Game Themes List : Top 20 (part 2)

by Saul Edmonds
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“Men are but flesh and blood. They know their doom, but not the hour.” (The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion)

Welcome to part 2 of our top 20 list ‘o’ Games Themes.

Great design - sound and visual - is an asset that pays great dividends to developers and users alike. The success of an epic game is built upon an epic soundtrack.

We have searched for those themes that stay with you long after the credits have rolled.

The Good Muse-ic.

Diablo Soundtrack - Tristram Village

A real classic score in the world of gaming

Assassin’s Creed 2 (Original Game Soundtrack) - Earth

Amazing music by by Jesper Kyd.

Hitman 2: Silent Assasin - Main theme (music)

Dramatic music written by Jesper Kyd.

The Neverhood Theme

A perfect fit with characters. Composed by Terry Scott Taylor.

Super Mario Galaxy Theme. (Orchestral Version)

By Koji Kondo.

Need For Speed Underground Theme Song

Nice beats. By Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz & Ying Yang Twins.

Mortal Kombat Theme Song

Big energy. By Dan Forden.

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion - Auriel’s Ascension

Haunting. Poetic. Sad. Composer is Jeremy Soule.

Silent Hill 2 - Promise

Very beautiful music written by Akira Yamaoka.

Chrono Trigger - At the Bottom of the Night

A heartfelt theme written by Yasunori Mitsuda.

and there’s about a bazillion more amazing game themes out there so there’s a good likely that we’ll have parts 3,4, 5 & 6 …

by Saul Edmonds