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Most Memorable Videogame Menus

NotWii

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What are your favorite videogame menus?
They're usually the barest part of any game, so I'm interested which ones have stuck with you over the years

You can list them for whatever reason
- Simplicity/Layout
- Style/Creativity
- Music
- Other

For me, I'll probably go with Metroid Prime's menu for it's style and music

Runners up:
Space Invaders Extreme 2: slick animations and awesome music
 

epmode

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I don't know about the best ever but I'm currently in love with the Wipeout Fury frontend.

(I also liked Wipeout 3 kinda)
 

Fersis

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The King Of Fighters XI (PS2)
Bad Company 2 (I just like the color palette and UI design :3)
Metal Gear Solid 1
Metal Gear Solid 2
Metal Gear Solid 3
Metal Gear Solid 4

And of course every Wipeout
 

Manus

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Yes Metroid Prime! The music and the whole inside of the Metroid was so very well done.
 

ShinyBallBoy

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Dirt & Dirt 2 menus were amazing.

Looking forward for an interactive paddock in the new Codemasters F1 games.
 

GDJustin

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The original Metroid Prime is the only thing that immediately jumps to mind. There's probably much better ones, though...

Edit: I see this was in the OP... I didn't read before replying.
 

Anghammarad

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We are talking about main menus? If so, three immediately spring to mind: Metroid Prime, Super Metroid and Metroid Fusion. The first one because of its epicness, the other two because of their eeriness. But they are all fantastic.
 

jbueno

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My favorite screen title and menu so far is from MGS4, but that has been mentioned already.

I think Muramasa The Demon Blade on Wii should get a mention as well. A great audiovisual design for a menu.
 

Ogs

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Unreal Tournament. uWindows FTW.

Also, Red Alert 3 :)

Oh and, having recently got this on Steam, Deus Ex. Nice and polished :)
 

Pooya

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StarCraft
Chronicles of Riddick - Escape from Butcher Bay
Final Fantasy XIII
Brutal Legend
 

DRock

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Metriod Prime 3 and Brutal Legend have awesome main menu screens.
 

AAK

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And this counts as a menu:



Damn, that
was just awesome. Always got me pumped for the match. Indestructable doesn't have anything on this one.
 

Yoshichan

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I am pretty sure FFXIII destroys anything I've played.