Great
Musical
Scores
in
Video Games

Transistor

The musical score of this game is heavily incorporated into gameplay, which makes it all the more memorable

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YouTube/Nintendo
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Control

'Control' houses some beautiful environments and a subtle musical score that adds to the overall atmosphere of the game.

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YouTube/PlayStation
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God of War

The new 'God of War' game has an Icelandic choir added to the musical score, which creates some really epic moments.

3

YouTube/PlayStation
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Everybody's Gone to
THE Rapture

This game needs to be lauded more for its artistic vision than the gameplay as the entire atmosphere is just sublime.

4

YouTube/PlayStation
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Doom

For all you metal fans, 'Doom' is a compilation of some of the best punk and metal music made in a video game.

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YouTube/Bethesda Softworks
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Journey

The first-ever game soundtrack to be nominated for a Grammy Award. The score changes its tone and intensity in response to the players' inputs.

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YouTube/PlayStation
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L.A. Noire

With its noire vibe, this game has some of the smoothest jazz music in all of video gaming.

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YouTube/Rockstar Games
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Shadow of the Colossus

When a game paces itself as well as 'Shadow of the Colossus',
the music has to be able to be dynamic, which it succeeds in.

8

YouTube/PlayStation
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