Have you ever played a video game and thought, “Hey, that song sounds familiar?” You’re not alone! In this episode, Ed and Mike pick some tunes that sound suspiciously like songs you’d hear on the radio! Visit PixelTunesRadio.com or Youtube.com/dongled for links to the popular songs we reference on the show!
Here are links to the songs we reference on the show, so you can follow along!
1. Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest – Dwellings of Doom
Sounds like: Yngwie Malmsteen – “Far Beyond The Sun” Verse riff .24 -.46 seconds
2. Spider Man: Maximum Carnage: Heroic Assault
Sounds like: Black Sabbath – “The Mob Rules” The entire thing basically.
3. Sonic The Hedgehog: Master System/Game Gear: Bridge Zone
Sounds like: Janet Jackson: Together Again
4. Outrun 2019 – Victorious
4a. Street Fighter 2 World Warrior : Ken’s Theme
Sounds like: Cheap Trick – “Mighty Wings”
5. TMNT 1 NES: Title Theme
Sounds like Queen’s “Stone Cold Crazy” .08 Seconds
6. Earthbound: Runaway Five’s Final Performance
Sounds like The Door’s “Changeling”
7. Mega Man: Elec Man
Sounds like Journey’s “Faithfully”
7a. Mega Man X3: Neon Tiger
Sounds like Guns and Roses My Michelle
8. Ninja Gaiden Arcade: I Am Man
Sounds like Black Sabbath’s “Iron Man”
9. SMB 3 Airship
Sounds like Gustav Holt’s “Mars, Bringer of War” (Just the Intro, but it’s exact)
10. UN Squadron: Select Screen
Sounds like “?????” (Listen in to find out!)
Enjoy the show!