Recently, I've taken a very strong interest in video game music. This interest has now turned into an obsession, and now I am single minded in my pursuit of creating a massive compilation of the best music gaming has given to the world. Do to do this, I have created a youtube account (2 actually, but I decided to abandon to the other), made several categorical playlist, went around the internet picking out over 500 titles to look over for this list, and most importantly, listened to tons of VGM for the better part of my recent time living. To carry out this process, I have experimented with a variety of techniques, but, now, I've finally decided to simply alphabetize my list of titles and go through the playlist one by one for the next year or so.

Here is a comprehensive list of every game I have included on my queue (I have included everything that might be defined as a game [that includes visual novels, even if they lack actual game play])


Ace Attorney

Ace Attorney 2

Ace Attorney 3

Ace Attorney 4

Ace Attorney 5

Ace Attorney 6

Ace Attorney Investigations

Ace Attorney Investigations 2

Advance Wars/Advance Wars Days of Ruin

Advent Rising


Aiyoku no Eustia

Amimal Crossing

Animal Crossing City Folk

Animal Crossing New Leaf

Animal Crossing Wild World

Anno 1404

Anno 2070

Ar Tonelico: Melody of Elemia

Assassin’s Creed 1

Assassin’s Creed 2

Assassin’s Creed 3

Assassin’s Creed 4

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood

Assassin’s Creed Revelations

Assassin’s Creed Revelations

Assassin’s Creed Rogue

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

Assassin’s Creed Unity

Banjo Kazooie

Banjo Tooie


Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean

Baten Kaitos: Origins

Batman Arkham Asylum

Batman Arkham City

Batman Arkham Knight

Batman Arkham Origins


Bayonetta 2

Beyond Good & Evil

Bionic Commando Rearmed


Bioshock 2

Bioshock Infinite

BlazBlue: Central Fiction

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift


Blue Dragon

Bomber Man 64

Bomberman Hero

Borderlands 2


Bravely Default

Bravely The Second

Breath of Fire 1

Breath of Fire 2

Breath of Fire 3

Breath of Fire 4

Breath of Fire 5

Brutal Legend


Castlevania 2: Belmont’s Revenge

Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest

Castlevania 3

Castlevania Chronicles

Castlevania Ecclesia

Castlevania Judgment

Castlevania Portrait of Run

Castlevania Rondo of Blood

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon

Castlevania: Dracula X

Castlevania: Harmony of Despair

Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance

Castlevania: Lord of Shadow

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Cave Story

Chaos; Head

Child of Eden

Chrono Cross

Chrono Trigger (17/64)

Civilization 3

Civilization 4

Civilization 5


Clannad: Tomoyo After

Command Conquer: Red Alert 2

Command and Conquer: Red Alert 1

Conker’s Bad Fur Day


Corpse Party Blood Covered

Crash 1

Crash 2

Crash 3

Cross Channel

Crypt of the Necrodancer

Curse of Monkey Island

Dai Gyakuten Saiban

Danganronpa 1

Danganronpa 2

Dark Cloud

Dark Cloud 2

Dark Souls

Dark Souls 2

Dark Souls 3

Darksiders 2

Dawn of Mana (9/24)

Day of Tentacle

Deadly Premonition

Dear Drops

Demon Souls

Deus Ex

Deus Ex Human Revolution

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

Diablo 1

Diablo 2

Diablo 3

Disgaea 1

Disgaea 2

Disgaea 3

Disgaea 4

Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness


Dishonored 2

Donkey Kong Country

Donkey Kong Country 2

Donkey Kong Country 3

Donkey Kong Country Returns

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze


Doom (2016)

Doom 2

Doom 3

Double Dragon Neon

Dragon Age Inquistion

Dragon Age Origins

Dragon Quest IV

Dragon Quest IX

Dragon Quest V

Dragon Quest VI

Dragon Quest VII

Dragon Quest VIII

Dragon Quest X

Dragonball Z Budokai 3

Drakengard 1

Drakengard 2

Drakengard 3



Ducktales Remastered

Duke Nukem 3D


Earthworm Jim

Earthworm Jim 2

Ef- a fairy tale for the 2

Eternal Sonata

Etrian Mystery Dungeon

Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight

Etrian Odyssey I

Etrian Odyssey II

Etrian Odyssey III

Etrian Odyssey IV

Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millenium Girl

Etrian Odyssey; Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth

Ever 17


F-Zero GX

F-Zero X

FTL: Faster Than Light

Fallout 4

Fallout New Vegas

Far Cry 3

Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon

Far Cry 4

Fate/Stay Night

Final Fantasy I

Final Fantasy II

Final Fantasy III

Final Fantasy IV

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years

Final Fantasy IX

Final Fantasy RPG

Final Fantasy Tactics

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance 2

Final Fantasy The 4 Heroes of Light

Final Fantasy V

Final Fantasy VI

Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII: Before Crisis

Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core

Final Fantasy VIII

Final Fantasy X

Final Fantasy X-2

Final Fantasy XI

Final Fantasy XII

Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings

Final Fantasy XIII

Final Fantasy XIII-2

Final Fight

Fire Emblem Awakening

Fire Emblem: Fates

Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn


Full Throttle

G Darius

G-Senjou no Maou

GTA III: San Andreas



Ghost Trick

Gitaroo Man

God Eater 2

God Eater Burst

God Eater Burst 2

God Eaters Burst

God Hand

God of War 1

God of War 2

God of War 3

Golden Sun 1

Golden Sun 2


Grandia 2

Grandia 3

Grim Fandango

Grisaia no Kajitsu


Guild Wars II

Guilty Gear

Guilty Gear 2 Overture

Guilty Gear X

Guilty Gear X2

Guilty Gear XX

Half Life

Half Life 2

Halo 2

Halo 3

Halo 4

Halo 5: Guardians


Halo Reach

Halo: Combat Evolved

Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai

Hoshizora- no Memoria

Hotline Miami

Hotline Miami 2




Injustice: Gods Among Us

Jak & Daxter 1

Jak & Daxter 2

Jak & Daxter 3

Jet Set Radio

Jet Set Radio Future

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Heritage For The Future



Kara no Shoujo

Kara no Shoujo 2

Katamari Damacy

Katawa Shoujo

Kenka Bancho Badass Rumble

Kid Icarus Uprisng

Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct 2

Kingdom Hearts

Kingdom Hearts 2

Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards

Kirby Super Star Ultra

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Kirby: Planet Robobot

Kirby: Triple Deluxe

Kirby’s Epic Yarn

Kirby’s Return to Dream Land


Klonoa 2

L.A. Noire

LOH: Dragon Slayer 1

LOH: Prophecy of the Moonlight Witch

LOH: Song of the Ocean

LOH: Tears of Vermillion

LOH: Trails In The Sky 1

LOH: Trails In The Sky 2

LOH: Trails In The Sky 3

LOH: Trails of Cold Steel 1

LOH: Trails of Cold Steel 2

LOH: Trails to Azure

LOH: Trails to Zero

Last of Us

Legend of Mana (16/55)

Legend of Zelda

Legend of Zelda: A Link Between World

Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

Legend of Zelda: Adventure of Link

Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker

Life Is Strange

Lisa: The Joyful

Lisa: The Painful RPG

Little Busters

Lost Odyssey

Lufia 2 (6)

Lufia: Curse of the Sinestrals

Maji de Watashi no Koishinasai

Mana Khemia: Alchemist of Al Revis

Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story

Mario & Luigi: Dream Team

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam

Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time

Mario & Luigi: Super Star Saga

Mario Kart 64

Mario Kart 7

Mario Kart 8

Mario Kart DS

Mario Kart Double Dash

Mario Kart Wii

Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter

Marvel vs Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes

Marvel vs Capcom 3: Fate of Two World

Marvel vs Capcom Origins

Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes

Mass Effect 1

Mass Effect 2

Mass Effect 3

Mega Man 10

Mega Man 2

Mega Man 3

Mega Man 4

Mega Man 5

Mega Man 7

Mega Man 9

Mega Man X

Mega Man X2

Mega Man X3

Mega Man X4

Mega Man X5

Mega Man X6

Mega Man Zero 2

Mega Man Zero 3

Megaman Battle Network 1

Megaman Battle Network 2

Megaman Battle Network 3

Megaman Battle Network 4

Megaman Battle Network 5

Megaman Battle Network 6

Metal Gear Solid 1

Metal Gear Solid 2

Metal Gear Solid 3

Metal Gear Solid 4

Metal Gear Solid 5: Part 1

Metal Gear Solid 5: Part 2

Metal Gear: Rising Revengeance

Metal Slug 1

Metal Slug 2

Metal Slug 3

Metal Slug 4

Metal Slug 5

Metal Slug 6

Metal Slug 7

Metal Slug X

Metal Slug XX

Metroid Prime

Metroid Prime 2 Echoes

Metroid Prime 3 Corruption

Middle Earth: Shadows of Mordor

Mirror’s Edge

Mirror’s Edge 2

Mischief Makers

Monkey Island

Monkey Island 2


Mother 1

Mother 3

Muv Luv

Muv Luv Alternative


Narcissu 2

Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Nija Storm Generations

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Impact

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3

Naruto Ultimate Ninja

Naruto Ultimate Ninja 2

Naruto Ultimate Ninja 3

Naruto Ultimate Ninja 4

Naruto Ultimate Ninja Hero

Naruto Ultimate Ninja Hero 2

Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm


New Super Mario Bros

New Super Mario Bros Wii

Ni no Ku Ni: Wrath of the White Witch


Nights_Into Dreams

No More Heroes

No More Heroes 2

Nuclear Throne


Odin’s Sphere



Ollie King

Ori and the Blind Forest



Outrun 2

Outrun 3

PaRappa The Rapper

Paper Mario 64

Paper Mario: Thousand Year Door

Parappa the Rapper

Parasite Eve

Parasite Eve 2

Persona 1

Persona 2

Persona 3

Persona 4

Persona 5

Phantasy Star 4

Phantasy Star Online

Phantasy Star Online 2

Pikmin 1

Pikmin 2

Pikmin 3


Pokemon Black, White, Black 2, and White 2

Pokemon Colosseum

Pokemon Diamond, Pearl, Platinum

Pokemon Gold, Silver, Crystal

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon (Explorers of Sky)

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon (Gates To Infinity)

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon (Time & Darkness)

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Red & Blue Team

Pokemon Red, Blue, Green, Yellow

Pokemon Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald

Pokemon Stadium 1 (Not Implemented)

Pokemon Stadium 2 (Not Implemented)

Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon (Not Implemented)

Pokemon X & Y

Pokemon XD


Portal 2

Professor Layton & The Curious Village

Professor Layton & The Miracle Mask

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy

Professor Layton and the Last Specter/Spectre’s Call

Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney


Quake 1

Quake 2

Quake 3

Quake 4

Radiant Historia

Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time

Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando

Ratchet & Clank: Quest for Body

Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters

Ratchet and Clank: Up Your Arsenal

Rayman Legends

Rayman Origins

Red Dead Redemption


Resident Evil 1

Resident Evil 2

Resident Evil 3

Resident Evil 4

Resident Evil 5


Rewrite Harvest Festival


Risk of Rain

Sam & Max Hit the Road

Saya no Uta

Scott Pilgrim vs the World

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Secret of Evermore

Secret of Mana (7/44)

Sengoku Rance

Shadow Heart 2

Shadow Hearts 1

Shadow of the Colossus

Sharin no Kuni


Shenmue 2

Shin Megami Tensei 1

Shin Megami Tensei 2

Shin Megami Tensei 3

Shin Megami Tensei 4

Shin Megami Tensei 4: Final

Shin Megami Tensei: Apocalypse

Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga

Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga 2

Shining Force 2

Shining Force 3

Shovel Night

Silent Hill

Silent Hill 2

Silent Hill 3

Silent Hill: The Room

Sim 2

Sims 1

Sims 3

Sims 4

Skies of Arcadia


Sly Cooper 1

Sly Cooper 2

Sly Cooper 3

Sly Cooper 4

Sonic & Knuckles

Sonic 1

Sonic 2

Sonic 3

Sonic Adventure 1

Sonic Adventure 2

Sonic Adventure 3

Sonic CD Japan/Europe

Sonic Colours

Sonic Generations

Sonic Lost World

Sonic Rush

Sonic Unleashed

Sonic ‘06


Space Funeral

Spiderman Revenge

Spiderman Shattered Dimensions

Sports/Racing Music

Spyro 1

Spyro 2

Spyro 3

Star Fox (SNES)

Star Fox 64

Star Fox Adventures

Starcraft 1

Starcraft 2

Stealth Music


Street Fighter 2

Street Fighter 4

Street Fighter Super

Street Fighter Ultra

Streets of Rage II

Subarashiki Hibi

Suikoden 1

Suikoden 2

Suikoden 3

Sunless Sea

Super Castlevania IV

Super Mario 3D Land

Super Mario 3D World

Super Mario 64

Super Mario Bros 2

Super Mario Bros 3

Super Mario Galaxy

Super Mario Galaxy 2

Super Mario Kart

Super Mario RPG

Super Mario Sunshine

Super Mario World

Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island

Super Meat Boy

Super Metroid

Super Paper Mario

Super Smash Bros

Super Smash Bros Brawl

Super Smash Bros Melee

Super Smash Bros for Wii U

Swan Song

Symphonic Rain

Syphon Filter 2

System Shock 2

TMNT: Turtles In Time

Tales of Berseria

Tales of Destiny

Tales of Destiny 2

Tales of Graces

Tales of Hearts

Tales of Legendia

Tales of Phantasia

Tales of Symphonia

Tales of Vesperia

Tales of Xilia

Tales of Xilia 2

Tales of Zestiria

Tales of the Abyss

Tekken 2

The Binding of Isaac Rebirth

The Unfinished Swan

The World Ends With You

Thunder Force IV

Touhou: Double Dealing Character

Touhou: Double Spoiler

Touhou: Fairy Wars

Touhou: Highly Responsive to Prayers

Touhou: Hisotensoku

Touhou: Hopeless Masquerade

Touhou: Immaterial and Missing Power

Touhou: Imperishable Night

Touhou: Impossible Spell Card

Touhou: Legacy of Lunatic Kingdom

Touhou: Lotus Land Story

Touhou: Mountain of Faith

Touhou: Mystic Square

Touhou: Perfect Cherry Blossom

Touhou: Phantasmagoria of Dim. Dream

Touhou: Phantasmagoria of Flower View

Touhou: Scarlet Weather Rhapsody

Touhou: Shoot the Bullet

Touhou: Story of Eastern Wonderland

Touhou: Subterranean Animism

Touhou: Ten Desires

Touhou: The Embodiment of Scarlet Devil

Touhou: Undefined Fantastic Object

Touhou: Urban Legend in Limbo


Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3

Um Lammer Jammy

Umineko no Naku Koro Ni

Umineko no Naku Koro Ni Chiru

UnJammer Lammy

Uncharted 1

Uncharted 2

Uncharted 3

Uncharted 4


Unlimited: Saga



Vagrant Story

Validis Story: Abyssal City

Valkyrie Profile 1

Valkyrie Profile 2

We Love Katamari


Wild Arms 1

Wild Arms 2

Wild Arms 3

Wild Arms 4

Wild Arms 5

Witcher 1

Witcher 2

Witcher 3

Wonderful 101

World of Warcraft: BC

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm

World of Warcraft: MoP

World of Warcraft: Vanilla

World of Warcraft: WoD

World of Warcraft: WoLK

X-Men Revenge

X-Men vs. Street Fighter

Xenoblade Chronicles

Xenoblade Chronicles X


Xenosaga I

Xenosaga II

Xenosaga III

Ys I




Ys Seven

Ys V


Zero Escape: 999

Zero Escape: Virtues Last Reward

Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma

Zone of the Ender 2

Zone of the Enders 1

If I am missing anything, please tell me. I will edit it accordingly.

Here is a link to my youtube channel for those who are interested. I will use this thread to give updates on my progress.

Mods, I understand we have a VGM thread already, but that's in the music sub forum (which is pretty much dead), and I want a place that's active to talk about my project (even if no one ever post here). That said, the video game music sub forum is the most active sub forum relevant to this topic, and I felt it was most fitting to put it here. Move it if you want, but I'd rather keep it here.

With all that said, I hope I can create the most comprehensive VGM playlist in the history of ever, and also, I hope those visiting my channel will like it to.

By the way, the numbers next to games refer to number of tracks in the game in question I considered quality on the master list. I like to think its a vague measure of overall sound quality.

In terms of using this thread as a place to discuss my progress, I will probably post a general opinion about a particular series or games soundtrack quality from time to time (i.e. once I finish listening to all or most of the Ace Attorney games, which I'm going through now, I will probably describe my opinion of the series' music as a whole).

Now off to listening.

Tentative Game Rankings: When I sort these out into categories of quality, these numbers will change, but currently, the OSTs with the most Quality VGMs (1 point per VGM) have the highest scores.


Ace Attorney 5: 27 Tracks

Ace Attorney 4: 16 Tracks

Ace Attorney 3: 16 Tracks

Ace Attorney 1: 11 Tracks

Ace Attorney 2: 5 Tracks

List of Composers: I want to give credit to the amazing composers of these games because, god damn it, they deserve it: they are the one that made VGM enjoyable in the first place. So here a list of all the composers of the games I've gone through and the games they composed for:


Masakazu Sugimori

- Ace Attorney 1 (GBA)
Tatsuro Iwamoto

- Ace Attorney 1 (DS)
Naoto Tanaka

- Ace Attorney 2
Noriyuki Iwadare

- Ace Attorney 3

- Ace Attorney 5

- Ace Attorney 6 (Main Contributor)
Toshihiko Horiyama

- Ace Attorney 4 (Main Contributor)

- Ace Attorney 6
Hideki Okugawa

- Ace Attorney 4
Masami Onodera
- Ace Attorney 6

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