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The Ghosts ‘n Goblins Theme Music Is a Mega Man 7 Easter Egg

Mega Man 7 was put in the unfortunate position of being the first mainline Mega Man game to release after Mega Man X and Mega Man X2 had completely revised the franchise formula. As a result, it ended up being a far less memorable game than most of its NES predecessors (even if it did have better box art). But that doesn’t mean it wasn’t a great, well-designed game that did some interesting things. For example, there are werewolf-like robots in the Shade Man stage, and they become much easier to dispatch when the moon disappears behind the clouds and they revert into their knight-like form. Now, I don’t really know how the lore justifies this moon-based transition (what benefit does lycanthropy give that would cause the builder of such robots to include it in their design?…

Enjoy This Piano Rendition of the Ghosts ‘n Goblins Theme

It’s Halloween, and you don’t want to read anything right now. We get it. You’ve got gory make-up to put on and a candy coma to induce. So instead of posting a long-winded article about some fascinating tidbit of retro gaming trivia, we’re just going to share this really neat piano rendition of the theme from Capcom’s 1985 arcade classic Ghosts ‘n Goblins. So even if you don’t have time to read Retrovolve today, we hope you can at least play some spooky retro game-themed music in the background while you’re getting ready to go out trick-or-treating. This comes from YouTube user Keeper1st, who has a bunch of other cool stuff for you to listen to when you’ve got the time.…
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