Best music from a computer game


Gerudo Valley takes some beating!

Video Game Music Favourites

Great tune but this is better:



Never heard of that game. Of its time, (not a bad thing).


The compositions are actually really rich and complex.

Not sure about modern games, I liked the incidental music in gtav and mgsv


GTAV has some great music. Love the music whilst it’s loading (Tangerine Dream).


I really like the Everyones Gone To The Rapture soundtrack. Probably go for FFVIII though



Xenon 2. (Assault on Precinct 13)



Always found a real melancholy in this

And David Wise is really in a league of his own when it comes to video game composers


Take 5:



best boss music ever. ridiculously intense. of course, you really have to loop it for an hour for true effect.


A couple of assorted faves


Cybernoid one a two

This video is cool since it shows you how it’s all done with only 3 voices.


sounds like an evanescence instrumental


Modern games, I really like the soundtrack to Monument Valley:


This complete and utter banger

And almost all the music from Final Fantasy X ofc


Cool Thread - interestingly the gaming forum at work recently had this same post - this was my entry then -

Stubbs The Zombie In Rebel without a Pulse - 50’s/60’s songs covered by Ben Kweller, Death Cab For Cutie, The Ravonettes, Flaming Lips -

Quake Soundtrack - Was/still am huge Trent Reznor/NIN fan, so was pretty psyched at the time to find out he did this -

Brothers: A Tale of two suns - this is one game soundtrack where it seems to elevate the game itself imo -

Bastion - Big Supergiant games fan (basically, off the back of this games and soundtrack) - anyway, bit loathe to send a link (and the next tbh) as its one that is so cleverly used in the game, espcially how you “hear” the song “Build A Wall” for the first time in the game, but here it is -

Transistor - Darren Korb again in Supergiant Games knocks it out of park imo -

Hotline Miami - again, elevates the game, although totally works standalone too -

No Man’s Sky Full Soundtrack OST: Music for an Infinite Universe/Soundscape - big fan of this band for quite awhile so was over the moon (pun intended) when I found out they were doing the music - arguably the highlight of the game -

Doom (2016) - This is so well integrated into the game that again loathe to share out of context - bada$$ -

Mirrors Edge - Adrenalin pumping stuff, good work out music -

Duke Nukem 3D - Outside of Doom and Quake (see above) has there ever been another more memorable theme tune to First Person shoot peeps in the face? - - especially this version by a certain metal band! -