Gaming History 101

Know Your Roots

Podcast: Top Scores, Volume 5

with 4 comments

Another year come and gone, a hiatus on the outs, and a co-host is now a husband.  Man, a lot has happened this year.  Oh, and we got a whole bunch of great video game tunes to share with you.  Come, relax, and enjoy over 2 and a half hours of our community’s favorite cuts.


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Track List (in order of appearance):

  1. Bloody Tears – Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest (NES)
  2. Fragfest – Jak X: Combat Racing (PS2)
  3. Normal Battle/Normal Battle (Town) – Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne (PS2)
  4. Relight My Fire – Outrun 2019 (Genesis)
  5. The Opened Way – Shadow of the Colossus (PS2)
  6. Main Title – Banjo Kazooie (N64)
  7. Crossing3084 – Phantasy Star Online (Gamecube)
  8. Peaceful Sleep – Nier: Automata (PS4)
  9. Astral Observatory – Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask (N64)
  10. Bison’s Dream – Street Fighter II Vocal Album
  11. Dream of the Shore Bordering Another World – Chrono Cross (PS1)
  12. Moonlight Museum Ver. 1 – Klonoa 2: Lunatea’s Veil (PS2)
  13. L07 – Energy S., Eng., Flight Deck – System Shock (PC)
  14. Disco Descent (1-1 with Shopkeeper) – Crypt of the Necrodancer (PC)
  15. Hypnotic House – Mortal Kombat: The Album
  16. Calling – The World Ends With You (DS)
  17. Gangsta Theme – Killer Instinct (Arcade)
  18. Simon’s Theme – River City Ransom (NES)
  19. The Almighty – Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 4 (PS2)
  20. What the Heck – Earthworm Jim (SNES)
  21. Boss Room – Sonic Spinball (Genesis)
  22. Magus Battle Theme – Chrono Trigger (SNES)
  23. One-Winged Angel Acapella – Smooth McGroove
  24. Soldier’s Chant – Rome Total War (PC)
  25. Ending Theme – Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (SNES)
  26. Terran Theme 1 – Starcraft (PC)
  27. More Than His Share – Halo 3: ODST (360)
  28. Suicide Mission – Mass Effect 2 (360)
  29. Baba Yetu (Main Theme) – Civilization IV (PC)
  30. Title Theme – Final Zone II (TG-CD)
  31. Itory, The Hidden Village – Illusion of Gaia (SNES)
  32. Act 2-1 (Prison) Music – Arcus Odyssey (Genesis)
  33. Vamo’alla Flamenco – Final Fantasy IX (PS2)
  34. Haretree – Legend of Kay (PS2)
  35. We All Become – Transistor (PC)
  36. (Closing Song) – Birth of a Wish – Nier: Automata (PS4)

Written by Fred Rojas

October 4, 2017 at 7:21 pm

4 Responses

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  1. I nominate “What the Heck” for best track.

    Andrew

    October 5, 2017 at 6:42 am

    • Discounting my suggestions (because bias) I’m split between Calling and Birth of a Wish. With a six-ish way tie for third.

      Cluedrew

      October 8, 2017 at 7:01 am

  2. Correct me if I’m wrong but:
    16b. What the Heck – Earthworm Jim (SNES)
    29b. Title Theme/Bowie’s Chant – Final Zone 2 (Turbo Graphics CD)

    Cluedrew

    October 10, 2017 at 9:17 pm


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