Episode 99: Orchestral Music

This week, the guys focus on Orchestral Video Game Music! Specifically, some of the very best orchestral music ever to be featured in video games. Featuring a very epic and diverse playlist, from games released in 1995 all the way to 2013. Enjoy this look at the more sophisticated side of video game music.

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Heart of Darkness – Bruce Broughton – Interplay – PC – 1998
-Main Theme
The Lost World: Jurassic Park – Michael Giacchino – EA – Playstation/Saturn – 1997
-Welcome Mr. T-Rex
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Jeremy Soule – EA – PS2/Xbox – 2002
-Title Theme
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Óscar Araujo – Konami – PS3/Xbox 360 – 2010
-Waterfalls of Agharta
Shadow of the Colossus – Koh Ohtani – Sony – PS2 – 2005
-A Despair-Filled Farewell
Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception – Greg Edmonson – Sony – PS3 – 2011
-Nate’s Theme 3.0
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword – Hajime Wakai, Shiho Fujii, Mahito Yokota, Takeshi Hama – Nintendo – Wii – 2011
-Crimon Loftwing
Call of Duty – Michael Giacchino – Activision – PC – 2003
-Pegasus Bridge
James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing – Sean Callery – EA – Xbox/PS2/Gamecube – 2003
-Freefall
Advent Rising – Tommy Tallarico, Emmanuel Fratianni & Michael Richard Plowman – Majesco – Xbox – 2005
-Stolen Transport
Panzer Dragoon – Yashitaki Azuma – Sega – Sega Saturn – 1995
-Main Theme (Orchestral Version)
God of War II – Gerard Marino – Sony – PS2 – 2007
-The End Begins
Super Mario Galaxy – Koji Kondo – Nintendo – Wii – 2007
-Rosalina’s Observatory
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Jeremy Soule – Bethesda – PC – 2011
-One They Fear
Assasin’s Creed II – Jesper Kyd – Ubisoft – PS3/Xbox 360 – 2009
-Darkness Falls in Florence
Rayman Legends – Christophe Heral – Ubisoft – Wii U – 2013
-Medieval Dragon
Medal of Honor – Michael Giacchino – EA – Playstation – 1999
-Attack on Fort Schmerzen
Blue Dragon – Nobuo Uematsu – Microsoft – Xbox 360 – 2006
-Waterside (for Piano and Orchestra)
Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise – Grant Kirkhope – Microsoft – Xbox 360 – 2008
-Sunrise Whisper
Civilization V – Michael Curran & Geoff Knorr – 2K – 2010
-Napoleon Peace – France (Cancan)