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Best Game Soundtracks

Post by PostieDoc » Sun May 18, 2014 8:42 am

Self-explanatory really.

I was watching a Youtube video of the original Settlers on the Amiga, thinking what a great soundtrack when it struck me that the tune sounded very similar to something I had heard recently.
It bears an uncanny resemblance to the title music from A Game Of Thrones. I can't believe how close to each other the two are, maybe the composer for GOT played a lot of Settlers when he was a kid?

Anyway, what are your favourite game soundtracks?
Any era and any format allowed.

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Re: Best Game Soundtracks

Post by The Laird » Sun May 18, 2014 9:02 am

Tempest 2000
Raiden
Double Dragon
Streets Of Rage 1,2 & 3
Super Burnout
Xenon 1 & 2
Ninja Gaiden
OutRun
AfterBurner
Space Harrier
Galaxy Force II
Sonic 1,2 & 3
Panther
Robocop (Spectrum)
Super Hang-On

There are just so many! I a huge fan of chip music in general.

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Post by jdanddiet » Sun May 18, 2014 9:08 am

Turrican 2
Halo 3 ODST
Icewind Dale
Wizball
Streets of Rage 2
Comix Zone (seeeeeeeeyaaaaah!)
Sonic
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Re: Best Game Soundtracks

Post by paranoid marvin » Sun May 18, 2014 10:04 am

Pretty much all the Ocean loaders for the C64.

Elektraglide , Warhawk - A8

Combat School , G'n'G-, Last V8 - C64

Space Harrier and Outrun - arcade
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Re: Best Game Soundtracks

Post by RodimusPrime » Sun May 18, 2014 10:15 am

Outrun
Castle of ilusion
Marioworld
Lemmings
Castlevania IV

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Re: Best Game Soundtracks

Post by silvergunner » Sun May 18, 2014 4:03 pm

Echo everything that has been mentioned so far.

My most favs are

Golden axe
Thunder force IV
Streets of rage 1 and 2 but I did think 3 was poor in comparison
Mass effect 2
Outrun
Road rash 1 and 2

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Re: Best Game Soundtracks

Post by gman72 » Sun May 18, 2014 4:25 pm

Final Fantasy 7 - PS1
Castlevania Symphony of the Night - PS1
Metroid Prime - GC
Earthbound - SNES
Super Castlevania - SNES
Streets of Rage 2 - MD
W.A.R - C64
Wizball - C64
Delta - C64
To name but a bare few. :D
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Post by pratty » Sun May 18, 2014 5:43 pm

Chrono Trigger
The entire Zelda series
Metroid Prime
Timesplitters 2
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Re: Best Game Soundtracks

Post by gman72 » Sun May 18, 2014 6:58 pm

FIFA 2008 was a very good year. :wink:
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Re: Best Game Soundtracks

Post by crusto » Sun May 18, 2014 8:13 pm

Gauntlet 4
Yaksa
Moto Roader
SOR 1 and 2
Final Fantasy 2(4)
Barbarian (CPC)
Actraiser
Ninja Spirit
Vigilante
Double Dragon
Y's
Super Star Wars series

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Re: Best Game Soundtracks

Post by The Sane Psycho » Sun May 18, 2014 9:57 pm

The Zelda series always has the best music, IMO. Majora's Mask, in particular, has perhaps the greatest OST of all time.

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Re: Best Game Soundtracks

Post by kiwimike » Mon May 19, 2014 1:15 am

Love the silent hill soundtracks- The soundscapes as well as the music. It's what made the games a cut above other survival horror IMO and made the game incredibly atmospheric.

The Final Fantasy games had some gorgeous music, as the distant world shows and CDs testify :)

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Re: Best Game Soundtracks

Post by SpockIOM » Tue May 20, 2014 11:31 am

So much great music to choose from...

Mega Man 2
Castlevaia 1
Bubble Bobble (yes, there were only a couple of tracks but the main theme still makes me smile!)
Wonder Boy 3: Dragon's Trap
Duck Tales
Super Metroid
Starwing
Castlevania 4
Super Mario Kart
Streets of Rage
Golden Axe 2
Sim City (SNES)
Final Fantasy 6-9
Shadow of the Colossus
Lemmings
Castlevania SOTN
LOZ series
Sonic 1-3
Street Fighter 2
Halo series
7th Guest
Monkey Island series

... and probably another 100 or so I've forgotten about.
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Re: Best Game Soundtracks

Post by Sephiroth81 » Tue May 20, 2014 11:42 am

Super Mario Galaxy is sublime.

Lotus Turbo Challenge had a few good tunes as well! (and the sequel)....best on Amiga of course.

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