Name of the Game (4:15)

Cover of Tweekend Advance

From Tweekend Advance and 13 other releases

’’‘Name of the Game’‘’ is the first single to come from Tweekend, The Crystal Method’s second studio album. Despite the massive popularity of the song, The Crystal Method almost never play it live. The track features guitars by Tom Morello, vocals by Ryan Maginn|Ryan “Ryu” Maginn, and scratching by DJ Swamp; it also contains samples from “S&M” by 2 Live Crew. The song received mainstream success as well as remixes by popular artists.

==Cultural references==
To date, the song has been featured in numerous different forms of media, including:

*Used in the 2001 ‘’[]’’ episode ‘’Charity’‘.
*Used in the soundtrack for ‘’[]’‘.
*The [[2002]] film ‘’[]’‘.
*The [[2002]] film ‘’[]’‘.
*The [[2002]] film ‘’[[Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever]]’‘.
*The [[2003]] video game ‘’[]’‘.
*Played in the trailer for the [[2007]] film ‘’[]’‘.
*Intro music used by [] for some live performances.
*In [[2006]] [] ads.
*The [[2008]] film ‘’[]’‘.
*The [[2008]] film ‘’[]’‘, with sound clips from the movie added to it (called “The Crystal Method’s Big A** T.T. Mix”<ref>[http://music.ign.com/articles/898/898619p1.html] IGN review </ref>).
*The trailer of the [[2009]] film ‘’[]’‘.
*Used in the Cinema mod for []

==The Crystal Method’s Big A** Tropic Thunder Mix==

The Crystal Method remixed “Name of the Game” and used it in the film, “[]”. The remix sounds almost exactly the same, though samples of the character’s voices were put into the song also.

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