1980 in Video Game Music

A year-in-review musical medley created by Ryan Hamann for the Sound of Play podcast featuring some of the outstanding music from the games of 1980. Please check out Sound of Play for weekly collections of excellent video game music. See how many of the tracks you can identify on your own.

A year-in-review musical medley created by Ryan Hamann for the Sound of Play podcast featuring some of the outstanding music from the games of 1980. Please check out Sound of Play for weekly collections of excellent video game music. See how many of the tracks you can identify on your own.

0:00 Pac-Man

0:04 Balloon Bomber

0:08 Sasuke vs. Commander

0:11 Red Baron

0:21 Rally X

0:21 Major League Baseball

0:27 Fishing Derby

0:32 Boxing

0:33 Navarone

0:41 Kaitei Takara Sagash

0:45 King & Balloon

0:51 Crazy Climber

0:54 Phoenix

1:01 Armor Attack

1:06 Samurai

1:17 Berzerk

1:19 Carnival

1:19 Tank Battalion

1:19 Checkers

1:32 Crazy Climber

1:39 Game & Watch

1:46 Destroyer

1:55 Defender

1:58 Lupin III

2:06 Galactic Revolution

2:09 Extra Bases

2:16 Dragster

2:26 Dodge 'Em

2:29 Indian Battle

2:31 Killer Comet

2:40 Space Panic

2:41 Stratovox

2:41 Battlezone

2:48 Wizard of Wor

3:01 Highway Chase

3:05 HeliFire

3:08 Missile Command

3:12 Warlords

3:17 Moon Cresta

3:25 Star Castle

3:42 U.S. Ski Team Skiing

3:42 Crazy Balloon

3:46 Pac-Man


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