10 Beautiful Video Game Songs

Music is an integral part of how we experience video games. While what can be judged as beautiful is extremely subjective, there’s no denying that these songs hit all the right notes. — August 30, 2017  Selecting music for a game is an arduous process. The wrong track can lead to players being rudely thrown out of the scene, while

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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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Video Games’ Grunts, Groans and Screams

Chances are you’ve probably heard these expressions in video games thousands of times. Every time you’ve punched, kicked, shoved, cut, or shot another character in a video game, it’s almost certain that they’ve let out some moan, grunt, or scream. However, these noises aren’t cooked up by some computer. — August 20, 2017 Video games’ sounds are often the moans,

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Classic Video Game Themes Sound Even Better Played Backwards

Video games like Super Mario Bros. and Tetris included some of the most catchy background music ever put on a cartridge. But would you recognize those same classic video game themes played backward? — August 15, 2017 An artist created an album featuring four memorable game themes performed in reverse, and we can’t stop listening to them. “Sorb Oiram Repus,” Stemage’s backward

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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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