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Musical Showcase
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MS: Super Smash Bros Melee

James explains how this sweeping, franchise-crossing soundtrack awakened him to the power of video game music.


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MS: The Pikmin Singles – Strawberry Flower

Did you know that a band of Pikmin had a string of chart hits? In Japan, naturally.


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MS: Pokémon Red/Blue/Green

Twitch Plays Pokémon reminds us that the Game Boy original had, among other things, a brilliant and iconic soundtrack.


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MS: Command & Conquer

Revisiting the original C&C is like opening up a time capsule from the mid-90s, partly due to its unforgettable soundtrack.


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MS: Street Fighter II

Songs to kick arse by.


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MS: Freezeezy Peak – Banjo-Kazooie

A truly festive number from Rare's Nintendo 64 classic.


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MS: The Legend of Zelda: A Link the Past

With its sequel out this week, we remember one of Koji Kondo's musical master works.


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MS: Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Before the Michael Jackson and Sonic 3 saga, SEGA had already hired pop royalty to compose for their flagship series.


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MS: The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker

Much like its art style, The Wind Waker's score charts new territory while still encapsulating the spirit of the series.


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Grand Theft Auto: Vice City & Vice City Stories

Arguably two of the greatest licensed soundtracks in gaming history.


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Game Music Concert Series

We remember five pioneering albums by the granddaddy of game soundtracks, orchestral performances and concerts.


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Bound Together

An Earthbound fan album par excellence.


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Mirror’s Edge

Artificial, cold and often mysterious electronica beautifully accompanied DICE's original free-running vision.


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Hikari – Utada Hikaru (2002)

The Sixth and Final Day of VG Chart Hits


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Eyes on Me – Faye Wong (1999)

VG Chart Hits Day Five