3DS.

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Episode 82 – A fashion disaster is not the end of the world

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News:

Netflix (possibly) developing a live-action Legend of Zelda series

Games: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, New 3DS XL, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, 3D Fantasy Zone, Flipnote Studio 3D, Wave Race 64, Style Savvy Trendsetters

Music:

Pennywise – 30 Seconds ’til the End of the World

Fenix TX – Flight 601 (all I’ve got is time)

Episode 64 – We Are Committed To Fun And Entertainment For Everyone

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Left-click here to listen in your browser or right-click, then “save link as…” to download the episode!

News:

Nintendo’s revised statement on same-sex relationships in Tomodachi Life

Pokemon R/S remake announced

Hover: Really Bad Subtitle reached its Wii U Kickstarter goal

Games:

Wave Race, Star Wars Episode I Racer, Moon Chronicles, Sonic Advance, Final Fight One, Metal Slug 6, Play Choice 10 (at Gregg’s Arcade Impossible)

Music:

The Bouncing Souls – We Love Fun (unofficial Nintendo Fun Club theme song)

Hideki Naganuma – Let Mom Sleep

Angels and Airwaves – The Moon Atomic (…Fragments and Fictions)

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Thoughts – Fist of the North Star

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Originally Released: 1990

Version Played: Game Boy

One thought kept running through my mind the entire time I was playing Fist of the North Star– “this is weird.” When this game was released in 1990, the only exposure (most) Americans had to the story of Hokuto no Ken was a few issues of the manga published by Viz Communications (yes, issues- this was the time period when manga was not published in digest-sized books, but rather western-style comic books of the bagging-and-boarding variety).

The Hokuto no Ken games were a different story, sorta. Continue reading

Slime Grind Radio Episode 2

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The Dragon Quest podcast I do with Bradly Hale has reached level 2! This episode we talk DQ on mobile platforms, the upcoming DQX expansion, and have an in-depth talk about the original Dragon Quest (/Warrior, and specifically the Game Boy Color version)!

The episode is up on iTunes (or here if you don’t use iTunes).

Questions? Comments? Email us at slimegrindradio@gmail.com and check us out on Twitter as well!