Best Video Game Song Tournament, 1990-1995: Group 19

Group 17 Results:

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Group 17 Champions:

20 Super Mario World Title Theme
19 Earthbound Onett Theme
18 Super Mario World World Map 2
18 Star Fox Meteor
16 Super Mario Kart Koopa Beach
15 Mega Man 3 Snake Man
15 Ghouls ‘N Ghosts (Amiga PAL) Main Theme (Tim Follin Version)
14 The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Ballad of the Wind Fish

A pretty popular group! In addition to these 8 we have a whole host of 12 and 11 vote songs hoping their number gets called in the wild card.

Remember the Fallen1:

10 Mega Man X2 Prologue Theme
10 Mega Man 5 Stone Man
10 Mega Man 7 Freeze Man
10 Mega Man X Zero’s Theme
10 Mega Man X3 Crush Crawfish
10 Pictionary (NES) Move Piece
9 Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers St. George’s Book Shop
9 Mega Man X2 Bubble Crab
8 X-Men 2: The Clone Wars Sentinel Core Escape
7 Magic Sword (SNES) Honor Blade
7 Seiken Densetsu 3 Where Angels Fear to Tread
6 Golden Axe II (Genesis) Ravaged Village
6 Mega Man X2 Zero’s Theme
6 Wing Commander Intro Theme
4 Tengai Makyou Zero Swordsman of Darkness ~Shiranui~
3 The Journeyman Project Intro Theme

Our bubble number remains 11. We now have 18 spots for 56 songs.

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
15 The Secret of Monkey Island Title Theme (MS-DOS Roland MT-32 version)
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
14 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Oil Ocean Zone
14 Sonic the Hedgehog Marble Zone
14 Street Fighter 2 Ryu’s Theme
14 Final Fantasy V Battle at the Big Bridge
14 Streets of Rage Fighting in the Street
14 Yoshi’s Island Flower Garden
14 Final Fantasy VI Overture
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
13 Final Fantasy VI The Mines Of Narshe
13 Ys I & II (PC Engine) Tower of the Shadow of Death
13 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Launch Base Zone Act 1
13 Mega Man 4 Bright Man
13 Earthbound Snowman
13 Sonic CD Palmtree Panic Bad Future (JP)
13 Mega Man X Armored Armadillo
13 X-Men Arcade Here Comes the Heroes
13 Final Fantasy VI Aria di Mezzo Carattere
13 Final Fantasy VI Forever Rachel
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
12 Mega Man X Launch Octopus
12 Mega Man 4 Dust Man
12 Ys III: Wanderers From Ys Valestine Castle
12 Final Fantasy V Ahead on Our Way
12 Mega Man 3 Spark Man
12 Mega Man 6 Select Screen
12 Mega Man X3 Opening Stage
12 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Final Boss
12 Sonic & Knuckles Flying Battery Zone Act 2
12 Ys III: Wanderers From Ys The Strongest Foe
12 Maniac Mansion Ending Theme
12 Donkey Kong Country Bonus Room Blitz
12 Donkey Kong Country Gangplank Galleon
12 Secret of Mana Meridian Dance
12 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Marble Garden Zone Act 1
12 Sonic CD Stardust Speedway Bad Future (JP)
12 Alisia Dragoon (Genesis) Stage 6-2
12 Final Fantasy VI Save Them!
12 Castlevania Chronicles Etude for the Killer
12 Final Fantasy VI Dark World
12 Lemmings Miners & Climbers (Amiga)
12 Thunder Force III Hydra
12 Final Fantasy V Decisive Battle
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
11 Mega Man 7 Slash Man
11 Crusader of Centy (Genesis) Battle 1
11 Doom II Running From Evil
11 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Metropolis Zone
11 Castlevania Chronicles Moon Fight
11 Earthworm Jim (Special Edition) Buttville: The Descent
11 Final Fantasy VI The Prelude
11 Mega Man 3 Wily fortress 1
11 Star Fox Titania Boss
11 Yoshi’s Island Bowser
11 Mega Man X Chill Penguin
11 Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen White Storm
11 Mega Man X3 Blizzard Buffalo
11 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Priest
11 Terranigma Crysta
11 Sam & Max Hit The Road Pleasantly Understated Credit Sequence (Roland MT-32)
11 Mega Man 7 Shade Man
11 Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen Impregnable Defense
11 Mega Man X Flame Mammoth
11 Street Fighter 2 Turbo Ken’s Stage
11 Sonic the Hedgehog Spring Yard Zone
11 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Chrome Gadget
11 Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo Ryu’s Stage
11 Secret of Mana Crisis
11 Mega Man 4 Ring Man
11 Kirby’s Adventure Title Theme
11 Earthbound Smiles and Tears
11 The Secret of Monkey Island The SCUMM Bar
11 Sam & Max Hit the Road Carnival of the Odd
11 Kirby’s Adventure Butter Building
11 Double Dragon II Main theme (Amiga)
11 Final Fantasy VI Esper World / Another World Of Beasts
11 Top Gear Circuit Theme A
11 Ecco the Dolphin Opening
11 Tempest 2000 (Atari Jaguar) Mind’s Eye
11 Zombies Ate My Neighbors! (SNES) Stage: Curse of the Tongue
11 Alien Breed Main theme
11 SOS/Septentrion (SNES) The Sinking Ship
11 Ristar Busy Flare
11 Mega Man 4 Skull Man
11 Final Fantasy VI Searching for Friends
11 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Opening Demo
11 Actraiser Bloodpool/Casandora
11 Mega Man X Boss Battle 01
11 Castlevania Chronicles The Tower of Dolls
11 Mega Man 4 Wily Fortress 2
11 Sword of Vermilion Intro Music
11 Seiken Densetsu 3 Meridian Child
11 Sonic CD Metallic Madness Bad Future (JP)

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Group 18 Results:

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Group 18 Champions:

16 Turtles in Time Big Apple, 3 AM (Turtle Swing)
16 Final Fantasy VI Shadow’s Theme
16 Final Fantasy VI Kefka
15 Chrono Trigger Guardia Milliennial Fair
15 Mega Man 3 Title Theme
15 Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo Chun Li’s Stage
14 Chrono Trigger Boss Battle 1
13 Final Fantasy VI Celes

We had a tie for 8th, so Battletoads – Main Theme (With Drums) was sent to the wild card for having a full 1:30 of drums at the end. Drum solos should be one head long at most.

Remember the Fallen2:

10 Mega Man 3 Protoman’s Theme
10 Mega Man 4 Drill Man
9 Command and Conquer Act on Instinct
9 Final Fantasy IV Cave Music
8 Super Smash TV (SNES) Circuit 1
7 The Secret of Monkey Island VooDoo Store
7 Mega Man X2 Magna Centipede
7 Streets Of Rage 2 Title Screen
7 Kirby’s Adventure Orange Ocean 1
6 Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen Thunder (Revolt)
6 Mega Man 7 Final Battle
5 Suikoden Requiem to Avertuneiro Antes Lance Mao
4 Dune II Intro (Adlib)

The 11 vote bubble grows ever tighter. Group 19’s looking kinda weak though so I think it will hold. This will be cold comfort for most, however, as we currently only have 10 slots available for 59 songs.

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
15 The Secret of Monkey Island Title Theme (MS-DOS Roland MT-32 version)
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
14 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Oil Ocean Zone
14 Sonic the Hedgehog Marble Zone
14 Street Fighter 2 Ryu’s Theme
14 Final Fantasy V Battle at the Big Bridge
14 Streets of Rage Fighting in the Street
14 Yoshi’s Island Flower Garden
14 Final Fantasy VI Overture
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
13 Final Fantasy VI The Mines Of Narshe
13 Ys I & II (PC Engine) Tower of the Shadow of Death
13 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Launch Base Zone Act 1
13 Mega Man 4 Bright Man
13 Earthbound Snowman
13 Sonic CD Palmtree Panic Bad Future (JP)
13 Mega Man X Armored Armadillo
13 X-Men Arcade Here Comes the Heroes
13 Final Fantasy VI Aria di Mezzo Carattere
13 Final Fantasy VI Forever Rachel
13 Battletoads Main Theme with Drums
13 Secret of Mana Into the Thick of It
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
12 Mega Man X Launch Octopus
12 Mega Man 4 Dust Man
12 Ys III: Wanderers From Ys Valestine Castle
12 Final Fantasy V Ahead on Our Way
12 Mega Man 3 Spark Man
12 Mega Man 6 Select Screen
12 Mega Man X3 Opening Stage
12 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Final Boss
12 Sonic & Knuckles Flying Battery Zone Act 2
12 Ys III: Wanderers From Ys The Strongest Foe
12 Maniac Mansion Ending Theme
12 Donkey Kong Country Bonus Room Blitz
12 Donkey Kong Country Gangplank Galleon
12 Secret of Mana Meridian Dance
12 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Marble Garden Zone Act 1
12 Sonic CD Stardust Speedway Bad Future (JP)
12 Alisia Dragoon (Genesis) Stage 6-2
12 Final Fantasy VI Save Them!
12 Castlevania Chronicles Etude for the Killer
12 Final Fantasy VI Dark World
12 Lemmings Miners & Climbers (Amiga)
12 Thunder Force III Hydra
12 Final Fantasy V Decisive Battle
12 Street Fighter 2010 Planet 1-3
12 Mega Man X Boomer Kuwanger
12 Castlevania II: Belmont’s Revenge Psycho Warrior
12 Mega Man 3 Hard Man
12 Plok (SNES) Title Theme
12 Donkey Kong Country Life in the Mines
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
11 Mega Man 7 Slash Man
11 Crusader of Centy (Genesis) Battle 1
11 Doom II Running From Evil
11 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Metropolis Zone
11 Castlevania Chronicles Moon Fight
11 Earthworm Jim (Special Edition) Buttville: The Descent
11 Final Fantasy VI The Prelude
11 Mega Man 3 Wily fortress 1
11 Star Fox Titania Boss
11 Yoshi’s Island Bowser
11 Mega Man X Chill Penguin
11 Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen White Storm
11 Mega Man X3 Blizzard Buffalo
11 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Priest
11 Terranigma Crysta
11 Sam & Max Hit The Road Pleasantly Understated Credit Sequence (Roland MT-32)
11 Mega Man 7 Shade Man
11 Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen Impregnable Defense
11 Mega Man X Flame Mammoth
11 Street Fighter 2 Turbo Ken’s Stage
11 Sonic the Hedgehog Spring Yard Zone
11 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Chrome Gadget
11 Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo Ryu’s Stage
11 Secret of Mana Crisis
11 Mega Man 4 Ring Man
11 Kirby’s Adventure Title Theme
11 Earthbound Smiles and Tears
11 The Secret of Monkey Island The SCUMM Bar
11 Sam & Max Hit the Road Carnival of the Odd
11 Kirby’s Adventure Butter Building
11 Double Dragon II Main theme (Amiga)
11 Final Fantasy VI Esper World / Another World Of Beasts
11 Top Gear Circuit Theme A
11 Ecco the Dolphin Opening
11 Tempest 2000 (Atari Jaguar) Mind’s Eye
11 Zombies Ate My Neighbors! (SNES) Stage: Curse of the Tongue
11 Alien Breed Main theme
11 SOS/Septentrion (SNES) The Sinking Ship
11 Ristar Busy Flare
11 Mega Man 4 Skull Man
11 Final Fantasy VI Searching for Friends
11 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Opening Demo
11 Actraiser Bloodpool/Casandora
11 Mega Man X Boss Battle 01
11 Castlevania Chronicles The Tower of Dolls
11 Mega Man 4 Wily Fortress 2
11 Sword of Vermilion Intro Music
11 Seiken Densetsu 3 Meridian Child
11 Sonic CD Metallic Madness Bad Future (JP)
11 Chrono Trigger Gato’s Song
11 Mega Man 3 Top Man
11 The Secret of Monkey Island LeChuck’s Theme

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Group 19 Results:

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Group 19 Champions:

16 Sonic the Hedgehog Green Hill Zone
15 Earthbound Winters
14 Super Mario World Underwater Theme
14 Chrono Trigger To Far Away Times
13 Chrono Trigger Peaceful Days
12 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Carnival Night Zone (Act 1)
12 The 7th Guest Skeletons In My Closet
12 Laura Bow 2: The Dagger of Amon Ra I Want to Marry an Archaeologist

Hey, no tie for 8th! Which is cold comfort, because it’s time to break the mother of all ties…

Remember the Fallen3:

11 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Metropolis Zone
11 Castlevania Chronicles Moon Fight
11 Final Fantasy VI The Prelude
11 Star Fox Titania Boss
11 Yoshi’s Island Bowser
11 Mega Man X Chill Penguin
11 Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen White Storm
11 Mega Man X3 Blizzard Buffalo
11 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Priest
11 Terranigma Crysta
11 Sam & Max Hit The Road Pleasantly Understated Credit Sequence (Roland MT-32)
11 Mega Man 7 Shade Man
11 Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen Impregnable Defense
11 Mega Man X Flame Mammoth
11 Street Fighter 2 Turbo Ken’s Stage
11 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Chrome Gadget
11 Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo Ryu’s Stage
11 Secret of Mana Crisis
11 Mega Man 4 Ring Man
11 Kirby’s Adventure Title Theme
11 The Secret of Monkey Island The SCUMM Bar
11 Sam & Max Hit the Road Carnival of the Odd
11 Kirby’s Adventure Butter Building
11 Double Dragon II Main theme (Amiga)
11 Final Fantasy VI Esper World / Another World Of Beasts
11 Top Gear Circuit Theme A
11 Tempest 2000 (Atari Jaguar) Mind’s Eye
11 Alien Breed Main theme
11 Ristar Busy Flare
11 Mega Man 4 Skull Man
11 Final Fantasy VI Searching for Friends
11 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Opening Demo
11 Actraiser Bloodpool/Casandora
11 Mega Man X Boss Battle 01
11 Castlevania Chronicles The Tower of Dolls
11 Mega Man 4 Wily Fortress 2
11 Sword of Vermilion Intro Music
11 Seiken Densetsu 3 Meridian Child
11 Mega Man 3 Top Man
11 The Secret of Monkey Island LeChuck’s Theme
11 Batman: Return of the Joker (1991) Stage 1 & 6 Music
11 Ys I & II (PC Engine) First Step Towards Wars
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 Castlevania Bloodlines The Sinking Old Sanctuary
11 Mega Man 7 Slash Man
11 Crusader of Centy (Genesis) Battle 1
11 Doom II Running From Evil
10 Sonic CD Tidal Tempest Present (JP)
10 Under a Killing Moon Daily Introduction
10 Suikoden Beautiful Golden City
9 Snatcher (SEGA CD) One Night In Neo Kobe City
9 Sonic CD Collision Chaos Past (JP)
9 Spider-Man and Venom: Maximum Carnage Heated Battle
9 Mega Man X2 First Stage
9 SOS/Septentrion (SNES) Boiler Room
9 Mega Man 4 Toad Man
8 The 7th Guest Intro (CD audio)
8 Top Gear Title Screen
8 Myst Sirrus’ Theme – Channelwood
7 Crusader: No Remorse Mission 01
7 Darkwing Duck Sewer Stage
6 Terranigma Magic Rocks
6 Tengai Makyou Zero Mizuki’s Theme
6 Shining Force (Genesis) Battle Theme 3
5 Prince of Persia (SNES) Menu Theme
5 Super R Type (SNES) Solo Sortie
5 INCA INCA Main Theme
4 Suikoden Rising Tide
2 Bimini Run Hot Pursuit

11 votes held as our bubble, but just barely. 10 out of 61 songs would up making it based on my tiebreaking; the remaining 51 are eliminated. But! This also means we have a complete wild card! Every song listed below is officially IN.

Final 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
15 The Secret of Monkey Island Title Theme (MS-DOS Roland MT-32 version)
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
14 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Oil Ocean Zone
14 Sonic the Hedgehog Marble Zone
14 Street Fighter 2 Ryu’s Theme
14 Final Fantasy V Battle at the Big Bridge
14 Streets of Rage Fighting in the Street
14 Yoshi’s Island Flower Garden
14 Final Fantasy VI Overture
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
13 Final Fantasy VI The Mines Of Narshe
13 Ys I & II (PC Engine) Tower of the Shadow of Death
13 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Launch Base Zone Act 1
13 Mega Man 4 Bright Man
13 Earthbound Snowman
13 Sonic CD Palmtree Panic Bad Future (JP)
13 Mega Man X Armored Armadillo
13 X-Men Arcade Here Comes the Heroes
13 Final Fantasy VI Aria di Mezzo Carattere
13 Final Fantasy VI Forever Rachel
13 Battletoads Main Theme with Drums
13 Secret of Mana Into the Thick of It
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
12 Mega Man X Launch Octopus
12 Mega Man 4 Dust Man
12 Ys III: Wanderers From Ys Valestine Castle
12 Final Fantasy V Ahead on Our Way
12 Mega Man 3 Spark Man
12 Mega Man 6 Select Screen
12 Mega Man X3 Opening Stage
12 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Final Boss
12 Sonic & Knuckles Flying Battery Zone Act 2
12 Ys III: Wanderers From Ys The Strongest Foe
12 Maniac Mansion Ending Theme
12 Donkey Kong Country Bonus Room Blitz
12 Donkey Kong Country Gangplank Galleon
12 Secret of Mana Meridian Dance
12 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Marble Garden Zone Act 1
12 Sonic CD Stardust Speedway Bad Future (JP)
12 Alisia Dragoon (Genesis) Stage 6-2
12 Final Fantasy VI Save Them!
12 Castlevania Chronicles Etude for the Killer
12 Final Fantasy VI Dark World
12 Lemmings Miners & Climbers (Amiga)
12 Thunder Force III Hydra
12 Final Fantasy V Decisive Battle
12 Street Fighter 2010 Planet 1-3
12 Mega Man X Boomer Kuwanger
12 Castlevania II: Belmont’s Revenge Psycho Warrior
12 Mega Man 3 Hard Man
12 Plok (SNES) Title Theme
12 Donkey Kong Country Life in the Mines
11 Earthbound Smiles and Tears
11 Sonic CD Metallic Madness Bad Future (JP)
11 The Smurfs The Swamps
11 Earthworm Jim (Special Edition) Buttville: The Descent
11 Sonic the Hedgehog Spring Yard Zone
11 SOS/Septentrion (SNES) The Sinking Ship
11 Chrono Trigger Gato’s Song
11 Ecco the Dolphin Opening
11 Zombies Ate My Neighbors! (SNES) Stage: Curse of the Tongue
11 Mega Man 3 Wily fortress 1

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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”. 4

We’ll be “feathering” groups; voting on group 19 will be active until Saturday February 1st at 10:00PM Pacific. Group 18 is still active until 10:00 pm tonight; vote here. Please listen to every song! Don’t just vote name recognition.

You can listen to all songs in group 19 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 19 is open until Saturday February 1st at 10:00PM Pacific.