The Kotaku Mixtape Vol 8: Metal

If the goal of your game is to make your player feel like a badass, you can't really go wrong with good old-fashioned metal. Nothing beats it. Don't get me wrong, you can still screw it up, but If I had my way, there'd be far fewer sweeping orchestras and more Slayer in games. Because, honestly, it's freaking metal.


On Today's Kotaku Mix Tape, we're serving up a big old heaping dose of Metal. And we're doing it right here on the front page. No clicking through, just metal. From the thrashing F-Zero X soundtrack to the unspeakable blackness that is Henry Hatsworth In the Puzzling Adventure.

Throw up your horns and be counted!

Henry Hatsworth - Final Boss - Gene Rozenburg
F-Zero X (Guitar Arrange) - Endless Challenge (Mute City) - Taro Bendo
Duke Nukem 3D - Duke Nukem Theme - Megadeth
Final Fantasy X - Other World (Jecht's Theme) - Nobuo Uematsu w/Bill Muir
Gitaroo Man - Tainted Lovers - COIL
The Witcher - Sword of the Witcher - Vader
Guilty Gear XX #Reloaded (Korean Ver.) - The Vampire Saga - Shin Hae Chul
Rock and Roll Racing - Paranoid (Genesis Ver.) - Black Sabbath
Brütal Legend - The Chosen Roadie - Peter McConnell


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Some of my personal favorites....

Road Rash 3. First racing game I ever played, and loved the hell out of it.