NES had the best music, no contest. Sure, today's game music builds a far more grandiose soundscape, making gameplay that much more immersive. Still, I can't really "doodle-lee-bop" along with the GRAW soundtrack. Its just not the same. Those 8-bit tunes were anthems. To this day, the theme for Kraid's Lair in Metroid gives me the creeps and Michael from Maniac Mansion's funky soundtrack makes me want to hunt mad scientists. As a kid, I thought I was so cool for learning the Legend of Zelda theme on piano, and right now I have an iPod playlist dedicated to my favorite MegaMan II music: Flashman, Metalman, and several remixes of the opening. If you were raised right, I could doodle-lee-bop the melody from Mission 3 in Double Dragon and you'd instantly remember that bad guy jumping out of the tree with a flying kick that has no chance of hitting you ever.


CHORKY'S JOURNEY
My Monkmunk Hero
Journey's musical instruments have been scattered all across the Intergalactic Jungle! It's up to Chorky, part-chipmunk/half-monkey, to prevent the band members from recovering their instruments in time for the big concert.
(Playbar isn't working? Click here to go directly to the mp3: My Monkmunk Hero

METEOR ARMADA
Dark Nemesis
(Vocal)
Dark Nemesis
(Instrumental)
As the sole survivor of the human fleet, it's up to you to fly to the heart of the Space Dracula empire to defeat Blood Master, the Dark Nemesis.
(Playbars aren't working? Click here to go directly to the mp3s: Dark Nemesis (Vocal) Dark Nemesis (Instrumental)

STREET PUNCH
Hit the Streets!
The Mean Street Menaces have kidnapped your girlfriend JENY, and you're going to get her back even if every face in this city has to get punched.
(Playbar isn't working? Click here to go directly to the mp3: Hit the Streets!

ZOMBIE BOYFRIEND
Love Vaccine
(Vocal)
Love Vaccine
(Instrumental)
Sweet-Town High has been overrun with zombies! It's up to you to fight your way to a cure before your boyfriend BILY becomes one of them!
(Playbars aren't working? Click here to go directly to the mp3s: Love Vaccine (Vocal) Love Vaccine (Instrumental)

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