Here are several famous artists that have written some of the most iconic video game scores over the past thirty years.

The soundtrack is one of the main components that often helps certain video games stand out from the crowd. Over the past thirty years, there have been many memorable video game soundtracks, and here are just five of the best, which some of you will already be familiar with by now.

Top 5 video game scores written by famous artists

Here are the top 5 video games with amazing scores/soundtracks written by famous artists. They include the following:

  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – the iconic soundtrack to this epic video game is brought to you by the American composer Jeremy Soule, who has also crafted several other memorable soundtracks for numerous other hit games, such as Guild Wars, Harry Potter, and Icewind Dale, to name just a few

  • Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Famous Japanese composers Manaka Kataoka, Hajime Wakai, and Yasuaki Iwata collaborated to bring you one of the most impressive video game soundtracks ever, which included titles such as Sheikah Tower, Shrine, the main theme, Highland, Temple of Time, 100 Years Ago, and The King of Hyrule’s Wish

  • Dark Souls - Motoi Sakuraba crafted several unique songs for this game, such as Ornstein & Smough, Lord of Cinder, Gwyn, Taurus Demon, and the Nameless Song

  • Last of Us - Argentinian composer Gustavo Santaolalla was responsible for coming up with The Path, and Vanishing Grace, to name just two memorable tracks

  • Doom – Mick Gordon produced the unforgettable soundtrack for this hit game



What other online games have epic background audio/soundtracks

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For example, Play’n GO has developed an impressive collection of Heavy Metal/Thrash Metal-themed slots, where you can hear famous songs from some of history’s biggest bands. Examples include The Twisted Sister online slot, the ZZ Top: Roadside Riches online slot, the Def Leppard: Hysteria online slot, and the Kiss: Reels of Rock online slot.

You also have NetEnt’s Motörhead, Guns N’ Roses, Jimi Hendrix, and Ozzy Osbourne online slots. The Phantom of the Opera and the Jurassic World online slots from Microgaming also have great accompanying music.


Honorable mentions

Examples of other famous video games with superb soundtracks are Silent Hill 2, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Mafia 3, and BioShock Infinite. Persona 5, Final Fantasy 7, Fallout: New Vegas, Journey, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Kingdom Hearts, Super Mario Galaxy, Deadly Premonition, and Undertale also have some fantastic scores.


Concerts in video games and the metaverse

We have also seen a growing number of major artists hosting concerts in the metaverse, or they have written tracks for video games. For example, Travis Scott and Ariana Grande have both appeared in Fortnite. The music festival South by Southwest appeared in Minecraft, and the concert changed its name to Block By Blockwest.

Brighton group Royal Blood also hosted a concert in Roblox, and Lil Nas has appeared in this same game. Several other major artists that have appeared in games like Minecraft are Fever 333, IDLES, Pussy Riot, Nothing Nowhere, and Citizen, plus KoRn once appeared in a game called Adventure Quest 3D.


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