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    Insider Favourites: Best Tracks Used In Video Games

    A number of video games today use licensed music (music by other artists) and like so many, we too have discovered tons of artists through games. Some of the most popular tracks on Youtube have comments from gamers, stating “on which game they heard it first.” Here’s a list of some of our favourite tracks, used in some of our favourite games.


    1) “Helicopter” by Bloc Party

    2) “Club Foot” by Kasabian

    3) “Machu Pichu” by The Strokes

    Sound Shapes:

    1) “Cities” by Beck

    Grand Theft Auto:

    1) “It Takes Two” by Rob Base, DJ EZ Rock

    2) “Need You Tonight” by INXS

    3) “Flashing Lights” by Kanye West

    4) “Oye Como Va” by Tito Puente


    1) “Papa Loves Mambo” by Perry Como

    2) “20th Century Blues” by Noël Coward

    Need For Speed:

    1) “Feels Just Like It Should (Timo Maas Remix)” by Jamiroquai

    2) “Decadence” by Disturbed

    3) “We Control” by Hyper

    4) “Love Me Or Hate Me” by Lady Sovereign

    Tony Hawk:

    1) "Electric Feel" by MGMT

    2) “Cyclone” by Dub Pistols

    3) “Blitzkrieg Bop” by The Ramones

    Songs that almost made it to the list:

    “Song 2” by Blur in Fifa

    “Crystals” by M.O.O.N. in Hotline Miami

    “The Number of the Beast” by Iron Maiden in Tony Hawk

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    Written by Radhapriya