The Most Amazing Video Game Title ScreensS

We did a gallery on the most awesome continue screens a few weeks ago, so it's only fair that we give their complement—start menus and title screens—the same treatment.

Starting off at the top there is Xenoblade Chronicles, one of the best title screen experiences, especially when you've got the music on. But let's continue in a chronological order and start with iconic title screens from the 8-bit and 16-bit era, finishing up the list with more recent games.

We handpicked these based on screens that had some amazing (or hypnotic, ahem Zombies Ate My Neighbours) animation, action or just set the right mood. Let's dig in.


The Legend of Zelda (1986)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Kamen Rider Club (1988)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Dogfight Spirit (1988)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

The Revenge of Shinobi (1989)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Super Mario Kart (1992)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Ultimate Air Combat (1992)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Secret of Mana (1993)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Zombies Ate My Neighbours (1993)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Super Metroid (1994)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

The Incredible Hulk (1994)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (1995)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Chrono Trigger (1995)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Final Fantasy VII (1997)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Halo: Combat Evolved (2001)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Metroid Prime (2002)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Half-Life 2 (2004)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (2008)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Brütal Legend (2009)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Wet (2009)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

Vanquish (2010)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (2011)

The Most Amazing Video Game Title Screens


There are other good ones out there! Storm the comments and post your picks!

sources: BrotherhoodOutcast, TheNightRune, Classic Video Game Title Screens, NeoGAF, Please Press Start, NES Title Screens, Tidal Tempest

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