Robo’s Theme – Never Gonna Give You Up

Kotaku kind of ruined Chrono Trigger / Robo’s Theme for me the other day, pointing out the theme is basically just Never Gonna Give You Up (combined here). I would have never noticed. The interesting part is the composer of the Chrono Trigger soundtrack, Yasunori Mitsuda, swears he never heard of Rick Astley before:

“It certainly is the first time I’ve seen this. I’m surprised! That’s the first time I’ve heard of Rick Astley, and it’s interesting that such a phenomenon is happening in a different country. Thank you for your time!”

Kind of off topic, but searching for a Robo image I came across this blog of a guy who’s basically made every single 2D video game character out of pixelblocks. There was one of Robo.

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Music of the Gaming World That Is So Radical Its Awesome: Chrono Trigger

Chrono Trigger Outskirts of Time Music

Does anyone out there remember a little game called Chrono Trigger? It was released in 1995 for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Well you should if you don’t. The game, as many gamers know, is probably one of the greatest RPG’s of all time if not the best of all time (this is open to debate if anyone disagrees). So for this long overdue edition of Radical Gaming Music we here at Awesome Radical Gaming have decided to focus on the music of Chrono Trigger.
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