Episode 165: Marcato Bros. in Space

Liftoff! This week, the guys embark on an epic journey into the unknown. From Super Star Soldier to Mass Effect 3, enjoy some of the best music from video games that take place in space. Karl & Will discuss what techniques composers use to convey the vastness of space, and also the unsurprising influence from John Williams. Enjoy!

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Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader – Chris Hülsbeck – LucasArts – Gamecube – 2001
-Title Theme
Axelay – Taro Kudo – Konami – Super NES – 1992
-Colony
Unreal – Alexander Brandon, Michiel van den Bos, Andrew G. Sega – GT – PC – 1998
-Shared Dig
Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger – George Oldziey – Origin Systems – PC – 1994
-Intro
Star Fox 2 – Yumiko Kanki & Kozue Ishikawa – Nintendo – Super NES – Unreleased
-Taitania
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed – Mark Griskey – Lucasarts – PS3/Xbox 360/Wii/PC – 2008
-General Kota and the Control Room
Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal – David Bergeaud – Sony – PS2 – 2004
-Courtney Gears
Space Quest V – Tim Clarke, Christopher Stevens – Sierra – DOS – 1993
-Closing Theme
Halo 2 – Marty O’Donnell & Michael Salvatori – Microsoft – Xbox – 2004
-Heretic, Hero
Super Star Soldier – Nozomu Nakahashi, Keita Hoshi – Hudson Soft – 1990
-Stage 4
Sonic Colors – Kenichi Tokoi – Sega – Wii – 2010
-Planet Wisp Act 1
Metroid Prime 3: Corruption – Kenji Yamamoto, Minako Hamano, Masaru Tajima – Nintendo – Wii – 2007
-Title Theme
Super Mario Galaxy – Mahito Yakota – Nintendo – Wii – 2007
-Space Junk Galaxy
Gradius II – Hidenori Maezawa & Yukie Morimoto – Konami – NES – 1988
-Dogfight BGM
Star Trek – Chad Seiter – Namco Bandai – Xbox 360/PS3 – 2013
-Brains and Brawn
Star Wars – Marshall Parker – JVC – NES – 1991
-Tatooine Overworld
Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom – George Oldziey – Origin Systems – PC – 1996
-Main Title
Mass Effect 3 – Sascha Dikiciyan, Sam Hulick, Chris Lennertz, Clint Mansell – EA – Xbox 360/PS3/Wii U – 2012
-A Future For the Krogan
Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose – Kazuhiko Uehara & Yukie Morimoto – Konami – Super NES – 1992
-Space Opera
Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty – Derek Duke, Glenn Stafford, Russell Brower – Blizzard – PC – 2010
-Main Theme