Happy Independence Day to all my fellow Americans! This is a day to celebrate all the best, most awesome things we enjoy about being Americans – and that includes our love of video games! So to celebrate, I’ve gathered together some of the top patriotic songs of the USA as they appeared in popular game soundtracks. Enjoy!
Guitar Hero 5 – My Country, Tis of Thee
Civilization V – America the Beautiful
Fallout 3 – Yankee Doodle
Civil War 2: Generals – When Johnny Comes Marching Home
BioShock Infinite – You’re A Grand Old Flag
Fallout 3 – Hail Columbia
Civil War 2: Generals – Battle Hymn of the Republic
Civilization IV – Marines’ Hymn (The United States Marine Corps)
Winifred Phillips is an award-winning game music composer with more than 11 years of experience in the video game industry. Her projects include Assassin’s Creed Liberation, God of War, the LittleBigPlanet franchise, and many others. She is the author of the award-winning bestseller A COMPOSER’S GUIDE TO GAME MUSIC, published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press. Follow her on Twitter @winphillips.