This week in Your Parents Basement, we are sidestepping left and right to avoid heavyweight champion punches! From 1987, we’re playing Mike Tyson’s Punch-out!! by Nintendo for the NES.
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- 0:00 – Intro, which is the nifty opening theme and main music from the game.
- 52:00 – Emails! Trump supporters, what about board games? What about asks?
- 1:08:00 – Ask the Sweet Boys! It’s litrully sweeping the nation! But not literally!
- 1:16:00 – It’s a Huell pick for next week!
– According to Price Charting, Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! is pretty valuable, ranging from $26 for the loose cart to $96.55 for the box and cart. The non-Tyson version goes for $13, SNES about $25, and the Wii version is $11.50.
– The original has great music, but as Brisket points out, so does the Wii version! Listen to the full soundtrack here.
– From ESPN.com, an opinion piece on the popularity of the game, by Patrick Sauer.
– Joey Batz gets into the history of the series on his blog here.
– Important late addition: Kotaku’s ranked list of the Little Mac’s opponents, here.