London Philharmonic Orchestra

The Greatest Video Game Music

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Video game music has come a long way since the eight- and 16-bit glory days of Pac Man and Pole Position. Film composers, who began padding their busy schedules in the late '90s with game scoring, have upped their game (so to speak) in recent years, churning out memorable themes and full-length orchestral scores for the 21st century’s increasingly big-budget shooters, RPGs, platformers, and MMOs. The boldly titled Greatest Video Game Music collects 21 of those themes, including the stoic "Nate's Theme" from Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, the swashbuckling "Oblivion" from Elder Scrolls, and the beloved “Legend of Zelda Suite,” as reinterpreted by the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
Advent Rising
1 3:42 Spotify
2 4:17 Spotify
Call of Duty - Modern Warfare 2
3 3:31 Spotify
Angry Birds
4 3:17 Spotify
Final Fantasy VIII
5 3:09 Spotify
Super Mario Brothers
6 4:11 Spotify
Uncharted - Drake's Fortune
7 1:49 Spotify
Grand Theft Auto IV
8 3:05 Spotify
World of Warcraft
9 3:13 Spotify
Metal Gear Solid
10 3:55 Spotify
Tetris
11 3:28
Battlefield 2
12 4:40 Spotify
Elder Scrolls: Oblivion
13 1:52 Spotify
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare
14 2:16 Spotify
Mass Effect
15 4:49 Spotify
Splinter Cell
16 2:47 Spotify
Final Fantasy
17 2:40 Spotify
Bioshock
18 2:16 Spotify
Halo 3
19 4:01 Spotify
Fallout 3
20 2:20 Spotify
Super Mario Bros
21 3:50 Spotify
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