Friday, April 16, 2010

Music Beat

What songs move you?

Kotaku posted a listing of their favorite game music. No survey needed. No discussions. No back and forth. Just an honest, straight-forward topic. It was refreshing.

And now we all get to rip it apart and throw in our favorites. XD

I think the list is well rounded. It hits on popular and cult classics. They are songs where you hear the first few notes and instinctively know which game it's from. Not everyone is going to know the 10 second sleep song hear in Super Mario RPG, but those who have never played Zelda know the overworld theme.

My favorite is Path of Repentance from Final Fantasy X. The music is hauntingly sorrowful, but there is a glimmer of hope hidden in it's message. It's one of those songs where I still wonder how they could make the piano sound like that. It's simple and complex:

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