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OK, here we go, time to vote for your all time greatest game music companies!

**if you vote for other post a small note on who it is please!**

The best arcade game music composers
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This is actually a lot tougher choice than it first seems, as you tend to pick out certain tracks, but then consistancy comes into it...

For example, Skull Fang by Data East has probably got one of the best soundtracks of any game I've ever played, but Im pretty hard pushed to actually think of any other game they've done that is in the least bit memorable (apart from maybe Vapor Trail, which is skull fangs prequel) so in my view it'd be unfair to vote for them off the back of 1 game.

The nod for me probably has to go to Sega, for pure consistancy and quality, only marginally nosing ahead of Konami, with Taito coming close behind, its pretty much hard for me to choose between the 3 of them as they each have outstanding contributions to the whole genre, but I feel that Sega has probably had more influence than any of the others.

Konami are, musically, arguably better, but their approach seems to be refinement/evolution rather than revolution, and shamelessly heavily plagiarising themselves and others to great effect smile

So, there you go, what do you think!


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Bugger, hit the wrong button!


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I'm with Six - Konami's individually done soundtracks of unbeatable quality, but Sega's more consistent, and more original (as long as you ignore the System 16 games ;-)

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Gotta be Sega! Though some other companies have sublime music tracks too

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Well, since I'm now an official Dance Dance Revolution addict, along with half of all their other games...


Splash Wave.
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Magical Sound Shower.
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I think sega hired God to composed all of the music for their XY games in the 80's & early 90's...cause it's really good stuff, especially AfterBurner 2!


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Arcade companies across the board were able to do GREAT things with a YM2151.
Capcom did great things on CPS1 with the YM2151 (for example, Street Fighter II)

Sega did great things in their YM2151 boards too (although I cant find a specific example right now)

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<center><font face=nisesega, color=0000FF, size=7>SEGA</font>
forever!</center>

*bows in reverence*

Oh, ^that doesn't work. :annoyed: It's the thought that counts. Try it out (or see it) here . Why is it green even though I have the hex code for blue?

Super Hang-On is my Favorite.

Gradius 3's music... Good stuff too. That's 'bout all I know of - by Konami. :bemused:


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SNK...sorry...

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