Bionic Commando Theme

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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.

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)

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

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).








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