Famitsu Readers Vote For Their Favorite Video Game Songs, Here’s Their Top-5

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    Famitsu magazine has a special feature this week commemorating its 1600th volume, and with it comes a 40-page spread on the “wonderful world of video game music,” where readers voted their favorite songs.

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    Between June 26, 2019 to July 3, 2019, a total of 1,547 readers submitted their votes for their favorite one song from all video games.

     

    Below are the top-5 tracks that was revealed by Famitsu:

     

    #5 “Wind Scene” – Chrono Trigger (19 Votes)

    Platform: Super Famicom

    Company: Square Enix (then Square)

    Release: March 11, 1995

     

    #4 “Clash on the Big Bridge” – Final Fantasy V (21 Votes)

    Platform: Super Famicom

    Company: Square Enix (then Square)

    Release: December 6, 1992

     

    #3 “To Zanarkand” – Final Fantasy X (24 Votes)

    Platform: PlayStation 2

    Company: Square Enix (then Square)

    Release: July 19, 2001

    • “I always feel like crying when I hear this song near the ending.” (Female, 20s)

     

    #2 “Time’s Scar” – Chrono Cross (25 Votes)

    Platform: PlayStation

    Company: Square Enix (then Square)

    Release: November 18, 1999

    • “Together with the opening video, it feels as though grand fates are about to intersect.” (Male, 30s)

     

    #1 “The Sun Rises” – Okami (50 Votes)

    Platform: PlayStation 2

    Company: Capcom

    Release: April 20, 2006

    • “It’s such a Japanese song that it makes my chest burn with pride.” (Male, 20s)
    • “A powerful song that illuminates the path to a fierce battle, truly a ‘rising sun’.” (Male, 40s)

     

    Back in April, Famitsu readers voted on their top-20 games of the Heisei period (Jan 8, 1989 to May 1, 2019) which you can check out here.

     

    Food for thought: It’s pretty awesome seeing #5 to #2 taken by Square games only to have #1 taken by Capcom with Okami’s magnificent track with double the votes of second place.

    Sato
    Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera. Gamer, avid hockey fan, and firm believer in the heart of the cards.

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