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ShadowDeeps
November 14th, 2008, 02:52 PM
Does anyone here have any one favorite game soundtrack (or a couple or more?)?

Whilst I find ones like Halo's, Chrono Cross', Mass Effect's, Unreal's (for the serenely urban tone to the music), Fable's, LOTR: FOTR's (the game), Pokémon's, DBZ: The Legacy of Goku's (the first and second), and a few others awesome, I'd have to give that merit to The Elder Scroll 4: Oblivion's soundtrack. It has a Howard Shore/LOTR level of poignancy in its tones in my ears but without sounding like a rip off and while still maintaining power to the notes as long as the game will allow. I liked Morrowind's soundtrack as well but I feel there's a strong division between the two so Oblivion gets my vote. Jeremy Soule (the composer of Morrowind and Oblivion) knows what he's doing.

How about you guys?

kabigon
November 14th, 2008, 03:11 PM
These are all the games with the music I adore:
Final fantasy
Chrono trigger
Megaman
Mother/earthbound
all zelda games except the cdi ones
mario

Giratina ♀
November 14th, 2008, 05:26 PM
~Pokémon D/P
~Super Smash Brothers Brawl
~Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales (!!!)
~Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga/Partners in Time

Smarties-chan
November 15th, 2008, 04:49 AM
I'll try narrowing this down to as few as possible:

- Kingdom Hearts Complete soundtrack
- The World Ends With You
- Final Fantasy IX
- Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals
- Final Fantasy VII
- Pokémon G/S/C

And quite a few others.

Gold warehouse
November 15th, 2008, 05:43 AM
Amon Tobin: Splinter Cell Chaos Theory

Hitman and Just Cause aren't bad either.

Banjora Marxvile
November 15th, 2008, 06:28 AM
Sonic 2 beta,
LoZ, Majoras Mask and Ocarina of Time,
Banjo Kazooie and Banjo Tooie
SSBB

Thats all so far!

Ivysaur
November 15th, 2008, 11:15 AM
I mostly like songs, but if I have to point out full OST's...

-Super Paper Mario
-Eternal Sonata
-The World Ends With You
-Wario Land 5: The Shake Dimension

Fox♠
November 15th, 2008, 12:35 PM
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots is the definitive musical experience in gaming. Harry-Gregson Williams really outdoes himself with it.

Final Fantasy 6 also has a pretty amazing soundtrack, so does Silent Hill 1.

Skaterzpenguin
November 15th, 2008, 12:52 PM
The games I really like with the best music are sonic the hedgehog, halo, pokemon, mega man, shining force 1 and 2, guitar hero games, rock band games, this one yu-gi-oh game, legend of zelda, kirby, donkey kong country games, Heroes of mana, Final Fantasy games from super nintendo and I think thats enough games for me to list. lol

Cassino
November 15th, 2008, 01:06 PM
Battlestations Midway
Blitzkrieg
Medal of Honor
Medal of Honor: Underground
TH10.5 東方緋想天 ~ Scarlet Weather Rhapsody
Uprising: Join or Die

Favourite tracks from each as follows:
Japanese Victory
It's not in the soundtrack, but can be heard here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxUMzAQG_3w
Merker's Salt Mine (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RO6YfQddRj8)
The Battle of Monte Cassino (http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=uFwmjouKT9U)
地の色は黄色 (http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=9suOv5MVDE8&fmt=18)
Track 06 (the first tune on it; most of the tracks are three songs put together in a nine minute long file)

Apotheosis
November 29th, 2008, 07:08 AM
Does anyone here have any one favorite game soundtrack (or a couple)?

Whilst I find ones like Halo's, Chrono Cross', Mass Effect's, Unreal's, Fable's, LOTR: FOTR's (the game), Pokémon's, DBZ: The Legacy of Goku's (the first and second), and a few others awesome, I'd have to give that merit to The Elder Scroll 4: Oblivion's soundtrack. It has a Howard Shore/LOTR level of poignancy in its tones in my ears but without sounding like a rip off and while still maintaining power to the notes as long as the game will allow. I liked Morrowind's soundtrack as well but I feel there's a strong division between the two so Oblivion gets my vote. Jeremy Soule (the composer of Morrowind and Oblivion) knows what he's doing.

How about you guys?
I love the Elder Scrolls soundtracks too. Morrowind's songs are good, but compared to Oblivion's they're pretty dull :P Oblivion has really got great music, that I can listen to when I want calm music anytime. I remember having the exploration tracks (not the battle ones or the city ones) on my mp3 for a long time and listen to them when I rode by bus to school in the morning x3

Pokémon gameboy games have really good songs, I think. Some original tunes from R/B/Y can never be done better (FR/LG really did bad remixes :x) and G/S/C has even better music overall. R/S/E has some tunes that stick out and are my favorites, and D/P has got the best, and of course most advanced, soundtrack overall. And I still haven't played the games properly, I just have the soundtrack but still like it :3

And I just have to bring up LBA2... It's so weird a game is out now that's called Little Big Planet. I used to play a game called Little Big Adventure 2 (didn't have the original) and it was actually the very game that taught me English so I became the best in my grade at it xD anyway, the music from it is really epic, even though they couldn't/didn't make any advanced orchestral soundtracks at that time (about -96 methinks).

Here's some examples :D
-is eager to convince people that this is the best game evah-
Gabriel's song - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVAevdLm-HE
The Empire - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GTYeyYnfaI&feature=related

Conman
November 29th, 2008, 07:14 AM
Thats a rather easy question. The best video game OST, IMO, would have to be Super Smash Bros. Brawl's. I actually still have all 300ish tracks on my comp.

yvette
November 29th, 2008, 07:29 AM
I like Halo's, but ever since my dad started using one of the instrumentals as his ringtone, I get annoyed with the music when I play H2.

Oh, and Unreal's soundtrack (if they ever had one, I just love the music) is awesome.

Caelus
November 29th, 2008, 02:36 PM
The following games have my favorite OST:

-Super Smash Bros. Brawl
-Super Mario Galaxy
-Ledgend of Zelda: Ocarana of Time
-Ledgend of Zelda: Wind Waker
-Paper Mario

That's a simplified version of my list. The actual list is perhaps too long.

TRIFORCE89
November 29th, 2008, 02:57 PM
I like...

Banjo-Kazooie by Grant Kirkhope. Just fun and goofy...and some times epic.
Final Fantasy VI by Nobuo Uematsu. A musical masterpiece, be it game music or not.
GoldenEye 007 by Graeme Norgate and Grant Kirkhope. They got so much out of the James Bond theme that sometimes it isn't even recognizable.
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time by Koji Kondo. A classic.
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap by Mitsuhiko Takano. An interesting blend of Zelda and Capcom. The new and original songs are a treat.
Paper Mario by Yuka Tsujyoko and Taishi Senda. They did a fantastic job of imitating Kondo's style. I think it turned out better than if Kondo actually did it himself. XD
Yoshi's Island by Koji Kondo. Different from the main Mario tunes, but still similiar. Gave Yoshi a flavour all his own.
Metroid Prime. Not good to listen to on its own, but works incredibly well in-game. Very atmospheric.

ソラ
November 29th, 2008, 04:45 PM
Kingdom Hearts Original Soundtrack Complete(Downloaded the other day!)
Final Fantasy VII
SMRPG
PM
SSBB

Jack O'Neill
November 29th, 2008, 05:27 PM
- Command & Conquer: (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tb-gI_pFog0&fmt=18) Red Alert (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WqwFhX6Cqg&fmt=18) series (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FO4FpdB2SaU&fmt=18) by Frank Klepacki
- Command & Conquer: (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4aPMo7TcR8&fmt=18) Generals (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcfZjlzl17M&fmt=18) - Zero Hour (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNdfxq-raJU&fmt=18) by Bill Brown
- Halo (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0mQk7JEVq4&fmt=18), Halo 2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaipcV27qHo&fmt=18), and Halo 3 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fX63z4acmUo&fmt=18) by Martin O'Donnell and Michael Salvatori
- Call (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Po947ApRYCQ&fmt=18) of (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZ5LHAbGzcE&fmt=18) Duty (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0ZlMXkzUqI&fmt=18) by Michael Giacchino
- Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANT303erhV8&fmt=18), Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGX6vGL0GBI&fmt=18), Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKDzOnRydWk&fmt=18), and Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8l_o5MRx3A&fmt=18) by Keiki Kobayashi

SegaSaturnGal
November 29th, 2008, 08:02 PM
pikachu192's Favorite Soundtracks
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All the soundtracks from the Klonoa series
Pokemon: Diamond and Pearl

and so many more...
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darkfire158
November 29th, 2008, 10:07 PM
Super Smash Bros Brawl
F-Zero
Sonic the Hedgehog
Megaman (original series)
Mario
Legend of Zelda

There are probably many more, but those are the main ones.

Gold warehouse
November 30th, 2008, 02:43 AM
- Command & Conquer: (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tb-gI_pFog0&fmt=18) Red Alert (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WqwFhX6Cqg&fmt=18) series (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FO4FpdB2SaU&fmt=18) by Frank Klepacki


How could I forget Red Alert? I've been very bad :disappoin

I would also mention Tiberian Sun (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TkgmHWptVc) the music really added to the Grim (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9tvMP4ooluU&feature=related) atmosphere given by the wasteland maps and it may seem old and poor quality compared to modern electronic music but I still love it.

airconditioning
December 2nd, 2008, 06:06 PM
Favorite soundtracks:

White: Melodies of Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
Cave Story / Doukutsu Monogatari Soundtrack
Minna Daisuki Katamari Damacy Original Soundtrack
Megalomania (It's an early Megaman album, containing rock remixes of many Megaman songs)
MOTHER: Vocal Collections
Mother 3+
Super Mario Galaxy Platinum Version (OST)
The Vidya - The Official Soundtrack 1-7

I don't want to count the Brawl Soundtrack, since that's just 1 GB of other songs.

Mr. Pokemon
December 2nd, 2008, 07:55 PM
Super Smash Brothers Brawl
I agree with that! The SSBB soundtrack is amazing with all the new versions of classic videogame music. I like the Famicom medley, personally.

Metatron
December 3rd, 2008, 05:19 PM
I can't believe no one said the Street Fighter series. Dude, that is by far my favorite music from a game franchise. Especially Vega's stage theme, which is made entirely of win. And sex. :D

...Ken's stage come in at a close second with Guile's being third. Oh and Ryu's...actually, eff that, they're all amazing.

Cherrim
December 3rd, 2008, 05:23 PM
→ Kingdom Hearts Complete OST (encompasses all three games plus the FMs. :'D It counts!)
→ Super Smash Bros. Brawl (covers like every Nintendo franchise)
→ Tales of Symphonia
→ Final Fantasy VII (and Crisis Core)
→ Okami
→ The World Ends With You
→ Little Big Planet
→ Ace Attorney series

Most of those are in no particular order. :] But those are my favourites.

CP3
December 3rd, 2008, 06:32 PM
I absolutely love Morrowind's music. When you first come out the Census Office and you hear the music and see the town, the music is prefect for that moment and I loved it ever since.

Brynn
December 4th, 2008, 07:16 PM
Definitely FFVII. Amazing soundtrack, there are only 1 or 2 games on it that I don't like. Pretty much all of Nobuo Uematsu's work is amazing too, so the Final Fantasy games by him and KH also have great soundtracks. I think his best work was in FFVII though.

devilicious
December 5th, 2008, 06:30 AM
Donkey Kong Country 2, Doukutsu Monogatari, Katamari Damacy, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, Touhou Project.
Best five vidya soundtracks ever.

I would include Brawl, but 80% of its songs are from other games, so lol.

RanzAlton
December 6th, 2008, 04:19 AM
Super Mario Overworld

Through the Fire and Flames

DRagonforce Music(GH)

GSC Legendary dog Music Battle

Josephine
December 6th, 2008, 04:29 AM
Oh, definitely the original Jet Set Radio soundtrack.

Hideki Naganuma. <3

December 7th, 2008, 07:57 PM
...this is all arbitrary for me 'cause it changes daily, buuuuuuut...let's do a top four.

4~The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ageseasons
16-bit music has this certain ring to it that the ones after can't match...Symmetry City (http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=CWHZvL_6L2Q); Ancient Ruins (http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=DumI3yj3m6k)

3~Frogger
Meh, they're memorable...Lave Crush (http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=ibCSYYLZLvs); Airshow Antics (http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=V59jrnyOwMw)

2~Megaman Battle Network 2
The first Star Force and this one clashed for a while...this one won out. All in the MMBN story continuum from the third SF to the first BN have pretty nice soundtracks, but none of them by themselves are REALLY outstanding. But I love how they can weave the same general short set of notes in almost every song in a game (play song after song from a a single game, know what you're doing, and you should see this artistry). Go find examples yourself...it shouldn't be hard.

1~Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim (PS2; PSP)
I wouldn't expect anyone here to be familiar with this game (I had never heard of the Ys series before being drawn to the box art), but the soundtrack is amazing. Eat up this epic generic boss theme (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DfzxdyfRO4)...it has a nice, idyllic forest called Quatera Woods. Throw it into the Youtube search bar...

Wulf
December 7th, 2008, 08:00 PM
Favorite soundtracks:

White: Melodies of Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
Cave Story / Doukutsu Monogatari Soundtrack
Minna Daisuki Katamari Damacy Original Soundtrack
Megalomania (It's an early Megaman album, containing rock remixes of many Megaman songs)
MOTHER: Vocal Collections
Mother 3+
Super Mario Galaxy Platinum Version (OST)
The Vidya - The Official Soundtrack 1-7

I don't want to count the Brawl Soundtrack, since that's just 1 GB of other songs.
Those right there. Also, the Mother (Non-vocalized) soundtrack itself was very good.
Also, Morrowing had a great soundtrack. Mostly its opening theme.

airconditioning
December 7th, 2008, 08:04 PM
Mother itself has one of the best soundtracks ever (far better than 2 or 3), in my opinion.

I just prefer the vocal collection, because Warwick's Pollyanna is so beautiful. ;_;

Wulf
December 7th, 2008, 08:06 PM
Mother itself has one of the best soundtracks ever (far better than 2 or 3), in my opinion.

I just prefer the vocal collection, because Warwick's Pollyanna is so beautiful. ;_;
I liked 3's the most, but Bein' Friends and Pollyanna was the best in the 1st one.

And I agree, she does have a beautiful voice.

AtomicoExploda
January 5th, 2009, 02:58 PM
Breath Of Fire 4
Men of War
A Warring God
Yet Mechants will go
Emperor Rampant
Final Fantasy
Feel my Blade
The man with the Machine gun
Well, thats all I can think of right now! :)

storm393
January 12th, 2009, 07:11 AM
absolutly not pokemons :D. hmmm i guess its mario kart ds's music, but in the big picture i dont like any game's music ....

Volknerz
January 12th, 2009, 12:41 PM
Mid night club 3 soundtrack is bad***

and Final Fantasy II

Akeraz
January 12th, 2009, 02:22 PM
Just to name a Few, some of my favourite soundtracks include:

Mother 3
Star Ocean: Till The End of Time
Final Fantasy IV
Final Fantasy VII
Final Fantasy VIII
Final Fantasy X
Final Fantasy VII Crisis Core
Kingdom Hearts
Kingdom Hearts II
Pokémon Gold/Silver/Crystal

[I play a lot of Final Fantasy, Lol.]

Emii
January 12th, 2009, 04:51 PM
I loved the Mario Galaxy soundtrack!! I had lots of favorite music tracks on there. I liked Good Egg Galaxy, Gusty Gardens, Purple Coins, and all the dramatic sounding stuff. ^^

I also liked the Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World soundtrack. It brought back so much nostalgia from the original Symphonia when I would hear the same music.. ^^ But my favorite track was the final boss theme from it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2E17Nk6Flg
so awesome! <3

ソラ
January 15th, 2009, 04:25 AM
Kingdom Hearts Original Soundtrack Complete(Downloaded the other day!)
Final Fantasy VII
SMRPG
PM
SSBB
Gots a New Favorite.

1)Kingdom Hearts Original Soundtrack Complete(Downloaded the other day!)
2)The World Ends With You Original Soundtrack(It's a Wonderful World)-New-
3)Final Fantasy VII
4)SMRPG
5)PM
6)SSBB

⋚Raika⋚
January 15th, 2009, 04:52 AM
The World Ends With You
Phoenix Wright
Apollo Justice
that's all i can think of.

Volkner's Apprentice
January 15th, 2009, 12:14 PM
Golden Sun, Fire Emblem, and (lol) Pokemon have great music (well..some Pokemon music. XD)

.Socks
January 15th, 2009, 12:20 PM
Any Mother games (1, 2, and 3).

Gosh, I love them so muuuuch. ;A;

Noah Ridgewood
January 27th, 2009, 12:06 AM
I spent about $40.00 on my favorite game soundtracks; both of which come from game variations of eachother. You may or may not know of the games Magic Pengel and Graffiti Kingdom? Well, those are my favorite soundtracks. Haka no Niwa, being the title of Graffiti Kingdom's soundtrack, and Garakuta Masterpiece Theater Rakugaki Oukoku being the title of Magic Pengel's soundtrack. I find the majority of the tracks exciting, yet pieceful at the same time and listen to them often before I go to bed from the DVD player in my room. Something about them also bring out memories and child-like qualities that I possessed just a few years back when I constantly played the actual game (which I would highly recommend to those creative). I also like the Kingdom Hearts OST, though I haven't listened to any of those tracks in forever; wanting to listen to them has increased significantly over these past few days of watching random fandubs of the games.

Edit: Oh! Also, I listen to some tracks (though I only own Calling) off of The World Ends With You soundtrack.