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Top 10 Best Video Game Vinyl Soundtracks – Gift Guide

Looking for something special to get the gamer in your life?

Well, you’ve come to the right place, as here at Zavvi we have a whole host of vinyl soundtracks from the biggest and best video games. Packaged with exquisite artwork from some of the coolest labels around, any fan will want to keep them on their shelf.

Here’s our guide to ten of the best which you can buy or pre-order now.

  1. Stray
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    Stray

    Stray is one of the best games of 2022 and that’s partly down to the evocative soundscape created by composer Yann Van Der Cruyssen.

    His synth-heavy score brings the post-apocalyptic metropolis to life and this 2 LP vinyl from iam8bit is as perfect for feline fans as the game itself.

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  2. Assassin's Creed
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    Assassin's Creed

    As part of the 15th anniversary celebrations for Assassin’s Creed, developer Ubisoft teamed up with Laced Records to create this five disc box set featuring musical highlights from all 12 games.

    This collection is the ultimate tour through a history of intense action.

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  3. Psychonauts 2
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    Psychonauts 2

    Another forthcoming release from iam8bit, this ‘Essential Edition’ set features a curated selection from the Psychonauts 2 soundtrack, composed by Peter McConnell.

    The LPs themselves are brought to vivid life on psychedelic splatter vinyl.

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  4. Oddworld: New 'N' Tasty
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    Oddworld: New 'N' Tasty

    Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee is one of the best original PlayStation games and its 2014 sequel proved to be a worthy successor.

    Composed, mixed, and mastered by Michael Bross, this score brought a new sound to the bonkers franchise.

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  5. Doom
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    Doom

    To celebrate the fifth anniversary of DOOM, Laced Records released this quadruple box set of the soundtrack, which won Best Music at the 2016 Game Awards.

    In the years since its release, it still sounds like no other score out there.

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  6. Far Cry 6
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    Far Cry 6

    Also courtesy of Laced Records is the original game soundtrack for Far Cry 3. This standard edition features two LPs: one covering the original score and the other in-world music tracks.

    48 specially mastered tracks have been pressed onto heavyweight vinyl, coming housed in spined inner sleeves that slip into a silver laminated wide-spined outer sleeve.

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  7. Metal Gear 2
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    Metal Gear 2

    Mondo teamed up with Konami to release the soundtrack for this classic espionage game.

    This melodic and dynamic album is heavily inspired by the synth wave soundtracks of ’80s action and horror films.

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  8. The Last Of Us: Part II
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    The Last Of Us: Part II

    The soundtrack to the anticipated 2020 sequel to The Last Of Us proved to be every bit as epic as the game itself.

    The score by Gustavo Santaolalla and Mac Quayle is truly haunting, taking influences from western and horror scores to create a distinctively unsettling soundscape.

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  9. Resident Evil 6
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    Resident Evil 6

    Horror soundtracks don’t get more epic than this!

    This Laced Records release of Resident Evil 6 more than does justice to the glorious compositions of the Capcom team, which are brought to life via the 90 piece Sydney Orchestra.

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  10. The Elder Scrolls Online
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    The Elder Scrolls Online

    Finally, this fantastic 4 LP box set is a comprehensive collection of the best music from the beloved RPG series.

    The set comes in a quad-fold jacket and heavy board-stock slipcover, also featuring a bonus booklet with images from the game series plus expansive liner notes.

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Alistair Ryder

Alistair Ryder

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Alistair is a culture journalist and lover of bad puns from Leeds. Subject yourself to his bad tweets by following him on Twitter @YesItsAlistair.