The Epic / Adventure Theme Songs

Have you ever listened to a Nintendo theme song that made you feel like you were going on a journey to a distant land? Well here’s a list of some of my favorite NES themes that I consider to fall under the epic/adventure category. Coming up with this list was difficult and I know I left so many songs out but I did my best. Without further ado, here it is (and in no particular order):

 

 

1. Kid Icarus  (1986) РTitle Theme

 

 

2. Blaster Master (1988) – Area 1

 

 

3. Little Nemo: The Dream Master (1990) – Mushroom Forest

 

 

4. Jackal (1988) – Stage 1

 

 

5. Adventures of Lolo (1989) – Stage 1

 

 

6. Legacy of the Wizard (1989) – Title Theme

 

 

7. Double Dragon (1988) – Title Theme

 

 

8. Metroid (1986) – Brinstar

 

 

9. Bionic Commando (1988) – Area 1

 

 

10. Ninja Gaiden (1989) – Opening Theme

 

 

11. Bubble Bobble (1988) – Main Theme

 

 

12. Batman (1990) – Stage 1

 

 

13. Ducktales (1989) – Moon Theme

 

 

14. Legend of Zelda (1986) – Title Theme

 

 

15. Metal Gear (1988) – Title Theme

 

 

16. Castlevania (1988) – Vampire Killer

 

 

17. Section Z (1987) – Title Theme

 

 

18. Dragon Warrior (1986) – Overworld

 

 

19. The Adventure of Link (1988) – Title Theme

 

 

20. Rygar (1988) – Gran Mountain