A Music Video Made Entirely In A Video Game

In 1985, British band Dire Straits released the first music video made with computer graphics. In 2010, Dutch electronica artist released a music video made entirely in a game.

DJ Hero 2 publisher Activision claim that this is the first video game made entirely of video game footage. Surely, there must be other music videos made entirely from video games, but this is a music vid made in a real game and not simply an homage.

Tiësto, who says he's currently enjoying playing himself in DJ Hero 2, wrote the tune "Speed Rail" for the game.

"The music video idea came together after I asked Activision to cut together some footage of my character in the game to play on the large video screens I use on tour," says the DJ and producer. "The fan reaction has been amazing, so I decided to go a step further and make it the official 'Speed Rail' music video."

Tiësto played a 90-minute set at the 2004 Olympic Games, making him the first DJ to ever play at the Olympics.


Comments

    Why does the video stop 3/4 of the way through?

    Hehe has anybody actually watched that Dire Straits Money For Nothing video in recent years? Those graphics that were so amazing back in the mid-80s don't look so great now :P

    Still a great guitar riff, though *air guitars*

    What about the Von Bondies - C'mon C'mon in Tribes Vengeance?

    This makes me nostalgic for the old days when video game music was nerdy but badass like this stuff

    http://www.nakedrobber.com/2010/06/11/10-reasons-why-video-game-music-owns-90s-edition/

    Rugurgitator (an Aussie band) did a version of Transformers and the video clip was purely footage from the game. I remember watching it as a teenagers on RAGE one morning. Therefore Activision's claim of first is fail. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fkTTiXjXwg

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