Best Video Game Song Tournament, 1990-1995: Group 7

Group 5 Results:


Group Champions:

18 Final Fantasy VI Omen [Opening Theme]
17 Earthbound The Sky Runner
16 Mega Man X Sting Chameleon
16 Pictionary (NES) Drawing Game
15 Chrono Trigger Fanfare 1
15 Chrono Trigger Schala’s Theme
15 Silver Surfer (NES) Title Screen Theme
14 Final Fantasy VI Figaro Castle / Edgar’s Theme

With Group 5 in the books, we officially have more songs than wild card spots available. From here on out songs will be getting permanently eliminated; newly eliminated songs will be recognized here.

Remember The Fallen:

6 DOOM Waltz Of the Demons
6 Super Robot Wars 3 Hot Wind Fierce Wind Psybuster
6 Super Fantasy Zone (SEGA Mega Drive) Opa! Opa!
6 Sonic the Hedgehog Boss Theme
6 NHL ’94 Brass Bonanza
6 Suikoden Distant Mountain
6 Mega Man 6 Centaur Man
6 EcoQuest 2: Lost Secret of the Rainforest Opening
5 Comix Zone Episode 01, Page 1-1
5 Super Robot Wars 3 Dashing Char Gundam
5 Fatal Labyrinth (Genesis) Floors 1-9
5 Toy Story (Genesis) Revenge of the Toys
5 The Terminator (Sega CD) Taking it to the Air
4 Shining Force Prologue Theme
4 Super Robot Wars 3 Approaching Shadows
4 Waterworld (Virtua Boy) Opening- Diving
4 The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery Transformation Aria
3 Breath of Fire II Windia
3 Romancing SaGa (Super Famicom) Ending Theme (Part 2)
2 Wing Commander II: Vengeance of the Kilrathi Barracks (Main Theme)

There is currently a tie at the bottom of the wild card standings, and we are 1 song over capacity. I don’t want to make a call right now, since something tells me things are going to get tighter as we go. But for right now, know that one of the 7 vote songs is already dead.

Wild Card Standings:

17 Star Fox Space Armada
16 Maniac Mansion Michael’s Theme
16 Crystalis World Map
16 Final Fantasy Adventure (Seiken Densetsu) Endless Battlefield
16 Sonic & Knuckles Doctor Robotnik
16 Streets of Rage 2 Never Return Alive (Rain)
15 Earthbound Happy-Happy is Blue
15 Ducktales Transylvania
15 Full Throttle Legacy (Opening Theme)
15 Journey to Silius Stage 2 (Underground Concourse)
15 Chrono Trigger Sealed Door
15 Star Fox Map Select
15 Final Fantasy VI Coin Song
15 Turican II: The Final Fight (Amiga) Main Theme
14 Mega Man 6 Blizzard Man
14 Chrono Trigger To Good Friends
14 Super Mario Kart Rainbow Road
14 Donkey Kong Country Ice Cave Chant
14 Mega Man 6 Mr. X’s Fortress
13 Phantasy Star IV Motavia Field
13 Final Fantasy V The Day Will Come
13 Earthbound Pollyanna
13 Mega Man 7 Shade Man (Alternate Theme) (Ghosts n Goblins Remix)
13 Mega Man 4 Wily Battle
13 Earthbound Your Name, Please
13 Sonic CD Stardust Speedway Present (JP)
13 Mega Man 6 Plant Man
13 Sonic CD Metallic Madness Present (JP)
13 Chrono Trigger Tyran Castle
12 Final Fantasy VI Mt. Koltz
12 Silver Surfer (NES) Device Complete
12 Kirby’s Adventure Vegetable Valley 2
12 Final Fantasy IV Kingdom Baron
12 Kirby’s Adventure Boss Battle
12 The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery (1995) “Music for Ludwig & Elisabeth (Eagle and Seagull)”
12 Final Fantasy IV Prologue
12 Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge The Swamp
12 The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Sword Search
12 Final Fantasy VI Epitaph
12 Freddy Pharkas: Frontier Pharmacist The Ballad of Freddy Pharkas (sung by Al Lowe)
12 Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen Go-Go March!
12 Super C (NES) Stage 1
12 Final Fantasy V Harvest
12 Chrono Trigger Ruined World
12 Darkwing Duck Floating Fortress Stage
11 Super Robot Wars 3 Main Theme Crossing Through Time
11 Ys III: Wanderers From Ys The Boy’s Got Wings
11 Lagrange Point Theme Of Isis
11 Final Fantasy IV Red Wings
11 Demon’s Crest (SNES) Memorial of the Fallen Ones
11 The Smurfs The Swamps
11 Castlevania Bloodlines The Sinking Old Sanctuary
10 Panzer Dragoon (SEGA Saturn) Track 2
10 Super Robot Wars 3 Neo Granzon
10 Sonic CD Sonic Boom
10 Shining Force 2 Ready for War
10 System Shock (PC) Intro
10 Sailor Moon: Another Story (Super Famicom) Legendary Battle
10 Mega Man 6 Knight Man
10 Phantasy Star IV Terrible Sight
10 Demon’s Crest (SNES) Cursed Towers
10 Secret of Mana Whisper and Mantra
10 Shining In The Darkness Fateful Battle
10 Turrican II Desert Rocks
10 Mega Man 3 Password Theme
10 Phantasmagoria Consumite Furore (Main Theme)
10 Rock n’ Roll Racing (SNES) Paranoid
10 Sim City (SNES) Village Theme
10 Sonic CD Sonic You Can Do Anything (JP)
10 Star Control II Hyperspace (3DO version)
10 Ys I & II (PC Engine) Palace of Destruction
10 Illusion of Gaia Sky Garden
10 Lightening Force, aka Thunder Force IV Stage 1A
9 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Act 1 Boss
9 Mega Man X Sigma Stage 03
9 Command and Conquer Industrial
9 Romancing SaGa (Super Famicom 1992) Beat Them Up!
9 FX Fighter (June) Cyben 30 Theme
9 Crusader: No Remorse Rebel Base I
9 Final Fantasy IV Tower of Zot
9 Maniac Mansion Psychedelic Brie (Syd’s Theme)
9 Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness Human 4
9 Earthworm Jim Andy Asteroid
9 Metroid II: Return Of Samus End Credits
9 Chip n Dale’s Rescue Rangers Zone 0
8 Lunar: The Silver Star (SEGA CD) Opening Song
8 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Death Egg Zone
8 Sonic and Knuckles Death Egg Zone
8 Myst Myst Theme
8 Trip World (Gameboy) World 2, Part I
8 Pilotwings (SNES) Light Plane
8 Gemfire (Genesis) Opening Intro
8 Shin Megami Tensei II (Super Famicom) Battle Theme
7 Chrono Trigger Festival of Stars
7 ALIEN³ (Genesis) Main Title Part 2
7 Gabriel Knight: SIns of the Fathers Gabriel Knight Main Theme
7 Mega Man 5 Get New Weapon
7 DeathKeep (3DO) Combat 05
7 Myst Mechanical Mystgate
7 Alisia Dragoon (Genesis) Opening Theme
7 Maniac Mansion Surf Face (Jeff’s Theme)
7 Lunar 2: Eternal Blue (SEGA CD) Eternal Blue Opening Credits
7 Maniac Mansion Better Ed Than Dead (Edison Theme)
7 Super Street Fighter II T-Hawk’s Theme
7 Monkey Island 2 LeChuck’s Revenge Ugly Bone Things


Now we get to the eliminations. We have 616(!) songs in this tournament; they have been broken up into 19 groups of either 32 or 33. For the group stage, vote for as many songs as you like! The top 8 songs of each group will automatically advance to the knockout rounds. Additionally, the top 104 songs across all groups outside the top 8 will advance as “wild cards”. 1

We’ll be “feathering” groups; voting on group 7 will be active until Monday January 20th at 10:00PM Pacific. Group 6 is still active until 10:00 pm tonight; vote here. Group 8 will start Monday and be active until Tuesday, and so on. Please listen to every song! Don’t just vote name recognition.

You can listen to all songs in group 7 in this handy YouTube playlist!  (Don’t worry, songs will also be linked in the comments, where voting will take place)

You can work ahead if you like:

Again, voting for group 7 is open until Monday January 20th at 10:00PM Pacific.