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| Game03    = [[Bionic Commando: Rearmed (W32)]]
 
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This song is featured in areas 1, 3, 4, and 7 of [[Bionic Commando (NES)]]. It has a wonderful military march sound with snare drums all throughout the track. Like all of the songs in Bionic Commando, the track remained untitled until [[Simon Wiklund]] released the [[Bionic_Commando:_The_8-bit_Soundtrack|soundtrack]] and named each song. A preview of the rearranged version of this song can be heard on the 8-bit album, and the full rearrangement can be heard in [[Bionic Commando: Rearmed (W32)]].
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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 [[Bionic_Commando:_The_8-bit_Soundtrack|soundtrack]] and gave the song a title.
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==NES==
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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.
  
 
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There were many war games for the NES, but non 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 non 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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==Game Boy==
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The Game Boy song is very similar to the NES version, though not quite as high fidelity.
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==Bionic Commando: Rearmed==
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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)]].
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| 1988/07/20
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| [[Bionic Commando (NES)]]
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| [[Unknown]]
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| 1:04
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| [[NSF]]
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| Areas 1, 3, 4, and 7
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| {{Song-List|04 - Bionic Commando - NES - Bionic Commando Theme.ogg}}
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| 1992/07/24
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| [[Bionic Commando (GB)]]
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| [[Unknown]]
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| 1:11
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| [[GBS]]
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| {{Song-List|Bionic Commando - GB - Bionic Commando Theme.ogg}}
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| 2008/08/13
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| [[Bionic Commando: Rearmed (W32)]]
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| [[Simon Wiklund]]
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| ?
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Revision as of 12:31, 27 September 2010

Bionic Commando Theme
Composer Junko Tamiya
Arranger Unknown
Released 1988/07/20
Length 1:04
Format NSF.png
Games

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.


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.

File:BionicCommando-NES-04.png

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

There were many war games for the NES, but non 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.


Game Boy

The Game Boy song is very similar to the NES version, though not quite as high fidelity.


Bionic Commando: Rearmed

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).


Games


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1988/07/20 Bionic Commando (NES) Unknown 1:04 NSF Areas 1, 3, 4, and 7
1992/07/24 Bionic Commando (GB) Unknown 1:11 GBS
2008/08/13 Bionic Commando: Rearmed (W32) Simon Wiklund  ?  ?