I think there is a post about this already, but I'll say these artist/games again:
Legend Of Dragoon
Legend Of Zelda Ocarina Of Time
Doom II and Final Doom for the PlayStation in the 90s had some of the best dark synth sounds ever. I used to play the game as a music CD often to listen to the ambient sounds. There was of course the club Doom rave track.
Computer Video Game Music.... music on a game or within a game.
Apologies if this has already been done already.
For me, I love the soundtrack on Hexic, not sure what you would call it but kinda ambient, techno, electronic?
Wipeout 2097 of course and Ridge Racer.
I have played a lot to Minecraft, in this game the ambient music are freaking awesome!
there is a collection of vinyl u can find in the world(when a skeletron shoot a creeper and creeper die) also u can find it the cest in some dungeon around the world, underground.
the game is a survival game, indy and great! so hard to play initially ahah and is a survival-Pov-gdr game is absolutely underrated, and u cna find it for free on torrent. the scope of the game is just survive, go in the Inferno take some stuff, after find the final dungeon, and kill the final-buggy-dragon in End-World XD
anyway all the music are created by C418 (aka Daniel Rosenfeld)
My buddies had this conversation recently. We were talking about how games like you Tony Hawk Underground had stacked soundtracks and how it turned us on to shit. As far as music curated for games, nothing tops the GTA series. GTA5 was next level with Soulwax/Flylo FM. I have been educating myself on original material too. I have been going back through games and digging if you will and playing my old systems (NES, Sega, SNES) and finding inspiration in that old 8-bit stuff. I have even been going back editing some of the film for them for promos. Check them out on my IG - conjureclubmusic (not spam).
It's amazing to me how some of that stuff has embedded itself into my brain. Maybe it's just nostalgia, but it's proof that inspiration can come from anywhere.