Favorite video game music~

Discussion in 'General' started by Zero-chan, Apr 23, 2002.

  1. Zero-chan

    Zero-chan Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I wanted to post a silly poll-type topic. Figured this one would be better than "Who has the cutest avatar?" (I vote Triple Lei.)

    I'm sure I can't be the only person here who is really into game music. I've managed to amass a fairly sizable VGM CD collection over the past few years that I'm quite happy with. (Although it's nothing compared to my friend Xanadujin, who has something like $2000+ worth of Japanese VGM CDs)
    Anyways, out of the albums I own, I can say my favorites are all of the Virtual On soundtracks (VOOM, VOOT, and Force), Seiken Densetsu (Secret of Mana) 2 and 3, Valkyrie Profile, and Sonic Adventure 1 & 2.
    Recently I made a CD-R of the Radiant Silvergun soundtrack, which is awesome as well. I wish I could get the original CD for that, but it's insanely rare and in very high demand since the composer has become quite popular. (Maybe I should try to get the actual GAME first.)
    I wish there was more music available for old-school stuff, too. Lots of old Konami 16-bit games had killer music that was never released in album form. Even classic 8-bit stuff shouldn't be overlooked... the Megaman games do some incredible stuff with the crappy little NES sound chip.
    Any other opinions?
  2. Fishie

    Fishie Well-Known Member

    Check out the original SMS dungeon music from Phantasy Star .
    Awesome stuff .
  3. Tetra

    Tetra Well-Known Member

    like the VF2 akira stage music and some other stages can't remember. And the VO soundtracks. Lastly Super robot wars music /versus/images/icons/smile.gif
  4. Yamcha

    Yamcha Well-Known Member

    Heheh, this thread always pops up on every board. Anyway, here are some of my favorites:

    Shenmue I+II, JSR, JSRF, Chrono Trigger, Suikoden I+II, Castlevania series (especially Dracula X RoB), MegaMan 1-3, Panzer Dragoon, FF4&6, Goemon series, Ys I+II.

    Of course there's more but I think these are the major ones. I really dig them old Rockman tunes too, my favorite being Snake Man's theme.
  5. PlugAndChug

    PlugAndChug Well-Known Member

    Favorite soundtrack of all time has to be Lunar 1 on the SegaCD. The dragon's dungeon music was the most inspirational music EVER. LoL The whole soundtrack was just brilliant

    Chrono Trigger's music was excellent as well, along with Phantasy Star 4.

    Celes' Opera theme music was classic on Final Fantasy 3(US).
  6. Tetra

    Tetra Well-Known Member

    hmmm never heard of panzer dragoon's music for a long time. It's one of the games with better music in Saturn hehe.
  7. ice-9

    ice-9 Well-Known Member

    Ooh, I really liked the first Grandia's theme!
  8. Bronzefist

    Bronzefist Member

    Hehe too many to name:

    Soul Edge/Blade, Tekken 2, Every Megaman game I've played, Castlevania 3, Medal of Honor (PC), Street Fighter 2, Actraiser.

    I also liked the soundtrack for Giga Wing 2. I was pretty surprised actually. I suggest you check it out if you have a DC.

  9. BakuBaku

    BakuBaku Well-Known Member

    All 3 of the outrun songs. The Space Harrier theme was sweet too!
  10. Robyrt

    Robyrt Well-Known Member

    If you can count PC stuff as videogames, I love the OMF 2097, Tyrian, Jazz Jackrabbit, and Total Annihilation soundtracks. VF2 isn't exactly good, but it sure does stay in your head /versus/images/icons/tongue.gif
  11. Shadowdean

    Shadowdean Well-Known Member

    Total annihilation had an awesome soundtrack...what else..
    Rocket Ranger on the Amiga
    Mechwarrior 2, 3 (thought 4 and mercs was kinda weak)
    Lunar - sega CD
  12. Kali

    Kali Well-Known Member

    My favourites:
    Stardust / Super Stardust {amiga}
    Microcosm {amiga CD32)
    Body Blows serie {amiga}
    N2O, Wipeout / Wipeout 2097 (XL in US) / Wip3out / Wipeout Fusion (not as good as in previous titles in serie, but still really good), Rez, Frequency, Rollcage, Ghost in the Shell, Ridge Racer Revolution, Rage Racer, Street Fighter III:3rd Strike, N-Gen Racing, Motorhead, Rapid Racer, Soul Blade (Soul Edge in US), Soul Calibur, Suikoden II, FFVII, Chrono Cross... and of course GAMERA 2000 (PSX - Panzer Dragoon like shooter, released only in Japan)
  13. Shadowdean

    Shadowdean Well-Known Member

    Panzer Dragoon had awesome music...
    to be honest, however, there is not a lot of video game music I would listen to on its own merit.
  14. Adio

    Adio Well-Known Member

    In no order.

    Ace Combat 4.
    Guilty Gear.
    Guilty Gear X.
    Soul Blade/Edge.
    Soul Caliber.
    Guardian Heros.
    Street Fighter 2.
    Street Fighter 3 (All games).
    Street Fighter EX plus Alpha.
    Street Fighter Alpha (Saturn Version).
    Street Fighter Alpha 2 (Sagat vs Ryu - Saturn version).
    The Bouncer.
    King Of Fighters (All games).
    Tekken (2,3,TT).
    Breath Of Fire 3.
    Chrono Trigger.
    Sonic (All games).
    Final Fantasy (7,8,10).
    Virtua Fighter 2.
    Megaman X
    Panzer Dragoon (All games).
    Streets of Rage 2.
    Sega Rally (both games).
    Last Bronx.
    TMHT Tournament.
    TMHT Turtles in Time.
  15. buckysenior

    buckysenior Member

    The Wip3out series. Definitely.

  16. Murasame

    Murasame Well-Known Member

    Castlevania SOTN(haven't even seen the game, lol)
    Grandia 2 (haven't seen)
    Plok (SNES game)
    Sonic Adventure
    Sonic Adventure 2 (haven't seen)
    Sonic 1, 2, 3
    Soul Edge
    Star Ocean 2 (haven't seen)
    Street fighter 2 (good enough to regurgitate a hundred times...and Capcom is happy to oblige)
    Streets of rage 2
    Tekken 2
  17. Shouji

    Shouji Member

    • Chrono Trigger (Character songs were w00t.)
    • Guilty Gear/X (All fighting games should have music like this.)
    • Marvel vs. Capcom 2 (I'm about the only one in the world that likes that jazz.)
    • Street Fighter Zero 3 (I personally love every song in this game.)
    • Radiant Silvergun (Best shooter music next to that old Life Force game.)
    • Castlevania IV (I like most of this game's music more than what was in SoTN.)
    • Dance Dance Revolution: All Mixes (Top tier.)
    • Suepr Metroid (Boss music was great.)
    • Rockman/Mega Man 2 (Bubble Man remix!)
    • Final Fantasy 4 + 6. (The boss themes are too cool.)
  18. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Final Fantasy 7
  19. Mike90210

    Mike90210 Well-Known Member

    GTA3..has some decent hiphop on it
    Im not too into songs without words.
  20. stompoutloud

    stompoutloud Well-Known Member

    soul Blazer 1 & 2 for japanese snes
    Robotrek snes
    Street Fighter Alpha 3
    Star Fox 64

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