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Necroyeti
03-11-2012, 12:53 AM
Awesome video game OSTs and tracks ahoy. What are some of your favourites?

Dropping a few classics to get things rolling:

Final Fantasy IX (Nobuo Uematsu) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Warw9qxJ70c)
Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (Koji Kondo) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDX4ZwUeOok)
Silent Hill 2 (Akira Yamaoka) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aalI-pmhgb4)
Streets of Rage III (Yuzo Koshiro / Motohiro Kawashima) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McZdaVIDxuI)
Xenogears (Yasunori Mitsuda) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2CwNsBhI8yk)

pauadrian
03-11-2012, 12:59 AM
fifa 11
burnout paradise
only those 2 come to mind out of the little game I have played

Sully
03-11-2012, 02:00 AM
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, One of the best soundtracks EVER.

Smackdown vs Raw 2007. That one had some classics, almost nostalgia worthy.

CM Rock-Austin
03-11-2012, 03:25 AM
Smackdown vs Raw 2005
Madden with Vick on the cover
Nba 2k12

VanHooliganX
03-11-2012, 07:48 AM
Pokemon 1 (red/yellow/blue) has some good ones. If it didn't I wouldn't of over played it as much as I did.
Cheetahmen had a catchy song although the games are shite.
Sonic 1, 2 and 3 has a lot of great tracks in them I can't stop singing when I here.

Although not very popular Earthworm Jim: Menace to the Galaxy for GBC had a badass opening theme song too.

*points to all Budokai 3 songs* 1 reason why I was unstoppable at that game ;D

DOA4 has a few good tracks and Marble Blast Ultra has a great track.


Here is but a handful :)

Subject Zero
03-11-2012, 07:51 AM
The Mass Effect Trilogy

Fable 1,2 and 3

Dragon Age Origins

Oblivion

Street Fighter 2 Turbo

Streets of Rage 2

Jade Empire

Tommy Thunder
03-11-2012, 09:50 AM
Of the games I've played, Mass Effect 1 + 2 have the best sound track hands down. I'm yet t play the 3rd, but I have no doubt that the soundtrack for that will be one of the standout features of the game.

As far as other games go:

PGR4
Fifa 2000
GTA 4 (can't beat a bit of Iggy Pop on Liberty Rock Radio!)
and pretty much all the Tomb Raider games have a great soundtrack.

Iron Ape
03-11-2012, 11:08 AM
Faxanadu (Jun Chikuma)- (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tw9_Saln2O8&feature=player_detailpage) One of the most slept-on 8-bit opuses for one of the most slept-on adventure games ever made.

Donkey Kong Country 2 (David Wise)- (http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=73n7HTcmb5g) It's funny how the once revolutionary graphics haven't held up, yet the excellent soundtrack remains as excellent as ever.

Resident Evil (Makoto Tomozawa/Masami Ueda/Akari Kaida)- (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzWOfaTYjdo&feature=player_detailpage) This will forever be the most soothing thing to hit my cochlea.

Bodom
03-11-2012, 11:14 AM
Mass Effect 1 + 2 is a personal favorite of mine.

SESAfro
03-11-2012, 11:18 AM
NBA 2K12 has the worst soundtrack I have ever heard. It's a shame that they have Basketball by Kurtis Blow on there. It's just so bad, it hurts.

Final Fantasy XIII, Kingdom Hearts 2 (especially Darkness of the Unknown) and DBZ Raging Blast (Flight of the Omega = jizzworthy) have pretty awesome soundtracks.

VanHooliganX
03-11-2012, 11:33 AM
Completely forgot.

Hitman: Blood Money. Jesper Kyd makes amazing songs.

Tomsta666
03-11-2012, 11:35 AM
Tony hawks Pro Skater 1 and 2 > Anything else, ever!

Necroyeti
03-11-2012, 06:28 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghSi6_hbpo8
Out of an entire series of games with mostly excellent soundtracks, this is probably the single best song from them all. Really makes me want to play the game again now. (even if it's not the best FF)

And y'all know about the smooth jazz version of Godot's theme (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMnrl0tmd3k) from Phoenix Wright, right? And how you're supposed to sync it up with Rainymood (http://www.rainymood.com/) and everything? It's mad awesome.

Dubs
03-11-2012, 07:52 PM
WWE Day of Reckoning has the best soundtrack for a wrestling game IMO. Mass Effect 1 has the best all-round gaming soundtrack.

Tomsta666
03-11-2012, 08:01 PM
Shit! Are we talking original soundtracks here or collections of songs?

Necroyeti
03-11-2012, 08:20 PM
Shit! Are we talking original soundtracks here or collections of songs?
Either or, I guess. If it's good, it's good.

As far as song collections go, I'd agree with THPS 1* and 2. Also the third game, Dave Mirra BMX 2, Vice City and the second Guitar Hero.

I mean, I wouldn't actually sit down and listen to any of those soundtracks, but they do fit in well with the games.

* - the original soundtrack had better be in the remake, or by jove I'm gonna........ have to make an ipod playlist to listen to while I play it.

Tomsta666
03-11-2012, 08:36 PM
Either or, I guess. If it's good, it's good.

As far as song collections go, I'd agree with THPS 1* and 2. Also the third game, Dave Mirra BMX 2, Vice City and the second Guitar Hero.

I mean, I wouldn't actually sit down and listen to any of those soundtracks, but they do fit in well with the games.

* - the original soundtrack had better be in the remake, or by jove I'm gonna........ have to make an ipod playlist to listen to while I play it.

Funnily enough I was feeling a bit of nostalgia for those games the other day. So i went through youtube and watched all the songs videos! :p

I know what you mean man, I'll probably do the same thing. Did you every play the re-release of Crazy Taxi that came out on XBLA/PSN a while ago? Without the Offspring and Bad Religion that game was a shell of it's former self. Strange how that works ain't it?

Broc
03-11-2012, 08:42 PM
SVR 07 has the best of any game I've played.


NBA 2K12 has the worst soundtrack I have ever heard. It's a shame that they have Basketball by Kurtis Blow on there. It's just so bad, it hurts.

While that song may not be the best, there are some pretty good songs on that, like Found a New Low, or Now's my Time, but yes, overall it sucks. That damn Curtis Blow song gets stuck in my head so fucking badly.

Krysys
03-11-2012, 10:55 PM
Splatterhouse

Resident Evil 2

SilverGhost
03-13-2012, 01:08 AM
Resident Evil has a good soundtrack to set a feeling on the game. RE2 has the best example!

Another game that fits the bill is LIMBO. If you never played LIMBO, you will be freaked out by the environment.

supergoing
03-25-2012, 12:38 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tJexe_aX6k

GOAT

wrestlingfan66513
03-25-2012, 01:16 PM
The God of War series
Metal Gear Solid
Halo
Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts
Mario and Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
And my all time favorite.........
Shadow of the Colossus

Sully
03-25-2012, 07:53 PM
I love the Uncharted theme song It's so...I can't even explain it. It's perfect for sure.

ihearvoices
03-26-2012, 11:42 PM
Nail'd (G.O.A.T game soundtrack)
NBA 2k12

supergoing
04-04-2012, 10:23 AM
Not a soundtrack, but this album is fucking dope

http://i.imgur.com/OiS5h.jpg

It's a hip-hop retelling of the Final Fantasy VII story, using various melodies from the game. I'll upload it if anyone requests it.

samoan619
04-04-2012, 12:44 PM
Here are a few of my favorite VG Soundtracks, plus a few of my favorite songs from those soundtracks..

Mother 3: "Confusion", "She Was Like A Sunflower", "Whats Beyond The Tunnel"
Chrono Trigger: "Schala's Theme", "Secret Of The Forest", "Corridor Of Time"
Secret Of Mana: "A Bell Is Tolling", "Eternal Recurrence", "Phantom And A Rose"
Lost Odyssey: "Immortal Life", "Eclipse Of Time (Harp Version)", "A Return, Indeed (Piano Version)"
Rule Of Rose: "A Love Suicide", "The Attic", and all the piano etudes of the theme throughout the soundtrack
Star Ocean Second Story: "Theme Of Rena (Music Box Version)", "A Quirk Of Fate", "We Form In Crystals"
Donkey Kong Country: "Stickerbrush Symphony 2", "Aquatic Ambiance", "Forest Frenzy"
Streets Of Rage 2: "Slow Moon", "In The Bar", "Go Straight"
Wild Arms 3: "Advanced Wind (Whistle Version)", "Wandering Bird", "Only The Night Sky Knows (Whistle Version)"
Brave Fencer Musashi: "Forest Of Sleep (Night)", "The Voice From Heaven", "Dragon Isle"
FFVI: "Coin Song", "Veldt's Theme", "Shadow's Theme"

I'll just end it from here, and return later lolol..

supergoing
04-04-2012, 01:27 PM
Streets of Rage III's soundtrack > Streets of Rage II's, IMO. Songs like "Inga Rasen", "Fuse" and "Cycle I" would probably be considered cutting-edge techno if they were released today.

I have a feeling you'd really get a kick out of the album I mentioned above. The rapping can be pretty sketchy, but a lot of the beats are fairly creative (more so than Team Teamwork's Vinyl Fantasy VII mashups)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9ybfoHGQ6w

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DfVZAjgrcY

Iron Ape
04-04-2012, 02:14 PM
Here are a few of my favorite VG Soundtracks, plus a few of my favorite songs from those soundtracks..

Mother 3: "Confusion", "She Was Like A Sunflower", "Whats Beyond The Tunnel"
Chrono Trigger: "Schala's Theme", "Secret Of The Forest", "Corridor Of Time"
Secret Of Mana: "A Bell Is Tolling", "Eternal Recurrence", "Phantom And A Rose"
Lost Odyssey: "Immortal Life", "Eclipse Of Time (Harp Version)", "A Return, Indeed (Piano Version)"
Rule Of Rose: "A Love Suicide", "The Attic", and all the piano etudes of the theme throughout the soundtrack
Star Ocean Second Story: "Theme Of Rena (Music Box Version)", "A Quirk Of Fate", "We Form In Crystals"
Donkey Kong Country: "Stickerbrush Symphony 2", "Aquatic Ambiance", "Forest Frenzy"
Streets Of Rage 2: "Slow Moon", "In The Bar", "Go Straight"
Wild Arms 3: "Advanced Wind (Whistle Version)", "Wandering Bird", "Only The Night Sky Knows (Whistle Version)"
Brave Fencer Musashi: "Forest Of Sleep (Night)", "The Voice From Heaven", "Dragon Isle"
FFVI: "Coin Song", "Veldt's Theme", "Shadow's Theme"

I'll just end it from here, and return later lolol..
I swear, man, you and I have about the exact same taste in game music. It seems like every time this subject comes up, you usually have me beaten to the punch with stuff I came here to post.


EDIT: Anyways, I'll go ahead and add Bionic Commando: Rearmed's entire soundtrack to the mix.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6th_wyfdu1Q&feature=player_detailpage

samoan619
04-05-2012, 12:48 PM
Streets of Rage III's soundtrack > Streets of Rage II's, IMO. Songs like "Inga Rasen", "Fuse" and "Cycle I" would probably be considered cutting-edge techno if they were released today.

I have a feeling you'd really get a kick out of the album I mentioned above. The rapping can be pretty sketchy, but a lot of the beats are fairly creative (more so than Team Teamwork's Vinyl Fantasy VII mashups)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9ybfoHGQ6w

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_DfVZAjgrcY

My brotha Supergoing aka the Artist Formerly Known As Necroyeti!! I will say I picked Streets Of Rage 2 > SOR3 because around the time that game came out, there were no musical scores on games like that.. I really felt like the music of SOR2 emulated the sound of the early 90s.. It had techno like tracks, but also there was a soulful vibe to some of the BGM.. It reminded me of the music from C&C Music Factory, and other Miami influenced club music around the time.. Now to the Black Ran project I definitely made sure I checked that out when it dropped.. And I agree to the fullest that the production was waaay more well put together than the Vinyl Fantasy production.. But I like Vinyl's more due to the Gucci Maine song "Stupid" lolol.. I couldnt believe they sampled that resort town from FFVII, it was like a mashup made in heaven..



I swear, man, you and I have about the exact same taste in game music. It seems like every time this subject comes up, you usually have me beaten to the punch with stuff I came here to post.


EDIT: Anyways, I'll go ahead and add Bionic Commando: Rearmed's entire soundtrack to the mix.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6th_wyfdu1Q&feature=player_detailpage
Thats because The Miz says we're AWESOME!!!! lolol What can I say, besides great minds think alike... #Salute to an opinionated guy, that I truly respect!!

SouthernBlood
04-05-2012, 03:00 PM
True Crime:NY....Got every thing from Black Rob's WOAH("Like WOAH! Cars like WOAH!") to Blondie's Hangin On The Telophone...

SilverGhost
04-05-2012, 04:17 PM
Street Fighter 3: Third Strike has a good fighting music. And certain ones from Street Fighter 4.

Super Smash Bros(any kind) good music.

Metal Gear Solid

LA Noire

Resident Evil CVX has good boss themes


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXRUTuq_pvo&feature=my_liked_videos&list=L LqQ8ArzB_7SPbBcnDosRS5w

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=od-z04Gkggo
THIS PIANO!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBgFH27e4Dk

Iron Ape
04-05-2012, 05:37 PM
It kind of goes without saying that Zelda soundtracks are predictably excellent, but I think it bears pointing out that Skyward Sword's orchestral score is particularly exceptional and probably the pinnacle of the entire series.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=23hJeaLotEw


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEbFLSfHqQ8&feature=player_detailpage


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aH4T38gw6Wk&feature=player_detailpage


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KRPheoucN_0&feature=player_detailpage

wrestlingfan66513
04-05-2012, 07:45 PM
Castlevania II
Bloody Tears was a great song and really set up a cool mood

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2oZtvjg5oA

A personal favorite of mine is Shadow of the Colossus (They remade this for the PS3 and are working on another)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yng-bkl94aQ

Also Tetrus and Earthbound, who can forget those classics.

SouthernBlood
04-05-2012, 10:13 PM
hmmmm I was not expecting so many 'tunes',so to speak,...I think soundtracks I think Midnight Club Dub Edition Remix and shit...All the link stuff to me is just background music.

VanHooliganX
04-30-2012, 11:05 PM
Thought this would make an interesting thread.

Video Games have always had badass songs in them. So why not have a thread where we can share our favourites and build-up a thread that has a lot of great tracks in them.

Feel free to share who your all-time have composers are as well and other things like that :)

Doubt this might be popular but hey, worth a shot I guess.

Dead Rising 2 (Chef boss):

http://youtu.be/g2eHh4GcJMQ

DBZ Budokai 3 (Supreme Kais World stage):

http://youtu.be/NhsqP0vqVng

Bathroom Stage:

http://youtu.be/KUGvn-nFeS4

Bully:

http://youtu.be/CkPqtTcBXTA

pauadrian
04-30-2012, 11:28 PM
Hey Van
http://www.ewrestlingnews.com/community/showthread.php?15572-Video-Game-Soundtracks

VanHooliganX
04-30-2012, 11:44 PM
Hey Van
http://www.ewrestlingnews.com/community/showthread.php?15572-Video-Game-Soundtracks


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYj7T9eEQ4U

My bad then :(

Bodom
05-06-2012, 10:33 PM
Just listening to this makes me want to save the goddamn universe.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTsD2FjmLsw

Iron Ape
05-06-2012, 11:17 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=ie5w31DtIw8

Tomsta666
05-06-2012, 11:36 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOTUf14m6-w

SilverGhost
05-07-2012, 03:10 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_3VbqwJsAg&feature=my_liked_videos&list=L LqQ8ArzB_7SPbBcnDosRS5w

HeelTurn
05-07-2012, 04:23 AM
I tend to find Final Fantasy rarely miss with great music. Metal Gear Solid is pretty spot on to, and as already mentioned the Super Smash Bros game. Heres a few faves...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eeXPGlHy7UU


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcL70l8MkV8


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0n2Y3VsAE3c

Iron Ape
05-07-2012, 11:45 AM
One of my biggest pet-peeves is people's incessant use of the word "epic"- yet there's really no other piece of text more suited for so perfectly encapsulating the amazingness that is the Kid Icarus: Uprising masterwork of sound. This thing is like a Sybian for our collective ear-pussies.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=k6nOPEMaWAw


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=k6nOPEMaWAw


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=COgGsetFrCM

It took them long enough, but that doesn't make me any less grateful for Nintendo finally getting around to going full orchestral.

Iron Ape
05-22-2012, 09:15 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=WKIx0CmAZM8


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=LCt3f4k7Koo


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8F6uTmH6Luo&feature=player_detailpage

HeelTurn
05-23-2012, 01:25 PM
Here is one of the themes of the chocobos in Final Fantasy XIII-2, you know those cute yellow birds? Well this strange choice of theme sounds like a boss from Dead Rising...


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEUOOgNzOv4

SESAfro
05-24-2012, 12:00 PM
Two. Best. Game themes. Ever.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OCH6nQYflwY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkFhhnApeF4

supergoing
06-03-2012, 03:24 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8F6uTmH6Luo&feature=player_detailpage

Still haven't played the game yet, but fuck yeah HEALTH! Great band.

supergoing
08-29-2012, 06:15 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWgPX9yTtQg

This is... fucking lovely.

SilverGhost
09-04-2012, 02:32 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RKF6gqCXiM

Wish I can play Persona games :( But this sounds great!

Awesome Bomb
09-04-2012, 08:40 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tb-gI_pFog0

Tomsta666
09-04-2012, 08:47 AM
Castlevania theme - Vampire Killer. Throughout the years


http://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_67801&feature=iv&sr c_vid=rMcyE5oipUU&v=L0w35exSNkQ

Awesome Bomb
09-04-2012, 09:49 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7oUk9WizNc

Tomsta666
09-06-2012, 11:55 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_Tam9lv1KQ

samoan619
09-06-2012, 12:07 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FuvQ2_Btiwg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJXgk09xk00

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRV_A5ZDXyo

SilverGhost
11-04-2012, 03:01 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CC_Y4zOUdcI

Such a manly game.

stone cold bruiser brody
11-06-2012, 06:19 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=GCj-I4LoqtQ

stone cold bruiser brody
11-06-2012, 06:34 AM
almost forgot these three.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=lGSKZgEnbYI


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=wtzcv_0O850


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=w9U8GJvpzYo

Viperfish
11-06-2012, 07:11 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkDasPSBMms

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yag16MwcV2Q

stone cold bruiser brody
11-11-2012, 07:39 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=wqjsWPY21Xo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=yY-Z_TMdk4I

Shaz11
11-11-2012, 07:46 AM
Blur by Wretch 32 in FIFA 13 is absolutely sick.

stone cold bruiser brody
11-14-2012, 04:51 AM
Can't believe nobody has put this one yet.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=3jQRGLoiiek