The Evolution Of Video Game Music

Video game music has progressed significantly since home consoles’ conception in the ’50s. What used to be games accompanied by silence was replaced with 8-bit midi tunes and bleeps and bloops. Nowadays, you can hear fully orchestrated tracks that rival popular music today and can be played in high definition. Music is now respected in the music industry, with individual composers or record labels able to submit soundtracks and win awards. Let’s look at the more influential hardware and games that broke molds in the industry.

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