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VGChartz Top 20 Original Soundtracks in Gaming (20-11)

VGChartz writes: "This was not an easy list to come up with. Indeed, what started off as a top 10 soon mushroomed into a top 20, and could have gone much higher still, but limit ourselves to 20 we have. It was certainly enjoyable though; listening to some of these soundtracks made us want to replay some of these often classic games."

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NateNater3729d ago

I'm hoping to see Sonic the Hedgehog or Final Fantasy somewhere in the top 10.

Also, I doubt it will make it on this list at all, but the old Crash Bandicoot games had some memorable songs.

Saaking3729d ago

Metal Gear Solid for #1!

Jaces3729d ago

lol!

Starcraft, it's been years since I've heard that. Good good times.

Nice list so far though, curious to see #1.

ReservoirDog3163729d ago

I don't remember the Crash Bandicoot music really.

But I always say it for these articles. The game soundtrack that deserves recognition yet never gets it is Max Payne 2.

This sets the mood so perfectly for the game.

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

Rhythmattic3729d ago

As a kid in the arcades (early 80's) this little blues ditty I just couldnt get out of my head... Hell, Its still burnt into my memory banks till this day.

Da da da da da-de a da da

PS3Freak3729d ago

I hope that Wipeout HD will make it onto the list, that and Motorstorm PR. Those are my 2 favorite games in terms of soundtrack.

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FrankWest3729d ago (Edited 3729d ago )

I'm glad to see I'm not the only one who loves The Sims music

Mista T3729d ago (Edited 3729d ago )

I hope to see Goldeneye or Perfect Dark make the top 10 cause they both had amazing soundtracks, I wish some FPSs these days could have similar soundtracks

Perfect Dark - http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Perfect Dark - http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Perfect Dark - http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Goldeneye - http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Goldeneye - http://www.youtube.com/watc...

The BS Police3729d ago (Edited 3729d ago )

Perfect Dark and Goldeneye 007 deserve to be on this list aswell.

Perfect Dark http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Goldeneye 007 http://www.youtube.com/watc...

Those games soundtracks are forever in my mind and ears.

Alien Trilogy also had some great music.

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

Mista T3729d ago

I remember the caverns soundtrack a lot, scary if your little, epic if your older

these soundtracks in games are a reason why games are art

The BS Police3729d ago (Edited 3729d ago )

Videogame music is definitly a great art and it makes videogames themselves an even greater artform. It not only helps to keep you entertained and your adrenaline flowing... but for me it helps to imagine myself in those situations aswell.

Saaking3729d ago

Goldeneye was awesome back then. We'd stay up all night play 4 player deathmatch.

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zerocrossing3729d ago (Edited 3729d ago )

im hoping to see metal gear solid 3's snake eater it was great, Final fantasy 7's Sephiroth one winged angel is one of the most epic songs ever, Castlevania series Castlevania symphony of the night had great sound tracks as well as being a awesome game! sonic the hedgehog emerald feilds and going super sonic wher great, Super Mario bros mushroom kingdom is a classic, metroid not sure of the names but most wher great, project zero (aka fatal frame) had some great soundtracks and especialy the theme songs wher great, but i have a feeling they wont make it in, oh and i cant forget this one Zone Of The Enders 2 the 2nd runner song called Beyond the Bounds if you havent heard this yet then you realy should its awesome!,i have a feeling i left some other great ones out but this will have to do, well its shorter than most of my other rants lol =).

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