Drew Griscom Roos

VGM

★★★ pinnacle of the art (83)
★★ awesome (115)
good (150)
strictly nostalgia (69)

I'm not an archivist; you won't find complete listings here. Sorry! I've strived to rate based on the quality of the music itself, and not the associated gaming experience.

Batman  (NES)

★★ Axis Chemical Plant 2:39
Boss 1:59
★★ Continue 2:10
Cut Scene 0:59
Death 0:03
★★★ Gotham 2:21
★★ Laboratory Ruins 2:04
Title 0:40
Underground Conduit 2:19

Batman Forever  (Sega Genesis)

Arkham Asylum 4:25
Second Bank of Gotham 4:06
Title 1:50

Bionic Commando  (NES)

★★★ Enemy Battle 1:12
Final Boss 0:48
★★★ Heat Wave 2:16
★★★ Leap of Faith 2:20
★★ Main Theme 2:19
Map 0:53
Rise of the Albatross 2:15

Blaster Master  (NES)

★★ Area 1 2:29
★★ Area 2 1:38
Area 4 1:55
Area 7 2:26
Boss Intro 0:21
Continue 0:05
★★ Intro 1:06

Bubble Bobble  (Arcade)

★★★ Main Theme 2:38

Castlevania  (NES)

Death 0:03
★★ Stalker 1:48
Vampire Killer 1:44
Walking on the Edge 2:07
★★★ Wicked Child 2:53

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest  (NES)

Monster Dance 1:29
★★★ The Silence of Daylight 1:40

Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse  (Famicom)

Anxiety 2:18
★★★ Beginning 2:45
Big Battle 2:04
★★★ Clockwork 2:23
★★ Dead Beat 2:29
Destiny 0:58
★★ Encounter 0:53
★★★ Epitaph 1:18
★★★ Intro 1:43
★★★ Mad Forest 2:29
★★ Overture 2:09
★★ Riddle 2:18

Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse  (NES)

Anxiety 2:18
★★ Aquarius 2:06
★★★ Beginning 2:47
★★ Clockwork 2:22
★★★ Demon Seed 2:12
★★★ Epitaph 1:18
★★★ Intro 1:43
★★ Mad Forest 2:29
Nightmare 2:29
Rising 2:45
★★ Stream 2:07

Command & Conquer  (PC)

★★★ Act on Instinct OST 2:53
★★★ C&C Thang OST 3:13

Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine  (Sega Genesis)

Exercise Mode 2:57
Game Select 2:49
Intro: Final Stage 0:33
★★ Intro: Stage 1–4 0:31
Intro: Stage 9–12 0:32
Stage 1–4 1:17
★★ Vs. Mode 2:13

Dragon Warrior  (NES)

Death 0:06
★★ Dungeon 2:14
Enemy Battle 1:17
Enemy Defeated 0:03
★★ Lorik's Throne Room 1:46
★★ Overworld 1:06

Duck Tales  (NES)

African Mines 1:44
Amazon 2:10
★★★ Moon 2:14
Stage Select 0:44
★★ Transylvania 2:14

Ecco: The Tides of Time  (Sega Genesis)

Fault Zone 3:34
★★★ Time Travel 1:16
★★★ Title 2:29

Gauntlet  (NES)

Theme A 2:14
★★ Theme B 2:13
★★★ Theme C 2:03
★★★ Title 2:26
Treasure Room 1:24

Ghosts 'n' Goblins  (NES)

★★ Cave 1:32
★★ Death 0:02
Graveyard + City 2:01

Gyromite  (NES)

★★ Game A 2:52

Hero Quest  (NES)

★★★ Title 3:29

Jackal  (NES)

★★ Boss 1:14
Stage 1 2:22
★★★ Stage 2 3:01
Stage 3 2:00

Journey to Silius  (NES)

★★ Boss 2:13
★★★ Headquarters 2:48
★★★ Space Colony Ruins 2:06
★★★ Title 2:50
★★ Underground Concourse 2:31

Karnov  (NES)

Death 0:04
Main Theme 1:39
Stage Clear 0:04

Lazy Jones  (Commodore 64)

Medley 4:56
Star Dust 0:53

Legend of Zelda  (NES)

Dungeon 1:13
★★ Item Acquired 0:02
★★ Overworld 1:57
★★★ Secret Fanfare 0:03
★★★ Title 2:54
Triforce 0:08

Magician  (NES)

★★★ Title 3:28

Mario Kart 64  (N64)

Bowser's Castle 2:26
★★★ Frappe Snowland 2:13
Game Select 1:16
Koopa Troopa Beach 2:05
★★★ Moo Moo Farm 2:06
Results: Winner 1:47
Results: vs. 1:12
Title 1:00

Megaman  (NES)

★★ Cutman 2:13
★★ Elecman 2:13
Ending 1:37
Gutsman 1:35
Iceman 1:49

Megaman 2  (NES)

★★ Airman 2:31
Boss 0:59
Bubbleman 2:01
★★ Crashman 2:35
Ending 1:13
Flashman 1:57
Get Equipped 0:48
Heatman 1:32
★★ Metalman 2:10
★★ Quickman 2:10
Stage Select 0:49
Stage Selected 0:07
★★ Title Extended 2:32
★★★ Wily's Castle 1 2:44
Wily's Castle 2 2:48
★★★ Wily's Castle Intro 0:08

Megaman 3  (NES)

Boss 1:10
Credits 2:26
Death 0:03
Ending / Protoman's Theme 2:11
★★ Geminiman 2:06
★★ Get Equipped 1:32
★★ Hardman 2:35
Magnetman 2:05
★★ Needleman 2:21
★★ Shadowman 2:15
★★ Snakeman 2:13
★★ Sparkman 1:44
Stage Select 0:48
Stage Selected 0:07
★★★ Title 1:55
Topman 2:36
Wily's Castle 1 2:36
★★★ Wily's Castle 2 2:11
★★★ Wily's Castle 3 2:16

Megaman 4  (NES)

Brightman 1:57
Continue 0:48
Cossack's Castle 1 1:55
Cossack's Castle 2 2:24
★★ Diveman 2:23
Dustman 1:49
★★ Get Equipped 0:48
Intro 1:34
★★ Pharaohman 2:02
★★ Ringman 2:00
Skullman 2:35
Stage Select 0:53
Toadman 2:07
★★ Wily's Castle 1 2:10
★★★ Wily's Castle 2 2:39

Metroid  (NES)

★★ Brinstar 2:47
Ending 2:18
★★ Item Acquired 0:05
Kraid's Lair 2:29
Norfair 2:02
★★ Special Room 0:48
Title 2:01

Mortal Kombat  (Sega Genesis)

Courtyard 1:58
★★★ Goro's Lair 0:56
Palace Gates 0:41
★★ Palace Gates – Victory 0:10
Throne Room 1:45
★★ Title 1:13

Ninja Gaiden II  (NES)

Altar Steps 1:48
Final Boss Alternate 1:14
★★ Maze of Darkness 2 1:56
★★★ Prologue 1:35

Ninja Gaiden III  (NES)

Castle Rock Outer Defenses 2:05
Death 0:04
★★★ Desert 1:38
Jungle 1:38
★★ Laboratory 1:35
Volcano Base 1:36
★★ Waterfalls 1:35

Overlord  (NES)

★★ Main Menu 0:47
★★★ Title 7:12

PaRappa the Rapper  (PlayStation)

Cheap Cheap the Cooking Chicken 2:19
★★★ Chop Chop Master Onion 2:30
Instructor Mooselini 2:03
★★ Prince Fleaswallow 2:29

Pictionary  (NES)

★★★ Mini-game 1 2:48
★★ Mini-game 2 2:41
★★★ Title 1:34

Section-Z  (Arcade)

★★★ Section A–E 1:49

Shadow of the Ninja  (NES)

★★ Stage 1 2:51
Stage 2 2:34
★★ Stage 3 2:46
Stage 4 1:34
Stage 5 2:29
Title 0:43

Silver Surfer  (NES)

★★★ High Score 2:35
★★★ Section 1 3:07
★★★ Section 2 3:33
Summoned by Galactus 0:33
★★ Title 3:15

Sonic & Knuckles  (Sega Genesis)

No Way 0:36

Sonic the Hedgehog  (Sega Genesis)

Boss 0:58
Credits 2:04
Final Boss 0:56
Green Hill Zone 1:47
★★ Labyrinth Zone 1:27
★★ Marble Zone 1:29
★★★ Scrap Brain Zone 2:40
Special Stage 1:21
Spring Yard Zone 1:34
Star Light Zone 1:43

Sonic the Hedgehog 2  (Sega Genesis)

1up 0:07
Act Clear 0:09
Aquatic Ruin Zone 1:28
★★★ Boss 1:27
Casino Night Zone 2:13
Chaos Emerald 0:06
★★★ Chemical Plant Zone 2:06
Competition: Casino Night 1:44
Competition: Mystic Cave 2:03
Competition: Results 1:38
Credits 2:42
★★ Death Egg Zone 1:57
★★★ Drowning 0:14
Emerald Hill Zone 1:41
Ending 1:16
★★ Final Boss 2:09
Hidden Palace Zone 1:55
Hill Top Zone 1:41
Invincibility 0:37
Metropolis Zone 1:46
Mystic Cave Zone 2:05
★★ Oil Ocean Zone 1:44
Options 0:28
★★ Sky Chase Zone 1:32
Special Stage 1:43
Title 0:12
Wing Fortress Zone 1:49

Sonic the Hedgehog 3  (Sega Genesis)

1up 0:06
★★ Credits 2:19
Credits Alternate 2:59
Invincibility 0:36
Knuckles Theme 0:31
★★ Miniboss 2:17
Title 0:19

Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles  (Sega Genesis)

1up 0:06
Act Clear 0:08
Angel Island Zone 1 2:26
Angel Island Zone 2 2:23
Bonus Stage: Pinball Machine 1:56
Boss 1:20
★★ Carnival Night Zone 2:30
Chaos Emerald + Continue 0:13
★★ Competition 1:28
Competition: Azure Lake 2:06
Competition: Balloon Park 2:02
★★ Competition: Chrome Gadget 2:15
Competition: Desert Palace 1:45
★★★ Competition: Endless Mine 2:12
Credits 2:53
Death Egg Zone 1 1:36
Death Egg Zone 2 1:32
Doomsday Zone 2:07
★★ Final Boss 1:55
★★ Flying Battery Zone 1 1:36
★★★ Flying Battery Zone 2 1:37
Hidden Palace Zone 1:48
★★ Hydrocity Zone 1 2:09
★★ Hydrocity Zone 2 2:00
★★★ Icecap Zone 1 3:03
★★ Icecap Zone 2 3:29
Invincibility 0:38
★★★ Lava Reef Zone 1:32
Marble Garden Zone 1 2:14
Miniboss 1:08
★★ Sandopolis Zone 1 1:46
Sandopolis Zone 2 1:50
Save State Select 2:15
Sky Sanctuary Zone 2:15
Special Stage 2:29
Title 0:21

Strider  (Arcade)

★★★ St. Petersburg 1 2:02

Strider  (NES)

Blue Dragon 2:09
★★ Death 0:06
Inventory 1:36
★★ Kazakh 2:32
★★★ Red Dragon 1:33
★★★ Title 1:32

Super C  (NES)

Jagger Froid 1:55
Military Fortress 1:53

Super Mario Bros.  (NES)

★★ Castle 0:48
Death 0:04
Invincibility 0:48
★★★ Main Theme 3:12
Stage Clear 0:06
Underworld 0:53
Waterworld 1:32
World Clear 0:07

Super Mario Bros. 2  (NES)

Character Select 1:35
★★ Invincibility 0:48
★★★ Overworld 2:12
Potion Door 0:58
★★ Underworld 0:48

Super Mario Bros. 3  (NES)

Airship 1:46
Boss 1:13
Castle 1:09
Death 0:04
★★ Hammer Bros. 1:05
Invincibility 0:48
Kings' Court 0:48
★★★ Mushroom 0:02
Music Box 1:06
Overworld 1 1:34
★★ Overworld 2 1:50
★★★ Pipe 0:02
Underworld 1:17
Warp 0:50
Waterworld 1:35
★★ World 1 0:58
World 2 0:48
World 3 0:53
World 4 0:53
World 6 0:48
★★ World 7 0:49
World 8 0:48

Super Mario World  (SNES)

★★ Athletic 1:29
★★ Athletic (Yoshi) 1:29
Boss 1:50
★★ Castle 2:55
Course Clear Fanfare 0:12
Donut Plains 0:42
Overworld 1:35
★★ Overworld (Yoshi) 1:35
Underworld 1:37
★★ Vanilla Dome 0:53

Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island  (SNES)

★★★ Castle 2:08
Epilogue 0:51
★★ Flower Garden 2:54
★★ Flower Garden (Tripping) 1:35
Map 0:32
Overworld 1:22
★★★ Underworld 1:46

Super Metroid  (SNES)

Intro 1:49
★★ Title 1:46

Tetris  (Gameboy)

★★★ Music A – Korobeiniki 2:10

The Adventures of Batman and Robin  (Sega Genesis)

Animal Boss 6:36
★★ Big Boss 7:48
★★ Big Machines 4:32
★★ Continue 0:45
★★★ Dark Studio 13:29
Extreme Boss 7:43
★★ Flying Over the City 11:45
Gotham by Night 13:31
★★★ Joker's Theme 4:47
Main Title 9:16
★★ Moving Boss 5:40
★★ Moving Trucks 5:32
★★ Not Much Time 7:25
★★★ Psycho Section 5:28
★★★ Space Boss 8:41
★★ Two-Face's Theme 7:22

Time Trax  (Sega Mega Drive)

★★★ Mission Briefing 7:39
★★★ Stage 1 4:54
★★ Stage 2 5:11

ToeJam & Earl  (Sega Genesis)

★★ Big Earl Bump 4:06
Elevator Beats 0:52
★★★ ToeJam Jammin' 4:15

Top Gear  (SNES)

★★★ Las Vegas 7:04
Title 4:25

Treasure Master  (NES)

★★★ World 3 3:48
World Complete 1:44

Ultima III: Exodus  (NES)

Battle 1:12
★★★ Rebirth 1:19

Vectorman  (Sega Genesis)

★★ Absolute Zero 2:13
Ending 0:36
Hydroponic Lab 3:23
★★★ Information 2:45
Intro 2:26
Terraport 2:24
★★ Tidal Surge 2:03
★★★ Underground Vault 2:42

Wizards and Warriors  (NES)

Distressed Damsel 1:09
★★ Forest 2:10
Inside Tree 0:48
Invincibility 0:18
★★ Title 0:40

X-Men  (Sega Genesis)

Ahab's World 3:12
★★ Danger Room 2:53
★★ Final Boss 1:34
Intro 0:57
★★★ Savage Land 3:15
★★★ Shi'ar Empire 3:57

X-Men 2: Clone Wars  (Sega Genesis)

Avalon 3 3:49
★★★ Inside Avalon 2:43
Inside the Temple 4:48
Sentinel Complex 4:47
Siberia 2:05

Zero Wing  (Sega Genesis)

★★ All Your Base Are Belong to Us 1:28