The Persona And Mario Musical Performances From The Game Awards Kicked Ass

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Buried amidst the ads and announcements from The Game Awards earlier this evening were two very cool musical moments.

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First up, near the beginning of the show was Lyn & the Persona Music Band playing the version of Last Surprise found in the spinoff Persona 5 Scramble:

And later on, the London Philharmonic Orchestra set up in Abbey Road studios and did a 2:55 medley of famous music from the Super Mario Bros. series:

Maybe next year we can skip all the commercials and just have a feel-good three-hour concert?

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

DISCUSSION

misterjingles
MisterJingles

I never got around to playing persona 5 when it came out but after I grabbed a PS5 I ended up playing it and just beating it a couple days ago. I’m surprised that I never got sick of the music.

I didn't know there was going to be a sequel but I'm all for it.