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20 Songs From Video Games That'll Take You Back To Your Childhood

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Some of our earliest encounters with music that got stuck in our heads for days on end came from video games. Long before we were addicted to boy bands, tunes like these 20 were the cornerstones of our music listening experience!

Super Mario Bros. - Ground Theme (Koji Kondo)

Mega Man 2 - Title Screen (Takashi Tateishi)

Final Fantasy Series - Prelude (Nobuo Uematsu)

Secret of Mana - Fear of the Heavens (Hiroki Kikuta)

Donkey Kong Country - Aquatic Ambience (David Wise)

The Legend of Zelda Series - Main Theme (Koji Kondo)

Sonic Adventure 2 - Live and Learn (Jun Senoue / Crush 40)

DuckTales - The Moon (Hiroshige Tonomura)

Metroid Series - Theme of Samus Aran, Bounty Hunter (Kenji Yamamoto)

Mega Man X - Central Highway (Yuki Iwai)

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Crash Bandicoot - Main Theme (Josh Mancell)

Halo - Main Theme (Marty O'Donnell)

Banjo-Kazooie - Freezeezy Peak (Grant Kirkhope)

Chrono Trigger - Overture (Yasunori Mitsuda)

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars - Beware The Forest's Mushrooms (Yoko Shimomura)

DOOM - E1M1 (Robert Prince)

Pokémon - Main Theme (Junichi Masuda)

Street Fighter II - Guile's Theme (Yoko Shimomura, Isao Abe)

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest - Bloody Tears (

Tetris - A-Type (Hirokazu Tanaka)

What's your favorite video game track?

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