Have you ever wondered what Sonic 3 & Knuckles might sound like if it were using the NES sound hardware and its expansion chips to produce the music? YouTube user 8BitDanooct1 did; so much so, in fact, that he spent over 200 working hours–that’s about a month and a half–tirelessly making it a reality. The results are a real treat:
Pretty cool, right? Get the full soundtrack in both NSF and MP3 format here.
Remember the console wars? Yeah, we do. We lived them.
It’s the early 1990s. Your old NES is collecting dust, but there’s a new console on the market, the SEGA Genesis. It was time to put that 8-bit machine to bed in order to get your Blast Processing on. Sonic is lighting up your television and your NES has been packed away. What would your NES be saying (or in this case, singing) to you at this time? Well, let’s find out:
If you like this track, please support its creator, inversephase, at this link right here. It’ll only set you back two quarters.
Damn you, Cee-Lo, and your catchy song! It’s too good!