The Blues Brothers (NES)

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The Blues Brothers
Blues Brothers - NES - US.jpg
Platform: NES
Year: 1992
Developer: Titus Software
Buy: Amazon

The Blues Brothers is a platforming game for the NES based on the movie of the same name. The player picks one of the two Blues Brothers and uses them throughout the whole game. The game's noted for it's awful gameplay. The graphics are decent though. It's also a really difficult game since most of the enemies you can't kill. The player can kill those enemies by jumping on a dog.


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There's only 4 songs in the game, but the quality of the music makes up for it. The songs are directly from the movie. These songs are the Peter Gunn theme, Everybody Needs Somebody, Almost, and Shotgun Blues. After the songs end, it goes to another song in the game, so the music does not loop. The developers are listed at the end of the game by their first names as the band members. Programmer Eric Caen didn't remember much about the music for Blues Brothers except it was composed by Christophe Fevre as MIDI files which were then converted to the NES. He said the MIDI files could have possibly been composed in Cubase for the Atari ST.

Caen had to program a sound driver in 6502 assembly, as well as program the MIDI conversion tools. Caen said it was a challenging task, but he was satisfied with the overall output.


# Title ComposerArrangerProgrammer Length Listen Download
01 Peter Gunn Theme Blues BrothersChristophe FevreEric Caen 2:08
02 Everybody Needs Somebody Blues BrothersChristophe FevreEric Caen 3:13
03 Almost Blues BrothersChristophe FevreEric Caen 2:52
04 Shotgun Blues Blues BrothersChristophe FevreEric Caen 3:10



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  USA.svg   USA
Blues Brothers - NES - US.jpg
Title: The Blues Brothers
Platform: NES
Released: 1992-09-??
Publisher: Titus Software
  France.svg   France
Blues Brothers - NES - France.jpg
Title: The Blues Brothers
Platform: NES
Released: 1992-??-??
Publisher: Titus Software