Favourite game over/highscore music?

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Post by andy vaisey » Tue Nov 20, 2007 5:02 pm

High score entry tune from Parallax (C64).

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Post by StarEye » Tue Nov 20, 2007 5:33 pm

Game Over music in Shadow of the Beast 2 maybe.

Highscore music in Great Giana Sisters maybe.

dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-dum-dum... etc. You know that one, don't you?

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Post by Nightbreed » Tue Nov 20, 2007 6:16 pm

All these tunes and no-one has mentioned the brilliant hi score input tune from Arkanoid. :shock:
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Post by batman877 » Wed Nov 21, 2007 4:47 am

Commando (Amstrad) - high score table - quite emotional really
Return of the Jedi (Amstrad) - high score table - original Ewok theme (before Lucas messed with it)
Shadow of the Beast I & II (Amiga) - game over - fantastic electronic guitar samples

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Post by AlleyKat » Wed Nov 21, 2007 5:27 am

Bionic Commando (Spectrum 128)- Uber melodic Tim Follin greatness.

I second Out Run, also!

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed Nov 21, 2007 7:24 am

batman877 wrote:Commando (Amstrad) - high score table - quite emotional really
Not just me then.
It always makes me think of Commando's loved one grieving for her loss.
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Post by Elgin_McQueen » Wed Nov 21, 2007 7:24 am

Music on Speedball 2 when you've won a game. :D
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Post by thl » Tue Dec 04, 2007 11:19 am

Might have to say Space Harrier. Tracks such as 'Game Over' and 'White Summer' was played after losing all the lives or completing it.

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Post by woody.cool » Tue Dec 04, 2007 12:49 pm

For me, my favourites are:

1. Street Fighter II continue music (from SF2:TWW, SF2:CE or SF2:HF - not the super versions)

2. Super Hang-On high-score entry tune - very nice!

3. Space Harrier II high-score entry tune - very cheesy but kinda nice sounding

4. any of the Pinball Dreams jingles that get blasted when the game finishes on the Amiga version of the game!!!

5. Sega Rally Championship (or any other Sega game from that era) - GAME OVER YEEAAAAHHHH! - I love that so much. In fact, when my bro is playing any random game and dies/loses all his lives, I recite the "GAME OVER YEEEAAAHHH!" - it really annoys him!

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