Norio Nakagata

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Norio Nakagata
Norio Nakagata - 2.jpg
Local 中潟 憲雄 (なかがた のりお)
Born 1964?
Birth Place Japan
Nationality Japanese   Japan.svg
Aliases N. Nakagata
のりぼう (Noribou)

Norio Nakagata is a Japanese composer who worked for various game developers. He started into the video game music world when he worked for Namco in 1985 and composed the music for some of their games. He later moved on to KID where he was their first sound designer. Later, he worked for Meldac and composed and directed one of their NES games Zombie Nation. After that, Norio started working for Kaze.

Norio Nakagata currently runs

Music Devleopment


Zombie Nation

For Zombie Nation, Norio used a sound driver that was programmed by the game's programmer, Kunihito Hiramatsu. He wrote the music in a format similar to Music Macro Language.


Released Title Sample Notes
1985-??-?? BaRaDuke (ARC) (バラデューク)
1985-??-?? Motos (ARC) (モトス)
1985-12-10 Choujikuu Yousai Macross (FC) (超時空 要塞 マクロス)
1986-??-?? Genpei Touma Den (ARC) (源平討魔伝)
1986-??-?? Thunder Ceptor (ARC)
1986-??-?? Thunder Ceptor II (ARC)
1986-07-18 Tower of Babel (FC) (バベルの塔)
1986-12-10 R.B.I. Baseball (NES) (プロ野球ファミリースタジアム)
1987-06-19 Ring King (FC) (ファミリーボクシング)
1987-12-22 Pro Yakyuu: Family Stadium '87 (FC) (プロ野球ファミリースタジアム’87)
1988-??-?? Bakutou Kijuuttei: BaRaDuke II (ARC) (爆突機銃艇)
1988-??-?? Bravoman (ARC) (超絶倫人ベラボーマン)
1988-10-21 Genpei Touma Den: Computer Boardgame (FC) (源平討魔伝)
1988-??-?? Mirai Ninja (ARC) (未来忍者 慶雲機忍外伝) With Etsuo Ishii.
1988-12-20 Pro Yakyuu: Family Stadium '88 - Nendoban (プロ野球ファミリースタジアム'88年度版)
1989-03-24 Rock 'n Ball (NES) (ファミリーピンボール)
1990-??-?? Burai Fighter (NES) (無頼 戦士)
1990-??-?? Mercenary Force (GB) (天神怪戦)
1990-??-?? R.B.I. Baseball 2 (NES)
1990-01-14 Heiankyo Alien (GB) (平安京エイリアン) With Takane Ohkubo.
1990-06-27 Burai Fighter Deluxe (GB) (無頼戦士デラックス) Arranged by Nobuyuki Shioda.
1990-09-?? Low G Man: The Low Gravity Man (NES) With Nobuyuki Shioda and Ryota Musha.
1990-12-14 Zombie Nation (NES) (暴れん坊天狗) With Takane Ohkubo.
1991-??-?? R.B.I. Baseball 3 (NES)
1991-02-15 Isolated Warrior (NES) (マックス・ウォーリアー 〜惑星戒厳令〜) With Nobuyuki Shioda and Ryota Musha.
1991-05-10 Scorpius (X68) (スコルピウス)
1999-07-23 Space Marauder (GBC) (無頼戦士カラー)

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