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Neverthelesser
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(05-19-2017, 04:30 PM)
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I'm a fan of good character select themes in games.

I really like Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike's Theme

https://youtu.be/Qw88zQTxq48

The music for Super Smash Bros. (N64) is nice, too:

https://youtu.be/fRrAy90I980

And who can resist being taken for a ride:

https://youtu.be/yPjjnfGKrPc

What's your favorite?
Last edited by Neverthelesser; 05-19-2017 at 04:49 PM.
SolVanderlyn
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(05-19-2017, 04:31 PM)
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Does Mega Man X4's stage select count? It's sort of the same thing. Been holding the top spot as my favorite select screen since the game released.
Spring-Loaded
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(05-19-2017, 04:31 PM)
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SSB64 has a good one.


I despise take you for a ride
Brazil
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(05-19-2017, 04:32 PM)
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Man, I love SSB64's character select theme so much. That has to be my answer.
sixteen-bit
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(05-19-2017, 04:34 PM)
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Actor's Anteroom
raven777
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(05-19-2017, 04:34 PM)
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The King of Fighters 2000
Nicky Ali
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(05-19-2017, 04:35 PM)
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Sonic Advance 3 - Character Select

The Sonic Advance trilogy just had really good music in general
BadWolf
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(05-19-2017, 04:36 PM)
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KOFXIII.

Really makes it feel like shit is about to get real.
Spyder_Monkey
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(05-19-2017, 04:37 PM)
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MvC 2
Accept no other answer.
Transistor
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(05-19-2017, 04:39 PM)
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GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
Shift Breaker
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(05-19-2017, 04:41 PM)
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I'm a big fan of Persona 4 Arena's, if only because I seriously didn't expect an electronic version of the Velvet Room theme to work so well.
solarplexus
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(05-19-2017, 04:43 PM)
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Tekken Tag Tournament (PS2)
SatelliteOfLove
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(05-19-2017, 04:49 PM)
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Warriors ~ VM Japan

A 5 minute long character select theme.
hao chi
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(05-19-2017, 04:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Shift Breaker

I'm a big fan of Persona 4 Arena's, if only because I seriously didn't expect an electronic version of the Velvet Room theme to work so well.

This is my favorite as well.

Originally Posted by Spring-Loaded

I despise take you for a ride

Same. The song is only decent for me if I only have to listen to it for a few seconds, otherwise I get really annoyed at how the complete non-existence of any variety in the song. It just loops over and over.
ar4757
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(05-19-2017, 04:54 PM)
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Guilty Gear Xrd's is awesome
ĦHarlequinPanic!
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(05-19-2017, 04:56 PM)
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Soul Blade
yananana
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(05-19-2017, 05:03 PM)
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Really dig this one from Darkstalkers 3 for some reasons, it's simple yet so catchy you can be sure I'll hum it.

I also love this fan-made remix of it.
Last edited by yananana; 05-19-2017 at 05:10 PM.
Tizoc
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(05-19-2017, 05:05 PM)
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X-Men CotA's character select theme is hype
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1re76nV8ew
So hype that Capcom re-used it in XvSF.
Aru
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(05-19-2017, 05:06 PM)
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Dissidia 012 - Heroes
Nice remix of the first game's character select theme.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yTrwoxB0RU
capitalCORN
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(05-19-2017, 05:07 PM)
Killer Instinct Baybee!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekTE1nhxEOw
LordGorchnik
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(05-19-2017, 05:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by ar4757

Guilty Gear Xrd's is awesome

Xrd's is nice but Guilty Gear X2 takes the cake.

Can't link to D.O.A. right now but god damn that music gets me pumped.
SoldnerKei
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(05-19-2017, 05:11 PM)
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from Jet Force Gemini

really gets you in the mood to kill some bugs
Seven4sses
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(05-19-2017, 05:13 PM)
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Killer Instinct 2

Originally Posted by spindashing

BlazBlue. Surprised this hasn't been brought up yet!

This one is awesome too
sp3ctr3
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(05-19-2017, 05:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Spyder_Monkey

MvC 2
Accept no other answer.

This
Otakumegane
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(05-19-2017, 05:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by Spyder_Monkey

MvC 2
Accept no other answer.

This is pretty much a GAF meme at this point.

Along with the Resident Evil Basement music.
Clipse
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(05-19-2017, 05:16 PM)
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Can't link since I'm on my phone, but Capcom vs. SNK 1's character select music is one of my favorites.
SolVanderlyn
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(05-19-2017, 05:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by LordGorchnik

Xrd's is nice but Guilty Gear X2 takes the cake.

Can't link to D.O.A. right now but god damn that music gets me pumped.

D.O.A. is so damn good
Altairax15
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(05-19-2017, 05:19 PM)
you had smash 64 which is a good one, melee too

its not as simple but its memorable
ShabbadooJr
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(05-19-2017, 05:22 PM)
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Tekken 2 PS1 theme
https://youtu.be/q-W7MTjiYUs
Dangansona
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(05-19-2017, 05:27 PM)
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As always, got to give credit to my dark horse game Snowboard Kids 2.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4ZFhK2LiyE
Poltergust
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(05-19-2017, 05:28 PM)
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Sonic Heroes

Why do so many Sonic songs have extended versions that you never hear in-game? You never hear that part that starts at 1:39, for instance. :<
Spade
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(05-19-2017, 05:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by Tizoc

X-Men CotA's character select theme is hype
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1re76nV8ew
So hype that Capcom re-used it in XvSF.

This right here. MvC1 and MvC2 are right after for me but CotA's takes the cake.

Gotta give a mention to the Melee CSS theme too. Love it
Last edited by Spade; 05-19-2017 at 05:41 PM.
allenpergallon
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(05-19-2017, 05:34 PM)
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It's not character select and not my absolute favorite, but the course select from Thunder Force 4 is a monster piece of music from the Genesis.
Loona
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(05-19-2017, 05:36 PM)
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Power Instinct Matrimelee
tr00per
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(05-19-2017, 05:37 PM)
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Tekken
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Tournament

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySEUBtl54k8
Raysoul
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(05-19-2017, 05:39 PM)
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Soul Calibur 2

Soul Calibur 3


These are epic
Neptonic
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(05-19-2017, 05:39 PM)
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It's gotta be Melee's
Tom Nook
(05-19-2017, 05:43 PM)
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So much fun.
UnemployedVillain
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(05-19-2017, 05:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Spyder_Monkey

MvC 2
Accept no other answer.

Originally Posted by Transistor

GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE
GONNA TAKE YOU FOR A RIDE

Except MvC1 >>>>>>> MvC2, in this regard
PSqueak
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(05-19-2017, 05:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by SoldnerKei

from Jet Force Gemini

really gets you in the mood to kill some bugs

Originally Posted by Loona

Power Instinct Matrimelee

Originally Posted by Tom Nook


So much fun.

All of these, and i'll say that Killer Instinct (Snes) had an amazing one.
But gotta praise DKR for having a variation of the theme for each one of the characters.
Love dynamic music variations.
Cool Guy Sami
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(05-19-2017, 05:59 PM)
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Sonic 3's was rad

https://youtu.be/vsu3LUcrfok
dawgparty
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(05-19-2017, 06:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by yananana

Really dig this one from Darkstalkers 3 for some reasons, it's simple yet so catchy you can be sure I'll hum it.

I also love this fan-made remix of it.

I was gonna post the Darkstalkers 3 theme! It's great.
Zombiesaurus
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(05-19-2017, 06:36 PM)
If ships count as characters, Dodonpachi Daifukkatsu Black Label.
2+2=5
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I don't think anything will ever beat Body Blows and Body Blows Galactic main themes for me(they were used even in character selection)
Piers
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(05-19-2017, 06:42 PM)
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Dragon Ball Z Infinite World's
Classic rock just fits amazingly well, especially in DBZ. It's so whimsical.
Dangansona
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(05-19-2017, 06:44 PM)
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Wait guys, the Jet Set Radio character select song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mizSUxxuCiY
NinjamicWZ
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(05-19-2017, 06:46 PM)
It doubles at the stage and difficulty select screen:

TMNT Mutants In Manhattan Main Menu Theme

Which reminds me of:

Turtles In Time character select theme (which more people than just me will probably enjoy)
Akuun
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(05-19-2017, 06:46 PM)
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I really liked the character/equipment select music in the XCOM remake:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeLC55FOUCI

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