Explore a massive mix of music from dinosaur-themed games like Jurassic World Evolution, Monster Hunter World and more.
Dinosaurs hold enormous appeal for people of all ages, and it's no surprise that these Mesozoic monsters have been featured in many videogames.
These prehistoric beasts take on a variety of roles, serving as enemies to be fought, allies or companions, and even scientifically accurate protagonists under player control!
Listen to hear a variety of themes written for dinosaur-inspired games from Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island to Jurassic World Evolution.
Generous support for the music heard on this program comes from the Robert T. and Ruth Haidt Hughes Memorial Acquisitions Fund. Special thanks to Michael Culler for engineering assistance. Production assistance provided by Delia Zaleski. Amanda Sewell is IPR's Music Director. Keith Brown is GAMEPLAY’s host and executive producer.
Oleksa Lozowchuk - Rusted Sands (Horizon Forbidden West) - original soundtrack
Jeremiah Pena - Evolution Main Theme (Jurassic World Evolution) - original soundtrack
Jesper Kyd - Robinson Theme Extended (Robinson: The Journey) - original soundtrack
Oleksa Lozowchuk - Shoulders of Giants (Horizon Forbidden West) - original soundtrack
Oleksa Lozowchuk - Built to Kill (Horizon Forbidden West) - original soundtrack
Niels van der Leest - Steel Bones (Horizon Forbidden West) - original soundtrack
Koji Kondo, arr. Thomas Kresge - Yoshi’s Island (Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island) - The Game Brass, Steeldrumbands
Shinichiro Sato - AUSTRALIS (Dino Crisis 3) - original soundtrack
Yuko Komiyama - Savage of the Ancient Forest (Monster Hunter World) - original soundtrack
Zhenlan Kang - Arena: Small Monsters Abound (Monster Hunter World) - original soundtrack
Francisco Godinho - Prehistoric Spring (Saurian) - original soundtrack
Gareth Coker - Tree Trouble (ARK: Survival Evolved) - Philharmonia Orchestra
Gareth Coker - The Origin of Combat (ARK: Survival Evolved) - Philharmonia Orchestra