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Rockstar Ate My Videogame: A Spotify Playlist Of Pixel Hits
Chris Etches , May 15th, 2009 09:02

The Quietus grabs its joystick for a ride through a playlist of music from the best (and weirdest) video games of the past decade


David Bowie: 'Hallo SpaceBoy' (Pet Shop Boys remix)
Game: Omikron - The Nomad Soul

You don't hear this one mentioned much these days. David Bowie's late 90s Cyber Punk computer game was set on "a futuristic city known as Omikron, which is a densely populated metropolis on the world of Phaenon". All you really need to know about this game is that "Bowie's wife Iman Abdulmajid also makes a cameo as one of the numerous Omikronian citizens the player can reincarnate into". You can read more about this little gem here

Music off David Bowie _ ...Hours_ album features throughout the game. Thankfully this album is not on Spotify so I have chosen some other, rather better, 90s electronic Bowie for you.