HyperZone, developed by HAL Laboratory, was released in 1991 – very early in the SNES’s life. As shoot ’em ups go, it wasn’t considered the best of the bunch, but it came packaged with a textured and unique Jun Ishikawa soundtrack that Ed fell in love with as a child.
Join him in his very first VGMbassy solo show as he rolls through the amazing music and dishes out a few facts and opinions on the title!
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Developed by HAL Laboratory
All music composed by Jun Ishikawa
1 – Title Theme
2 – Material Factory
3 – Blast Furnace
4 – Old Capital
5 – Grassland
6 – Ripple Field
7 – Neo Megalopolis
8 – Bioplant
9 – HyperZone
10 – Last Boss
11 – Stage Clear
12 – Ending