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Topic: The NintendoLife VGM Tournament: Best Credits Theme (First Round)

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Geonjaha

2,901. Posted:

Link to the current bracket

1) Radiant Historia - An Earnest Desire for Grey wins 5-0
2) Persona 3 - The Battle for Everyone's Souls wins 4-1
3) Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance - It Has to Be This Way wins 4-2
4) Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 - Solaris (Phase 2) wins 5-0

Round 4 - Quarterfinals

Music Playlist - For all of the 8 tracks in one location.

1) Sonic Unleashed - Perfect Dark Gaia vs. Bayonetta - The Greatest Jubilee

2) Dust An Elysian Tail - Let's End This vs. Bravely Default - Serpent Eating the Ground

3) Radiant Historia - An Earnest Desire for Grey vs. Persona 3 - The Battle for Everyone's Souls

4) Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance - It Has to Be This Way vs. Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 - Solaris (Phase 2)

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UGXwolf

2,902. Posted:

I CAAAN'T VOOOOOTE D: The first one contains two themes I'm not fully worried about, the second contains a theme I refuse to listen to, the third is too close for me to decide, and the fourth is, too! @___@ I'll come up with votes, though. :3 I'm not really that distressed. This is a pretty amazing top 8. I'm gonna be honest.

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8BitSamurai

2,903. Posted:

1) Sonic Unleashed - Perfect Dark Gaia
2) Bravely Default - Serpent Eating the Ground
3) Persona 3 - The Battle for Everyone's Souls
4) Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 - Solaris (Phase 2)

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ClockworkMario

2,904. Posted:

1) Sonic Unleashed - Perfect Dark Gaia
2) Bravely Default - Serpent Eating the Ground – This better win the whole tournament; it's a rollercoaster of a song.
3) Persona 3 - The Battle for Everyone's Souls
4) Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 - Solaris (Phase 2) – Great build-up – great pay-off. The other one isn't bad, but it has come far enough and beyond in my books for such a mediocre performance.

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Maelstrom

2,905. Posted:

1) Sonic Unleashed - Perfect Dark Gaia — Just better. Don't ask me why.
2) Bravely Default - Serpent Eating the Ground — While Dust has a good one, this is just so incredible. I don't have words to express how awesome it is
3) Radiant Historia: An Earnest Desire for Grey — Once again, Persona sounds like an edgy Shimomura rip-off. It just can't be as great as the real thing.
4) Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance - It Has to Be This Way — I just love the subtlety of the lyrics (as opposed to some certain other boss themes). It just works so well.

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UGXwolf

2,906. Posted:

While I'm still patient enough to do it:

1) Bayonetta - The Greatest Jubilee — I really don't care either way. As far as I'm concerned, this will be the last successful bracket for either song, as Serpent Eating the Ground is considered by many to be THE best final boss theme ever, and from what I accidentally heard thanks to someone's playlist. >.> I can definitely see why.

2) STILL NOT VOTING — Even though I heard about half of this in the background, I was only slightly paying attention and have actually managed to forget, by this point. I should really get around to finishing this game but UUUGGH! That back half is so bad. >.< I lost my steam sometime just before the Fire Temple and the momentum carried me until the door of the Earth Temple and I've only just now picked but up. Such great music, but I'm really starting to drag my feet on finishing this game.

3) Persona 3 - The Battle For Everyone's Souls — Dunno who this Shimomura person is. Dun really care. This song has such an amazing build-up and reward. It honestly could win on that, alone, but the rock feel and instrumentation is backed by some really amazing composition. This is another extremely strong contender for the finals.

4) Metal Gear Rising Revengeance - It Has to Be This Way — I don't feel like I need to explain it, at this point, but can I just say, I LOVE this song so much. It's just so perfect for a final boss theme. It's pumping and crazy and the lyrics are just subtle enough to not be embarrassing and the arrangement and the instrumentation and... and... and.. and...!!!!!! If this song loses here, I may cry, but at least it will lose to a worthy opponent.

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Maelstrom

2,907. Posted:

@UGXwolf Yoko Shimomura is a Japanese video game composer. She has been described as "the most famous female video game music composer in the world"
— Wikipedia
Basicly kingdom heats, Mario & Luigi, Radiant Historia, one of the 3 people who make up ACE+, who did Xenoblade, Super Mario RPG, Secret of Mana, and street fighter II
She has a distinctive style for final boss music, such as these three songs

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Geonjaha

2,908. Posted:

UGXwolf wrote:

Serpent Eating the Ground is considered by many to be THE best final boss theme ever, and from what I accidentally heard thanks to someone's playlist. >.> I can definitely see why.

Well so-rry for trying to make everyone's life easier. I do it all for you guys you know. :'(

I'll get my votes in soon, and hopefully we can snag a few more voters in the next couple of days. :P

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CapnPancakes

2,909. Posted:

1. Bayonetta - The Greatest Jubilee
2. Dust: An Elysian Tale - Let's End This
3. Radiant Historia - An Earnest Desire for Grey
4. Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) - Solaris

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UGXwolf

2,910. Posted:

@Maelstrom ... Wat? "The Battle For Everyone's Souls" sounds nothing like KH, Radiant Hystoria, or really anything else you just named. At least not to my knowledge.

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Geonjaha

2,911. Posted:

1) Sonic Unleashed - Perfect Dark Gaia
2) Bravely Default - Serpent Eating the Ground
3) Persona 3 - The Battle for Everyone's Souls
4) Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 - Solaris (Phase 2)

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Geonjaha

2,912. Posted:

Link to the current bracket
Link to the Special VGM Tourament (Best Water Theme)

1) Sonic Unleashed - Perfect Dark Gaia wins 4-2
2) Bravely Default - Serpent Eating the Ground wins 4-1
3) Persona 3 - The Battle for Everyone's Souls wins 4-2
4) Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 - Solaris (Phase 2) wins 4-2

Round 5 - Semifinals

Music Playlist - For all of the 4 tracks in one location.

1) Sonic Unleashed - Perfect Dark Gaia vs. Bravely Default - Serpent Eating the Ground

2) Persona 3 - The Battle for Everyone's Souls vs. Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 - Solaris (Phase 2)

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Maelstrom

2,913. Posted:

1) Bravely Default - Serpent Eating the Ground — If this does not win, I will be very angry.

2) Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 - Solaris (Phase 2) — None of the songs I wanted to win won. :( But this is still better than Persona.

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MasterWario

2,914. Posted:

1) Bravely Default - Serpent Eating the Ground
I haven't listened to this song in a few weeks...I forget how good it is! I'm glad I didn't decide to do an UGXwolf because I don't know if I'll ever beat this game.

2) Sonic the Hedgehog 2006 - Solaris (Phase 2)

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2,915. Posted:

1) Sonic Unleashed - Perfect Dark Gaia
2) Persona 3 - The Battle for Everyone's Souls

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Captain_Toad

2,916. Posted:

Haha I guess "It has to be is way" isn't op after all XD.

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8BitSamurai

2,917. Posted:

Captain_Toad wrote:

Haha I guess "It has to be is way" isn't op after all XD.

I actually thought it would win it all TBH.

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2,918. Posted:

1. Sonic Unleashed - Perfect Dark Gaia
2. Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) - Solaris (Phase 2)

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Geonjaha

2,919. Posted:

1) Bravely Default - Serpent Eating the Ground
2) Persona 3 - The Battle for Everyone's Souls

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Maelstrom

2,920. Posted:

Bump for more votes. As ugxwolf would say, "Anything can change!"

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