The importance of well-crafted sound or music in any video game cannot be understated. For any popular video game soundtrack or its music plays an eminent role. No matter it is full orchestral arrangement or a simple eight bit composition video game soundtrack or music can set up the mood for any individual. Here are some top video games that have the most epic music in the gaming history.
The music this particular video game has evolved over the years. Since 2001 the makers have consistently grown the scale and came up with new ideas. The main theme of the game is basically a fusion of strings as well percussion, Gregorian chant.
The Elder Scrolls V
The special Skyrim score bit is sweeping and massive just like as the game. The commercial version of the game spans enormous four discs. The main theme named “Dragonborn” (you can listen it here) is composed by Jeremy Soule, made use of male choir around thirty singers. The lyric of the song was written in Draconic, dragon’s native tongue. This is the main reason why the soundtrack of this particular video game is so popular in the market, even after two years of release many are still playing.
Red Dead Redemption
It is one of the best and simple games of recent history. The game is a masterpiece with its amazing cinematic storytelling that comes with highly reminiscent soundtrack. The makers have made sure that every aspect of the game is suitable and connects instantly. Halfway to the game John Marston makes a ride across Mexican border and something remarkable happens. The background noise as well as other effects fades away and an evocative acoustic song starts playing in entirety. It is a powerful and subtle moment of the game.
Final Fantasy VII
The game was popular because of its convincing characters, graphics, story, music and game play. The music of the game was composed by Nobuo Uematsu. The composer came up with amazing sound which will capture the lows as well as highs of the game. The “Aerith’s Theme” is the best and a melancholy tune that keeps playing after a shocking murder.
Super Mario Bros
Super Mario Bros soundtrack which was composed by Koji Kondo is one most iconic album in gaming history. The music’s were composed on a small keyboard but contains almost sic songs each one iconic. The “Ground Theme” soundtrack which is the main track is really catchy.
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
Michiru Yamane is a former composer of Konami who was responsible for some amazing music in Suikoden and Nemisis. But especially the track Castlevania from Symphony of the Night is no doubt the best work amongst all. The music is grandiose, theatrical and above all such it is creepy. It is perfectly composed for the game.
Most soundtracks in Portal consist of ambient music but all such suddenly shines at the closing credits. The song named “Still Alive” sung by GLados is quite catchy and epic. The song became hugely popular and later appeared as downloadable track under Rock Band franchise.