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Boss Battle Music (The Return of)

Last posted Aug 26, 2012 at 12:14PM EDT. Added Aug 23, 2012 at 11:31PM EDT
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A while back, we had a thread in which we posted video game boss battle music that we liked. I started this thread again because I not long ago completed the game the music is from, and I realized that this music should be included in a thread like this. So let’s get this back on the road! So here’s the new one I’m posting.

Though I have to admit the most notable part of this music sounds a lot like the Pokemon theme.

Aug 23, 2012 at 11:31PM EDT
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You know I had to post something, right?

Aug 23, 2012 at 11:45PM EDT

The final fight in Ocarina of Time. Such timeless memories…

Aug 23, 2012 at 11:47PM EDT
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A good one, but I wouldn’t say it’s a favorite.

Aug 23, 2012 at 11:53PM EDT
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…I didn’t want to overload the page with too many videos, otherwise there’d be a LOT more Touhou in this post.

Last edited Aug 25, 2012 at 11:56AM EDT
Aug 25, 2012 at 11:56AM EDT
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HolyCrapItsBob wrote:

This one’s a personal favorite of mine

I request the highest of fives.

The Second Malformation is by far THE best song I’ve heard on any Resident Evil game, and it’s also one of my personal favourites too.

Since I listen to a lot of videogame music, I could throw in quite a few good songs from titles such as Castlevania, Final Fantasy, Eternal Sonata, Guilty Gear, and many others. But I though it might be better to present you with the boss battle song that actually got me into playing the piano (or the keyboard technically). Still one of the best boss battle themes ever.

Last edited Aug 25, 2012 at 12:23PM EDT
Aug 25, 2012 at 12:22PM EDT
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I love how this song transforms from something silly into something serious.


And this one, I do not think I actually played the game, but it is one of my favorites that I have heard.

Last edited Aug 25, 2012 at 12:41PM EDT
Aug 25, 2012 at 12:41PM EDT
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I started commenting on all of the themes, but I realized that I was repeating myself. I kept thinking and saying the same thing: I feel like I enjoy the themes more from games that I know and played more than from games that I haven’t played and don’t know. I think that you usually have to know the game from beginning to final battle to get the full effect of the music.

There are some exceptions. I’ve played through Portal 2 (co-op, so it’s a bit different, but I know the tone of the game) and the final theme from that doesn’t really do it for me. On the other hand, I really liked Nair’s theme from Ace Combat 5, I’ve never played it, I know nothing about the game, and I’m not likely to play it.


Anyway, I got caught up with Fire Emblem music, so here’s this.

It plays when you’re mid-battle with a powerful foe.

Name of the song: Powerful Foe.

This is why we CAN have nice things.

Aug 25, 2012 at 01:12PM EDT
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@Verbose
Well, the boss music chosen throughout the thread has actualy typically been final bosses.

Though in a couple of cases they’re more themes for characters in question. (Apart from Cirno’s, there’s Clash on the Big Bridge, which basically IS the theme of Gilgamesh at this point.)

…And since this is a separate post to my previous one…

MORE TOUHOU!

Aug 25, 2012 at 01:21PM EDT
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I feel like I need to post more songs, so I’m going to:

Aug 25, 2012 at 03:10PM EDT
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This one
http://youtu.be/VEVQ6JxQFr4

This one too
http://youtu.be/iuEAgGq3IAk

This counts as a boss too
http://youtu.be/7StBTkSoPSk

Also this one
http://youtu.be/wlF0-Qs2xkI

And finally, this one (WARNING!!! SERIOUS SPOILERS!!!)
http://youtu.be/YYb9kSCkjE8

Aug 26, 2012 at 01:37AM EDT
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Damn, it didnt go quite as planned.
Well, you just have to copypaste.

Aug 26, 2012 at 01:38AM EDT
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After playing Super Meat Boy, and buying its soundtrack, I noticed it’s music was amazing, and very retro.

Aug 26, 2012 at 06:36AM EDT

If we’re gonna have boss battle music, why not have some from a few of my favorite games of all time?

Aug 26, 2012 at 12:14PM EDT
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