Game Tune of the Month: Streets of Rage 2

Our ‘Tune of the Month’ for July is a real classic and continues the beat ’em up theme from last month. Streets of Rage 2 for the Mega Drive featured some ace music when Sega released it way back in 1993 (in Europe, that is).

The soundtrack is full of amazing songs, but in the end we chose the main boss theme, ‘Never Return Alive’. All these years on and it still sounds awesome.

What’s it from? Streets of Rage 2

Year: 1993

Platform: Mega Drive

Composed by: Yuzo Koshiro, Motohiro Kawashima

Gaming context: Filled with menace, this song would play as gamers were pitted against the biggest thugs from Mr. X’s pugilistic gang.

Did you play Streets of Rage 2 back in the ’90s? What was your favourite song?

What do you think?

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