• Yuji Naka Seemingly Confirms Michael Jackson Helped Compose Sonic 3 Soundtrack

    10 days ago - By IGN

    Former Sega programmer Yuji Naka seems to have confirmed that Michael Jackson did indeed work on the original Sonic the Hedgehog 3 soundtrack, which could explain why it is no longer used in new re-releases of the game. On Twitter, Yuji Naka reacted to the fact that Sonic 3's soundtrack in the Sonic Origins collection was changed. He then followed up with, "Oh my god, the music for Sonic 3 has changed, even though Sega Official uses Michael Jackson's music." Naga then further clarifies that he's referring to a Sega's TikTok video where the company is using the star's song to celebrate...
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  • Yuji Naka Seemingly Confirms Michael Jackson's Involvement With Sonic 3's Soundtrack

    Yuji Naka Seemingly Confirms Michael Jackson's Involvement With Sonic 3's Soundtrack

    10 days ago - By GameInformer

    Sonic Origins releases today, and those jumping into Sonic 3 will notice that several of its songs have changed. Namely, Launch Base, Ice Cap, and Carnival Night Zones sport new tracks, presumably because of Michael Jackson's famously speculated contributions to developing the original score. Discussing the late King of Pop's involvement with Sonic 3 has always been taboo at Sega, but one of Sonic's principal creators has seemingly broken that golden rule.
    The legend goes that Sega hired Michael Jackson, a Sonic fan who previously worked with Sega on Moonwalker, to compose music for Sonic...
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  • Gaming's greatest urban legend has finally been confirmed

    Gaming's greatest urban legend has finally been confirmed

    10 days ago - By Digital Trends

    Yuji Naka confirmed that Michael Jackson wrote the music for Sonic 3 & Knuckles, even though the soundtrack changed for Sonic Origins.
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  • Yuji Naka Confirms That Michael Jackson Wrote Music For Sonic The Hedgehog 3

    10 days ago - By GameSpot

    The late Michael Jackson's involvement in the creation of Sonic the Hedgehog 3's soundtrack has been a long-running rumor in gaming circles, and one that the co-creator of Sega's blue blur has confirmed. With the release of Sonic Origins, a compilation of classic Sonic games for modern platforms, veteran game developer Yuji Naka commented on how Sonic the Hedgehog 3's original soundtrack was missing from the game. "Oh my god, the music for Sonic 3 has changed, even though Sega Official uses Michael Jackson's music," Naka tweeted. Oh my god, the music for Sonic 3 has changed, even though...
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  • 30-year fan theory confirmed as Sonic creator reveals Michael Jackson composed for the series

    30-year fan theory confirmed as Sonic creator reveals Michael Jackson composed for the series

    10 days ago - By GamesRadar

    And just like that, Sonic creator Yuji Naka has casually confirmed on Twitter that Michael Jackson worked on the Sonic 3 soundtrack. Somewhat out of the blue, the industry veteran took to social media to query Sonic Origins' soundtrack before confirming a long-standing rumour. "Does Sonic Origins Sonic 3 have a different song?" Naka tweets. "Oh my god, the music for Sonic 3 has changed, even though Sega Official uses Michael Jackson's music." Naka follows up the tweets with an old picture he took with a camera while flying in Jackson's helicopter to visit his house. Clearly feeling a pinch...
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