When the first electronic games were sold, they only had rudimentary sound chips with which to produce music. As the technology advanced. the quality of sound and music these game machines could produce increased dramatically. The first game to take credit for its music was Xevious, also noteworthy for its deeply (at that time) constructed stories.
Though many games have had beautiful music to accompany their gameplay, one of the most important games in the history of the video game music is Dragon Quest. Koichi Sugiyama, a composer who was known for his music for various anime and TV shows, including Cyborg 009 and a feature film of Godzilla vs. Biollante, got involved in the pro ...
Energetically produced retro Japanese gaming piece, Should be synonymous with countdown racing with planes, trains and auto-mobile! In short, this rock based track is a lot of fun, very cute and cartoony, which all Arcade games should be. Instrumental, Japanese, Game Music
As in Game Over, Loser! Perfectly edgy for rubbing the nose in of a gamer that keeps getting killed! A stinger with distorted guitars and synths. Suitable for retro/kid's games. Use can be expanded as a warning on a system in other media. Highly Adaptable, Instrumental, Japanese, Game Music
An ethereal track with obvious Asian influence. Orchestrated Japanese instruments, percussion strings and winds, which play a colorful improvisation in the middle of the track. Asian games themes, medical mystery or documentary that has a slightly dramatic tone. Enchanted forest, spiritual cinematic, Instrumental, Japanese, Game Music
The name says it all: this mid-tempo track is perfect for tense and suspenseful scenes on films, series and in game levels. It worth saying that though this can be used as a full track, it loops seamlessly too! Need a conspirator theme or background music? Try Underground Conspiracy and go haunted! Instrumental, Japanese, Game Music
Last Battle March. Dramatic ethnic composition in Japanese Traditional music style. Passionate sound picture of honor, loyalty and daring. March of the samurais from old Japan. Fully arranged version for bamboo flute shakuhachi, koto and big ensemble of taiko drums. Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
Retro styled zany game theme with a modern twist. Suitable for karting, sports, kids, puzzle and platform games. Children toddlers pre-k kindergarten teens tweens. Sweet cute and very silly, charming bouncy vibrant mischievous and quirky. Animation toy embed, kids clothes, shoes, video games, Instrumental, Pop, Euro-Pop
Sakura Mash Up is a modern, eclectic arrangement of the traditional Japanese folk song. It blends traditional Eastern elements with Western dance grooves. Excellent underscore for Far East travel, promo or documentary. Tokyo romance, Geisha affair, Ninja, Samurai, Orient, organized crime, night life, Instrumental, Japanese, Japanese Dramatic
The final stand, this battle music sounds like it is straight out the final fight scene from a Japanese RPG like FF7. Heavy and fast drums & guitars mix with epic orchestral strings and synths to give the song the explosive and massive sound needed to ramp up the fighting tension. Instrumental, Japanese, Game Music
Highly motivational, extremely positive, full of vibrancy and incredibly inspirational. Groovy electronic piano enhanced by catchy foot-tapping beats. Multimedia uses are numerous, from contemporary cultural reports to background sports presentations. And its Loopable! Instrumental, Sports, Sports Inspiration Music
Japanese Rock track about resentment and heated conflict. Features two electric guitars, hard-hitting drums, and ethereal pads. Works well for action/fighting scene with a touch of darkness/occult. Instrumental, Japanese, Game Music