Retro Reminisce – Episode 012: Parappa the Rapper

This week on Retro Reminisce, Josh and Justin dust off their copies of the classic Playstation rhythm game Parappa the Rapper. Both hosts are HUGE fans of this game and decide to revisit it to see how it holds up 19 years later. We discuss how the game helped jump start the rhythm music genre in North America, the quality of the music and it’s sequels and spin-offs. Stick around towards the end to get some current pricing trends in case you would like to pick the game up for yourself. Head on over to your podcast platform of choice to grab the episode now. Thanks and enjoy!


Josh Faulkner

Josh is a native Ohio-an who grew up in a small town that had very little for kids to do. As a result, Josh picked up video games at a very young age. Video games played a huge part in his childhood and continued to do so in his adult life. Starting out on an Atari 2600 when he was 3 years old, gaming has sort of grown up alongside with Josh and continues to be his biggest hobby. As an IT technician by day, Josh is an aspiring gaming writer by night who founded a few websites including 16 Bit Heroes and Too Busy Gaming, while also dabbling in retro gaming YouTube videos and live streaming events.