Total Recall (NES)

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Total Recall
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Platform: NES
Year: 1990
Developer: Interplay
Buy: Amazon

Total Recall is a game developed by Interplay and published by Acclaim based on the movie.


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The title screen.

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Are those what I think they are?

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Obviously the developers got confused with which Schwarzenegger game they were making.

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Okay, the developers REALLY got confused with which Schwarzenegger game they were developing...

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The soundtrack to this game consists of only 5 songs, which isn't a lot for an NES game. George Sanger and David Warhol both wrote the music to this game. David Warhol would then take Sanger's MIDI files and arrange them for the NES. George Sanger has given us official names to the songs he composed. David Warhol said he had no official names for the songs he wrote, so they are named after the areas that they play in the game. Sanger also stated that he wrote more songs for the game but for some reason, they never made it into the game. George Sanger composed his MIDI files on Performer for the Macintosh and David Warhol used Cakewalk for DOS for his MIDI files.

There is also an unused song in the game, which was the theme for Total Recall composed by Jerry Goldsmith. George Sanger recalls writing the MIDI file and said that David Warhol may not have had the rights to the music from the movie.


# Title ComposerArranger Length Listen Download
01 Action (Title Screen) George SangerDavid Warhol 1:24
02 Earth Theme David WarholDavid Warhol 1:10
03 Martian Mining Town (Mars Theme) George SangerDavid Warhol 2:18
04 Death David WarholDavid Warhol 0:03
05 Ending David WarholDavid Warhol 0:46
06 Unused Jerry GoldsmithGeorge Sanger, David Warhol 2:18



Game Rip






Ripping NES music is an arduous process that is beyond the scope of this site. The music was recorded in VirtuaNSF.

Audio Devices

The game uses the NES' RP2A03. In Europe, the game uses the RP2A07.


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Total Recall - NES.jpg
Title: Total Recall
Platform: NES
Released: 1990-??-??
Publisher: Acclaim
  USA.svg   USA
Total Recall - NES.jpg
Title: Total Recall
Platform: NES
Released: 1990-08-??
Publisher: Acclaim