Favourite Video Game Soundtracks by Year

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1.
Gunfight (1975 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
 
2.
Boot Hill (1977 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Western shooter arcade game released by Midway in 1977 and a sequel to Gun Fight.
 
3.
Space Invaders (1978 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The object of the game is to shoot the alien invaders and keep them off the ground.
 
4.
Bandido (1979 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
 
5.
Puckman (1980 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
This is the Atari VCS (2600) version of Pac-Man.
 
6.
Rally-X (1980 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
 
7.
Super Locomotive (1982 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
 
8.
Cliff Hanger (1983 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Cliff must save Clarrise from the Count Dreyco. from the makers of Dragon's Lair brings you a unique and fun Laser Disc Arcade game...
 
9.
Ninja Hayate (1984 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Animated game similar to Dragon's Lair. In feudal Japan, young ninja Hayate must battle all sorts of monsters and avoid all sorts of traps to reach the palace where evil samurai mage holds the princess he loves.
 
10.
Space Harrier (1985 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
 
11.
OutRun (1986 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
You must race your Ferrari through various unique locations in order to reach checkpoints. While playing, the player can choose which route to take and has a choice between one of three different music themes.
 
12.
Super Hang-On (1987 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The standard motorcycle video games were first based on this thrill ride of a retro racing effort went from console to arcade and still lives on today through emulation and re-releases.
Director: Yu Suzuki
 
13.
Ninja Gaiden (1988 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The Ninja has perfected five techniques to help him on his voyage. As he scourges each zone to eliminate the enemies...
Director: Sakurazaki
 
14.
The Revenge of Shinobi (1989 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A traditional side-scrolling platform game where the player controls Joe Musashi and must defeat enemies from eight districts before the final confrontation with the head of Neo Zeed.
 
15.
Ys: Book 1&2 (1990 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
You play as Adol who goes on an adventure fighting monsters, later on, he climbs Darm Tower to fight Dark Fact. In the Sequel, Adol is sent to the floating island of YS to save the people from the demons and monsters, and to fight Darm.
 
16.
Final Fantasy IV (1991 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A dark knight questions the ruthless actions of his king and undergoes a quest to redeem himself and save the world.
 
17.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (1992 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Sonic the Hedgehog teams up with Miles "Tails" Prower to stop Dr. Eggman from taking over the world with his new space fortress, the Death Egg.
Director: Masaharu Yoshii
 
18.
Secret of Mana (1993 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The story of a boy who pulls out a rusty sword and is banished from Potos. He meets a girl and a Sprite. Together, they journey to gather 8 Mana seeds to save the Mana tree. And stop Thanatos and his empire from taking over the world.
Director: Kôichi Ishii
 
19.
Lunar: Eternal Blue (1994 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
When long-time friends Hiro and Ruby discover a strange visitor from another world, they find themselves...
 
20.
Chrono Trigger (1995 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
Crono, a young boy, is thrust to adventure by destiny to destroy an oncoming threat that will destroy the world in 1999.
 
21.
Kono yo no hate de koi wo utau shôjo Yu-no (1996 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
 
22.
Final Fantasy VII (1997 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.6/10 X  
A former soldier from an evil company joins a mercenary clan to fight the company he once served.
 
23.
Xenogears (1998 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Young warrior and artist Fei Fong Wong sets off on a journey that tests his faith as well as courage as he is suddenly thrown into a battle where no one is who they seem.
 
24.
Chrono Cross (1999 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
What would it be like if you didn't exist? For Serge, the truth is all too disturbing when he stumbles into another dimension...
Director: Masato Kato
 
25.
Legend of Mana (2000 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Director: Kôichi Ishii
 
26.
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Two years after the death of Solid Snake, a rookie FOX-HOUND agent, on his first mission, infiltrates an offshore decontamination facility to rescue the President.
Director: Hideo Kojima
 
27.
Suikoden III (2002 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Fifteen years after the events in Suikoden II, three warriors search out the legendary Flame Champion and gather the 108 Stars of Destiny to save the world from a new evil who plans on destroying the world.
 
28.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2003 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A young prince with expert fighting skills acquires the Dagger of Time, and unknowingly releases the powerful Sands of Time with it. Now he is trapped in a palace with sand creatures and most undo the unfortunate deed he has done.
 
29.
Clannad (2004 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Clannad follows the story of Tomoya Okazaki, a Highschool student living in a fictional Japanese town...
 
30.
Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence (2005 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.6/10 X  
A remake of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater with many added features; such as the free range camera, new camouflage outfits, bonus levels and a theater mode.
Director: Hideo Kojima
 
31.
Ôkami (2006 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
A cel-shaded action game set in feudal Japan, in which the wolf deity Amaterasu defends the land from evil forces.
Director: Hideki Kamiya
 
32.
Heavenly Sword (2007 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The Heavenly Sword - legend says that it was forged in heaven and once wielded by a deity, and that...
 
33.
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 (2008 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
A high school student joins a group that explores a hidden world accessible through TV sets to find a connection between the "realm of shadows" and the mysterious murders in their town.
 
34.
Final Fantasy XIII (2009 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In a futuristic city, a group of adventurers must fight the government forces controlled by an alien force to stop its plan to destroy the world.
Director: Motomu Toriyama
 
35.
Xenoblade Chronicles (2010 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
In a world of endless ocean, all life lives on the decaying corpses of two gigantic titans, the Bionis and Mechonis. When the army of Mechonis attacks his home, young scientist Shulk sets out for revenge.
 
36.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (2011 Video Game)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Born in an island suspended in the sky, a young man, Link, accepts his destiny to venture to the world below to save his childhood friend, Zelda, and the land from evil forces through the use of a mysterious sword.