Oh yes, video games were always a huge influence. I completely blame video games for my love of electronic music. Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Mega Man, Castlevania, Marble Madness (lol), Ninja Gaiden & all that old NES stuff was great, I pretty much agree w/ everything listed already.
Also agree w/ TRIGR, Mech Warrior 2 had an awesome
It sounds equally militaristic and emotional, quite possibly my fav of any game ever.