Video Games With the Best Soundtracks

The Top Ten

1 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Please. OoT is known for its amazing soundtrack.

Everybody bend your knees to gaming anthem

Hyrule Fields, Kokiri Forest, Gerudo Valley, Song of Storms are all classics from this masterpiece of a game!

Twilight princess crushes Ocarina's music.
The soundtrack in twilight princess is 6 hours long and is very varied, complex and has more emotional weght. It defines adventure. Majora's Mask comes after, adapted perfectly to the game and very emotional too.

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2 Undertale

By fare the best. Ocarina has great music, but nothing gets close to Undertale on this one...maybe only Mario Galaxy can question this. But anyway, Toby Fox did an amazing job with this game's soundtrack, every song is gonna be stuck in your head for a very long time. Also, many tracks are remixes of previous tracks but still somehow manage to feel completely different and have their own identity.
(OF COURSE I'M JUST SAYING I THINK THIS GAME HAS THE BEST SOUNDTRACK, I'M NOT SAYING IT'S THE BEST GAME EVER)

How does Undertale manage to get on every list in existence? - FluffyBanana

How does ocarina of time manages to exist in every list with the titles good and video game? - Aguythatpeopleignores

I can't remember one song from Ocarina of Time. I can remember every song from Undertale.

I'm not an Undertale fanboy, but I have to say, the soundtrack is gorgeous.

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3 Doom

Heavy Metal at it's best. It makes the player to play more Agressive and fast paced with. - Aguythatpeopleignores

BFG Division, at dooms gate, rip and tear,
Much better than Undertale - Not_A_Weeaboo

4 Shadow of the Colossus

Epic, grand, magical and beautiful. One of the best soundtracks in gaming.

5 Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
6 Super Mario Galaxy

Very beautiful soundtrack. This is one of the best video games I've ever played.

Galaxy and galaxy 2 are great games. With a great soundtrack too. - Ilikegames

Best. Game. Soundtrack. Ever. Fin. - Vic21102

Best soundtrack ever. Stop complaining - MaxPap

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7 Silent Hill 2

The music for this game creates an atmosphere you don't get anywhere else. It ranges from disturbing and eerie tracks, to breathtaking and haunting tracks. It's truly something to listen too

An absolute masterpiece of a soundtrack. To the people saying Undertale's soundtrack is the best in any game ever, I challenge them to produce the same opinion after listening to the beautiful ambient tracks this game has to offer. Theme of Laura is my favorite song of all time, and there isn't a bad song in the game. Akira Yamaoka has yet to outdo himself with this game, and I doubt he ever will. The only other soundtrack to any game that could possibly compete in terms of beauty and ambience could perhaps be the Last of Us. But even then, it has yet to win out.

8 Skyrim

It was a tie between this and Life Is Strange for me - HollyRolo

I can not think of game that brings back more memories just by the music then this one! Skyrim is by far the best RPG in my opinion and have not seen another that could offer so much for its time. Each time I hear a song I know exactly where I am. This game is amazing and so is its soundtrack it deserves the number 1 spot. HAIL SITHIS PRAISE TALOS! - VvEquinoXvV

9 The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
10 Final Fantasy VI

The Newcomers

? Dead Space 2
? Portal 2

The Contenders

11 Streets of Rage 2

For a Mega Drive game the depth its soundtrack has is incredible and timeless. - Entranced98

Easily the best - Strobo

12 Super Mario Bros.
13 Brutal Legend

One of my favorite games. Best soundtrack ever - Jonerman

My favorite video game soundtrack, deserves to be higher on the list. - MetalMan

14 The Last of Us

That song at the end gave me butterflies

15 Castlevania: Symphony of the Night
16 Super Mario 64
17 Beyond: Two Souls
18 Red Dead Redemption
19 Fallout 3
20 Jet Set Radio Future
21 Mega Man 2

Definitely number 1

Should be number 1

22 Bastion
23 Kingdom Hearts II

Awesome pick!

These game are famous for their music, so what do we do? put it at number 18 underneath Grand Theft Auto of course!

24 Burnout: Paradise
25 Mega Man Maverick Hunter X
26 Halo: Combat Evolved
27 Mass Effect
28 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
29 Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
30 Mega Man X
31 Chrono Cross
32 The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
33 Kingdom Hearts
34 Earthworm Jim

I gotta give it to this game: it has the most badass video game soundtrack of all time. - xandermartin98

35 Sonic Adventure
36 Metal Gear Solid
37 Dark Souls 3

Best soundtrack in the series. - MetalMan

How is this not here when this game has Magnificent soundtracks like:
-Slave Knight Gael
-Abyss Watchers
-Pontiff Sulyvahn
-Lorian Elder Prince and Lothric Younger Prince
- Oceiros The Consumed King
-Dragonslayer Armor
And at last the Epilogue Music which is the most Bittersweet thing music From software has ever composed - Aguythatpeopleignores

38 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

A superb soundtrack by Hans Zimmer. Fits the game perfectly and enhances the awesome campaign. Love it!

This soundtrack is overrated.

39 Journey

AMAZING! Simply epic in every sense of the word this games soundtrack grabs you pulls you in and never EVER lets go! The soundtrack is emotionally engrossing just the main title theme alone was so beautiful that I cried a little. It's so good that it's the first video game to ever be nominated for a GRAMMY giving video games the respect that they deserve.

40 Megaman Xtreme
41 Watch Dogs 2
42 Crysis 2
43 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Best Soundtrack by miles

44 Bayonetta 2

..is that an M-rated Wii U game?! - Garythesnail

45 Xenoblade Chronicles
46 GoldenEye 007

All of the songs were remixes of the Bond theme, but each felt like an original song. The capabilities of the N64 were pushed by this soundtrack, and without Factor 5! - Dominicmgm

47 Megaman X2
48 Touhou Koumakyou: Embodiment of Scarlet Devil
49 Payday: The Heist
50 Fallout: New Vegas
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1. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
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