In an era where almost everyone is a gamer, the amount of effort games put into having a good soundtrack can almost justify “gaming sountrack” as whole new music genre.
Minecraft, Stardew Valley, Animal Crossing are a few games with famous soundtracks, but we want to shine a light on newer games with soundtracks that need some attention!
Being a puzzle game with hand-drawn aesthetic, Carto’s soundtrack matches it’s whimsical like aura.
Also being a puzzle game, HOA’s hand painted art style makes players feel immersed in a relaxing atmosphere, and the soundtrack certainly helps with that.
A farming game where players traverse the four seasons in the wholesome world inhabited by quirky fruits and vegetables, the playful soundtrack is a delight to listen to!
Spiritfarer is a cozy management game about dying. You play Stella, ferrymaster to the deceased, a Spiritfarer.
The cinematic-worthy soundtrack gives strong majestic and mystical vibes.
Pendula Swing - The Complete Journey
Pendula Swing: The Complete Journey is a point & click adventure game, set in a fantasy version of the American Roaring 1920s, the jazzy soundtrack is a hit to the past.
A Short Hike
A short hike is an open world exploration game in which the player is tasked with reaching the summit of a mountain to get cellphone reception. Its relaxing soundtrack certainly makes you feel like you’re on an island vacation!
Growing up is time management game which players in the shoes of a child who is navigating the strange maze of life, its soundtrack is the only one on the list which features sung vocals, with tracks that are perfect being the background music to a coming-of-age story.
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