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Music from games...

Discussion in 'The Front Room' started by Milkshake, Jan 19, 2004.

  1. Milkshake

    Milkshake Loyal Freddie

    Ok, so what music from games do you remember? I mean, it's the only thing that doesn't go out of fashion....graphics get constantly better, gameplay is improved etc etc...

    I love Hellmarch from Red Alert, and I've not heard anything quite as good for a long time.

    Anyone got any others?
     
  2. Frizz

    Frizz Can't get enough of FH

    Actually, there's alot of OST's for games available. Most notably from my experience, the ones available on the Final Fantasy franchise (VII - IX), especially the Piano collections are pretty fucking good.

    Fishermans Horizon is one which quickly sprang to mind.
     
  3. Scooba da Bass

    Scooba da Bass Fledgling Freddie

    Super Smash Brothers Melee orchestrated versions played by the Tokyo Philharmonic are superb.

    The sound to Viewtiful Joe is great, especially the Hulk Davidson song.
     
  4. nath

    nath Fledgling Freddie

    The original C&C music was great.

    "I'm a mechanical man!"
     
  5. Xtro

    Xtro One of Freddy's beloved

    Turrican 2 on Amiga > all
     
  6. Jupitus

    Jupitus Old and short, no wonder I'm grumpy! Staff member Moderator

    Music from FRAC! on the Beeb > all :D
     
  7. Wij

    Wij I am a FH squatter FH Subscriber

    Ultima Underworld II music.
     
  8. leggy

    leggy Probably Scottish

    Carmageddon 2 - iron maiden babeh.

    And Viewtiful Joe, I was totally drawn in by the music on level 1.
     
  9. Nibbler

    Nibbler Fledgling Freddie

  10. nath

    nath Fledgling Freddie

    Oo oo, lets not forget Streets of Rage 2 on the megadrive. Fantastic midi music, still sounds cool today :D
     
  11. babs

    babs Can't get enough of FH

    From amiga days, Gods - 'Into, the wonderful', Xenon 2: Megablast (Bomb the Bass I seem to recall) and didn't Betty Boo do the sound track to magic pockets?

    Konami in the snes days beat everything hands down, their Castlevania soundtracks were great.

    These days I love the crazy Eurobeat stuff in the japanese DDR releases.
     
  12. pcg79

    pcg79 One of Freddy's beloved

    i always liked the Sonic music..
     
  13. Moving Target

    Moving Target Fledgling Freddie

    Medal of Honour: AA
     
  14. Darthshearer

    Darthshearer Can't get enough of FH

    The tunes on Need for Speed Underground are cool
     
  15. Gombur Glodson

    Gombur Glodson Fledgling Freddie

    Monkey Island trilogy (I hate escape from monkey island, it will never be a MI game to me)

    Outlaws (old 3d shoot em up from lucasarts)

    Zelda music :D
     
  16. Sharma

    Sharma Can't get enough of FH

    <strokes his final fantasy OSTs.> :D
    And i got the zelda OST too, quite good :)

    Mind i like the music from Sonic, all the games, thought it was quite good on the whole. :p
     
  17. ReActor

    ReActor Fledgling Freddie

    The music from XIII is excellent... really cool jazzy stuff, great drums.

    I haven't played a lot of the Final Fantasy games (just VII, VIII and X) but the music from VII really does kick arse at times.

    Also the soundtrack of Darklight Conflict (old-ish space combat game) was fantastic. Anyone else remember that game?
     
  18. Vae

    Vae Part of the furniture FH Subscriber

  19. Bodhi

    Bodhi Resident Freddy

    The soundtracks to the Wipeout games are usually pretty awesome. 2097 and Fusion especially, lots of FSOL, Orbital, Plump DJ's, Fluke, BT and Chemical Brothers goodness.

    Actually, if anyone knows where to get the complete soundtrack to Wipeout Fusion, I'd be seriously interested in obtaining a copy.
     
  20. Munkey

    Munkey Can't get enough of FH

    Just downloaded the Metal Arms soundtrack. its actually pretty damn good and has hilarious sound clips from characters
     
  21. Sar

    Sar Part of the furniture

    The Quake soundtrack by NIN fs. One of the first soundtracks to a game ever done by an established artist/group.

    The Wipeout games, natch.

    Secret of Mana.

    Zelda: A link to the past.

    Any of the 16bit Mario games.
     
  22. Trem

    Trem That there, that's not me. Moderator

    The loading music on Sanxion(or Sanction) on C64.

    It still gives me goosebumps now.

    OR

    Last ninja music on C64

    OR

    Star Paws music on C64


    C64 music was the bestestestest
     
  23. Munkey

    Munkey Can't get enough of FH

    Quake II had a good OST as well, had a few white zombie songs on it iirc
     
  24. Xtro

    Xtro One of Freddy's beloved

    I just remembered how much I loved the simple 3 bar Way of The Exploding Fist on C64.

    Class.
     
  25. ReActor

    ReActor Fledgling Freddie

    God, I didn't think anyone actually liked that...
     
  26. Nos

    Nos Fledgling Freddie

    I loved the Big Blue track music from F-Zero and the stuff from the opening level on StarWing/Fox.

    I've got Big Blue as a midi ringtone :/
     
  27. Skyler

    Skyler Fledgling Freddie

    Pinball Dreams on the Amiga, absolute legendary music..

    Project X on the Amiga, again.. legendary..

    Various other games on the Amiga had some of the best music ever seen in games, ever.

    Other more recent games that spring to mind, Carmageddon, Quake, Quake2, Doom, Doom II, C&C and even Red Alert all had memorable songs...
     
  28. old.Osy

    old.Osy No longer scrounging, still a bastard.

    System Shock II, definetely.
     

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