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TA Top Five: Main Menu Themes

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Zacca
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Zacca
Posted on 09 July 16 at 14:58, Edited on 09 July 16 at 14:58 by Zacca
No Halo? I am Disappoint,
MinPin
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MinPin
Posted on 09 July 16 at 14:59
For video game music, only 8-bit ever sticks with me, which is annoying, so even though some of these choices were pretty great, for me they just aren't memorable. Now excuse me while I spend the next 8 hours trying to get Super Mario Bros out of my head music
Alcohol may be man's worst enemy, but the Bible says love your enemy.
Topherion
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Topherion
Posted on 09 July 16 at 15:09
I agree with Vigil from Mass Effect; such an epic song!

Two other great themes from Xboxen games:

Life is Strange: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3anL2iEZ1E

Fallout 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlh25qbT14Y

Other platforms:

Rogue Galaxy (PS2): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxLrNvTHQJk
Kingdom Hearts 2 (PS2): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IM-r2hxtO8g
GalCiv 2 (PC): https://youtu.be/GyhSShv3noA

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Posted on 09 July 16 at 15:11
I've not heard music or any sounds in games for a few years now, if I don't play with it all muted the wife cracks out the chastity belt so....
Wyyvern
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Wyyvern
Posted on 09 July 16 at 15:17, Edited on 09 July 16 at 15:20 by Wyyvern
One word: Deadlight. (Although technically it's two)

The main theme for CoD Black Ops 2 is also really good
Here be dragons.
Topherion
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Topherion
Posted on 09 July 16 at 15:19
Also gonna dump a link to Wolfenstein The New Order's theme, as it is excellent:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kur41flzdQ

The Old Blood's might be more to some folks liking, as it is a more mellow, string based rendition of TNO's:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1G585wLb95g
Fanta Morgana
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Fanta Morgana
Posted on 09 July 16 at 15:22
next week: best end credit songs

4: Raskulls
3: Portal
2: Battleblock Theater
1: Double Dragon Neon
CalculatdRisque
Posted on 09 July 16 at 15:47
Valiant Hearts anyone? http://youtu.be/leJy_euQMaM

Reminds me of the film the intouchables
SandMan NL1
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SandMan NL1
Posted on 09 July 16 at 16:05
Max Payne?

The main theme is still stuck in my head after all these years! :)

https://youtu.be/Cv0y0On8ZGQ?t=31s
Guitar LInc0ln
Posted on 09 July 16 at 16:07
SandMan NL1 said:Max Payne?

The main theme is still stuck in my head after all these years! :)

https://youtu.be/Cv0y0On8ZGQ?t=31s
Lol I was just about to write that :D

The Max Payne Theme is definitely my favorite
Einhander
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Einhander
Posted on 09 July 16 at 16:15
Halo 2 and Ninja Gaiden Black on OX
Kennyannydenny
Posted on 09 July 16 at 16:18
Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo: Reach, Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3, Mass Effect, Dragon Age: Origins (https://youtu.be/SoSWam15z5k), Dragon Age: Inquisition, Fallout 4, Oblivion, Skyrim, are ones I love for their main Menu songs.
I also love the main theme of Star Wars: Republic Commando, Heroic Assault from Gears of War 2, Mars from Mass Effect 3, Mjolnir Mix from Halo 2, Venice Rooftops from Assassin's Creed II, and the It's Clappie song from Claptastic Voyage DLC of Borderlands the Pre Sequel (https://youtu.be/Keo9k1PESec).

That's the ones of the top of my head, there are lots and lots of more beautiful game music. Honestly, i've completed Child of Light but cannot remember the music, at all.
Eurydace
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Eurydace
Posted on 09 July 16 at 16:21
alklein92201 said:Dwaggienite said:How the hell did halo 2 not make this list, or even the honourable mentions?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCSDeT6dPSU

You know what you're playing. You know what's going to happen. The theme says EVERYTHING without saying ANYTHING.

It's brilliant, one of the best soundtrack menu themes of ALL time.
Have we ever had non 360/One games on these lists?
We try not to. Never say never though.
LuckyKant
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LuckyKant
Posted on 09 July 16 at 16:28
Max Payne - echo the previous comments

Haven't played most of these games but Skyrim instead of Oblivion is a very peculiar decision.
Limerent Death
Posted on 09 July 16 at 16:35
THE Sk1N WaLKER said:My favorite is from batman Arkham City.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXKrsJZWqK0
MMMMM yes!
Yazite
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Yazite
Posted on 09 July 16 at 16:41, Edited on 09 July 16 at 16:42 by Yazite
LA Noire comes up for me.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpL83iH8Srw
Laugh it up, fuzzball.

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Posted on 09 July 16 at 16:43
no witcher 3 the whole soundtrack is epic silly goose,halo 3's was decent still remember it even tho i hate halo
with a passion.
TA "just how good are you" not very is the answer for 99% of you boost everything seems pointless to be in to cheevs if thats the case.
Harlequin God
Posted on 09 July 16 at 16:43
How is Lost Odyssey not on here?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1JRh5ibBiU
Ahayzo
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Ahayzo
Posted on 09 July 16 at 17:15
Yazite said:LA Noire comes up for me.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpL83iH8Srw
While not in my Top 5 (but close), one of, if not the best in my opinion of giving you an idea of what the game is by music alone. Probably tied for me with Mass Effect
tornprince2012
Posted on 09 July 16 at 17:21
CalculatdRisque said:Valiant Hearts anyone? http://youtu.be/leJy_euQMaM
Without this one the list is definitely isn't complete.
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