2004 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 2004. 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 2004. 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 Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater

1:27 Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War

1:58 Fable

2:39 Onimusha 3: Demon Siege

3:22 Samurai Warriors

3:46 Donkey Konga 2

4:26 Nintendo DS

4:28 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

4:48 Donkey Kong Jungle Beat

5:08 Metroid: Zero Mission

5:34 Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue

6:03 Tony Hawk's Underground 2

6:37 Spider-Man 2

6:44 Hitman: Contracts

7:00 Gradius V

7:07 The Suffering

7:30 Tribes: Vengeance

7:45 Myst IV: Revelation

8:04 Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault

8:49 Metal Slug Advance

9:05 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Trials and Tribulations

9:29 Evil Genius

9:36 SingStar

10:40 Lumines

11:25 F-Zero Climax

11:52 Transformers (2004)

12:14 City of Heroes

12:57 Halo 2

13:29 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords

14:18 Cave Story

14:27 Get on da Mic

15:03 Mario Power Tennis

15:15 Pro Evolution Soccer 4

15:41 Mario Golf: Advance Tour

16:00 Dragon Quest VIII

16:24 Neo Contra

17:02 James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing

17:31 PlayStation Portable

17:35 Crusader Kings

17:48 Mushihimesama

18:02 Crash Twinsanity

18:27 Alien Hominid

18:34 MVP Baseball 2004

18:49 Prince of Persia: Warrior Within

19:03 The Legend of Zelda: Four Swords Adventures

19:21 The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap

20:02 Vib-Ripple

20:23 WariorWare: Touched!

20:58 Red Dead Revolver

21:50 Syberia II

22:40 Jak 3

23:05 CLANNAD

23:17 Gran Turismo 4

24:26 Call of Duty: United Offensive

25:23 Densetsu no Starfy 3

26:02 Sonic Advance 3

26:35 The Sims 2

27:02 Tekken 5

27:30 The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay

27:43 Thief: Deadly Shadows

27:52 Half-Life 2

28:27 Garry's Mod

28:45 Def Jam: Fight for NY

29:06 Yoshi Topsy-Turvy

29:17 Sacred

29:36 Shadow Hearts II: Covenant

30:16 Monster Hunter

30:39 Xenosaga Episode II

30:52 Metroid Prime 2: Echoes

31:17 Fate/stay night

31:44 Mr. Driller: Drill Spirits

31:56 Metal Gear Acid

32:07 Metal Wolf Chaos

32:39 Counter Strike: Source

32:45 Ridge Racer (2004) (Ridge Racers)

33:11 Phantom Brave

33:37 Gish

34:05 Killzone

34:41 MechAssault 2: Lone Wolf

34:57 Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga

35:18 ESPN NFL 2K5

35:39 Crash Bandicoot Purple: Ripto's Rampage

35:51 Sid Meier's Pirates!

36:01 Pikmin 2

36:29 Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes

37:34 Yume Nikki

37:59 Sega SuperStars

38:19 Mario Party 6

38:40 Spyro: A Hero's Tail

39:06 Bejeweled 2

39:40 Silent Hill 4: The Room

40:12 Vampire the Masquerade: Bloodlines

41:19 Custom Robo: Battle Revolution

41:43 Second Sight

42:27 The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth

43:03 Viewtiful Joe 2

43:09 DOOM 3

43:24 BloodRayne 2

43:37 Madden NFL 2005

43:46 Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

44:11 The Bard's Tale

44:25 Space Rangers 2: Dominators

44:41 WarioWare: Twisted!

45:03 Gungrave Overdose

45:35 Super Mario 64 DS

45:38 Star Wars Battlefront

45:52 Sly 2: Band of Thieves

46:22 Tenchu: Fatal Shadows

46:52 Tales of Rebirth

47:19 World Soccer Winning Eleven 7 International

48:00 Mario vs. Donkey Kong

48:41 Ninja Gaiden (2004)

49:13 Burnout 3: Takedown

49:35 FIFA Soccer 2005

49:49 Painkiller

50:03 Far Cry

50:33 The Getaway: Black Monday

50:36 Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel

51:02 Need for Speed: Underground 2

51:42 Mortal Kombat: Deception

52:14 Pokémon FireRed & LeafGreen

52:33 Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones

53:04 Kirby & the Amazing Mirror

53:17 Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories

53:39 Spank the Monkey

53:48 World of WarCraft

54:37 Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal

55:26 EverQuest II

56:17 Michigan: Report from Hell

56:47 Unreal Tournament 2004

57:19 Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance 2

57:44 Ghost Squad

57:52 Phantom Dust

58:38 Crimson Room

58:42 Splinter Cell: Pandora Tomorrow

58:43 N

59:01 Sabre Wulf (2004)

59:14 Rome: Total War

59:36 ObsCure

1:00:20 Katamari Damacy


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