140°
Submitted by Pozzle 753d ago | opinion piece

Top 10 RPG Boss Themes

On the first episode of Ready, Set Game, KZ shows off his top 10 favorite RPG Boss themes of all time! (Final Fantasy X, Golden Sun, Kingdom Hearts II, Lost Odyssey, PC, Persona 4, PS2, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360)

Attached Video
-GametimeUK-  +   753d ago
I don't know why, but I always think of the Jenova theme. It is by no means my favorite, but the song just sticks in my head and has done since my childhood.

Final Fantasy 13 had a general boss song that was brilliant. I think it was titles "Saber's edge".

Some other note worthy themes from this gen that surprised me are Gwyn Lord of Cinder's theme and Ornstein and Smough. Both themes are from Dark Souls and add so much to the encounter.
izumo_lee  +   753d ago
For me personally the greatest boss theme is Zeromus (Final Battle) in Final Fantasy 4.

It was the first FF game i finished & hearing that song when battling Zeromus was epic. The music felt like a battle to save the world which is what a final battle should be like.
Moby-Royale  +   753d ago
Mine is definitely the song that plays during the fight with Sephiroth. As a fan of classical music, those screeching strings gave* me chills.

I have it on my "online gaming" playlist. I love when it randomly plays!

*Second Edit: One Winged Angel is the title.

Lol that was bugging me. :P
#3 (Edited 753d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
no_more_heroes  +   753d ago
Never played any of the Persona games, but that boss theme he listed as #1 does sound pretty sweet.

I'm stuck on this one at the moment:
http://www.youtube.com/watc...

This at one point was my alarm clock:
http://www.youtube.com/watc...

and I just can't get these two from KH2 out of my head:
http://www.youtube.com/watc...
http://www.youtube.com/watc...
They're not even the "best tracks EVAAAARR" but they just stick. It's disturbing just how many times I've played those two KH tracks on repeat, especially the first one.

Oh and an honorable mention:
http://www.youtube.com/watc...

I love RPG music, especially the boss battle themes :). Anyone know any other sweet ones?
Capt-FuzzyPants  +   752d ago
Destati is probably my favorite. I loved KH1. The music was just perfect all around.
TheLyonKing  +   752d ago
I agree with them all especially kh2.

One winged angel-orchestral is a triumph of composing and am nit just saying it cause I am a huge ff 7 fan (I think 8 is better)

Even non boss themes though such as breezy -balmb town theme is beautiful.

Basically kudos to Umetsu
squallsoft  +   752d ago
Very...
...well put together. EVen though I may disagree with a few of these selections, I appreciate the tracks chosen for this top 10 video.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories

RBGY - The Ultimate Tips, Cheats and Strategy Guide

5m ago - WP - "RBGY is an insanely difficult new puzzle game for the iOS and Android platforms. Your goal... | iPhone
20°

Quinton Flynn Interview | AfterBuzz TV’s The Voice Of

11m ago - "AfterBuzz TV’s The Voice Of edition, is a long form interview series featuring Voice Actors and... | Xbox 360
10°

5 Terrifying Places Horror Games Should Visit

14m ago - Bloody Disgusting lists five terrifying real places that would make great settings for horror games. | Culture
20°

Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition Discounted On Greenman Gaming

49m ago - Borderlands 2: Game of the Year Edition is now available for a low price on Greenman Gaming | PC
Ad

Start Making Games for the PS4

Now - Want to design the next generation of video games? Start learning game design today. Click for more info on how to get started. | Promoted post
20°

Tales of Graces f Asbel Lhant Figure by Alter Revealed at WonFes, Out In 2015

1h ago - AbyssalChronicles: "Alter has just revealed over at the Summer Wonder Festival 2014 their prototy... | Wii
Related content from friends