Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat ( Mega Drive / Genesis ) SoundtrackMortal Kombat ( Mega Drive / Genesis ) Soundtrack


Release Author: Quaid
Mega Drive/Genesis model: PAL Mega Drive VA4
Mods: None
Method of Playback: 16bap VGM Player
Recording audio interface: Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 USB
OS: MacOS Ventura
Software: Adobe Audition

Additional notes: new VGM rip made with blast’em at 50Hz⏎

Additional notes: Power via linear bench power supply

01 – Opening Theme.flac
02 – VS Screen.flac
03 – Courtyard.flac
04 – Warrior Shrine.flac
05 – The Pit.flac
06 – Hall.flac
07 – Goro’s Lair.flac
08 – Entrance.flac
09 – Unused (Sound Test 15).flac
10 – Test Your Might.flac


Original release

Mortal Kombat is the classic fighting game that spawned the requirement of a legally-enforced BBFC (British Board of Film Classification) age certification of video gaming in the UK during the early 1990’s, and is a rarity among the games that were built on violence in that it is genuinely good fun. Europe developed the ELSPA system which also became used in the UK (Under EU Regulations). ELSPA was pretty useless, giving a 3+ rating to games such as Sega Touring Car Championship on the Sega Saturn – a game where one of the first songs opens up with a guy shouting the F-word! ELSPA was later replaced by a more informed certification body.

The music was by Dan Forden, the musician of the entire series up to the present day. The flavour of the original Mortal Kombat was more in line with old martial arts movies, taking inspiration from Asian instrumentation. Mortal Kombat stands as one of the best soundtracks in the entire series thanks to the game sticking close to mythos rather than the eventual fantasy sci-fi roots sown in Mortal Kombat II.

Release Date: 02/08/1992
Developer: Midway
Publisher: Acclaim Interactive

MD Recording Date: 30/11/2013
AMI Recording Date: 08/08/2014

Mega Drive / Genesis

Mortal Kombat ( Mega Drive / Genesis ) Soundtrack

Super NES / Famicom

Mortal Kombat ( SNES / Super Famicom ) Soundtrack

Commodore Amiga

Mortal Kombat ( Commodore Amiga ) Soundtrack

Musician: Matt Furniss, Shaun Hollingworth Musician: David Ross, Steve Aguirre Musician: Allister Brimble
MD/Gen Tracklist:

  1. Opening Theme
  2. Vs Screen, Courtyard
  3. Warrior’s Shrine
  4. The Pit
  5. Hall
  6. Goro’s Lair
  7. Entrance
  8. Fatality
SNES Tracklist:

  1. Awaiting Recording
Amiga Tracklist:

  1. Introduction
  2. Title Screen
  3. Kombat Music
  4. Kombat Tiles (Loading)
  5. Chop Chop Results
  6. Character Select [Extra]
  7. Kombat Victory [Extra]
  8. Fatality [Extra]
  9. Come Here! [Extra]
  10. Get Over Here! [Extra]

Audiophile – FLAC 96/24
96,000hz / 24bit

Casual Listener – FLAC CD
44,100 hz / 16bit

Portable Player – MP3
192 Kbps


Audiophile – FLAC 96/24
96,000hz / 24bit

Casual Listener – FLAC CD
44,100 hz / 16bit

Portable Player – MP3
192 Kbps

Mega Drive Forum SNES Forum Offline, Awaiting Re-Record

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