#1 Posted by CouncilorChief (103 posts) -

What are some of your personal favorite sci-fi video game music?

I'll start by posting mine.

Mass Effect 2 - The End Run: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FidqiSoV6UA

Starcraft Brood War - Terran Theme: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9XSZw67QpY

Halo 3 ODST - Finale: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBnbJXO4JIk

Deus Ex - UNATCO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBPK_oXeJgA

Deus Ex Human Revolution - Opening Credits: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l88yR4n_1XI

Mass Effect - Saren: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoTa1hcn64A

Metal Gear Solid 2 - Main Theme: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_MTlQ-1WNE

Halo 3 - Wake Me When You Need Me: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8eWxNXkEjo

Halo CE - Rock Anthem for Saving the World: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Wcqnofddtc

#2 Posted by Gargantuan (1890 posts) -

Halo has brilliant music! 
 
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#4 Edited by Napalm (9230 posts) -

No Mass Effect (1)? You sir... suck.

I'll just reference the entirety of Mass Effect's soundtrack, and the Blade Runner-esque tracks of Mass Effect 2.

Also, fucking System Shock 2? Which has an amazing drum'n bass soundtrack? And goddamn Snatcher? Fucking goddamn, Snatcher has an amazing soundtrack.

#5 Posted by AngelN7 (2999 posts) -

@Napalm said:

No Mass Effect (1)? You sir... suck.

I'll just reference the entirety of Mass Effect's soundtrack, and the Blade Runner-esque tracks of Mass Effect 2.

Also, fucking System Shock 2? Which has an amazing drum'n bass soundtrack? And goddamn Snatcher? Fucking goddamn, Snatcher has an amazing soundtrack.

He did ... the Saren theme , personally I like this one from the first game

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Makes all the conversations inside the normandy feel even more Sci-fi-ish , plus it got that "mistery of space" mood that set the tone of the game.

#6 Posted by Spoonman671 (4986 posts) -

No Metroid?  This thread isn't going anywhere.

#7 Posted by BaneFireLord (3084 posts) -

Mass Effect galaxy map. /thread

#8 Posted by VoleMaulder (71 posts) -

Pretty much anything on Mass Effect OST. But if I had to single out one, it would be this

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Also, I can't believe no one has said this yet

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#10 Posted by Hizang (9360 posts) -

How about a children's nursery rhyme?

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#11 Posted by two_socks (252 posts) -

Deus Ex: Human Revolution's Soundtrack was quite good.

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#14 Posted by JamesValdes (81 posts) -

Industrial sci-fi!

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#15 Posted by VoleMaulder (71 posts) -

I just realized that MGS is considered sci-fi.

I've got two more songs to add, then.

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#18 Posted by Schmollian (302 posts) -

Unreal. All of it.

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#19 Posted by NTM (8295 posts) -

Oh whoops, you said personal favorites? Never mind, I think there are a lot of great ones. The one I added isn't necessarily one of the my favorites out of the entire genre, but I still like it, so I'll keep it.

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#21 Edited by believer258 (12712 posts) -

Uh... Quake 2's soundtrack was done by Trent Reznor. I've heard it, but only to the background of the game, and I can't say that I remember it, but maybe that?

EDIT: Yep. Quake 2's soundtrack. Thank God for Youtube!

#22 Posted by CouncilorChief (103 posts) -

@believer258 said:

Uh... Quake 2's soundtrack was done by Trent Reznor. I've heard it, but only to the background of the game, and I can't say that I remember it, but maybe that?

EDIT: Yep. Quake 2's soundtrack. Thank God for Youtube!

No Trent Reznor worked on the first Quake. Sonic Mayhem (his professional name) did the music for Quake 2.

#23 Posted by SoldierG654342 (1863 posts) -

All of System Shock 2's soundtrack is great, but my favorite has always been Med/Sci 1.

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#24 Posted by RoeTaKa (10 posts) -

@AngelN7 said:

He did ... the Saren theme , personally I like this one from the first game

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Makes all the conversations inside the normandy feel even more Sci-fi-ish , plus it got that "mistery of space" mood that set the tone of the game.

You sir have great taste :)

I was trying to think of soundtracks like this thread recently. The Phantasy Star series and Online have great music and speaking of RPG's: Star Ocean 2 and Rogue Galaxy. Dead Space 1 and 2 had great soundtracks as well but nothing memorable, it just worked for the games like it would movies.

I have a soft spot for the music in Flashback (The Quest for Identity) too, that really set the mood, personally I preferred the Genesis's sound chip for that soundtrack. But the Amiga's version is awesome too.

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#26 Posted by Hunter5024 (6308 posts) -

Listening to this is giving me a deep urge to go back and finish this game.

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#28 Posted by Wong_Fei_Hung (735 posts) -

@Spoonman671 said:

No Metroid? This thread isn't going anywhere.
#29 Posted by PokeIkzai (399 posts) -

The entire original Mass Effect OST. I just love the ambient, atmospheric wonder vibe that I get from that entire game from its music. It's something special.

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#31 Posted by TeflonBilly (4742 posts) -

Nobody's posted this yet?

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I'm very disappointed in you all.

#32 Posted by ArtelinaRose (1902 posts) -

REALLY excited to get my hands on the soundtrack for this game, what little I've heard is amazing.

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#33 Posted by JasonR86 (10003 posts) -

Let's keep this shit old-skool kid!

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