Capcom's ongoing quest to make all of the original NES Mega Man soundtracks legally available in the US continues this week, with the release of Mega Man 2
's official soundtrack over at the Capcom store. The 42 track album (!) is available digitally for $8.95
.Mega Man 2
's soundtrack was composed by Takashi Tateishi, who also composed the music for the arcade version of Willow
and U.N. Squadron
, among other things. His work on Mega Man 2
was credited under the alias "Ogeretsu Kun," a practice which was not entirely uncommon for Capcom at the time. Additional contributions to the soundtrack were also made by Mega Man composer Manami Matsumae.
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