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==Bionic Commando (NES)==
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===Bionic Commando (NES)===
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[[File:BionicCommando-NES-04.png|right]]
 
The ''Bionic Commando Theme'' is the background music of areas 1, 3, 4, and 7. It has a wonderful military march sound with snare drums all throughout the track.
 
The ''Bionic Commando Theme'' is the background music of areas 1, 3, 4, and 7. It has a wonderful military march sound with snare drums all throughout the track.
 
[[File:BionicCommando-NES-04.png]]
 
  
 
In the liner notes for the official soundtrack, Dean Tersigni writes:
 
In the liner notes for the official soundtrack, Dean Tersigni writes:
 
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There were many war games for the NES, but none of them have a more military sounding track than the "Bionic Commando Theme". The beat of the snares and the pulsing bass are the perfect backdrop for the powerful lead. Obviously inspired by a military march, this iconic song gives the game its notable character.
 
There were many war games for the NES, but none of them have a more military sounding track than the "Bionic Commando Theme". The beat of the snares and the pulsing bass are the perfect backdrop for the powerful lead. Obviously inspired by a military march, this iconic song gives the game its notable character.
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==Bionic Commando (GB)==
 
The Game Boy rearrangement is very similar to the NES version, only with a slower tempo and lower fidelity. The bulk of the song is intact, but it is missing the bridge. It plays only in area 13.
 
  
[[File:Bionic Commando - GB - Area 13.png]]
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===Bionic Commando (GB)===
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[[File:Bionic Commando - GB - Area 13.png|right]]
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The Game Boy rearrangement is very similar to the NES version, only with a slower tempo and lower fidelity. The bulk of the song is intact, but it is missing the bridge. It plays only in area 13.<br clear="all" />
  
  
==Bionic Commando: Rearmed (W32)==
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===Bionic Commando: Rearmed (W32)===
 
Bionic Commando: Rearmed features a remix version of the song. A preview of the remix can be heard on the [[Bionic_Commando:_The_8-bit_Soundtrack|8-bit album]], and the full remix can be heard in [[Bionic Commando: Rearmed (W32)]].
 
Bionic Commando: Rearmed features a remix version of the song. A preview of the remix can be heard on the [[Bionic_Commando:_The_8-bit_Soundtrack|8-bit album]], and the full remix can be heard in [[Bionic Commando: Rearmed (W32)]].
  

Revision as of 15:11, 27 May 2011

Bionic Commando Theme
Composer Junko Tamiya
Released 1988/07/20

The Bionic Commando Theme is a common song among the Bionic Commando series. It was composed by Junko Tamiya for the NES port, and has been reused in a couple other games. The track remained untitled until Simon Wiklund released the soundtrack and gave the song a title.

This song was covered by Machinae Supremacy to promote the Bionic Commando reboot.

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1988/07/20 Bionic Commando (NES) Junko Tamiya, Unknown 1:04 NSF
1992/07/24 Bionic Commando (GB) Unknown 1:11 GBS
2008/08/13 Bionic Commando: Rearmed (W32) Simon Wiklund


Bionic Commando (NES)

The Bionic Commando Theme is the background music of areas 1, 3, 4, and 7. It has a wonderful military march sound with snare drums all throughout the track.

In the liner notes for the official soundtrack, Dean Tersigni writes:

There were many war games for the NES, but none of them have a more military sounding track than the "Bionic Commando Theme". The beat of the snares and the pulsing bass are the perfect backdrop for the powerful lead. Obviously inspired by a military march, this iconic song gives the game its notable character.



Bionic Commando (GB)

Bionic Commando - GB - Area 13.png

The Game Boy rearrangement is very similar to the NES version, only with a slower tempo and lower fidelity. The bulk of the song is intact, but it is missing the bridge. It plays only in area 13.


Bionic Commando: Rearmed (W32)

Bionic Commando: Rearmed features a remix version of the song. A preview of the remix can be heard on the 8-bit album, and the full remix can be heard in Bionic Commando: Rearmed (W32).


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