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Take a Musical Journey Through the Evolution of Video Games With This A Cappella Video

From Pac-Man to Tetris to Halo

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Behold: nearly three decades of video game music in a 16-minute a cappella extravaganza. From the hypnotic, rhythmic Tetris theme to the ominous, haunting sounds of Halo, this medley by the YouTube channel Triforcefilms is pretty comprehensive.
 
In case you don’t feel like carving out 16 minutes to watch the whole thing, here are all the games included in this epic musical journey, along with the times they show up:
 
1. Pac Man 1980 – 00:43
2. Super Mario Bros 1985 – 00:58
3. Legend of Zelda 1986 – 01:38
4. Dragon Warrior 1986 – 02:26
5. Tetris 1989 – 03:10
6. Ninja Turtles 1989 – 03:36
7. Sonic the Hedgehog 1991 – 04:14
8. Doom 1993 – 04:55
9. Super Metroid 1994 – 05:38
10. Super Mario 64 1996 – 06:07
11. Duke Nukem 3d 1996 – 06:46
12. Pokemon 1996 – 07:13
13. Resident Evil 1996 – 07:57
14. Final Fantasy 7 1997 – 08:30
15. Zelda Ocarina 1998 – 09:43
16. Metal Gear Solid 1998 – 10:25
17. Halo 2001 – 10:59
18. Katamari Damacy 2004 – 12:01
19. Oblivion 2006 – 12:34
20. Uncharted 2007 – 13:21

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