Soundclash! The Best Custom Soundtrack Mash-ups Ever

Cinematic, atmospheric, or completely subversive. These tracks will make your games new again

We've never been completely satisfied with DMC4's industrial techno battle music. Yes, it's got exactly the right tone of pulse-pounding badassery for the game's combat sequences, but it just feels a little plastic and tinny compared to what it could be. And it's very, very repetetive. Time for some sonic improvements then.

Ennio Morricone - The Ecstacy Of Gold

First, a change of pace. While the thumpy, beaty stuff works well for DMC, we really wanted to bring out the epic nature of the battles. Dante and Nero are classic lone heroes with the quietly dangerous stoic gait of a classic western gunslinger. Thus, we looked towards Ennio Morricone's score for The Good, The Bad And The Ugly andchose this track. There have been few more stirring and enigmatic pieces of music written for any medium, andits rousing, climactic nature gives us genuine shivers when it accompanies a particularly stylish bout of demon slaying.

Overseer - Supermoves

But if you do want to take the electronic route, this is a fine choice. Taken from the soundtrack album to the excellentAnimatrixDVD, Supermoves is heavy, bombastic, ominous, and mighty fast indeed. It'sfar more impacting than the game's original soundtrack and really shows up how insipid it actually is. Okay, so it's over-the-top to the point of nearing cheesy, but this is DMC we're talking about. A game in which the protagonists can't even take a dump without going into bullet-time. As such, Supermoves is a perfect fit.


Long-time GR+ writer Dave has been gaming with immense dedication ever since he failed dismally at some '80s arcade racer on a childhood day at the seaside (due to being too small to reach the controls without help). These days he's an enigmatic blend of beard-stroking narrative discussion and hard-hitting Psycho Crushers.
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