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#1 Edited by DarthOrange (4131 posts) -

I recently picked up Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken while it was on sale on PSN and I have to say the soundtrack is amazing and is all original and made for the game.

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Some other soundtracks that stand out to me are the Bully soundtrack as well as the Socom 2 soundtrack.

What are some game soundtracks that you peeps have enjoyed?

Edit: include a link to one of the songs from the game so that the community can take a listen.

#2 Posted by HorseFactory (104 posts) -

Doom & Doom 2 midi files on a loop forever whilst i'm imploding into my own neuroaxis.

#3 Posted by ThePhantomnaut (6288 posts) -

Street Fighter III: 3rd Strike.

#4 Posted by Animasta (14827 posts) -

Nier is the Best soundtrack from a video game, no discussion needed

#5 Posted by ShaggE (7292 posts) -

Silent Hill. No OST in particular, just all of the Silent Hills, preferably the Mary McGlynn tracks. That, and the Neverhood/Skullmonkeys soundtracks stand out as my all time favorites.

For individual tracks, allow me to introduce a VERY deep cut:

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#6 Posted by Zleunamme (778 posts) -

Original score I go with Silent Hill 2 and Mass Effect 2. My favorite soundtracks with licensed music is Brutal Legend and GTA: Vice City. Brutal Legend got me to listen rock/heavy metal bands. I like how the songs in Vice city were not instantly recognizable songs associated with 80s.

#7 Posted by Canteu (2904 posts) -

FFVI, FFXIII, Chrono Trigger, Dark Chronicle and currently really loving the Dungeon Defenders soundtrack.

I also really love the music from the pokemon games.

#8 Posted by Encephalon (1439 posts) -

Valkyrie Profile 2

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#10 Edited by Master_Funk (749 posts) -

Persona 3 + 4 soundtracks are amazing. Shoji Meguro is one funky composer.

#11 Posted by Toxin066 (3403 posts) -

Yay! Youtube thread!

I'm a big fan of the Super Meat Boy OST.

#12 Posted by AlexW00d (6822 posts) -

The God of War games have awesome soundtracks. Perfect for ripping dudes to shreds.

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#14 Edited by Amethus (72 posts) -

Chrono Cross' soundtrack is amazing. Like even if you're a hardcore CT fan and hate the game, I hope you can at least admit the soundtrack is good. I also really like a lot of the Silent Hill stuff. Probably my favorite thing about the games.

Lastly people are talking about Persona 3 and 4 but I like a lot of the other SMT games too.


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Digital Devil Saga:

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Digital Devil Saga 2:

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Devil Survivor:

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Persona 2:

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#15 Edited by VisceralWhimsy (56 posts) -

I dig most of the Mass Effect tracks, definitely Silent Hill 2, and enjoy Digital Devil Saga's tunes. I definitely enjoy something fresh and unique, and non-repetitive. Love a game like Bayonetta, but get annoyed and mute it easily.

Edit: how the hell can I forget Portal 2? Brilliant stuff, from the funky little noises when you jump or slide around, even.

#16 Posted by Guided_By_Tigers (8020 posts) -

Donkey Kong Country 2 and Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine are my two favorite.

#17 Edited by CountMacula (251 posts) -

Starcraft 2:

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Mario Galaxy:

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Half Life 2:

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Chrono Trigger:

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I was going to throw in The Sun Rises from Okami & Aquatic Ambience from DKC too, but they've already been posted....

#18 Posted by Sunjammer (1076 posts) -

None of these really work outside of the context of the game they're in, but then again.. They're video game music. A game can make me accept profoundly cheesy shit as long as it's "in character".

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#19 Posted by Ravenlight (8057 posts) -
  • Final Fantasy (all of them, but 6 and 8 are my favorites)
  • Bastion
  • Dustforce
  • Megaman 2
  • Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
#20 Posted by mosespippy (4746 posts) -

The soundtrack for Mirror's Edge is in heavy rotation in my music library.

#21 Posted by JustKamToo (866 posts) -


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#22 Posted by Elazul (1345 posts) -

Symphony of the Night and Chrono Trigger are probably my favorites, although there are quite a few other Castlevania games with plenty of great music as well. In terms of recent stuff, nothing beats Super Meat Boy for me. I mean, listen to this shit:

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That's been my ringtone for the last year and I have no intention of changing it. EVER.

#23 Posted by MysteriousBob (6262 posts) -

Streets of Rage 2 has the best video game soundtrack of all time.

#24 Posted by ze_ro (182 posts) -

Some of the all time greatest:

  • Final Fantasy 7 - 14
  • Mass Effect 1 & 2
  • Meal Gear Solid series
  • Deus Ex: HR

but most recently...

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and this never gets old (oh the memories...)

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#26 Posted by Marcsman (3381 posts) -

Saint's Row the 3rd?

#27 Posted by Elazul (1345 posts) -

@MysteriousBob said:

Streets of Rage 2 has the best video game soundtrack of all time.

Fuckin A! That game took up the majority of my multiplayer-gaming youth, I have no idea how I forgot about it!

#28 Edited by Tireyo (6712 posts) -

Ah yes! I have a couple of favorites.

Super Mario Galaxy 1 & 2


Chrono Trigger

Chrono Cross

Donkey Kong Country 1, 2, 3, Returns

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Majora's Mask, Twilight Princess, Skyward Sword, A Link to the Past and the wonderful Wind Waker.


Cave Story

Sonic the Hedgehog 1, 2, 3, and Knuckles

Banjo-Kazooie and Tooie

Klonoa: Door to Phantomile

Mighty Switch Force (More recent soundtrack)

The New Tetris


Paper Mario 1 & 2

Rayman Origins (Another more recent soundtrack)

Super Monkey Ball 1 & 2

Super Smash Bros Brawl

Bomberman Hero

Mischief Makers

WOO!! I'm getting way too carried away. It's OK though, because I love this type of music. =-D It's too obvious really.

#29 Posted by Nentisys (902 posts) -


Mass Effect series

Rayman Origins

Baldur's Gate series, Icewind Dale series


Listen to all those OSTs pretty frequently.

#30 Posted by Thompson820 (421 posts) -
  • Bastion
  • Shatter
  • Persona 4

That is all.

#31 Posted by MaFoLu (1871 posts) -

Persona 4 
Chrono Trigger 
Zelda games

#32 Posted by Vorbis (2763 posts) -

@Animasta said:

Nier is the Best soundtrack from a video game, no discussion needed

#33 Posted by Dagbiker (7022 posts) -
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#34 Posted by Sweep (9767 posts) -

I carry the Machinarium soundtrack with me wherever I go. Similarly, PPPPPP is the best chiptunes album I have ever heard. I also like the Bastion, Braid, and Orange Box albums. Actually, I think I have a list knockin' about here somewhere.

Games With Great Soundtracks

Some music stays with you longer after you have stopped playing the game it was paired with. Here is a selection of my favourite tunes that, for one reason or another, I can't seem to stop listening to. Some of them are even free to download, take a peek...

1. Braid

Beautifully relaxing and mellow. Sleepy music for sleepy people.

2. Halo 3

One of the few games with a full orchestral score accompanying it, the music of the halo universe really is fantastic and fully lends itself to the epic scale of the franchise.

3. Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved

Upbeat electro chimes with pockets of tranquillity. Also it's free to download: http://cdn3.libsyn.com/godfree/46860_choices.mp3?nvb=20090113164217&nva=20090114164217&t=080756986ab0c8e4351de

4. Machinarium

A nice mix of everything with wonderful design and originality. Clinky robo music. Free bonus tracks: http://machinarium.net/blog/2009/11/22/free-machinarium-soundtrack-bonus-ep/

5. The Orange Box

With tracks from Half Life 2, Portal, and the crazy upbeat trumpets of Team Fortress 2, this OST has a bit of everything. Sounds great, and of course includes the mandatory "Still Alive" track from Portal.


Fucking slick 8-bit electro magic. This music loops continuously throughout VVVVVV which might go a fair way to explaining why it's now embedded in my skull.

Oh, there you go.

#35 Posted by Nux (2569 posts) -

@Animasta said:

Nier is the Best soundtrack from a video game, no discussion needed

Hell yeah it is!

#36 Posted by Rayeth (1125 posts) -

As others have noted, Chrono Cross, despite being a pretty crappy JRPG and a terrible sequel to CT, has some GREAT tracks. Probably the best one is Time's Scar.

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Following that one are some other great tracks: Dreams of the Shore Near Another World and Radical Dreamers

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Say what you will about the game (it's not great), but the music is probably one of the best ever.

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#39 Posted by Freshbandito (700 posts) -

@PenguinDust said:

Hideki Naganuma - Jet Set Radio Future. 'nuff said.

nooooooo why did you remind me of this!? I'll have to spend the next six months listening to them to get them out of my head now.

#40 Posted by TwoLines (3176 posts) -

Chrono Cross a crappy game?! You guys suck.

Thank god you at least acknowledge the greatness that is CC OST.

#41 Posted by Deranged (1944 posts) -
  • Assassins Creed 2
  • Mass Effect 1 & 2
  • Gears of War trilogy
  • Halo
  • LOTR: War in the North
#42 Edited by Rehtayne (131 posts) -

@Flappy said:

Oh GB! You all did a good job with your choices (I'm digging the love for Nier and Megami Tensei titles. Hell, even Chrono Cross is getting props). However, the Sonic titles need some love! Sonic Adventure? Sonic Adventure 2? C'moooon!

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Just a tiny fraction of great Sonic music.

#43 Posted by MooseyMcMan (12051 posts) -
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#44 Posted by Flappy (2407 posts) -

@Rehtayne: Thank you for doing the work for me, duder. If there's anything that remains consistent in Sonic titles, it's the quality of music.

#45 Posted by zombiepenguin9 (552 posts) -

The Lost Vikings. The Genesis soundtrack had so much more groove than the SNES.

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I've really gotten into the Bastion and Super Meat Boy OSTs lately as well.

#46 Posted by CounterShock (436 posts) -

Too many to list, but I'm noticing a disturbing lack of Super Metroid.

#47 Posted by Vexxan (4627 posts) -

Persona 3, Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Bastion.

#48 Edited by TepidShark (1312 posts) -

Favorite Old School One:

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Favorite Boss Theme:

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#49 Posted by CJduke (848 posts) -

Pretty sure Bastion is way better than anything else for original music.

#50 Posted by Bigbombomb (698 posts) -

The Portal 2 Soundtrack is really good. I have the entire thing on my iPod.

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I'm also quite the fan the fan of the Sonic 2 soundtrack.