Games and films both rely on great music as much as they do on great direction and dialogue – when you remember great old games like, say, Tony Hawk’s 2, the memory of pulling off an epic combo is deeply intertwined with the sound of Bad Religion.
Here are the games our selection of 20 are from, and then the Spotify playlist so you can listen for yourself!
All I Want – The Offspring – Crazy Taxi
Beyond the Sea – Bobby Darin – BioShock
Black Betty – Spiderbait – Need for Speed Underground 2
Don’t You Evah – Spoon – MLB 09
Far Away – Jose Gonzales – Red Dead Redemption
I Don’t Want To Set the World On Fire – The Ink Spots – Fallout 3
I Ran (So Far Away) – A Flock of Seagulls – GTA Vice City
Leave The Past Behind – Anamanaguchi – Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game
M4 Part II – Faunts – Mass Effect
Make It Bun Dem – Scrillex – Far Cry 3
Move – Miles Davis – GTA IV
Mr. Crowley – Ozzy Osbourne – Brutal Legend
Now Or Never – Kendrick Lamar – NBA 2k14
Paper Planes – M.I.A. – Far Cry 3
POWER – Kanye West – Saints Row: The Third
Short Change Hero – The Heavy – Borderlands 2
Still Alive – Jonathan Coulton – Portal
Superman – Goldfinger – Tony Hawks Pro Skater
Tears – Health – Max Payne 3
The Rockafeller Skank – Fatboy Slim – FIFA 99
What are your favourite game songs? let us know in the comments below!