50°
Submitted by FantasticHood 1046d ago | opinion piece

The Best Uses of Licensed Music in Games: Then and Now

While there are a few cartridge based games that used licensed music (Rock n’ Roll Racing, and Spider-Man: Maximum Carnage come to mind), the emergence of optical disc-based media for games brought this aspect to the forefront. For the first time ever, the Fantastic Neighborhood guys collaborate on an article that shows a few of the best older examples of licensed music making awesome soundtracks, and some more recent examples of specific songs making an experience or scene more impactful (Crazy Taxi, Culture, Grand Theft Auto III, Jet Set Radio HD, Red Dead Redemption, Retro, Saints Row: The Third, Spec Ops: The Line)

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
20°

Watcher Think? Interloper (GameWatcher)

33m ago - From GameWatcher: "Getting good at almost any real-time strategy game usually takes a lot of time... | PC
20°

Puzzle & Dragons Z + Super Mario Bros Edition review | MMGN

33m ago - MMGN: The Puzzle & Dragons journey is a curious one. At first glance, it appears to be a basic ma... | 3DS
Ad

Top 5 Video Game Releases - June 2015

Now - Releases.com presents to you the Top 5 Video Games We're Looking Forward To In June 2015. | Promoted post
40°

Heroes of the Storm Launches Today, Touches on a New Character

33m ago - As one of five premium titles available on Battle.net, through the Battle Net Client, Blizzard is... | PC
30°

Rock Band 4 Preview Impressions | Gamereactor UK

35m ago - GR-UK writes: "At the game's preview debut in London, we see what's changed, what's not and what'... | PS4
20°

The Agony Of Playing The Same Game For Five Years

1h ago - If you’ve never played Football Manager, everything you’re about to read will sound absolutely cr... | Culture