Episode 31: Same Song, Different System


Download Episode 31: Same Song, Different System here! <– Right Click and “Save As”

This episode, Bad Dudes Mike and Ed talk about ports and remakes, and pick out a few of their favorite titles that made it onto multiple systems.  How did Space Harrier’s amazing arcade music sound on the Sega Master System?  Did the SNES version of Earthworm Jim sound as good as it’s Genesis counterpart?  They spin the same song from different consoles, compare and contrast them, and pick their favorite versions!  Which tracks do you like best?  Let us know in the comments!

The Tracklist:

*1 – Space Harrier – Main Theme (Arcade, Master System, and PS2 Versions) 

Hiroshi Kawaguchi (Arcade)

Tokuhiko Uwabo (Arranger, SMS)


*2 – Gradius III: From Legend to Myth – Easter Stone (Arcade and SNES Versions)

Junichiro Kaneda, Seiichi Fukami, Miki Higashino, Keizo Nakamura, Mutsuhiko Izumi (Arcade)

Kazuki Muraoka, Kazuhiko Uehara, Harumi Ueko, Yukie Morimoto (Arrangers, SNES)


*3 – Ys III: Wanderers From Ys – Be Careful (PC-88, X68000, SNES, and PSP versions)

Mieko Ishikawa (PC-88)

Masaaki Kawai (Arranger, X68000)

Michiharu Hasuya, Masaaki Harada, Osamu Kasai (Arrangers, SNES)

Yukihiro Jindo (Arranger, Oath in Felghana)


*4 – Bionic Commando – Albatross Munitions Base / Power Plant (NES, XBLA)

Junko Tamiya (NES)

Simon Viklund (Arranger/ Remixer, Rearmed)


*5 – Earthworm Jim – New Junk City (Genesis, SNES, and Sega CD Versions)

Mark Miller (SNES, Genesis)

Tommy Tallarico (Arranger, Sega CD)


*6 – Bad Dudes Vs Dragonninja – Greased Lightning (Arcade and NES Versions)

Azusa Hara,  Hiroaki Yoshida (Arcade)

Masaaki Iwasaki, Shōgo Sakai, Takafumi Miura, Yuji Suzuki, Yūsuke Takahama, I. Uchida (Arrangers, NES)

Join our Facebook group to check out extra content from this episode!

This entry was posted in Podcast and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.