The Evolution of Music in Video Gaming

From looped soundtracks of monophonic melodies to Trent Reznor, there have been a lot of changes in video game soundtracks. — August 23, 2017  Anybody who plays video games in 2017 knows how a good soundtrack can get the adrenaline going. Recent hits like Doom have been noteworthy for their visceral music as much as their gameplay, and whether it’s

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Real-Life Video Game Bands Worth Listening

Some of the best games ever are so beloved partially due to their memorable soundtracks. From nerdcore parody rappers to legitimately excellent gaming rock acts, here’s a list of the real-life video game bands worth listening. — August 15, 2017 Metroid Metal Technically the band is Stemage, but my and I’m sure many other Nintendo fans’ introduction to the performer was

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Stressed Out? Science Says to Play a Video Game for 5 Minutes

It’s great when science gives credence to the things you already do. This time, researchers found that playing video games helps you relax. — August 3, 2017 Research led by Michael Rupp, a doctoral student in human factors and cognitive psychology at the University of Central Florida, and published in the journal Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, found that study

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