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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby Shadowman » Sat Aug 11, 2012 7:17 pm

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BeastProwl wrote:Did you, of all people, just forget Metal Gear? :O


It's not so much that I forgot Metal gear, it's that I intentionally excluded Metal Gear. Not enough tracks in the game get me totally pumped like the ones in my list.
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby BeastProwl » Tue Aug 14, 2012 12:13 pm

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Well, its also about how the song makes you feel while playing the game. Metal Gear's soundtrack, it just makes EVERYTHING in game feel epic, and real. Like the part were you and eva are on the motorcyle fighting off all those troops AND the Shagohod. The music made that part.
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby Justanormalguy » Tue Sep 04, 2012 7:11 pm

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BeastProwl wrote:Its needless to say that, nowadays, your video game needs to have an amazing soundtrack to go along with it. Some soundtracks are so memorable and so well thought out, that they leave long lasting impressions.

Among my personal favorites are Dragon Roost Island and any song from zelda to be honest, Metal Gear Saga, and of course the Skyrim Theme, but there are many others (Like all the other MG songs, Saga's just my favorite) and from much older games that I enjoy a great deal, like Donkey Kong Country 2's Bramble Blast.

When all is said and done though, I cant pick an ideal favorite from any game. What is your favorite (Or list of favorites) song or songs, and from what games, and why?

Try to keep it spoiler free.


I love the Song of Storms and the ocean theme from windwaker. I also love the music from some Japanese rpg that was release around April. I believe the game is called Xenoblade: Chronicles, that game has a GODLY soundtrack.
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Fri Sep 07, 2012 7:59 am

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I'm addicted to the gangsta music on the radio in GTA IV. Just can't get enough of Chuck Fenda's "All About the Weed."

Hitman - Blood Money's main theme is one of my all-time favorites.

Metal Gear Solid - Sons of Liberty's main theme is also awesome.

Been playing Sleeping Dogs lately, and the Cantonese hip hop is surprisingly catchy. 24 Herbs; weird name, but good music.

Guilty Gear; nuff said.

Almost embarrassed to admit it, but Noel's Final Journey from FF XIII-2 is awesome.

Nearly forgot these from the FF franchise, back when Enix hadn't screwed things up.

Aeris's Theme (during that unforgettable scene in the Petrified Forest), Jenova Absolute, One-Winged Angel and Fireworks (cable car segment at the Gold Saucer) from FF VII. Classics, all. Advent Children's Jenova remix is also one of my favs.

Suteki da Ne from FF X is one of the only things I liked about the game.

Say what you will about the game, but Eyes on Me from FF VIII is something I've been listening to for over a decade, but it just doesn't get old.
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby BeastProwl » Fri Sep 07, 2012 8:24 am

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While I dont particularly like hip hop all that much, I will say that it compliments certain things better than rock or other music would. I cant picture playing Zelda to hip hop, but GTA, it works. I still tend to keep it to rock stations though.

I dont play Final Fantasy. It's not that I wouldnt like it, more that I cant catch up to it at this point. It didnt pull me in when I was younger like it did alot of other kids. I had a couple games on the PS1. The first disc of Metal Gear Solid was one of them, and I liked that one the most, even if all I really got to was Vulcan Raven, and I didnt know how to aim the grenades in the right spot :lol:

Picked it up later on PSN, beat it in no time flat. I bought it out of nostalgia, and became addicted to the series. While I dont have it anymore, I still remember being floored at how impacting the music could be at times.
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby Shadowman » Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:23 pm

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BeastProwl wrote:I dont play Final Fantasy. It's not that I wouldnt like it, more that I cant catch up to it at this point.


You don't need to play catch up like you would Metal Gear, since each game is self-contained, there's no proper starting point or ending point. You can really just start with whatever game people suggest at you the most, which is probably going to be 6 or 7.
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby BeastProwl » Fri Sep 07, 2012 12:58 pm

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It just wouldnt feel right. Besides, even if they dont happen in order, you would probably have to play the others to understand certain parts, right? And even if you dont, I still want to play it from start to finish if im going to play it at all anyway, so its a no go for me. There are cases were I wont play games in order from the first one on, and final fantasy should probably be one of them, seeing as to how popular it is, but I dont want to dive into a franchise without really knowing anything about it. Last time I did that was Skyrim. Not a bad thing, but there are still parts I'm completely confused about.
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby Shadowman » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:15 pm

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BeastProwl wrote:It just wouldnt feel right. Besides, even if they dont happen in order, you would probably have to play the others to understand certain parts, right?


Nope! When I say self-contained, I mean self-contained. Unlike Elder Scrolls, the lore and fundamental rules of the universe are reset with each new game. Any references to past games are little more than in-jokes and running gags, and your experience won't be diminished for it.

But seriously, here's this:

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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby BeastProwl » Fri Sep 07, 2012 1:59 pm

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That sounds so Naruto that it hurts.
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby Shadowman » Fri Sep 07, 2012 2:30 pm

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BeastProwl wrote:That sounds so Naruto that it hurts.


The classical Japanese/modern rock mix is the best part about that version. If you don't like it, FF12 has an orchestral version, Dissidia has a rock version, and the original SNES midi version.
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby BeastProwl » Fri Sep 07, 2012 3:10 pm

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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby Wigglez » Fri Sep 07, 2012 6:55 pm

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I got a new one. I don't know why it took me this long to realize this but, the opera song from Hitman
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Fri Sep 07, 2012 7:19 pm

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Wigglez wrote:I got a new one. I don't know why it took me this long to realize this but, the opera song from Hitman


You mean the one that plays in the main menu in Blood Money? Or the one that plays when 47 is about to make a kill?
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby Jazz813 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 12:50 pm

My favorite music from a game at the moment is the score of Transformers Fall of Cybertron, too bad that High Moon Studios don't have plans yet to make a CD or Digital release of this epic soundtrack...
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby Wigglez » Sat Sep 08, 2012 7:47 pm

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Wigglez wrote:I got a new one. I don't know why it took me this long to realize this but, the opera song from Hitman


You mean the one that plays in the main menu in Blood Money? Or the one that plays when 47 is about to make a kill?

Main Menu. It's like iconic for the game now. I'll be mad if they don't put it in Absolution.
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 10:16 pm

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Wigglez wrote:I got a new one. I don't know why it took me this long to realize this but, the opera song from Hitman


You mean the one that plays in the main menu in Blood Money? Or the one that plays when 47 is about to make a kill?

Main Menu. It's like iconic for the game now. I'll be mad if they don't put it in Absolution.


I'm already plenty pissed that they fired David Bateson from voicing 47 in Absolution.
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby Shadowman » Sun Sep 09, 2012 12:22 am

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SKYWARPED_128 wrote:I'm already plenty pissed that they fired David Bateson from voicing 47 in Absolution.


Except David Bateson hasn't been fired and is still voicing Agent 47. Diana has a new voice actress, though.
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Sun Sep 09, 2012 12:49 am

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I dont play Final Fantasy. It's not that I wouldnt like it, more that I cant catch up to it at this point. It didnt pull me in when I was younger like it did alot of other kids.


With the exception of FF X-2 and FF-XIII-2, and the various side-story games like Crisis Core and Dirge of Cerberus, every "main" Final Fantasy is a standalone game set in vastly different universe, requiring no knowledge of the previous game to play.

Of course, all that might be changing with Squeenix desperate for cash, and trying to milk FF XIII for all it's worth.

Anyways, here's another list of my fav game music from the PS2 era:

Beginning and ending theme for Breath of Fire IV - Dragon Quarter. One of the most touching RPG's I've ever played, and Chihiro Onitsuka's Castle: Imitation really compliments the ending credits.

Persona 4's ending Theme, Never More.

The Bouncer's ending theme, Forevermore. Not crazy about the game, and the song's just average as J-Pop tunes go. But I liked the plot and the characters, and the song compliments this.

Opening theme for Tales of The Abyss.

Soundtrack from The Vagrant Story: Knights of the Cross, and The Underworld (the dungeon where the little dolls attack you.) Opinioons may vary, that is one of the best games I've played on the PS1, and probably one of the most well-told stories in an RPG.

Opening and ending theme for Parasite Eve. Somnia Memorias; love it.

Opening theme for Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven; Sadame. Really gets you into the ninja mood.

Ending theme from Fatal Frame II; Chou (means Butterfly in Japanese).

Ending theme from Dynasty Warriors 5; Excalibur. Just doesn't get old.

Ending theme and "final act" soundtrack from FF VII - Dirge of Cerberus; Redemption and Longing, by GACKT.

Opening theme for SMT: Digital Devil Saga 1; Danger, by Etro Anime. IMO, much better than the original Japanese theme, which is a major surprise.

Opening and Ending theme for SMT: Digital Devil Saga 2; Alive by Kayako Momota and Time Capsule by "as" (that's the band's name, really)

Damn, this is starting to look like an Emmy nomination list. :KREMZEEK:
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby Shadowman » Sun Sep 09, 2012 1:50 am

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I dont play Final Fantasy. It's not that I wouldnt like it, more that I cant catch up to it at this point. It didnt pull me in when I was younger like it did alot of other kids.


With the exception of FF X-2 and FF-XIII-2, and the various side-story games like Crisis Core and Dirge of Cerberus, every "main" Final Fantasy is a standalone game set in vastly different universe, requiring no knowledge of the previous game to play.


Shadowman wrote:
BeastProwl wrote:I dont play Final Fantasy. It's not that I wouldnt like it, more that I cant catch up to it at this point.


You don't need to play catch up like you would Metal Gear, since each game is self-contained, there's no proper starting point or ending point. You can really just start with whatever game people suggest at you the most, which is probably going to be 6 or 7.


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BeastProwl wrote:It just wouldnt feel right. Besides, even if they dont happen in order, you would probably have to play the others to understand certain parts, right?


Nope! When I say self-contained, I mean self-contained. Unlike Elder Scrolls, the lore and fundamental rules of the universe are reset with each new game. Any references to past games are little more than in-jokes and running gags, and your experience won't be diminished for it.


Beat you to the punch on the last page.

SKYWARPED_128 wrote:Of course, all that might be changing with Squeenix desperate for cash, and trying to milk FF XIII for all it's worth.


XIII is being kept in its own universe with its own number, there's no indication they're going to start continuing the story from one game in an unrelated main series game. Although they have admitted XIV might include crossovers, there's nothing to suggest that this will become the norm.

Especially since XIII hasn't exactly proved to be popular, XIII-2 even less so.

Back on topic:



Easily my favorite track from DCUO. It's very Indiana Jones and fits the theme of the mission it plays in.

While we're at it, this one, too:



Plays at the end of the tutorial mission. While you're fighting a huge army of Brainiac Drones...alongside Superman, no less, and you're keeping up with him. The fact that the song plays while you're matching the freaking Man of Steel in combat, just makes it that much more awesome.
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Sun Sep 09, 2012 2:14 am

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Shadowman wrote:Beat you to the punch on the last page.


Didn't notice that. :D

Shadowman wrote:
SKYWARPED_128 wrote:Of course, all that might be changing with Squeenix desperate for cash, and trying to milk FF XIII for all it's worth.


XIII is being kept in its own universe with its own number, there's no indication they're going to start continuing the story from one game in an unrelated main series game. Although they have admitted XIV might include crossovers, there's nothing to suggest that this will become the norm.

Especially since XIII hasn't exactly proved to be popular, XIII-2 even less so.


I thought they were planning several different games based on a single universe, named Fabula Nova Crystallis. The first of them is FF XIII. In fact, it wasn't even supposed to have a number, initially.

At least, that's what it says here. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fabula_Nova_Crystallis_Final_Fantasy

Oh, and despite everything going against the possibility of yet another FF XIII sequel, Squeenix seems adamant at making you like the FF XIII universe. I give you...Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.

Check it out here. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightning_Returns:_Final_Fantasy_XIII
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby Shadowman » Sun Sep 09, 2012 3:05 am

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SKYWARPED_128 wrote:I thought they were planning several different games based on a single universe, named Fabula Nova Crystallis.


The thing about Fabula Nova Crystallis is that the only recurring number is XIII, and two of the games (Type-0 and Versus XIII) are totally unrelated to the Lightning Trilogy outside of certain terms. It's a lot like the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII, although everything in the Compilation was directly and neatly tied together, so it's more along the lines of the Ivalice Alliance. (Tactics, Tactics Advance, Tactics A2, XII, and Revenant Wings, and only the last two have any real connection)

Short version: This is far from the first time they've done this.

SKYWARPED_128 wrote:The first of them is FF XIII. In fact, it wasn't even supposed to have a number, initially.

At least, that's what it says here. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fabula_Nova_Crystallis_Final_Fantasy


Uh...it doesn't say that there. It says the number XIII was removed from the name of the collection, after Agito XIII was renamed to Type-0.

SKYWARPED_128 wrote:Oh, and despite everything going against the possibility of yet another FF XIII sequel, Squeenix seems adamant at making you like the FF XIII universe. I give you...Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII.

Check it out here. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightning_Returns:_Final_Fantasy_XIII


What, exactly, was going against the possibility? Square had the means and the motive to make it happen, and XIII-2 ended in a massive cliffhanger, it was pretty obvious it was going to happen. Despite bitching and moaning about it all, people still buy Final Fantasy no matter what.
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Sun Sep 09, 2012 4:15 am

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Shadowman wrote:The thing about Fabula Nova Crystallis is that the only recurring number is XIII, and two of the games (Type-0 and Versus XIII) are totally unrelated to the Lightning Trilogy outside of certain terms. It's a lot like the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII, although everything in the Compilation was directly and neatly tied together, so it's more along the lines of the Ivalice Alliance. (Tactics, Tactics Advance, Tactics A2, XII, and Revenant Wings, and only the last two have any real connection)

Short version: This is far from the first time they've done this.


Guess you got a point there.

I came to that conclusion basically because I view Versus as a standalone game, taking place in the same universe as XIII, but in a different time period and different cast, instead of "side-games" like VII's Dirge of Cerberus and Crisis Core.

I only just realized FF XII was tied to the earlier FF's. My first FF was VII, so the whole Ivalice thing was "before my time" so to speak.

Shadowman wrote:Uh...it doesn't say that there. It says the number XIII was removed from the name of the collection, after Agito XIII was renamed to Type-0.


Wha? But why does it still have a number at release?

Shadowman wrote:What, exactly, was going against the possibility? Square had the means and the motive to make it happen, and XIII-2 ended in a massive cliffhanger, it was pretty obvious it was going to happen. Despite bitching and moaning about it all, people still buy Final Fantasy no matter what.


If Sankaku Complex articles are to be believed, FF XIII did pretty well initially, selling 1.5 million copies in its initial opening, but soon plummeted sharply, with the games later sold at a massive discount within 2 months.

http://www.sankakucomplex.com/2010/02/02/final-fantasy-xiii-price-plummets/

]http://www.sankakucomplex.com/2010/02/12/final-fantasy-xiii-from-90-to-40-in-2-months/

http://www.sankakucomplex.com/2010/01/02/final-fantasy-xiii-sales-plummet/

I might be wrong on this, but Japanese companies mostly base the success or failure of a product on domestic sales alone.

Also from Sankaku; an article stated that Squeenix is planning to outsource its "big" game making to other companies, stating that it was "too much work." By "big", I take it to mean disc-based games, as opposed to downloadable, mobile phone, or PSP games.

http://www.sankakucomplex.com/2012/06/29/square-enix-we-wont-make-any-more-big-games-ourselves/
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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby Shadowman » Sun Sep 09, 2012 12:14 pm

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SKYWARPED_128 wrote:I only just realized FF XII was tied to the earlier FF's. My first FF was VII, so the whole Ivalice thing was "before my time" so to speak.


Except Tactics came out after VII.

SKYWARPED_128 wrote:Wha? But why does it still have a number at release?


...it doesn't. Versus XIII and XIII itself do, but Fabula Nova Crystallis dropped the number from it's name after Agito XIII was renamed Type-0. I literally just explained all this to you.

SKYWARPED_128 wrote:I might be wrong on this, but Japanese companies mostly base the success or failure of a product on domestic sales alone.


No More Heroes got a sequel because, despite selling like crap in Japan, it sold great in the US.

SKYWARPED_128 wrote:Also from Sankaku; an article stated that Squeenix is planning to outsource its "big" game making to other companies, stating that it was "too much work." By "big", I take it to mean disc-based games, as opposed to downloadable, mobile phone, or PSP games.

http://www.sankakucomplex.com/2012/06/29/square-enix-we-wont-make-any-more-big-games-ourselves/


Square bought Eidos a couple years ago. Deus Ex: Human Revolution was one of the big releases in 2011, so I'd say, yeah, they're already on that.

BeastProwl wrote:Because Music, right?


Because Music indeed:



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Re: Favorite Video Game Music?

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Sun Sep 09, 2012 7:07 pm

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Shadowman wrote:Except Tactics came out after VII.


Didn't play it. I thought it was some compilation of older FF games or something and ignored it when it came out.

And before you say it, yes, I'm a Philistine who's incapable of appreciating such a fine RPG masterpiece just because it doesn't have flashy graphics. >:oP :D

Shadowman wrote:...it doesn't. Versus XIII and XIII itself do, but Fabula Nova Crystallis dropped the number from it's name after Agito XIII was renamed Type-0. I literally just explained all this to you.


Never mind, this is getting a little too complicated for me. I just thought Fabula Nova Crystallis was some universe where XIII, Versus XIII and many other games would be set in. I hope I at least got this part right.

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SKYWARPED_128 wrote:I might be wrong on this, but Japanese companies mostly base the success or failure of a product on domestic sales alone.



No More Heroes got a sequel because, despite selling like crap in Japan, it sold great in the US.


I did tell you I might be wrong on this. :grin:
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