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8-Bit Lounge: The Legend of 8-Bit (MeowMeow & BowWow Record Release Party)

8-Bit Lounge: The Legend of 8-Bit 8/31/13 @PhilaMOCAIt is with jittery excitement I’d like to announce the release party for MeowMeow & BowWow will be happening on August 31st at the PhilaMOCA from 4PM – 8PM! We’ve got a ton of stuff planned, most exciting is that everyone who attends will get a commemorative badge with a free download of the new album, plus I’ll be performing a live mix of the MeowMeow & BowWow in it’s entirety.

Badges are now available, get them before they’re sold out! – http://legendof8bit.bpt.me/

THE PARTY: This 8-Bit Lounge is Zelda themed, complete with free-play consoles provided by TooManyGames and RetroGameNetwork, Potion Bar, gaming treats by Brulee Bakery, Pixel artwork by Squarepainter, unique gaming apparel and live DJ sets!

THE ALBUM: MeowMeow & BowWow is a musical tribute to Link’s Awakening produced by Dj CUTMAN and friends. The album serves as a sequel to the breakout album Bagu and the Riverman, based on the music from Zelda 2: Adventure of Link. MeowMeow & BowWow has 7 confirmed tracks from Link’s Awakening.

THE REWARD: Everyone who buys a ticket for the event will receive a commemorative 8-Bit Lounge badge that includes a free digital copy of the MeowMeow & BowWow! GameChops is also sponsoring the event and will be providing physical copies of their albums as a reduced price!  Here’s a preview of the songs contained on the album:

The PhilaMOCA is an awesome small-sized venue and indie movie theatre, we’ll be screening Zelda gameplay footage and animations for the entire night. Reserve your badges today, as we cannot guaranty any will be available at the door. I’ll leave you with this silly little commercial I recorded this morning :]

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Throwback Thursday: Quackshot Starring Donald Duck

Happy Thursday to you all! Time for another edition of Throwback Thursday! We all have fond memories of buying or getting our favorite video game consoles over the many years. I remember the back story of how I always got my systems for some weird reason. Everything from mom and dad hiding the screen of an NES game playing for my birthday, to me grabbing the last Wii that Walmart had it stock, getting there in the nick of time. I remember mom and dad taking me to Philadelphia on my birthday to visit some friends, and stopping at Lionel Kiddie City to get my Sega Genesis system. But who buys just the console? You need an extra game to go with it! So along with Sonic The Hedgehog, I also picked up two other games. Today, I am going to review one of them that I got that same day: Quackshot!

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