Sound Byte: Best of 2012 In Game Music
We take you to an audio-filled ride on the game soundtracks that made this year great.
With GameSpot's Best of 2012 Awards and People's Choice still running, we figured it was appropriate to celebrate the music of 2012's games. Truth be told, we were blessed with a lot of genres of music this year: we had orchestras aplenty, electronica and house, ambiance and leit motifs, and dozens more that can work outside the context of the experiences they're tailored for.
Without further ado, here's 2012's finest in video game music.
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Done with the video and have the sudden urge to buy the albums for your personal enjoyment and help give due to the talented folks who crafted them? Here are the album titles and the links to various online stores:
Diablo III Collector's Edition Soundtrack – iTunes
Gravity Daze Original Soundtrack (Gravity Rush)- Play Asia
The Last Story Original Soundtrack – Amazon
Journey Original Soundtrack – iTunes, Amazon
Skullgirls Original Soundtrack – Official Site
Ys: Foliage Ocean in Celceta Original Soundtrack - iTunes
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Original Sound Track - Play-Asia
Max Payne 3 The Official Soundtrack - Rockstar
Fez Original Soundtrack - Disasterpeace website
The Secret World Original Soundtrack - iTunes, Amazon
Darksiders II Original Soundtrack - Sumthing Distribution
Hotline Miami - BandCamp , SoundCloud
Final Fantasy XIII-2 - Square Enix store
Double Dragon Neon - Jake Kaufman's BandCamp page
Dust: An Elysian Tail Original Soundtrack – Hyperduck Soundworks' BandCamp page
Endless Space Original Soundtrack – Comes free with the game via Steam
Mass Effect 3 Original Soundtrack - iTunes, Amazon
Hitman: Absolution – Not available at the moment
Max Anarchy Original Soundtrack (Anarchy Reigns) - Amazon
Hikari Shinwa: Palutena no Kagami Soundtrack (Kid Icarus: Uprising) - Wayo Shop
Dragon's Dogma Original Soundtrack - Sumthing Distribution
If you like what you hear, or wish to highlight other game soundtracks we missed out, do let us know on the comments box below.
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