Videogame Music Compilation of the Best of the Best

Game Music Central today announced that the same composers who created the music for God of War, EverQuest, Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter, Hitman, Jade Empire, World of Warcraft and whole bunch of other hit games have joined together to produce Best of the Best: A Tribute To Game Music. Best of the Best will be the first compilation CD featuring music inspired by some of the greatest games ever, performed by award-winning celebrity game music composers.

The CD is available exclusively at, a brand new online music store and community dedicated to people with a passion for games and game music.

“Game Music Central is a great place for gamers and game music composers to connect,” said Tommy Tallarico, Composer and Co-executive producer of Video Games Live. “Game Music Central has videos of the composers in recording studios and message boards where gamers can interact with the composers themselves and actually ask their favorite composer a question.”

There is also a collectors edition which includes a 6-page booklet featuring photographs and printed autographs of all 20 celebrity composers.
This amazing collection is selling for the low price of $14.95.

The full list of 18 music tracks and 20 artists featured on Best of the Best: A Tribute To Game Music follows:

    1. “Invertebrate Retreat (Subterranean Remix)” Inspired by Earthworm Jim 2
    Artist: Tommy Tallarico

  • 2. “The Hunt” Inspired by Conan The Barbarian
    Artist: Inon Zur

  • 3. “Exile” Inspired by Myst III Exile
    Artist: Jack Wall

  • 4. “Around the World” As featured in Crackdown
    Artist: Atlas Plug (aka Tom Salta)

  • 5. “Silent Hill Theme” Inspired by Silent Hill
    Artists: Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan

  • 6. “Go Mario!” Inspired by Super Mario Brothers
    Artist: Winifred Phillips

  • 7. “Beneath the Surface” Inspired by Alone in the Dark
    Artist: Jesper Kyd

  • 8. “A Premonition” and “Chrono Trigger” Inspired by Chrono Trigger
    Artist: Gerard Marino

  • 9. “Zanarkand” Inspired by Final Fantasy x
    Artists: Rod Abernethy and Jason Graves

  • 10. “That Was Then (This is Now)” Inspired by Kingdom Hearts
    Artist: Billy Martin

  • 11. “The Vengeful Spartan” Inspired by God of War
    Artist: Mark Griskey

  • 12. “Medal of Honor Improvisation” Inspired by Medal of Honor
    Artist: Chance Thomas

  • 13. “The Legend of Zelda” Inspired by The Legend of Zelda
    Artist: David Arkenstone

  • 14. “Grabbag” Inspired by Duke Nukem
    Artist: Lennie Moore

  • 15. “Super Metroid Theme” Inspired by Super Metroid
    Artist: Will Loconto

  • 16. “A Call to Arms” Inspired by World of Warcraft
    Artist: Chris Rickwood

  • 17. “The White Horse” Inspired by The Lord of the Rings
    Artist: Colin O’Malley

  • 18. “Retro Bitz 2070” Inspired by RoboBlitz
    Artist: Daniel Sadowski