Game Over - Contra

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Game Over
Composer Kazuki Muraoka
Released 1987-??-??
Title Origin Game Location
Loops No
This page is for the Contra song, for more titles see Game Over.

The Game Over fanfare is played if both players lose all their lives. It is also heard at the very end of the game's Victory theme. The fanfare was composed by Kazuki Muraoka. The title is unofficial.


Contra (ARC)

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Contra (ARC)
Contra - ARC - Game Over.png
Arranger Unknown
Released 1987-??-??
Format UNK

As expected, you'll hear Game Over when you lose all of your lives. It plays as your chance to continue counts down. Note that in the final stage you can't continue, the designers expected you to beat the final stage on one credit.

Contra (NES)

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Contra (NES)
Output - NES.svg
Contra - NES - Game Over.png
Arranger Hidenori Maezawa, Kyouhei Sada
Released 1988-02-09
Length 0:05.75
Format NSF
Loops No

The NES port uses the Game Over fanfare in the same manner as the arcade game.

The song is the same throughout every region and the PlayChoice-10 release.

Sheet Music