My Favorite Video Game Music of 2015

The “top 10 games” list is a time-honored tradition here on good old Giant Bomb, and I’m deep in the throes of trying to nail down my own personal list for 2015; I have two more games to squeeze in before making my final decisions. It’s a fun (if sometimes difficult) process, and it always inspires me to make another equally fun “top 10” list to go along with it: my favorite video game music. I’m a long-standing fan of video game music, and every year there’s plenty of fantastic new soundtracks to go around. In some ways we’re more spoiled on that front than ever, as the variety of 2015’s music covers just about anything you can think of, and is often very high quality. I’ve managed to narrow that broad selection down to these 10 soundtracks, and have chosen a representative song from each. Needless to say, this is all my personal preference, but the music from these 10 games stood out to me more than any other I played this year. These are the soundtracks that added that little something extra to the games they accompanied, showing once again how great music can make an otherwise solid game even better. I hope you enjoy listening, and feel free to share some of your own favorites!

Finally, these games are ordered by release date, not by preference.

Gravity Ghost

Featured Track: Flower Girl (by Ben Prunty)

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number

Featured Track: Divide (by Magna)

Ori and the Blind Forest

Featured track: Main Menu (by Gareth Coker)

Pillars of Eternity

Featured track: Combat D (by Justin Bell)

Axiom Verge

Featured track: The Dream (by Thomas Happ)

Titan Souls

Featured track: Souls (by David Fenn)

Crypt of the NecroDancer

Featured track: Disco Descent (by Danny Baranowsky)

N++

Featured track: Odyssey (by Yser C)

Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime

Featured track: Orion (by Ryan Henwood)

Undertale

Featured track: Undertale (by Toby Fox)

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