Without music, games wouldn't quite be the same. Silent moments don't have quite the same poignancy as those backed by killer beats and struck piano keys, crazy brass, breezy woodwinds, and the sweet fury of stroked strings on violins, guitars, and more? From the primitive but expressive soundchips of s consoles to the full instrumentation available to game musicians today, video games have been producing original tunes that defy classification. These are the best video game soundtracks--original jams, no licensed music--in history. Shoji Meguro is a wild person. In making his first soundtrack, Hiroki Kikuta bent the Super Nintendo soundchip in truly bizarre ways. The new God of War is a powerful narrative that's only exemplified by its stunning score.
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"Hate It or Love It"
California rapper the Game is one of the most respected and beloved MCs in hip-hop. The year-old, who came up in Compton, has managed to stand the test of time and remain a consistent, accomplished artist. Getting his start in the early s under Dr. With East Coast hip-hop dominating radio at the time, the Game was able to bring back West Coast rap to the forefront with his critically-acclaimed album, The Documentary. Backed by the smash hits, "How We Do" and "Hate It or Love It," the album received two Grammy nominations and debuted at the number one spot on the Billboard , selling over five million copies worldwide.
Over the years, there have been many amazing tracks written for video games, whether it be a catchy 8-bit loop or a soaring operatic tear-jerker. We've compiled a list of some of the most interesting and striking video-game tracks we've ever heard. What's your favourite?
The Game born Jaecoyn Tarell Taylor has been a H ip Hop mainstay ever since he dropped his classic rap debut The Documentary , which was certified double platinum in March After he dropped his ninth album, Born 2 Rap , what better way to celebrate such longevity by running through his 15 best tracks. The Game linked up with Common and Kanye West for the title track of his fifth studio album, which explores the spiritual side of Hip Hop culture. The City A sprawling rap tune with a strong emphasis on bars and message, the track drew major attention to Kendrick Lamar who features on the song. Collaborating with Nas and Marsha Ambrosius, The Game once again uses his distinctive gruff voice to maneuver in and out of the beat, which was produced by Just Blaze. Nas saunters through his verse, delivering tight rhymes and showing off his lyrical dexterity.