Road Fighter (NES)

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Road Fighter
Road Fighter - NES.jpg
Platform: NES
Year: 1993
Developer: Konami

Road Fighter is a port of the arcade game of the same name. In this game, the goal is to get your car to the end of all four levels before you run out of fuel. This game was also ported to the MSX computer in Japan. Unfortunately, the US did not see a release of this game, only Europe and Japan. Konami probably thought the game wouldn't sell well in the states.


Road Fighter - NES - Title Screen.png

The title screen.

Road Fighter - NES - Start.png

About to start the first race.

Road Fighter - NES - Goal.png

Winning the last level.

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This game probably is Konami's shortest soundtrack. It is ported from the arcade game. There is no in-game music, and the songs are just fanfares under ten seconds. The arcade version has a few more tunes.

Back then, the only way to create music for the NES was to program it in 6502 assembly code.


# Title Composer Length Listen Download
01 Start Yoshinori Sasaki 0:04
02 Checkpoint Yoshinori Sasaki 0:06
03 Goal Yoshinori Sasaki 0:10
04 Game Over Yoshinori Sasaki 0:03


(Source: [1])

The game lacks credits, but a Japanese website gives credit to Yoshinori Sasaki for composing the arcade version. The NES version also uses the same soundtrack. Yoshinori may have also worked on the NES version himself, but it is possible that another composer at Konami just ported his music to the NES. It is unknown who programmed Konami's sound driver. It may have been Shinya Sakamoto or Kyouhei Sada.

Game Rip






Ripping NES music is a very arduous process that is beyond the scope of this site.


  Japan.svg   Japan
Road Fighter - FC.jpg
Title: ロードファイター (Road Fighter)
Platform: FC
Released: 1985-07-11
Publisher: Konami
  EU.svg   EU
Road Fighter - NES.jpg
Title: Road Fighter
Platform: NES (PAL)
Released: 1992-06-18
Publisher: Palcom