Brent and Rob created the “punching and kicking” category to focus on titles that involved pummeling your enemies but which were not classified as straight-up fighting games. This flexible definition would cause some controversy in later installments (see “The Kabuki Quantum Fighter Discussion” and “The Shatterhand Incident” of Episode 92; see also “The Live Shatterhand Debate” of Episode 100) — but after the dust settles, the result is always some grade-A jams.
KEYGLYPH’S AWARDS & COMMENDATIONS, JUST BECAUSE
Instant new favorite: DJ Boy – Round 4
Other instant new favorite: Growl – Rune & Ark
Brewed new favorite: Black Belt – Main BGM
Gets me a little emotional: Golden Axe – Path of Fiend
Headphone users beware*: The Ninja Warriors – Motherless Children (Stage 5)
*a track that has sudden volume spikes. Exercise caution when cranking these!
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