music apcg 4046)
from Anime Nation
Akitaka Tohyama, Yu Miyake, Nobuyoshi
Keiichi Okabe and Rio Hamamoto
Numata and Hiroyuki Furuhata
The fighting game genre
has been dominated by the Street Fighter, Virtua Fighter and Tekken
series' and as most love or hate each series for their play mechanics,
the same can be said for each game's music The Tekken series of
games (especially the latter entries) have a darker, grittier,
Keeping in line with Nobuyoshi
Sano's and Keiichi Okabe's Tekken 3 soundtrack, which was heavier
but less melodic, Tekken Tag Tournament smashes through your speakers
with gorgeous heavy beats accompanied by hypnotic electronic melodies.
This time around Sano and Okabe are joined by Yu Miyake, Rio Hamamoto
and Akitaka Toyama.
Toyama steals the show
with several short but unforgettable tunes( Tohyoma also contributed
some of the best tunes for the earlier released Soul Caliber).
Sano and Okabe have once again created top notch, highly stylized
tunes that really groove.
The tunes of Yu Miyake
are truly magnificent, and fit the fighting action perfectly .Unfortunately
for Rio Hamamoto his couple of tunes are game attracts, only a
few seconds long, and nothing can be really said of them.
This disc is highly recommended,
a must buy for fans of Namco and fighting game music (not for
the easy listening RPG crowd).
Tag Tournament is owned by NAMCO.