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134

The Legacy Music Hour: Castle Areas

The music from castle areas in video games is the topic of Episode 134.  Sometimes the music sounds majestic and royal, and sometimes it doesn’t.  Brent and Rob also talk about muscles.  Full track listing below.

 

Game – Composer – Song – Company – Console – Year (North American release unless otherwise indicated)

Super Mario Bros. 3 – Koji Kondo – Saving the King – Nintendo – NES – 1990

Seiken Densetsu 3 – Hiroki Kikuta – Witchmakers – Square – Super Famicom – 1995

Socket – Fumito Tamayama, Yoko Suzuki, Shigenori Masuko, Yasuyuki Hamada – Special Zone 3 (Castle) – Vic Tokai – Genesis – 1994

Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals – Yasunori Shiono – The Strongest Man – Neverland/Natsume – SNES – 1996

Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest – Kenichi Matsubara – Within These Castle Walls (Castle BGM) – Konami – NES – 1988

Arcana – Jun Ishikawa, Hirokazu Ando – Dark Castle Bintel – HAL – SNES – 1992

Ys III: Wanderers from Ys – Mieko Ishikawa – Valestein Castle – Riot – Genesis – 1991

Alcahest – Jun Ishikawa – Castle – Square – Super Famicom – 1993

Realm – unknown – Castle on the Sea – Flair Software/Titus Software – SNES – 1996

Chrono Trigger – Yasunori Mitsuda – Courage and Pride (Guardia Castle) – Square – SNES – 1995

Marvel Super Heroes in War of the Gems – Takane Okubo, Katsunari Kitajima – Dr. Doom’s Castle – Capcom – SNES – 1996

Soul Blazer – Yukihide Takekawa – Underground Castle – Quintet/Enix – Super Nintendo – 1992

Final Fantasy II – Nobuo Uematsu – Castle Pandemonium – Square – Famicom – 1988

Castlevania Legends – Kaoru Okada, Youichi Iwata – Inside the Castle (Stage 2) – Konami – Game Boy – 1998

Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu – Yuka Tsujiyoko, Kenichi Nishimaki (?) – New Thracia Castle – Nintendo – Super Famicom – 1996