Best 120 Video Game Music: Top Video Game Soundtracks

Last Updated On: July 24th, 2016

best video game music

It’s our usual habit to listen and mumble our favorite video game music that we always listen to. Those video game soundtracks make us either feel nostalgic or motivated, or maybe both at the same time. They actually take us to those certain memorable moments we experienced while playing a game.

With headphones jacked on to our device/system, those game soundtracks play an important role in our life. How? Do I need to elaborate? But it must be difficult browsing the internet/certain apps, to find some decent gaming music, right? Well, for your comfort, we compiled up a pretty huge list of best video game soundtracks of the decade that will relive you from such type of pain or misery. Enjoy listening!

Note:  We are no music critics, so this is not a ranked list but rather a collection of random songs.

Best Video Game Music

#120 Champion Sound (EP) / Ill Factor – Knives Out

Knives out! Knives out! Scaling the rooftops of London…knives out buddy!”… Lol don’t worry, I added some lines on my own. Ring any bells? Well, this song was implemented in Assassin’s Creed Syndicate. Man! Wasn’t it amazing exploring the 18th century London, beating up goons and of course, grappling throughout the city?!

#119 Knife Party- Resistance

Sounds cool and inspiring isn’t it? Well, perhaps this song hasn’t been implemented in any game so far but most of the YouTube gamers use it in game walkthroughs or montages. God! The music intensity before and after you hear, “This is a Knife!”….damn! I love it!

#118 InFamous Second Son OST – Heart Shaped Box (Nirvana cover)

Hey! Wait! I’ve got a new complaint! Forever in debt to your priceless advice!”, holy shit! This track from InFamous Second Son will simply drive you crazy! You can get the lyrics here.

#117 Mafia II OST – Main Theme

The 40’s classic tune added really some authenticity and charisma to the game. Oh Lord! If you’ve played Mafia II then while listening to this, tears may start rolling out from your eyes! Vito Scaletta and Joe Barbara…we’ll always remember you!

#116 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt OST – The Fields of Ard Skellige

There are simply no words either for this game or the song. I feel like going back and playing Witcher 3 once again. Don’t know about you though! Clearly, this is one among the best video game music tracks of the decade.

#115 Knife Party-404

Okay, that’s it! Enough with the emotions! Guys! Once again it’s time to party!

#114 Ill Factor- Champion Sound (AC Syndicate Debut Trailer Official Music)

Remember the day when the debut trailer of AC Syndicate was out? Well, this was the soundtrack playing in the background alongside the action-packed trailer! You may like to check out the lyrics as well.

#113 Final Fantasy XI OST – Gustaberg

Wow! Beautiful! It’s got a cool Japanese retro emotional theme…well, you may like it. The game, released in 2002, itself was very popular among the gamers of that time.

#112 Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Conviction OST – Mafia Club Music

Who can forget the great Splinter Cell Conviction? Listening to this song, it reminds of those days playing as Sam Fisher and the level of stealth and aggression we used to beat the shit out of the enemies!

#111 Grand Theft Auto 4 OST- Main Theme

I have one question for you? Do you want to explore Liberty City with Nikko Bellic once again? Then enjoy listening to one among the best video game music tracks.

#110 Life is Strange Soundtrack – Mt. Washington by Local Natives

Almost all the track from the game, Life is Strange, have been beautifully composed. So, do you want to check out the lyrics of one among the best video game music tracks?

#109 Wolfenstein The New Order OST- Adrift

This song gave me goosebumps to be frank. The epic first person shooter, released in 2014, heavily engaged us into its stealth/combat mechanics.

#108 Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag OST – Order of the Assassin

Well, this track has surely got a pirate-adventure type feeling with Edward Kenway’s ship- The Jackdaw, sailing across the Caribbean. Hope you’re enjoying listening to best video game music!

#107 Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare OST – Draconian Dream

No, I change my words! This track gave me way more goosebumps compared to The New Order’s soundtrack.

#106 Imagine Dragons-Friction (Ghost Recon Wildlands E3 Trailer Music)

I hope you remember this song was used in the E3 Trailer of Ghost Recon: Wildlands? This song from Imagine Dragons was integrated to it.

#105 Wolfenstein The New Order OST- Prototype

Wait! We have another New Order soundtrack to thrill us! Enjoy listening!

#104 Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance OST – The Only Thing I Know For Real

Raiden from Revengeance was certainly one hell of a character! Let’s embrace the hell with this epic action-packed music track!

#103 Crysis 3 OST – Who’s The Prey Now

Voila! Lookie here! Rejoice with this amazing soundtrack from the Legendary 2013 shooter,  Crysis 3.

#102 Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag OST – Drunken Sailor

Weigh hay and up she rises…early in the morning!” You must’ve certainly heard your Jackdaw Crew singing this most often. It has no instrumental, no beats, no additional inputs but still it rocks! This soundtrack is treasure! Hook yourselves to best video game music!

#101 Dishonored [Soundtrack] – Drunken Whaler

There is another Drunken Sailor no Whaler for you…only this time it’s rather horrific! Here’s the lyric of the song, if that’s what you’re looking for. Video game music just went up to another level, aye Captain?

Amlan is a hardcore gaming freak, who is the COO and Editor-in-Chief at Tech Legends. Presently, he is pursuing his B.Tech in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. He is an avid fan of gadgets and always keeps in touch with what's happening around in the tech world. Apart from gaming and technology, he loves to research a lot regarding the culture and geography of various countries, cities, etc. He is also a writer and his first book titled,"A Brief Study of Japan", was published when he was in 9th grade. His motto is, "Keep moving forward and never ever give up".