Best Video Game Song Tournament, 1990-1995: Top 64 (Part 2 of 2)

Now it’s time for the knockout rounds. We’ll be single-elimination from here on out. You can see the bracket (with results!) here

The top 64 will run from the 15th through the 16th, 32 songs a day. Groups will no longer be feathered, and will instead be open until 9:00 am Pacific the day after they go live (roughly the time the next group goes live). You can listen to a playlist of today’s songs (in matchup order) here, or listen to the entire top 64 here. You can find both groups in the spoiler.


Group 1

Group 2



Voting will be live until Monday, February 17th at 9:00am Pacific 

Donkey Kong Country Aquatic Ambience 10 Donkey Kong Country 2 Stickerbrush Symphony 12
Skate or Die 2: The Search for Double Trouble Main Theme 11 Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo Ken’s Theme 11
Super Metroid Brinstar Jungle Floor 8 Final Fantasy V Battle at the Big Bridge 15
Sonic the Hedgehog Green Hill Zone 12 Doom At Doom’s Gate (Roland SC-55 version) 10
Chrono Trigger Corridors of Time 18 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 File Select 5
Plok Boss 9 Chrono Trigger Guardia Milliennial Fair 12
Pictionary (NES) Title Screen Theme 11 Final Fantasy VI Aria di Mezzo Carattere 9
Silver Surfer (NES) Level 2 13 Mega Man X Spark Mandrill 9
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past Hyrule Field Main Theme 7 Earthbound Your Name, Please 14
Earthbound The Sky Runner 7 Journey to Silius Stage 2 (Underground Concourse) 13
Ys III: Wanderers From Ys The Strongest Foe 10 Sonic The Hedgehog Starlight Zone 10
Chrono Trigger Chrono Trigger 13 Ys III: Wanderers From Ys Valestine Castle 7
Chrono Trigger Brink of Time 10 ActRaiser Fillmore 13
Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos Act II Part 2 7 Turican II: The Final Fight (Amiga) Main Theme 13
Final Fantasy VI Magitek Research Facility / Devil’s Lab 13 Alisia Dragoon (Genesis) Stage 5-2 9
Mega Man 3 Get New Weapon 6 Silver Surfer (NES) Level 1 14

Two more ties. The winners are “Skate or Die 2: The Search for Double Trouble – Main Theme” over “Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo – Ken’s Theme” and “Sonic The Hedgehog – Starlight Zone” over “Ys III: Wanderers From Ys – The Strongest Foe”. The percussion at ~0:45 in “The Strongest Foe” nearly swung it the other way, though. That’s such a good part.