Take Castlevania, John Williams, the composer of Streets of Rage and sprinkle in a little bit of plagiarism.
James explains how this sweeping, franchise-crossing soundtrack awakened him to the power of video game music.
Did you know that a band of Pikmin had a string of chart hits? In Japan, naturally.
Twitch Plays Pokémon reminds us that the Game Boy original had, among other things, a brilliant and iconic soundtrack.
Revisiting the original C&C is like opening up a time capsule from the mid-90s, partly due to its unforgettable soundtrack.
Songs to kick arse by.
A truly festive number from Rare's Nintendo 64 classic.
With its sequel out this week, we remember one of Koji Kondo's musical master works.
Before the Michael Jackson and Sonic 3 saga, SEGA had already hired pop royalty to compose for their flagship series.
Much like its art style, The Wind Waker's score charts new territory while still encapsulating the spirit of the series.
Arguably two of the greatest licensed soundtracks in gaming history.
We remember five pioneering albums by the granddaddy of game soundtracks, orchestral performances and concerts.
An Earthbound fan album par excellence.
Artificial, cold and often mysterious electronica beautifully accompanied DICE's original free-running vision.
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