This week on Retro Game Master the Kacho takes on The Wing of Madoola.
Released in 1986 for the Nintendo Famicom,The Wing of Madoola is a side-scrolling action adventure tale of the Kingdom of Badham (nothing more dangerous than bad ham) and a magical statue that can bring peace to the world. So of course the Kacho will have to kill a lot of demons to bring peace to the land.
The show goes live only on Kotaku at 8 p.m. eastern this Thursday, followed by more weekly episodes "airing" on Kotaku at the same time and day through September. And unlike with television, these episodes will stick around on our site so you can watch them at your own leisure.
Game Center CX produced 15 seasons of gaming content in Japan, with Shinya Arino playing through dozens of Famicom, Super Famicom, PC Engine and Mega Drive games. These first U.S. airings of the episodes includes English captions for Arino and English dubbing for his off-camera announcer.
Retro Game Master Episode 10: 53 Stations of the Tōkaidō
This week on Retro Game Master the Kacho takes on 53 Stations of the Tōkaidō.
Released in 1986, Kantarō no Tōkaidō Gojūsan-tsugi is based on a famous set of ukiyo-e wood prints. More »
Retro Game Master Episode 9: Battle Golfer Yui
This week on Retro Game Master the Kacho takes on Battle Golfer Yui, a golf game that it is more than it seems.
Launched in 1991 in Japan, Battle Golfer Yui follows the exploits of two normal high school girls who are drafted into a tournament thanks to their exemplary golf skills. More »
Retro Game Master Episode 8: S.O.S.
In this eighth episode of Retro Game Master, our game-testing everyman, Shinya Arino, faces off against S.O.S.
S.O.S. was developed by Human Entertainment for the Super NES in 1994. More »