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A good shooter thrives on a solid track, but what particular tunes get your blood pumping?
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Bio-Hazard Battle soundtrack on the Megadrive is one of my favourite shoot em'up soundtracks. Rez on the Dreamcast / Playstation 2 is another all time favourite shoot em'up soundtrack of mine.
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Delta, by Rob Hubbard. I never could stand the game, but his Pink Floyd-inspired soundtrack is fantastic.
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R-Type 3 (SNES)
Oh, and Firetrack (BBC/C64)
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Sanxion on C64 - average game , but flippin' superb soundtrack
Crazy Comets (C64 again) was pretty cool too
Warhaw (Atari 800xl) and Foundations Waste (ST) get worthy mentions too
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Its hard because there's so much to choose from but I'm going to go out on a limb and opt for......Sky Kid!.
Its nothing special and doesn't get the adrenaline pumping, it just typifies Retro gaming for me and has a light hearted, bouncy decidedly arcadey vibe that just screams 80's gaming at you.
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The credits theme from Smash Bros. Melee.
It's called a MEGADRIVE
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Ooh, big question... Katakis, Enforcer, Delta, Hades Nebula from the C64 (and if i actually thought about that question it'd be a longer list =-) Wings Of Death from the ST and Amiga, Battle Squadron and Uridium 2 on the Amiga as well, pretty much the entire Gradius series, Thundercross and Thundercross 2 from the arcades, R-Type Delta or Ikaruga from more recent hardware...
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Rock Is Sponge from Rez.
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So Shmups have music? Usually all I can here is me going 'fu**, fu** FU**'
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Just have a real nostalgic love for the music on the C64 version of Terra Cresta - dunno why, just do!
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