The Game Fanatics' Favorite Video Game Soundtracks

Video game soundtracks. One of the many great factors that contribute to the mood and feelings that games create and make us feel. Skyrim wouldn’t be as epic without it, Battlefield 3 wouldn’t be as bad ass without one, that old school vintage feel wouldn’t have been possible in a game like Bioshock, and fear wouldn’t be a factor in a game like Silent Hill.

We all love games, that’s why were here, but right now we want to take a moment to list off our favorite soundtracks in video games. From the cast here at The Game Fanatics to you, our readers.

At the end of this post there will be links to youtube videos of one or two of the soundtracks each one of us here at TGF chose. Take a listen to see for yourselves how awesome these soundtracks are.

Luis:
Infamous 2 the Red and Blue Soundtracks
-Assassins Creed Brotherhood
-Battlefield 3
-Metal Gear Solid 4
-Silent Hill Downpour

Catherine:
– Jeremy Soule – Morrowind, Oblivion, Skyrim. They’re all delicious. Skyrim draws a lot from Morrowind/Oblivion.
-Jesper Kyd – The Hitman and Assassin’s Creed series
-Kevin Riepl – Hunted the Demon’s Forge
-Nobuo Uematsu – The old Final Fantasy OSTs

Charles:
-Crysis 2!
-Mass Effect 3
-Killzone 2
-NBA 2K11

Jeff:
-Bioshock
-Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker
-Halo: Reach
-Modern Warfare 2
-The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Greg:
-Bastion
-Alice: Madness Returns
-Final Fantasy 6
-Borderlands
-Chrono Trigger
-Xenogears
-Mass Effect
-Red Dead Redemption had a few good songs

Jen: I love VGST!! Even if I don’t like/play the game, if the ST is good, I’ll listen to it. Soooo….

-Halo, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo Reach
-Civ IV
-Chrono Cross
-Final Fantasy VI, Final Fantasy IX, Final Fantasy X, Final Fantasy X-2
-Sonic, Sonic 2, Sonic R, Sonic Generations
-MGS2
-Dance Dance Revolution, In the Groove
-Mass Effect 2
-Dragon Age: Origins
Video Games Live (it counts, right?)
-Kingdom Hearts
-Starcraft 2
-Diablo 2
-Phoenix Wright

William:
Lunar: Silver Star Story
Dat Luna.

John:
Xenogears
-Dues Ex: Human Revolution
-Mass Effect 3
-Portal 2 (All 3 albums and ringtones free at thinkwithportals.com)
Final Fantasy 6

I’m going to the Distant Worlds 25th Anniversary of Final Fantasy concert in London in November. One of those tickets that make you freak out while you’re buying it.

Links for a select few tracks from the soundtracks mentioned in the post:

Battlefield 3 – Main Theme

Assassins Creed – The Brotherhood Escapes

Infamous 2 the Blue Soundtrack – Cole MacGrath

Mass Effect 3 – I’m Proud of You

Metal Gear Solid: Peacewalker – Main Theme

Skyrim – Main Theme

Red Dead Redemption – Far Away

Halo: Reach – Exodus

Lunar: Silver Star Story – Luna Boat Song

Portal 2 – Reconstructing Science 

And there you have it. Feel free to click the links to take a listen to some of these amazing soundtracks, and if there’s a soundtrack you love that you feel should have been featured in here put it in the comments below.

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