Best Video Game Music: Ending Themes!

Best Video Game Music: Ending Themes!

Hey Legendary Looters, time to check out some more of my favourite music in video game history. These are all my opinion, but I am open to hearing new music that I may have missed. The only rules I’m following is 1 franchise per list and no song from a previous list can be used. So in no particular order, here’s my list!.

This list consists of music that is used in either an ending sequence or during the credits. There are a few songs that would have made this list that were used in previous lists that will be added as honorable mentions.

Bastion – Mother I’m Here + Setting Sail, Coming Home

I didn’t play this game but I really love the sound track and this is currently my favourite song, it’s very atmopsheric and eerie. The duet goes together perfectly, I can’t think of a complaint about this song and the version that has Build That Wall in it as well is awesome but Build That Wall will be on a different list at some point. I know this is technically 2 songs but they were played back to back and it felt like 1 song, so I’m counting it!.

Portal 2 – Want You Gone

Firstly don’t worry the other 2 good songs from this franchise will make it on a list sooner or later but I’m choosing these mostly randomly from a bunch of great songs worth while. After the first game I was doubtful they could make a song good enough to compete but I actually think they did a great job with this, actually as a song fundamentally I think it’s better. A great song for the series and if a third one comes out I hope they can keep up the great credit songs.

Devil May Cry 3 – Devils Never Cry

I was considering adding this song to a battle themes list instead but It definitely is more “Credit Theme” than it is “Battle Theme”. I loved this song when the game came out, listened to it so many times. Defeating waves upon waves of enemies makes the credits for this game way better and this music going along with it only makes it that much more awesome.

Transistor – Paper Boats

I like the chorus of this song above all else. This song suits the art direction for the game better than any other track in the game, though there are definitely other great songs and they will likely be features in future lists. This was basically the successor to bastion so if you were a fan of that, you might wanna check this one out as well.

Final Fantasy VIII – Eye’s on Me

Okay, so maybe this one wasn’t as randomly selected as the others but I love this game so much, you’ll probably hear a lot of tracks from this franchise in general in a bunch of lists. Although the song in used more than once, this specific version is the ending movie version. I also considered using this version of the credits theme but I decided to use this instead, maybe the credits theme will make in onto another list somewhere down the line.

Honorable Mentions:

(Songs that were on previous lists)

Chrono Cross – Radical Dreamers

You Have to Burn the Rope – Now You’re a Hero

The Walking Dead Game – Goodbye

Red Dead Redemption – Deadman’s Gun

I hope you all liked my list, next time we’ll be taking a look at Mainstream Music! Till next time!.

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