Welcome to Morning Music, Kotaku’s new, daily hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-arse sounds they make. Today’s subject of inquiry is Yuzo Koshiro’s very first soundtrack on the hardware that’d make him famous in the West, The Revenge of Shinobi.
Practically everyone who owned a Sega Genesis back in the day had a copy of the original Sonic the Hedgehog somewhere in the house. But not all Sonics were created equal. There are three nearly-identical versions of Sonic’s first outing, but two of them are actually pretty hard to find.
1992’s Super Star Wars, one of the best Super Nintendo games not actually made by Nintendo, was—along with its sequels, Super Empire and Super Jedi—one of the defining exclusives of the SNES v Genesis era. Turns out, though, it was also in development at one point for Sega’s console.