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Spotify Has the Soundtrack for Your Gaming Marathons

We often underestimate the value of a good gaming soundtrack. Some themes, like Mortal Kombat's "Techno Syndrome" and Portal's "Still Alive" are stuck in our heads years later. Other times, you want to listen to your own music while you grind to the next level in Overwatch or train for your next Street Fighter V tournament. Spotify has (finally) put all of your gaming music in one place for late night sessions and background listening.

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The collection includes a number of gaming soundtracks, including No Man's Sky, I Am Setuna, Halo, Assassin's Creed and much, much more. Spotify has curated a bunch of its own playlists, including electronic music, hip hip, pop and rock music specifically designed for long gaming marathons -- they tend to last between six and seven hours.

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In addition, Spotify has invited guest curators to put their own playlists together. You can find compilations from gaming publications like Engadget, GamesBeat, GamesRadar, Mashable and Polygon (we're eagerly awaiting your invitation, Spotify. You know Tom's Guide could put together a sick playlist!) as well as YouTubers like Sneaky Zebra and TaKe.

So if you're not appreciating the soundtrack to the games that you're currently playing, or simply prefer some of those you've already played, there's finally a service for you -- the perfect playlists for a few headshots, platforming and the occasional hadouken.