Submitted by -Mezzo- 1179d ago | opinion piece

5 Great Video Game Soundtracks: Which Are The Best Of All Time?

Forbes - I probably haven’t played enough games to definitely say which video game soundtracks are the best of all time, so I’m going to pick a few that I really like and then hand the microphone to you, dear readers. (Culture)

PoSTedUP  +   1179d ago
road rash 3D ps1, ssx tricky, ssx on tour, bournout paradise, defjam fight for NY. imo
MrKingofVideoGames  +   1179d ago
dude, how can you have a TJ & E avatar and not put that on your list?
PoSTedUP  +   1178d ago
hahah true that. now that you mention it that sound track was SICK, but i guess i was just thinking of actual songs, all the games i listed have a sound track with really good popular hits.

but not only that, racing while annihilating people off of their bike while jamming out to "mean machine" by Sugar Ray

doing insane tricks to the sound track of SSX tricky and then when you busta move "trickey" by run DMC starts playing etc.

the sound tracks to those games were not only good songs but were implemented with the gameplay sooo awesomely and perfectly.
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MurDocINC  +   1178d ago
Zelda:OoT best soundtrack ever!
VINNIEPAZ  +   1178d ago
Im going with Mega Man 2

My standout favs.....

Metal Man Stage
Air Man Stage
Crash Man Stage
Wood Man Stage
Dr Wiliy Stage
Even the Ending has a great tune
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GuyThatPlaysGames  +   1178d ago
My top picks:
1. Final Fantasy 7
2. Mass Effect 1
3. Metal Gear Series
Sephris  +   1179d ago
No "One Winged Angel?" This guy is clueless. I heard a group of 8 year olds playing it on their phones to one another the other day. If a 14 year old game soundtrack is still being picked up and loved by the newest generation, then it needs to be on the list. The noob who wrote the article probably lived in his mom's basement, forever friendless, to not have heard of it.
pandehz  +   1178d ago
One winged angel is pretty epic :)
Sephris  +   1179d ago
Not hating on Mezzo though. The article itself was good. Two thumbs to you Mezzo!
user5467007  +   1179d ago
Final Fantasy VIII...that Soundtrack is just amazing and is so unique compared to other Final Fantasy games. The music goes well with scenes and the theme song Eyes on me goes well with the romance between Laguna and Raine/Julia and Squall/Rinoa. It's better then any other FF games soundtrack....yes even FFVIIs
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Hicken  +   1178d ago
Definitely my favorite soundtrack of all the FFs, and one of the favorites in all of gaming.

Others include Castlevania:SotN, Ridge Racer 4, and Nier, along with pretty much any game with Shoji Meguro's music(particularly Persona 3).
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MrKingofVideoGames  +   1179d ago
List without Chrono Trigger = no list at all...
pandehz  +   1179d ago
This stirs something within me that I just cannot describe


Also as the author mentioned the awesome Witcher 2 track
heres one from Witcher 1 simply gets deeper as the track flows, specially love how it strays into wild territory from 1:30 onwards


And of course the main theme from the sequel http://www.youtube.com/watc...
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TooTall19  +   1178d ago
Legend of Zelda: OoT
Dark Cloud 2
Fight Night Round 4
Kirby's Adventure
TheRichterBelmont  +   1178d ago
Needs NieR and Chrono Trigger on that list.
Chuk5  +   1178d ago
Both Jet Set Radios
MEGANE  +   1178d ago
Castlevania synphony of the night! and Litle Big Planet
GUYwhoPLAYSvideoGAME  +   1178d ago
mass effect 3
arkham city
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Robochobo  +   1178d ago
Assassins Creed 2, Jesper Kyd creates magic.
belac09  +   1178d ago
ff 6-10 and chrono cross. 'nuff said.
Kyosuke_Sanada  +   1178d ago
One question......where is Black?
dubt72  +   1178d ago
Oblivion, Halo Reach, Skyrim, Madden 2003, braid
MoeMoblin  +   1178d ago
There was a game released ages ago for ps2 called Roadkill, there was a two and a half hour long talk radio show on there, funniest thing i ever heard, always gonna be my fabouritw game soundtrack
Fyflin  +   1178d ago
Fallout 3 has such a brilliant soundtrack. Can't beat exploring the wasteland and shooting freaks in the head in slow motion while listening to old classics and a bit of Three Dog.

Also, very surprised to see nobody mention any of the GTA games yet. Ever since Vice City they've all had awesome soundtracks.
Wintersun616  +   1178d ago
Shadow of the Colossus
Metal Gear Solid
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (Radio X & K-DST especially)
Final Fantasy VII
Fallout 3
God of War
LoZ: OoT
pr0digyZA  +   1178d ago
Well the only video game song in history to ever be nominated for a grammy is baba yetu (civilization IV), it also opened the 2009 world games and won many other smaller music awards

ginsunuva  +   1178d ago
Uncharted 3
Jet Set Radio
sriki007  +   1178d ago
assassins creed 2 ost was pretty good..
Capt-FuzzyPants  +   1178d ago
The Kingdom Hearts series, most FF games, and the Chrono series are better than some of those. I haven't played all of them or listened to them but The 3 games I mentioned were better than the ones I have played.

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