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TA Top Five: Main Menu Themes

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TheIrishBeast
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TheIrishBeast
Posted on 10 July 16 at 11:16
Killer Instincts main menu theme!!

Perfect soundtrack all round but what a main theme!

It is criminal it's not on this list!
ImaginaryRuins
Posted on 10 July 16 at 14:48
I wholeheartedly support Choice 1. Child of Light has very, very good music - sometimes it evokes nostagia so strong that I couldn't bear hearing it because my heart would ache.
x Mataeus x
885,238
x Mataeus x
Posted on 10 July 16 at 16:24
5) Oblivion
4) Worms World Party (PS1 version)
3) Silent Hill 4 (The title/demo music)
2) Golden Axe (Arcade)
1) Treasure Island Dizzy: C64 version.
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HollyRose78
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HollyRose78
Posted on 10 July 16 at 17:46
The Humbling river from Transformers : Fall of Cybertron gets my vote, Still gives me chills...
RDS
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RDS
Posted on 10 July 16 at 18:01
Killer Instinct and DOOM have some awesome main menu pieces, Mick Gordon's work is next level stuff
Ereaser NL
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Ereaser NL
Posted on 10 July 16 at 18:04
That DS3 theme is pretty amazing. I heard it through the mic of a friend of mine

cosmologyx said:I feel like no Halo 3 here is a huge sin but other than that a great list!I agree 100%
N0T PENNYS B0AT
Posted on 10 July 16 at 18:31
Skanker irl said:As multiple people have said, Valient Hearts without a doubt deserves mention. It would top my list easily.I LOVE that song, but I'm pretty sure it isn't an original piece made for the game. Though that doesn't disqualify it anyway, it does sort of lessen the specialness of it.
Racxie
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Racxie
Posted on 10 July 16 at 18:56, Edited on 11 July 16 at 11:58 by Racxie
Don't get me wrong, Halo 2's main music theme is good, but Halo 3 took its best parts and made them better:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXcWxw7UHME

I know it was originally an N64 game (the best ever), but seen as it was re-released on XBLA (and on Rare Replay), Perfect Dark should at least have been number #2 on the list behind Halo 3:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kfBdCtccUU

Edit: How could I possibly have forgotten about L.A. Noire? that track is beautiful, it even got me into Jazz as a whole:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7bW75OwVXZI
TriRock
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TriRock
Posted on 10 July 16 at 19:34
Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpTcZJJ-lm0
Calex dEUS
903,333
Calex dEUS
Posted on 10 July 16 at 20:56
Oh man the number of times I booted up Dragon's Dogma and left it on the title screen until the song had finished is unreal laugh
DANIELJJ14
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DANIELJJ14
Posted on 10 July 16 at 21:51
Mirrors Edge with Solar Fields as the menu track
https://youtu.be/rIaMxEjDHDw

And then pair that up with the closing song Still Alive by Lisa Miskovsky
https://youtu.be/SUXyoyuJZ8Y

Plus as a side note Warning Call by CHVRCHES is pretty decent from Mirrors Edge Catalyst as well.
https://youtu.be/fB4gjiMVKFI
Marcos Aspira
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Marcos Aspira
Posted on 10 July 16 at 21:55
TheIrishBeast said:Killer Instincts main menu theme!!

Perfect soundtrack all round but what a main theme!

It is criminal it's not on this list!
rock fuck yeah! music
Deco76BR
532,230
Deco76BR
Posted on 10 July 16 at 22:16
Star Ocean: The Last Hope. Don't remember if the musics plays in the menu. But this is what you get when you star the game, Pre-Menu.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7E0C3KZe3w
amenazamenor JF
Posted on 10 July 16 at 22:50
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIGlPgj09v0

Banjo-Kazooie. This music has been stuck in my head since the N64 days.
V1p3rs bite
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V1p3rs bite
Posted on 10 July 16 at 23:22
I can't believe NO ONE has mentioned DuckTales!!! That song still pops into my head all the time! Everyone else's choices are all awesome though. Good recommendations to bolster my music library.
StanleyCup CAPS
Posted on 11 July 16 at 00:17
It's "simple" but I really love the menu theme music for Fallout 4. I sometimes just let it play over and over in the background while I'm doing housework.
Musikfreak007
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Musikfreak007
Posted on 11 July 16 at 00:54, Edited on 11 July 16 at 00:59 by Musikfreak007
I'm so glad Mass Effect made the list! I'm biased toward the series because it's my favorite, but dang that first game... the intro set things up for something beautiful ahead.

Also, I appreciate that the themes themselves were posted so I could enjoy them. I've never played a Dark Souls game. I've also enjoyed people linking to their favorites so I can check them out.
I RedArcher I
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I RedArcher I
Posted on 11 July 16 at 02:35
Halo 3
Profilia
139,809
Profilia
Posted on 11 July 16 at 03:54
THE Sk1N WaLKER said:My favorite is from batman Arkham City.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXKrsJZWqK0
This is my choice as well. smile
Elyoh
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Elyoh
Posted on 11 July 16 at 06:43
Racxie said:Don't get me wrong, Halo 2's main music theme is good, but Halo 3 took its best parts and made them better:For me it's not really a case of better or worse, they're just displaying different emotions. Halo 3 is quite somber, whereas 2 is just plain bad-ass laugh Very few games has shredding electric guitar, and it is still a song I'd love to learn to play one day.
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