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The new WipEout collection's got Prodigy and Chemical Brothers on the soundtrack

No Cold Storage though.

Gamers of a certain age will remember well the soundtrack to the WipEout games. Its dance-fuelled music help define WipEout's 90s cool, with banging beats powering the super fast sci-fi racing. I loved listening to the likes of Cold Storage, Orbital, The Chemical Brothers and The Prodigy while playing the original WipEout on the PSX back in 1995.

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Fast forward 22 years later - 22 years! - and we have WipEout Omega Collection, a revamp of WipEout HD, WipEout HD Fury and WipEout 2048 for the PlayStation 4. And once again, the soundtrack is a collection of dance tracks, including hits from The Chemical Brothers and The Prodigy.

Over on the PlayStation Blog, Sony announced the full, 28-song soundtrack. It's a modern music affair, with some drum n' bass as well as electro-house. The Prodigy track is Invaders Must Die, and the Chemical Brothers tunes are C-h-e-m-i-c-a-l and a remix of XTC by Boys Noize.

These guys.

Here's the list:

  1. ADDIKTION - Shake It (WipEout Omega Instrumental Edit)
  2. Airwolf - Talking Bass feat. Stace Cadet (Taiki Nulight Edit)
  3. Black Sun Empire & State of Mind - Kill That Noise (WipEout Omega Edit)
  4. Boys Noize - XTC (The Chemical Brothers Remix)
  5. Brodinski feat Louisahhh - Let The Beat Control Your Body
  6. Carbon Community vs. Burufunk - Community Funk (Deadmau5 remix)
  7. David Tort & Danielle Simeone - You Got To (WipEout Omega Edit)
  8. DC Breaks - Breathe (Instrumental VIP Mix)
  10. Dillon Francis & NGHTMRE - Need You (DJ Hanzel & Drezo Remix)
  11. DJ Kentaro feat. Matrix & Futurebound - North South East West (Tha New Team Remix)
  12. Emika - Double Edge (GeRM Remix)
  13. James Talk - Remote (Deadmau5 Remix)
  14. Jerome Isma-Ae & Paul Thomas - Tomorrow (Luke Chable Remix)
  15. Krakota - Lust Thrust
  16. Matrix & Futurebound - Glow Worm
  17. Matt Anthony - Headlights
  18. Memtrix - IC YR PAIN
  19. Metrik - Bring It Like That
  20. Movement Machina & Timo Vaittinen - Upsides Have Downsides (WipEout Omega Edit)
  21. Noisia & The Upbeats - Dead Limit
  22. Red One - Born Free
  23. Soundprank - Obsidian
  24. Swanky Tunes - Give It
  25. Swedish House Mafia vs Knife Party - Antidote (Swedish House Mafia Dub)
  26. The Chemical Bros - C-h-e-m-i-c-a-l
  27. The Prodigy - Invaders Must Die
  28. Warden - Get Down

Unfortunately there's no Cold Storage, which is a shame. (The original WipEout's soundtrack was dominated by Cold Storage tracks.) And there's no Orbital, either. Orbital perhaps defined the WipEout sound with (P.E.T.R.O.L).

Still, I'm pumped. Are you? Have a listen to the soundtrack on Spotify.

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