This version of Take on Me (originally by A-ha) is a ska cover by Reel Big Fish, which was included on both Samba de Amigo and Samba 2000 (Japan-only) for the Dreamcast. Check out their official music video here: https://youtu.be/QHpU0ZfXZ_g
SeanOrange is a retro game fan from the US. Vinnk is a retro import fan who took things one step further and moved to Japan. Together they make Famicom Dojo: a web series dedicated exploring the Japanese history of video games and consoles from the other side of the Pacific.
We bring you a video every week about the 16-bit era of retro gaming: SNES, Genesis, Super Famicom, Mega Drive, and more! Plus, stay tuned for news about our 16-bit Wars Kickstarter that will finally bring the Season 2 to a close!
The 16-bit console wars started with Nintendo's competitors trying to unseat the 8-bit NES as the dominant gaming platform in most of the world. Sega entered the race first with the Mega Drive and Genesis. Hudson Soft and NEC joined forces after the former’s advances to partner with Nintendo were spurned. SNK sought to make good on arcade quality experiences in the home, no matter the cost to the consumer. And what of Nintendo itself? How well each succeeded in unseating the formerly undisputed leader in the industry?