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It’s that time of year: The big Penny Arcade Expo — better known as PAX Prime, aka the “Woodstock for gamers” — is coming up next weekend in Seattle.

As usual, tickets were gone shortly after they went on sale. But we’ve got a pair of Saturday passes to PAX to give away to one lucky GeekWire reader or listener.

That’s our prize for the winner of this week’s Name that Tech Tune challenge, a regular feature of the GeekWire radio show and podcast.

Here’s how it works: Identify the video game associated with this sound, and send your answer to From the pool of correct answers, we’ll pick one person at random to win the pair of Saturday passes.


Do you know what it is? Send your answer to

Good luck! We’ll notify the winner by Tuesday. Tune in next week for the answer.

Update, 8/30: The answer is … Sonic the Hedgehog (for Sega Genesis). Congrats to our winner, Kyle Maltz.

kiroradioName that Tech Tune is a regular feature of the GeekWire radio show, which airs on KIRO Radio in Seattle (97.3 FM) at 7 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays, except when pre-empted by live sports. The show runs every weekend on Get every episode using this RSS feed, or subscribe in iTunes. Also find us on SoundCloud and Stitcher.

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