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They approached rising pop band Dreams Come True about the job, and their leader Masato Nakamura signed on.Sega sponsored their upcoming tour (for their third album, Wonder 3), and in return Sonic was painted on the group's trailer and pamphlets about the game were distributed at their concerts.This worked out pretty well, except for the fact that about a fifth of the songs I'd picked out weren't posted on Youtube.Well, in the interim between the first and second versions of the list, Audiosurf came out. As frequent visitors of the local Audiosurf thread should be aware, I've made a habit of recording Audiosurf runs and putting them on Youtube.Thus, Sonic quickly found himself outsourced in 8-bit both at home and on the go courtesy of developer Ancient.Founder and composer Yuzo Koshiro remixed the title theme (and its various renditions), level complete theme, and Green Hill Zone music from the 16-bit version, but wrote new tracks for the rest of the game.
Add in a title screen for each game and you finally have a complete thread. In the interests of keeping everything legal, every song is actually a Youtube link.Despite being on the American market for several months (over a year in Japan), the 16-bit Genesis/Mega Drive was having trouble picking up steam, and Nintendo's next-gen effort wasn't far off.Alex Kidd had a decent following, but as a marketing tool couldn't compete with the pair of plumbers.You're welcome to call a track you think I've missed to my attention, but keep in mind that I've listened to it at least twice recently and intentionally left it off. On the other hand, if you see a track you don't recognize, why not take a moment and listen to it?In the course of putting this together, I found several songs I didn't know I liked, gained a new appreciation for some that I'd only skimmed over before, and a decided that a few were less good than I remembered. On the off chance that you come across a broken link or removed video, send me a PM. Sonic 1 [IMG] Sega needed a showcase game and a mascot, and they needed it fast.
An internal contest was held, and after going through several concepts, designer Naoto Oshima came up with a speedy rabbit who could throw objects with his ears.