Rappers love Pac-Man. I mean, everyone loves Pac-Man. But this list at Spin's website — which catalogues 50 rap songs that have sampled game music for their beats — testifies to the abiding love affair MCs have for the hungry video game icon. There have been a lot of Super Mario samples and some genuine surprises — who sampled Actraiser?! — lurk in the gallery, too. Man, the rapper Doom sampling the video game Doom is straight-up genius.
This List Of Video Games Sampled By Hip-Hop Artists Said To Knock You Out
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2019 might not have had standouts like God of War or Red Dead Redemption 2 that were head and shoulders above the rest of the pack, but hot damn there were a ton of really good games this year.
The decade has come and gone, with the passage of time once again showing that we live in a meaningless universe where we ultimately die. But hey! There were some cool video games along the way. Caught in that catalogue were countless games that were woefully misunderstood, never getting the limelight they deserved. This is an arbitrary list of the decade’s best but sadly unsung games.