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The most beautiful song from a video game

  1. Sep 10, 2014 #1
    This (in my opinion) is the most beautiful, relaxing, and soothing song from any video game in history.

    Video game music has really come a long way.

    From the game Deus Ex Human Revolution.

     
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  3. Sep 11, 2014 #2

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    I don't know about beautiful, relaxing, and soothing, but this is one of my favorite video game songs:
     
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  4. Sep 11, 2014 #3

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    My favorite video game song:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOIEaldomfA

    Granted, I don't have much of a selection. I have a handful of sports video games and that's about it. You could probably guess which sport this song's from just because it's in a foreign language.

    But I have noticed there's some good songs on video games. My favorite lyric from a video game song:

    "Life's a game, but it ain't fair
    I break the rules, so I don't care"
     
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  5. Sep 11, 2014 #4

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    The Tomb Raider series is well known for it's music. Some examples:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIWLT0QVPzw

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOy6zrJmLKE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGXPRnZrAvk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6R8Upuojxr0

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8IHzz576CI

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-uyBViwAVw

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmXv41JKvDc
     
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  6. Sep 11, 2014 #5

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    You're all crazy. The best is of course Baba Yetu. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvn10hTMBqA&feature=youtube_gdata_player
     
  7. Sep 11, 2014 #6

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    Need For Speed World - Christmas at the golf course:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHnsSSmaLbk

    Need For Speed World - one of the free roam songs:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykl2xLTMVro
     
  8. Sep 11, 2014 #7

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    From 1995, ending credit song from Alone In The Dark 3:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBFZsN4zmYc
     
  9. Sep 11, 2014 #8
    Companies that make video games have spent a lot of money to hire big-name composers like Hans Zimmer to make orchestral compositions for their games.

    Hans Zimmer did music for games like Call of Duty, Crysis, and a few others. He mostly creates music for blockbuster Hollywood movies which has earned the nickname "lord of the soundtrack" by his fans.
     
  10. Sep 11, 2014 #9
    The Sweet Apple Acres Theme from Legends of Equestria is very relaxing:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcXrn9gikjs
    I'm also partial to many of the tracks from the Heroes of Might and Magic Series. The Rampart Theme is nice.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10pfxaWQsHA
    Also, Roland's Theme is short, but memorable.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBoIfiqjhWo
     
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  12. Sep 11, 2014 #11

    adjacent

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    Here is mine:
    It's not a song but it's very relaxing and beautiful.
    I don't like songs anyways.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OhQoy9ibQ8
     
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  13. Sep 11, 2014 #12

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    I like the Tomb raider songs too, but also the legend of Zelda songs are quite nice. I never played the game, have just listened to them.
     
  14. Sep 11, 2014 #13

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    I really like several tracks from Koji Kondo (themes from the Zelda and Mario series), some are just mind blowing.
    Some of the Jet force Gemini's game. Continuing with Nintendo, some songs of Donkey Kong and Banjo-Kazooie are really awesome too.
    Morrowind's theme for pc games. Better than both Skyrim's and Oblivion's for my taste.

    I am willing to give many concrete examples if someone ask for it, else just youtube them :)
     
  15. Sep 11, 2014 #14
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7NJys2yekk
     
  16. Sep 11, 2014 #15
    Good one, it kind of reminds me of parts of the Inception soundtrack. (bookmarked! :biggrin:) I like this one, which is also happens to be from the Deus Ex series

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaVUJpCl-Yc
     
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  17. Sep 11, 2014 #16
    The first "song" that immediately came to mind for "beautiful, soothing, relaxing" was this one: There's no singing, but I can't think of any actual songs from video games.

     
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  18. Sep 11, 2014 #17

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    Heroes IV got some great music actually.


    My favorite:
     
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  19. Sep 12, 2014 #18
    By oscar-winning orchestral composer Hans Zimmer.

     
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  20. Sep 12, 2014 #19
    I love the original legend of Zelda theme song. :thumbsup:
     
  21. Sep 12, 2014 #20
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WN98V-NN51c
     
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