Nitro Game Injection #204: Swashbucklin’ Shurikens (Versus Month Round 1: Pirates vs. Ninjas )


July kicks of a special month-long series of NGI episodes featuring the ultimate in myths vs. legends, and YOU decide who wins! For this episode, Kyle and Larry bring the listeners a battle for the internet ages: PIRATES VS. NINJAS! In a shocking swerve, VikingGuitar comes out swinging for the ninjas, joined by Hoha, Tanuki Suit Riot, and The OneUps; while Metroid Metal square off with some space pirates along with Dave Wise, Patrick Burns, Dale North, zyko, and more. Listen to the episode and vote in the sidebar poll for who you think wins this musical battle of epic proportions!

Pirates: 6 votes
Ninjas: 9 votes


1. VikingGuitar – Pain Does Not Exist in This Dojo (medley arrangement of music from Ninja Gaiden II [NES] :: )
2. Hoha – Ninja Goes Pow! (medley arrangement of music from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project [NES] :: )
3. moog – Last Ninja 3 [SceneSat Edition] (arrangement of music from Last Ninja 3 [C64] :: )
4. Harumi Shiina, Namihei – Mummy Milk (arrangement of music from The Ninja Warriors [SNES] :: )
5. Tanuki Suit Riot – Burning Building (arrangement of ‘Fire! Scene 1’ from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [Arcade] :: )
6. Visa Röster – International Karate [a cappella] (arrangement of music International Karate [C64] :: )
7. Jesper Kyd – Earth (from Assassin’s Creed II Original Game Soundtrack [XB360/PS3/PC] :: )
8. The OneUps – Shadow Man (arrangement of ‘Shadow Man Stage’ from Mega Man 3 [NES] :: )

9. Metroid Metal – Space Pirates (arrangement of ‘Space Pirates’ from Metroid Prime [GCN] :: )
10. Trapezzoid – Monkey Brain Soup for the Soul (arrangement of music from The Secret of Monkey Island 2 [PC] :: )
11. Patrick Burns – Rare Respite (arrangement of ‘Jib Jig’ from Donkey Kong Country 2 [SNES] :: )
12. Nobuo Uematsu – Pirates Ahoy (arrangement of ‘Pirates Ahoy’ from Final Fantasy V [SNES] :: )
13. AMT – The Death of Mr. X (arrangement of ‘Pirate Man Stage’ from Mega Man & Bass [SNES], ‘Mr. X Fortress’ from Mega Man 6 [NES] :: )
14. Dave Wise – Pirate Lagoon (from Diddy Kong Racing Soundtrack [N64] :: )
15. Dale North, Ailsean – Movement I: Emotional (arrangement of music from Skies of Arcadia [DC/GCN] :: )
16. zyk0 – Rime of the Wandering Seafarer (arrangement of music from Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker [GCN] :: )

17. Alestorm – You Are A Pirate (arrangement of ‘You Are a Pirate from LazyTown [Animation] :: )
18. Thunderclash – Turtle Power! (arrangement of ‘Theme’ from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [Animation] :: )


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